Overview

Eastern  Kentucky  University  invites  applications  for  a  Chair  of  the  newly  formed  Educational  Leadership  and  Counselor   Education  Department.  Salary  will  reflect  experience,  qualifications,  and  rank.  Tenure  is  negotiable.  The  successful  candidate   will  be  a  motivational  leader  who  can  facilitate  accreditation  processes  including  CACREP  and  CAEP  as  well  as  support   faculty  and  the  various  programs  housed  within  the  department.  Experience  chairing  a  university  academic  department  with   a  doctoral  program  is  essential.  The  candidate  should  demonstrate  a  successful  record  of  teaching  and  research  at  the   doctoral  level.  Areas  of  teaching  can  be  either  in  Education  Leadership  or  Counselor  Education.

Required  qualifications  include  a  terminal  degree  from  a  regionally  accredited  university,  evidence  of  effective  teaching,  a   strong  research  record,  and  experience  chairing  a  medium  to  large  academic  department.  Review  of  applications  will  begin  on   May  1st,  2017  and  will  continue  until  the  position  is  filled.  To  be  considered  for  the  position,  applicants  must  apply  through   EKU’s  employment  site  at  jobs.eku.edu  (search  requisition  #0620611).

Eastern  Kentucky  University  is  a  regional,  coeducational,  public  institution  of  higher  education  offering  general  and  liberal   arts  programs,  preeprofessional  and  professional  training  in  education  and  various  other  fields  at  both  the  undergraduate   and  graduate  levels.  Located  in  Richmond,  Kentucky,  Eastern  has  a  distinguished  record  of  more  than  a  century  of  educational   service  to  the  Commonwealth.  Situated  near  the  heart  of  the  Bluegrass  Region  of  central  Kentucky,  an  area  consistently  rated   among  the  best  places  to  relocate  and  raise  a  family,  Richmond  is  served  by  a  network  of  major  highways  that  make  Eastern   easily  accessible  from  all  parts  of  Kentucky  and  surrounding  states.  For  additional  information  on  Eastern  Kentucky   University,  please  visit  http://www.eku.edu/about.

Eastern  Kentucky  University  is  an  EEO/AA  institution  that  values  diversity  in  its  faculty,  staff,  and  student  body.  In  keeping  with   this  commitment,  the  University  welcomes  applications  from  diverse  candidates  and  candidates  who  support  diversity.