The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education at St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York, is committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, advisement, and service. The School of Education is seeking qualified applicants for a one-year temporary position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Executive Leadership at its extension site at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, NY. This position begins in the spring 2020 semester. Of particular interest are candidates with expertise in research methodology, organizational leadership and management, state and national policy studies, and best practices in complex organizations. Responsibilities include: teaching doctoral-level courses in the Executive Leadership Program, supervision of doctoral students in field-based experiences, dissertation chairing and advisement for doctoral students, and department and college-wide committee assignments.
Candidates must possess an earned doctorate either in education or a related field, and must demonstrate excellence in teaching, research, dissertation chairing, advisement, and service to qualify for appointment. Candidates should be able to demonstrate: a successful track record in leadership, scholarly research, and publishing; recognition in the profession; and expertise in the field. Strong interdisciplinary knowledge of education, broad research skills, effective teaching and advisement experience with doctoral level students, and an understanding of the policies, best practices, challenges, and opportunities in complex organizations are required. An extensive background in research methodologies and applied research is desired.
Education / Experience:
—A Ph.D. or Ed.D. from an accredited higher education institution —Doctoral level chairing and advisement experience in an accredited higher education institution —Minimum of three years full-time teaching experience in an accredited higher education institution —Understanding of various research methodologies and applied research —Skills in instructional technology and experience with diverse populations —Excellent oral and written communication skills —Scholarly research and publications —Leadership experience in an educational or other human service organization is highly desirable —Experience in an accelerated doctoral program desirable
Supervision of Employees:
Physical and Mental Demands:
—Normal sitting, standing and walking throughout the course of the day. Periods of extended computer usage —Ability to think clearly amid changing priorities and circumstances —Ability to maintain professional attitude and demeanor in difficult situations —Ability to multi-task in a busy work environment —Maintain a high level of confidentiality
It is the policy of St. John Fisher College to provide Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with the applicable federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in each locality in which the College has employees.
The College does not discriminate against applicants or employees in hiring, promotion, termination or the terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military status, veteran status, predisposing genetic, characteristics or genetic information, arrest or conviction record, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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About St. John Fisher College
St. John Fisher College is an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition of American higher education. The College emphasizes liberal learning for students in traditional academic disciplines, as well as for those in more directly career-oriented fields. We are committed to enriching the work, teaching and life experiences for all faculty and staff, in support of the College’s mission. Human Resources is dedicated to providing high quality service with a true sense of personal value for all faculty, staff and their families and consistently meeting or exceeding expectations in all human capital disciplines. Mission: St. John Fisher College is a collaborative community dedicated to teaching, learning, and scholarship in a student-centered educational environment. The College is guided by its liberal arts tradition and its Catholic heritage, as expressed in the motto of its founders, the Basilian Fathers: “teach me goodness, discipline, and knowledge.” Fisher engages individuals in lives of intellectual inquiry, professional integrity, and civic responsibility, where diversity and service to others are valued and practiced.