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Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor (Community College/Higher Education): Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership 22-23

The Department of Advanced Studies at California State University, Stanislaus, invites applications for a tenure?track Assistant Professor position in Educational leadership at the Community College/Higher Education level with an appointment to begin Fall 2023

California State University, Stanislaus (CSUS) is a minority-serving institution and an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. CSUS is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals and those from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.

POSITION:
The Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the  Assistant Professor rank with expertise in the examination of critical issues in Community College/higher education. Candidates with a current research agenda or demonstrated promise for ongoing scholarly achievement in these fields will be considered. The EdD program is housed within the department of Advanced Studies. The Doctorate in Educational Leadership is among the most innovative, distinctive and historic initiatives at California State University, Stanislaus. We are a Hispanic Serving Institution with a diverse student body in the Central Valley region of California. The program includes two specializations: K-12 and  Community College/Higher Education. The Community College/Higher Education specialist faculty member will assume important responsibility for the Community College-related courses and research in the program. Effective teaching, scholarly productivity,  and service to the University are required for retention, promotion, and tenure. Candidates are expected to play a critical role in the implementation of program development projects that can involve curriculum design, student assessment, accreditation, student success initiatives, and student recruitment among others. This is an academic year appointment.  However, opportunities exist for an additional Summer Session appointment. The appointed person will have a unique opportunity to join a group of talented graduate education faculty who have shaped regionally recognized master’s degrees, advanced credential  programs, and the doctorate of education in educational leadership. 

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
The California State University, Stanislaus College of Education Kinesiology and Social Work (COEKSW) is committed to develop “diverse leaders who meet the needs of a multicultural and multilingual society.” In pursuit of this mission, we understand diversity is an indispensable component of academic excellence. We denounce language and behaviors that limit access or discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, socioeconomic background, religion, politics, and disability. We denounce policies, practices, and teaching strategies anchored in white supremacy, macro/micro-aggressions, violence, and hatred directed towards historically marginalized groups. 

Our goal is to create an increasingly inclusive culture among and between students, faculty, staff and our community that is critical and willing to confront racist systems, structures, curricular choices, and pedagogies. We encourage and embrace the diverse ideas, cultures, and languages of ALL members of our college and insist that these differences be equally valued and not demeaned or retaliated against. We will include these diverse perspectives in decision making at all levels of our college. We understand that we ALL must adopt anti-racist and anti-discriminatory practices in order to hold ourselves and our stakeholders accountable for rooting out inequities as they are revealed. We will fulfill our mission through activism, advocacy and the collective power that lies in the diversity in our college as we fight for humanity and antiracism. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Teach doctoral courses by incorporating principles of transformative learning, culturally sustaining pedagogies, and active learning. 
  • Engage in professional development activities aimed to innovate instructional and advising practices at the  higher education level.
  • Provide socially and culturally responsive advising practices and chair dissertations by engaging in effective mentoring practices for doctoral students who are full time practitioners. Advising and mentoring practices should support current graduation rates in the program
  • In collaboration with program faculty and the Ed.D. Director, engage in activities to support student success, student learning, and growth of the Ed.D. program. Program development activities include curriculum planning, student recruitment, program evaluation and accreditation, student success initiatives, building networks with Ed.D. alums, and any other program activities as needed and determined by the program Director. 
  • Engage in individual and collaborative research that is culturally and socially relevant and that has the potential to lead to publications in  peer reviewed journals. Participate in grant writing and submission. 
  • Participate in university-wide, college-wide,  and department service committees. 
  • Engage actively in practices, at the department and campus level, that honor diversity and promote an equitable  and inclusive academic culture.
  • Support a climate of collegiality and academic rigor within the department. 
  • Build and sustain collaborative partnerships with local community colleges and other universities in the region.
  • Participate in professional associations, community organizations, and/or networks related to equity in educational leadership.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • The candidate must hold a doctorate in the field of Higher Education, Student Affairs, or related areas. ABD will be considered with completion by the time of appointment.
  • Strong record of participation/leadership in activities or projects that promote just, equitable, and inclusive education
  • Experience leading critical projects or creative activities at the higher education level. 
  • Background in pedagogy and content knowledge in fields important to leadership and adult learning. 
  • Clear definition of a current research agenda or demonstrated promise for ongoing scholarly achievement in the field of higher education, student affairs, student success, Hispanic Serving Institutions, higher education administrator, among others.
  • Current knowledge and experience with policies and initiatives affecting the Higher Education 
  • Teaching experience  
  • Ability to work with first-generation, culturally diverse graduate students who are working professionals in regions that experience structural inequities and racial discrimination  
  • Expertise in qualitative and/or quantitative research methodologies that has the potential to lead to publishable research.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Teaching record at the graduate level. 
  • Mentoring and chairing graduate students’ thesis or dissertations 
  • Experience in Higher Education leadership. 
  • Experience and commitment to develop strong professional relationships with community colleges and higher education institutions in the area 
  • Ability to speak, read, and write in more than one language. 
HOW TO APPLY & DEADLINE: 
Please submit:  
  • Current vita/resume.
  • A cover letter that makes clear how your knowledge, experience, skills, and disposition reflect the position description and listed qualifications. 
  • A teaching statement articulating your philosophy regarding teaching, academic rigor at the doctoral level, and mentoring graduate students who are first-generation and culturally and linguistically diverse. 
  • Four references including email and telephone numbers.
  • A diversity statement articulating your understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion as part of your professional practice and identity as a higher education faculty. This statement can take several different forms and include one or various of the following prompts:
    • Contributions to advancing principles focused on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in educational settings
    • Experience integrating principles of DEI into your instructional practices, your research and/or service activities.
    • Critical self-reflection on your personal journey and the development of your perspective about DEI and its use in your role as an educator 
    • Experiences and/or qualifications that enhance your ability to work with diverse students, faculty, parents, and community stakeholders.
 This appointment begins Fall 2023. Screening of applications will begin January 30, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. 

