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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 3/4/2017

University of Kansas Lawrence, KS

Lawrence, KS
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Masters Degree


Position Overview
The University of Kansas Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies is building a lecturer pool of qualified individuals to serve as lecturers to teach in its Master of Science in Educational Leadership online program. This program prepares pre-K-12 teachers for roles at the school building level and leads to Building Level licensure in Kansas.

Lecturers will be responsible for delivering the content and pedagogy for assigned online courses. This may involve consulting with the online instructional design team to update and ensure that all aspects of the course functions effectively. Lecturer appointments may vary from .25 depending on the number of courses taught in one calendar year. Lecturers contribute to the mission of the University of Kansas, the School of Education, and the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies; and must adhere to all departmental, school, and university policies.

Lecturers may be needed to teach the following courses: The Principalship, Education in American Society, School Resource Management, Data-Driven Leadership, Education Law, Human Resource Management, Staff Evaluation and Development, and Internship.

Applicants will be reviewed and considered for teaching positions as needs arise. Applicants will be accepted throughout the year. The successful applicant must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.

Job Description
Lecturers are non-tenure-track members of the faculty with limited term appointments, whose primary role is instructional with no obligations to perform research or service.

50% - Provide instruction in online courses, including grading assignments, providing students with timely feedback and updated information about progress in course, give students clear feedback and mentoring regarding performance improvements; hold consistent virtual office hours with students in the online environment including asynchronous and real time

20% - Successfully implement course protocols as designed by the instructional design team, including, learning objectives and procedures for teaching using the new online platforms

10% - Update and maintain assessment protocols to document student-learning outcomes in the online work

10% - Consult and collaborate with department staff about research-based changes to courses

10% - Maintain clear records of all evaluations of student work and progress toward program completion

Required Qualifications

* An earned doctorate in Education, Educational Leadership, Educational Administration, or other research related fields

* Excellent written and verbal skills as evidenced in published academic work, interview, and course evaluations

Preferred Qualifications

* A minimum of 5 years of experience in successful Educational Administration/Leadership

* Demonstrated success teaching fully online courses in an equivalent graduate program

* Demonstrated proficiency to teach the relevant course content

* Demonstrated ability to work successfully within a professional, team-based teaching and research setting

* Experience developing and evaluating leadership training and professional development for educational leadership candidates

* Demonstrated ability to teach and advise distance students in online programs

* Demonstrated proficiency with a wide range of technology applications specific to the online program environment including asynchronous course management systems, online advisement methods, and real time webinar systems for advisement

Additional Candidate Instruction
A complete application must include an online application, current resume, cover letter that includes a statement indicating which courses listed above you are qualified to teach and specific qualifications to teach those courses, and a list of professional references.

Applications reviewed on an ongoing basis.

Contact Information to Applicants
Joe Novak

Advertised Salary Range

Application Review Begins

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