SUMMARY OF POSITION: The assistant professor in education will teach four classes in the fall and four in the spring. This position is assigned to the Professional Leadership program and will teach, advise, and chair/serve on dissertation committees for EdD students. In the event that enrollment drops in Professional Leadership, this position will assist with the Administration and Supervision program.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The assistant professor in education will teach four classes in the fall and four in the spring. In addition, this position will include advising and serving on dissertation committees. The assistant professor will participate in faculty meetings and other departmental meetings such as accreditation and program orientation meetings. The assistant professor will teach in both Greenville and Spartanburg and will be assigned an office in Greenville and one in Spartanburg as space allows. The assistant professor will serve on at least one campus faculty committee after the first year. The assistant professor will also perform other duties as assigned by the Chair of Education. The assistant professor is evaluated by the Chair of Education.
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job
The assistant professor in education must maintain compliance with the College’s Service Expectations.
We believe that a diverse faculty and staff are essential to achieving academic excellence; thus, we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate in Educational Leadership. Organizational Management or related area. Preference given to candidates who can show some experience or familiarity with leadership programs.
SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS: Must be willing and able to work at both Converse locations: Spartanburg (main campus) and Greenville (UCG) and serve on and/or chair multiple dissertation committees each year of employment. See the Converse web site’s description of the EdD in Professional Leadership for an explanation of how the program is designed.
Since 1889, Converse has been igniting the voices of students through education that prepares them “to see clearly, decide wisely and act justly.” Our women’s college and our graduate programs for men and women launch passionate global citizens whose energy, creativity and competence bring value to their professions and their communities.