Location: Baltimore, MD Category: Faculty Posted On: Thu Mar 4 2021 Job Description:
Goucher College invites applications for the position of founding dean of the new School of Education. The founding dean will have an extraordinary opportunity to advance Goucher's mission; provide innovative vision and entrepreneurial leadership in developing, teaching, and supporting a robust program portfolio of undergraduate bachelor's degrees, professional master's degrees, as well as other professional and continuing education certificates; and to elevate the impact of a Goucher education on the profession of teaching.
The new tenure-track faculty member will oversee a diverse community of faculty, staff, and students; ensure the rigor and integrity of a broad curriculum in compliance with state and federal standards for teacher preparation; coordinate resources, faculty, and stakeholder development; sustain strong relationships with Maryland school district superintendents, administrators, and teachers; and recruit, evaluate, and retain a faculty committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. Responsibilities for this position include teaching two course per academic year. Candidates who have a record of serving and partnering with culturally diverse and marginalized communities across multiple levels of educational systems (e.g., schools, districts, higher education) will be strongly considered.
Doctoral or terminal degree from an accredited institution, specifically a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in education (related disciplines will be considered)
Eligible for faculty rank at the associate or professor level
Active research agenda
Minimum 3 years of PK-12 and/or higher education teaching experience plus leadership experience
Experience with successful accreditation efforts in program approval for teacher preparation programs
Strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Significant and demonstrable experience in leading the creation and implementation of innovative, relevant, and sustainable graduate and professional learning programs
Demonstrated success as a collaborative leader, administrator, and fundraiser within an academic environment
A strong understanding of academics in a liberal arts setting serving a diverse student body
Experience mentoring student research
Experience in establishing and maintaining partnerships with external organizations and employers.
Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of our community and seeks applicants dedicated to applying principles of equity and inclusion in all areas of the campus and broader communities.
Internal Number: 128733
About Goucher College
Among the 40 Colleges That Change Lives, and ranked first in the nation for study abroad programs by U.S. News & World Report, Goucher is a selective, liberal arts college located 20 minutes north of Baltimore, MD. Goucher enrolls approximately 1,500 undergraduates, 84% of whom live on campus, and 1,200 graduate students. At Goucher, we’re redefining the meaning of a liberal arts education in order to help our students prepare for the jobs of the future. Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of our community and seeks applicants dedicated to applying principles of equity and inclusion in all areas of the campus community.