Austin Peay State University (APSU) is seeking a qualified candidate with a doctorate in educational leadership and/or school administration to teach and guide its MAED in Educational Leadership program. The selected candidate will have recent successful public school administrative experience, and familiarity with both national and Tennessee public school and university accreditation standards. Responsibilities include program guidance, student advising, graduate teaching, professional service, and scholarship. Preferred starting date is January, 2020.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate willingness and ability to work effectively with colleagues to support the mission of the institution and related academic units;
  • Be willing to teach at times and places necessary to meet student needs;
  • Be willing to adopt innovative teaching methods and delivery as appropriate;
  • Demonstrate respect for the diverse learning needs of students;
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop and implement curriculum objectives and content for courses offered and taught in one’s curriculum area;
  • Demand and maintain high standards and expectations for all students;
  • Implement teaching activities and a diversity of teaching techniques, procedures, and resources including application of technology;
  • Develop and implement evaluation and assessment techniques that are appropriate for each course;
  • Use multiple measures to assess student learning on a regular basis and provide frequent feedback to students relative to their performance;
  • Be available and knowledgeable and demonstrate proficiency in the practice of academic advisement of students;
  • Exhibit motivation and initiative in keeping up-to-date and current in one’s curriculum area by reading/reviewing current scholarly or creative works in their field and by attending conferences, seminars, workshops, courses, and development activities sponsored by the University;
  • Serve effectively on committees and other appropriate functions that assist in University governance.

Essential Functions

  • Possess the knowledge, talents and skills in the discipline to promote effective teaching;
  • Conduct appropriate research and scholarly/creative activity within the discipline;
  • Demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development and growth by being suitably active in professional and community service.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate or terminal degree from an accredited institution in educational leadership or related field.
  • School administrative experience at the principal or district level for five or more years.
  • A background search will be required of the successful applicant.