Director, Early Childhood Institute

Early Childhood Institute in Mississippi

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted December 17, 2013
Type Executive
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The College of Education at Mississippi State University is seeking a Director of the Early Childhood Institute to begin July 1, 2014. Qualifications: Earned doctorate in early childhood education or a closely related field from an accredited university relevant to the mission of the Early Childhood Institute, with research and scholarly accomplishments, and with demonstrated administrative experience and proven leadership in the field of early childhood education directly related to the duties as listed in the job description. Responsibilities: provide dynamic and innovative leadership in research-based practices and policy recommendations that promote high quality early childhood development and learning for all young children in Mississippi; plan, develop, and implement the projects of the Institute with direct responsibility for overseeing early childhood research activities, providing professional development and technical assistance services, and securing program resources/revenue; serve as a liaison between the Institute and the general University as well as with external stakeholders.   For a complete position description, refer to Salary is negotiable. Interested applicants must complete the Personal Data Information form online at In addition, interested applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and the name, address, and telephone number of three additional references to or through the MSU online job site referenced above. The application packet will be incomplete until all materials referenced above have been received. Position open until filled. MSU is an AA/EOE.

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