The College of Education at East Carolina University seeks applications for the position of Chairperson of the Department of Educational Leadership.

Responsibilities include facilitating the development and attainment of departmental goals with a clear vision for the department’s future; negotiating teaching assignments, research, and service loads for faculty; evaluating faculty and staff; managing budgets; and advocating for the department within and beyond the college and university. One-third time for this appointment will be devoted to teaching, research, and service typical of faculty scholarship.

This full-time 12-month position is available July 1, 2018. Rank and salary: Associate/Full Professor; commensurate with qualifications.

Special Instructions To Application:

In addition to the online application, candidates should also submit a letter of application describing specific skills and experiences relevant to the position, a written statement describing beliefs concerning the mission of the department and the role of the chair in leading the department, current curriculum vitae, full contact information for at least three professional references, and copies of transcripts online at www.jobs.ecu.edu.

2-3 original letters of reference are required for employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. For letters of reference not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, please have the original signed letters mailed to: Adrienne Dunning, COE Dean’s Office, ECU, 1000 E. 5th St., Speight 154J Mailstop 504, Greenville, NC 27858-4353.

Final candidate will also have to provide official transcripts for all conferred degrees.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Candidates must possess a PhD or EdD degree in one of the department’s program areas (Educational/School Administration, Educational Leadership) or related field. Qualifying degrees must be conferred and received from appropriately accredited institutions.


Organizational Unit Overview:

The ECU College of Education prepares more professional educators for North Carolina schools than any other university in the state and is one of only four nationwide recognized for developing “cutting edge programs that will provide powerful examples for others.” East Carolina University, the third largest university in the UNC system, is located in North Carolina’s coastal plain midway between Raleigh and the coast. A rapidly growing institution of nearly 30,000 students, ECU is a research-intensive university which offers more than 104 bachelor’s degree programs, 73 master’s degree programs, 4 intermediate degree programs, 17 doctoral programs, and 2 first professional degree programs (MD, DDS). Annually, the 17-member Department of Educational Leadership awards an average of 82 Master’s in School Administration, 12 Educational Specialist degrees, and 8 Doctor of Education degrees. Additional information is available at http://www.ecu.edu/cs-educ/leed/.