Ashland University's Dwight Schar College of Education seeks applicants for a Professional Instructor of Literacy. The candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in literacy. This is a full-time, non-tenured position.
Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities:
Supports the mission of Ashland University and the Dwight Schar College of Education.
Supports Ashland University's philosophy of Accent on the Individual.
Teaches face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses within the College of Education.
Advises undergraduate students.
Supports adjunct faculty in the area of literacy.
Supports data collection for College of Education accreditation.
Supports continuous improvement within the College of Education.
Provides service to the department, college, and university.
Experience teaching in a variety of instructional formats (face-to-face, hybrid, and on line).
Teaching could be on additional campus sites, as well as on main campus.
Other duties as assigned.
Earned doctorate in literacy preferred. Master's degree in literacy required or closely related field completed by August 2020.
Five (5) years of experience working with P-12 students preferred.
Professional teaching license/certificate.
Experience teaching college-level courses, with experience teaching literacy courses preferred.
Supervisory experience with field or clinical experiences in literacy education in public schools.
Please submit a cover letter, current CV, official college transcripts, and three (3) letters of reference with full contact information when applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Ashland University meets fully its obligation of nondiscrimination under federal and state laws and is actively committed to diversity in its workplace. Employment will require a criminal background check.
About Ashland University
Ashland University, ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2017, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University places great emphasis on the importance of each individual. The phrase “Accent on the Individual” has been our motto for many years and, hopefully, characterizes well the nature and content of the campus environment. It means that our concern for the student extends beyond ensuring a quality education in the classroom and laboratory to include a commitment to provide a stimulating and supportive environment in every respect.Translating the ideas of our Mission Statement into the realities of everyday life is the responsibility of each Ashland University employee. These ideas must be evidenced daily in the classroom, residence halls, each teaching site, on the playing fields and in our interaction with others. It should be the goal of each Ashland University employee to ensure that our Mission Statement is not merely words on paper but a true reflection of who and what we actually are and intend to be in the future.