The Department of Educational Leadership (EDLD) at New Jersey City University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty appointment at the assistant or associate professor level commencing with the Spring 2019 semester. The department seeks a highly qualified candidate to assist in preparation for the launch of a recently approved doctoral program which will prepare candidates to build, lead, and advance community colleges. This appointment will be a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant or associate professor in educational leadership.

The position is well suited for a new or established professor with a background in community college leadership. Candidates should have graduate level teaching experience, be competent in guiding doctoral student research and dissertations, and have a track record of scholarly publications. Online teaching experience is necessary. Administrative experience in higher education is highly desirable. The ability to teach quantitative research methods and statistics would be an asset.

Teaching responsibilities in the Educational Leadership Department may be distributed within the two levels of our programs-Doctorate in Community College Leadership (Ed.D.) and Masters in Educational Leadership (P-12) Administration.

The successful applicant will be expected to advise Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) students/candidates in dissertation development and will be expected to serve on dissertation committees as a mentor and/or committee member. The position will include advising graduate students at NJCU’s Jersey City campus, possible Graduate Coordinator duties, and possible Department Chairperson duties.


  • Teach (face-to-face, blended, and online) courses and effectively recruit, guide and advise graduate students in the Ed.D. and M.A. programs
  • Engage in collaborative curriculum design and planning and provide academic and profeAssistant/Associate Professor Tenure-Track in Community College Leadershipssional leadership in the department
  • Maintain a record of scholarly research, publication, and externally sponsored work with a content focus in community college leadership
  • Contribute to program design, development and evaluation of community college-related programs
  • Encourage an environment of learning and achievement among colleagues and EdD candidates
  • Serve on doctoral committees as mentor/chair or committee member
  • Perform other duties as assigned, possibly including manage & administer the program


  • Earned terminal degree in a discipline pertaining to or directly relating to the field of Higher Education Leadership
  • Graduate teaching experience at an accredited institution
  • Experience as an administrator in a community college highly desirable
  • Demonstration of scholarly achievement as evidenced by consultancies, published works in referred journals, presentations at professional meetings, receipt of research grants, etc.
  • Evidence of strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to advance culturally proficient/sustainable leadership principles in teaching and research
  • Ability to cultivate and effectively work with external constituencies
  • Ability to organize and effectively operate an educational program

Anticipated Start Date: January, 2019

For full consideration, applicants should submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research agenda and background, transcripts, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references to the NJCU website at: http://chj.tbe.taleo.net

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

New Jersey City University is an equal opportunity institution. Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged.

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