Position Information

Educational Leadership, Assistant Professor, College of Education [R0127053]
The College of Education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites qualified individuals to apply for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership position in the dynamic and rapidly growing Educational Policy and Leadership program. The Education Policy and Leadership program serves a diverse student body in two growing programs — the M.Ed. in Educational Policy and Leadership (for aspiring educational leaders) and the Executive Educational Leadership Ed.D. (for current educational leaders). The proposed start date is Fall 2022.

This position requires an individual with experience in the scholarship and practice of educational leadership and finance, especially in urban settings, who is committed to equity, anti-racism, and improving PK-12 education for all students. The successful candidate must maintain an active program of research and grant writing. Priority will be placed on applicants whose scholarship and instructional skills and experience involve at least one of the following areas:
 
  • school finance;
  • human and fiscal management;
  • school business administration and entrepreneurship; and/or
  • school resource allocation and student performance.

The position also requires an individual who is adept at applying creative approaches in the preparation and development of educational leaders, including advising, recruiting, and mentoring students, developing and teaching courses, and service. This individual will be expected to teach courses in the M.Ed. in Educational Policy and Leadership and the Executive Educational Leadership Ed.D. using a variety of delivery models, including web-based and technology-supported instruction, weekend seminars, and on-campus classes.

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on October 15, 2021, and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Miguel Gonzales, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via online application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu. Questions on the position can be addressed to Dr. Miguel Gonzales (miguel.gonzales@unlv.edu).

To apply for this position, visit: UNLV.edu/Jobs and search for R0127053.
Position: Educational Leadership, Assistant Professor, College of Education [R0127053]
Organization: University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Location: Las Vegas,  NV 
United States
Salary: Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.
Posting Start Date: 10/14/2021
Date Posted: 10/14/2021
Requirements
  • This position requires an earned doctorate in educational leadership or a related field from a regionally-accredited college or university.
  • This individual must have demonstrated capacity to conduct scholarship, seek and obtain external funding, as well as teach, mentor, and advise graduate students on at least one of the following areas:
    • school finance
    • human and fiscal management;
    • school business administration and entrepreneurship; and
    • school resource allocation and student performance.

Preferred Qualifications:
 
  • Experience as a PK-12 site-based school administrator and/or district/organizational level administrator in a PK-12 setting; working with university-school district/organizational partnerships; and
  • working on dissertation committees
  • Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.
Status: This listing expires on: 12/13/2021
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Organization Information
Name:
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Address:
4505 Maryland Pkwy

Las Vegas,  NV 89154
United States
Email:
miguel.gonzales@unlv.edu)
Phone:
(702) 895-5085
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Contact:
Dr. Miguel Gonzales, Search Committee Chair

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