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Earned doctoral degree in Higher Education, Adult Education, Developmental Education, Educational Administration or closely related area from an accredited institution.
Must meet criteria for rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor in the Department of Leadership and Educational Studies. Click here for more information.
Minimum of 5 years experience in educational administration.
Skilled in operational management (Including Project, Risk, Time, Change, Financial, Organizational and Personnel Management).
Experience conducting and supervising funded research projects as principle investigator.
Proven success in securing substantial grant and contract funding/development.
Experience speaking and presenting at the national/international level.
Extensive record of peer-reviewed publications in fields related to Developmental Education and Student Success.
Commitment to diversity, social justice, and inclusive excellence.
Appreciation and understanding of traditional and non-traditional graduate students, as well as adult professionals.
Willingness to actively and collaboratively engage in recruitment, program planning, and program assessment.
Commitment to the integration of theory and practice through teaching and scholarly activities.
Demonstrated experience or potential to teach graduate-level courses in face-to-face and online environments using innovative technologies and approaches.
Record of scholarship that meets the requirements for status as Appalachian State University Graduate Faculty. Click here for more information.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The primary purpose of this position is to provide leadership and management of the National Center for Developmental Education (NCDE).
Duties and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following:
Leadership, development, managing and financial oversight of the NCDE, which includes Summer Kellogg Institute and Journal of Developmental Education, in collaboration with the Dean’s Office.
Maintaining liaison with campus offices serving the Summer Kellogg Institute and the NCDE.
Curriculum development, presenter selection and institute planning.
Providing oversight and consultation for the Journal for Developmental Education.
Supervision of 4-5 staff members.
Participating as a speaker and workshop leader for NCDE events.
Serve as NCDE representative on various advisory and editorial boards.
Representing the NCDE locally, regionally and nationally.
Teaching courses within the Higher Education and Doctoral programs at Appalachian State University (1-course per semester during academic year).
Teaching Summer classes is optional and based on availability.
Program level faculty responsibilities of advising, mentoring of students and program support activities as needed.
Soliciting financial support of center operations through grants and contracts.
Conducting research in the field of learning assistance and developmental education including studies of: Techniques for minority student performance in postsecondary education, the impact of the completion agenda on developmental programs, personnel, and students, College and University tutoring, rural developmental education, and redesign of developmental education programs.
Type of Position: Full Time Position
Work Schedule/Hours: Mon.- Fri., 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.