COMPENSATION: 
Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an  extremely competitive benefits package. 

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT and THE COLLEGE: The Department of Advanced Studies in Education offers  professional education programs in Counselor Education, School Administration, and Curriculum & Instruction. The  Department offers basic and advanced credentials, master’s degrees and a doctorate in Educational Leadership. Programs have  State accreditation through the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC).  
Learn more about us at:  
  • Doctoral Program: https://www.csustan.edu/edd 
  • Advanced Studies: https://www.csustan.edu/advanced-studies 
  • College of Education, Kinesiology, and Social Work: https://www.csustan.edu/coeksw 
CAMPUS & AREA: California State University Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational  resource for a six county region of approximately 1.5 million people. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the  University has 10 nationally accredited programs and approximately 400 full-time faculty. Over eighty percent of full time  faculty hold doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 41 undergraduate majors, 24 master's  programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, and a doctorate in education serving 8,900 students. New instructional facilities have  been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences, and performing arts. CSU Stanislaus  continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 373 colleges in the nation by The Princeton  Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State  Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News  and World Report ranks CSU Stanislaus as one of ""The Top Public Universities-Master's"" institutions in the West in its  America's Best Colleges ratings. CSU Stanislaus also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S.  Department of Education. 
CSU Stanislaus values shared governance:  
https://www.csustan.edu/sites/default/files/groups/Faculty%20Handbook/documents/13as16sec_joint_statement_on_shared_  governance1.pdf 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate  against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity,  gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any  other protected status. You can learn more about federal equal employment opportunity protections by accessing the  Department of Labor’s notices: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and  http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/Supplement_English.pdf. Individuals with disabling conditions who 
require accommodation during the recruitment process may contact the ADA Coordinator at (209) 667-3159. In compliance  with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete  the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.  

MANDATED REPORTER PER CANRA The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the  California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive  Order 1083 as a condition of employment.  

CLERY ACT DISCLOSURE The annual Campus Security and Fire Report includes statistics for the previous three years  concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by  Stanislaus State; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also  includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault and, campus fire statistics. You can obtain a copy of this report on the web at:  https://www.csustan.edu/upd/crime-statistics. To request a printed copy call: (209) 667-3572; Fax: (209) 667-3104; or email:  Public_Safety@csustan.edu. Information regarding Campus Security Reports at other locations can be found on the web at:  http://ope.ed.gov/security/.  

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CLEARANCE NOTICE The university requires a criminal background check to be completed for all of its new employees, current employees seeking promotional or transfer opportunities, and current employees assigned new duties. Necessary background investigations will be conducted, as required, depending upon the job requirements of position. These could include, but are not limited to, employment verification, education verification, reference checks, and criminal records checks via processing of fingerprints through the Department of Justice and FBI, as well as,  license verification upon employment. Additionally, all applicants or employees whose responsibilities include regular or direct contact with minor children are subject to the child abuse background check. Failure to consent to any background check will disqualify an applicant from further consideration. Additionally, an applicant who fails to provide the necessary information or who provides false or misleading information may also be disqualified from further consideration. Later discovery of false or misleading information related to the background check may result in the offer of employment being withdrawn or subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination. Full disclosure of all misdemeanors and felonies should be made in connection with this application.

Position: Assistant Professor
Organization: CSU, Stanislaus
Location: Turlock,  CA 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date: 11/14/2022
Date Posted: 11/14/2022
Requirements MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • The candidate must hold a doctorate in the field of Higher Education, Student Affairs, or related areas. ABD will be considered with completion by the time of appointment.
  • Strong record of participation/leadership in activities or projects that promote just, equitable, and inclusive education
  • Experience leading critical projects or creative activities at the higher education level. 
  • Background in pedagogy and content knowledge in fields important to leadership and adult learning. 
  • Clear definition of a current research agenda or demonstrated promise for ongoing scholarly achievement in the field of higher education, student affairs, student success, Hispanic Serving Institutions, higher education administrator, among others.
  • Current knowledge and experience with policies and initiatives affecting the Higher Education 
  • Teaching experience  
  • Ability to work with first-generation, culturally diverse graduate students who are working professionals in regions that experience structural inequities and racial discrimination  
  • Expertise in qualitative and/or quantitative research methodologies that has the potential to lead to publishable research.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Teaching record at the graduate level. 
  • Mentoring and chairing graduate students’ thesis or dissertations 
  • Experience in Higher Education leadership. 
  • Experience and commitment to develop strong professional relationships with community colleges and higher education institutions in the area 
  • Ability to speak, read, and write in more than one language. 
Status: This listing expires on: 1/13/2023
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CSU, Stanislaus
Address:
1 University Circle

Turlock,  CA 95382
United States
Email:
vmonterohernandez@csustan.edu
Phone:
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Contact:
Dr. Virginia Montero Hernandez

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