Overview

Job Description or Duties: Educational Administration, Department Chair/Associate Professor or Professor, (Tenure-track, 9-month contract with Chair stipend), Department of Educational Administration in the College of Education at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Candidates are expected to have a record of demonstrated ability in educational leadership and administration, distinguished teaching and research, and eligible for a faculty position at the associate professor or full professor level. The successful candidate will teach EDAD online graduate coursework, recruit and advise students, provide academic leadership for the department and CAEP accreditation and assessment efforts, serve as liaison between the Department and the University Administration and fulfill teaching, research and service responsibilities to the department, college, university and professional community.

Required Qualifications: A minimum of two years of successful PK-12 teaching, followed by a minimum three years of experience as a successful PK-12 educational administrator. A doctorate in Educational Administration or closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications: Five years or more years of successful experience as a PK-12 educational administrator. Current or Eligible for Administrative Standard Certificate or Administrative Professional Certificate. Relevant and successful graduate and on-line/blended course instructional delivery methods teaching experience. Nebraska Department of Education certification and/or CAEP accreditation experience. Active involvement or leadership educational administration professional organizations.

HOW TO APPLY:  For more information and to apply visit http://unkemployment.unk.edu/. For more information about the position contact: Dr. Grace Mims, mimsga@unk.edu. For more information about the online application process contact: 308-865-8522 or employment@unk.edu.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: With contingent offer of employment, the University of Nebraska will conduct an investigation of employment records, educational records, criminal records, and other records to verify the information provided in your application and/or any additional information you have provided is accurate. Salaries at the University of Nebraska at Kearney are competitive. The University provides a flexible benefits program at minimal cost to the employee. NuFlex benefit choices include a Medical Plan and Prescription Drug Program, Vision Care, Dental Plan, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Reimbursement Accounts for Health and Dependent Care. The Employee and Dependent Scholarship program is also available to eligible employees. Basic Retirement Plan options include TIAA/CREF and Fidelity.

The University of Nebraska at Kearney, serving over 6,500 students, is one of four University of Nebraska campuses. Established in 1905, the University has a tradition of emphasis in scholarly teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a variety of disciplines. Kearney, a progressive city of 31,000, is the educational, medical, cultural, commercial and agricultural center of a large mid-state area. http://www.unk.edu/

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