Wilkes University
  • 29-Mar-2019 (EST)
  • School of Education, Dean's Office
  • Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Wilkes University seeks a collaborative, enterprising and strategic leader for the School of Education to serve as a 12-month Assistant Dean/Assistant Professor. Wilkes University's School of Education (SOE) prepares candidates for a leadership role in their chosen education field. This is an exceptional opportunity as Wilkes University is a primary innovative leader in the state for teacher education. The Assistant Dean will convey a sense of fairness, transparency and inclusion while managing program assessment, policy development, and continuous improvement across the School to achieve our mission. The successful candidate serves as a project champion for accreditation endeavors, among others, across all three departments. The School oftentimes meets educational needs through partnership development. The Assistant will support the Dean and the School in student, faculty, and partner recruitment and retention plus funding resource management. In additional to these responsibilities, the candidate will teach each fall, spring, and summer semester.

An earned doctorate degree in education or related field is required. Teacher or administrative certification and experience required. Candidates will demonstrate higher education teaching experience among a strong record of successful teaching, demonstrated educational contributions and shared leadership. This highly motivated individual must demonstrate effective written and oral communication.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please be sure to include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, and three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Through our commitment to academic excellence, personalized mentoring, integrity, and scholarship, we educate our students to be lifelong learners and leaders in various aspects of the global educational community. Each program within the School of Education has one common outcome: Empowering educational leaders. We have three departments to serve any educational need: undergraduate, master's degree level, and doctoral level in face-to-face, hybrid, and online formats. We also partner with the country of Panama in a united effort to reach a common mission. To facilitate the most positive impact on each child, we partner with schools for teams of teachers to obtain the knowledge, skills, and collaboration needed for active, fun, and meaningful learning.  

Please be sure to include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae and three references.

Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings.  The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds.

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