Isabelle Farrington College of Education
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership
Sacred Heart University, in Fairfield, Connecticut, is the second-largest Catholic university in New England. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its "Best 378 Colleges: 2014" and U.S. News & World Report ranks SHU among the best regional universities in the north in its "America's Best Colleges" publication, making it one of the top New England liberal arts colleges. Over 6,400 students are enrolled in its five colleges: College of Arts & Sciences; College of Health Professions; the AACSB-accredited John F. Welch College of Business; University College; and the NCATE accredited Isabelle Farrington College of Education.
The Department of Educational Leadership is seeking a successful educational leader to work in a Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.), pending final state authorization, and a post-graduate program that leads to Connecticut administrative certifications.
The successful candidate will teach, mentor, and advise the next generation of educational leaders in both theory and applications; possess background and experience working with Standards for School Leadership at the state and/or national level; have experience in assessment and evaluation, performance-based teacher supervision, evaluation and instructional analysis, case study analysis of leadership behavior, use of standards-based performance for evaluating school leadership, and quantitative and qualitative analysis of data for school improvement and research design. The successful candidate will teach in the Ed.D. program, supervise doctoral dissertations and have teaching responsibilities in the administrative certification and advanced studies programs. Faculty assignment will be in both the traditional schedule and the weekend cohort programs.
- Doctoral degree
- Experience in educational leadership
- Experience in educational research and research applications
- Experience in evaluation and assessment
The ideal candidate will have:
- Administrative experience at the district level
- Connecticut Superintendency Certificate or equivalent
- Experience with quantitative research methodology
- Experience teaching at the university level (particularly post-graduate level)
- Experience mentoring doctoral students and supervising dissertations
Candidates should submit a letter relating their experience to the requirements of the position, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, sample of scholarly writing, and transcripts to Dr. Michael Barbour, Isabelle Farrington College of Education, Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Avenue, Fairfield, CT 06825, (203) 396-8446 or by email: Barbourm21@sacredheart.edu. The review of applications will begin on December 1, 2013 and the position will remain open until filled. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package including tuition remission.
Ecumenical in spirit and led by the laity, Sacred Heart University is dedicated to excellence in academics and to the Catholic intellectual and liberal arts traditions. We are looking for individuals who value the University’s Catholic identity, tradition and spirit, and support its commitment to the intellectual and ethical development of our students. Sacred Heart University is an EOE/AA employer.