Ashland University’s Dwight Schar College of Education is seeking applications for a Professional Instructor of Talent Development Education. The candidate will teach graduate courses in gifted and talented education and maintain and grow the program. This position is a non-tenure track, full-time position.
Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities:
- Lead the process of continuous improvement related to the Talent Development Education program.
- Maintain contact with the state, regional service providers and local districts related to needs in gifted and talented education.
- Teach face-to-face, hybrid and online courses within the Talent Development Education program.
- Build P-12 partnerships related to gifted and talented needs.
- Recruit cohorts of students interested in an endorsement in Talent Development Education.
- Recruit adjunct faculty to support the Talent Development Education program.
- Advise Gifted Endorsement and Talent Development Education Masters of Education (M.Ed.) students.
- Support data collection for college accreditation.
- Represent the university as a state leader in gifted and talented education.
- Contribute to the department, college and university through service.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Terminal degree in education such as administration, special education, gifted education, foundations or curriculum and instruction.
- Professional teaching or administrative license/certificate.
- Experience teaching master-level courses in gifted and talented education.
- Demonstrated interest and experience building school and district partnerships with a university.
- Commitment to diversity.
- A gifted endorsement or license.
- Three (3) years experience working with P-12 students.