College of Education Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor

Washington State University in Washington

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted March 24, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Educational Leadership: The Department of Educational Leadership, Sport Studies, Educational/Counseling Psychology in the College of Education program at Washington State University Tri-Cities in Richland, Wash., seeks applicants for a permanent, full-time, non-tenure track, nine-month term clinical faculty position beginning Fall 2014 with expertise in school leadership and several of the core courses in leadership preparation for certification. Position is at Assistant or Associate Professor level depending on qualifications. WSU Tri-Cities ( is an urban campus of Washington State University, a land-grant institution providing top-tier doctoral research. The campus draws from a regional population of 260,000 in the heart of Washington wine country. Multiple K-12 school districts offer diverse demographics and a STEM high school. Responsibilities: Teach courses on topics of leadership/instructional leadership, school improvement/assessment, community and communication, law, finance, and/or human resources, required for certification and degree programs. Advise prospective students; mentor students in program planning, and portfolio, certification, and degree completion. Serve as a liaison with district mentors and students participating in administrative internships. Prepare materials for the Professional Educator Standard Board (PEAB). Recommend certification students to PEAB upon completion. Engage in scholarship of practice at state, regional, and national levels. Stay current about educational leadership research and state laws and policy that impact leadership roles and certification. Work closely with educational leadership faculty from Pullman, Spokane, and Vancouver to continually evaluate certification programs. Participate in appropriate program, department, and college meetings. Serve on departmental, college, and/or university committees. Contribute to local and statewide recruitment efforts. Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in educational leadership or closely related field by employment start date, evidence of minimum of three-years of combined practitioner leadership experience in the principalship, and/or district leadership, and/or superintendency, evidence of ability to contribute to advancing diversity consistent with the campus strategic plan, appropriate knowledge mentoring graduate students, evidence of ability to work collaboratively with other faculty, expertise to teach core educational leadership coursework such as leadership/instructional leadership, school improvement/assessment, community and communication, law, finance, and/or human resources, and committed to "quality" field-based leadership preparation programs. Associate level, requires a evidence of some university teaching and at least five years in a combination of the superintendency, principalship, and or district leadership and the Assistant level requires a minimum of a combined three-year leadership experience in either/or the principalship, district leadership, and/or the superintendency. Preferred Qualifications: Research expertise in educational leadership related to diversity issues, culturally competent leadership and/or leadership for social justice, ability to work with colleagues in a multi-campus system, knowledge of, or the ability to acquire knowledge of state laws and policy that impact leadership roles and certification. Application: The Search Committee will accept confidential applications until the position is filled. For best consideration, applications should be provided by May 1, 2014. Applicants should apply online (position number 119181) at and include a letter of application that addresses the required and preferred qualifications and interest in the position, a resume/CV, writing sample, three letters of reference and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three additional references. For information on the application process contact: Helen Berry at For information regarding this position, contact Dr. Michele Acker-Hocevar, search Committee Chair at Washington State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action educator and employer. Members of ethnic minorities, women, Vietnam-era or disabled veterans, persons of disability, and/or persons aged 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

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