The Spadoni College of Education at Coastal Carolina University announces a full-time tenure track position in Educational Leadership, with a focus on Higher Education Administration and Leadership beginning August 2019 with the possibility of summer teaching.

The College offers the Master of Education, Education Specialist, and the Ph.D. in Education. The Ph.D. degree offers specializations in Educational Leadership, Higher Education Administration, and Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment. These programs are designed to provide advanced professional studies in graduate-level coursework for candidates who are interested becoming leaders within varied administrative departments in an institution of higher education. Graduates will become well-qualified professionals as they further their knowledge of the functions of an effective institution of higher education in areas such as admissions, student support/services, housing and residence life, finance, academic services, student activities, experiential learning, graduate studies, technology, and the many facets of student achievement. Numerous opportunities are provided to work with coordinators, directors, and experienced leaders within higher education, both inside the classroom and throughout clinical experiences. The programs will prepare these leaders to be committed to continuous growth because they will understand that the body of knowledge needed to lead colleges and universities is growing and changing. Additional information about the programs can be found at: https://www.coastal.edu/education/academicprograms/edel/.

Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with the program coordinator and other program faculty to: actively participate in established and new program curriculum and assessments development, implementation, and analysis; provide advisement and mentorship to students; participate in program, departmental, college, and university governance; represent the program with external constituencies; provide assistance with the recruitment and retention of students; and engage in relevant professional activities and scholarship.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned Ph.D./Ed.D. degree in Higher Education Administration, Higher Education Leadership, or a closely related discipline with a strong content background in higher education;
  • a minimum of three years of successful experience in higher education;
  • the potential for excellence in teaching at the university level, specifically graduate level;
  • excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • the potential to collaboratively work with multiple stakeholders and build meaningful partnerships; and,
  • knowledge of and ability to integrate effective technology into teaching and learning.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching courses in Higher Education at the Masters, Educational Specialist, and/or Doctoral level (including hybrid and online courses);
  • Experience with program assessment and accreditation;
  • Experience with coordinating programs and/or organizational leadership;
  • Experience teaching adult learners; or
  • Successful experience as a higher education administrator.

The Spadoni College of Education is an NCATE accredited institution. More than 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students are currently majoring in education programs at Coastal Carolina University. The Spadoni College of Education offers undergraduate programs in early childhood education, elementary education, middle level education, physical education, and special education. Graduate programs include the Master of Arts in Teaching degree with concentrations in English, social studies, mathematics, science, art and music; Master of Education and Educational Specialists degrees in Educational Leadership; Master of Education and Educational Specialists degrees in Instructional Technology, Master of Education in Special Education, Master of Education in Language, Literacy, and Culture, and an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Education.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located just nine miles from the Atlantic coast resort of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Coastal enrolls more than 10,000 students from 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and a Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Interested candidates should submit: a letter of application (outlining interest in the position with specified qualifications and approach to teaching), current curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts of all graduate work (copies are acceptable at this time), and a list of at least three (3) professional references. All information and material must be submitted electronically at http://jobs.coastal.edu. Applicants that are invited for interviews must provide official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work prior to visiting campus. To ensure full consideration application must be received before February 1, 2019. Review of applications and materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Coastal Carolina University is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.