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Background Check Statement:
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Eligibility for Employment:
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1. Earned doctoral degree in educational leadership or terminal degree in a closely related field from an accredited institution. 2. Extensive experience in K-12 educational administration. 3. Record of or strong potential for scholarly publication. 4. Demonstrated experience and success in online pedagogy. 5. Commitment to academic excellence. 7. Commitment to social justice, diversity, and inclusive excellence.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Appalachian State University's Program in School Administration is seeking applications from qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure-track 9-month faculty position (with ongoing opportunity for additional salaried summer teaching) for its online graduate degree programs in K-12 educational leadership. The ideal candidate is a creative, innovative, and skilled teacher and scholar, committed to academic rigor, justice, and integrity, and devoted to effectively equipping future educational leaders.
This person will also be expected to engage in program, department, university, and external service (e.g., program planning, supervising student internships, dissertation committees, university committees, professional engagement).
Additional Areas of Interest: 1. Expertise in one or more major areas of educational leadership (e.g., curriculum, educational policy, human resource management, organizational vitality and change). 2. Proven success with data collection, analyses, and reporting using a variety of digital tools at the school and district levels. 3. Record of scholarly activity and publication. 4. Successful superintendent or principal experience. 5. Prior experience working with doctoral students.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.