The Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development invites applications for a full-time Senior Lecturer of Education Leadership. We seek an individual with substantial leadership experience within PK-12 school systems to support the training of future school system leaders within the college's masters and EdD program. We are seeking a colleague who shares our commitment to building equitable and just education environments, and who can expand our partnerships within Boston and other school systems that serve diverse student populations.
Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition dedicated to inclusion and social justice. We are proud that we were the first American university to award a Ph.D. to a woman and of our record of inclusiveness. BU Wheelock includes diversity as one of five strategic goals. We are dedicated to increasing the participation of all talented students and are committed to the pursuit of careers within education and human development by underrepresented groups at BU and beyond.
Education Leadership faculty teach primarily graduate-level courses, advise students, and provide service to the college and university. The successful candidate will also serve as a liaison with local and national accreditation agencies and will work in collaboration with department faculty to grow our leadership programs, including through activities related to student recruitment and building institutional partnerships.
This Senior Lecturer position begins no later than September 1, 2021. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applications from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
As stated above, Boston University believes that cultural and social diversity is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. In your application materials, we welcome a description of how, as a scholar, teacher, or community member, you will engage and sustain the commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion articulated in Boston University's diversity statement .
Earned doctorate in Education Leadership or related field
Extensive successful experience as a senior level PK-12 leader, preferably as a superintendent, and preferably in an urban setting
Experience teaching in higher education, especially at the graduate level
Experience and commitment to data-informed decision-making
Deep network from which to recruit potential students and develop institutional partnerships
Record of achievement in closing opportunity and achievement gaps
Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Dr. Marcus Winters, email@example.com
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Brief cover letter explaining suitability for position
Current curriculum vitae
Three letters of reference
Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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