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Program Director and Non-Tenure Track Faculty
The Lynch School of Education and Human Development at Boston College invites applicants with extensive experience in higher education administration for a full-time (12-month) program director and non-tenure track faculty position in the department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education. This position will direct Boston College’s new Doctoral Degree in Higher Education (Ed.D.) program, and teach courses in the Higher Education master’s and doctoral programs. The Ed.D. in Higher Education aims to develop leaders with the skills, mindsets, and technical knowledge to match the changing landscape of higher education.

As the Program Director for the Ed.D. in higher education, responsibilities include program coordination, advising, student recruitment, and network development.

Successful candidates will teach courses and advise students across degree programs in Higher Education as needed. Applicants should be able to teach in multiple areas and speak to a range of audiences, from new to mid-career to senior professionals, through a lens of equity and social justice. Areas of professional and teaching expertise of particular interest include leadership and governance; Catholic higher education; international higher education; innovation and change; and student learning. The person hired will teach four graduate courses per year in addition to the program director responsibilities.

The successful candidate will join a vibrant faculty community with a strong history of collaboration. The expected start date is July 1, 2021 and will be negotiated with the Dean.

Materials required for application:

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter identifying your areas of expertise, your philosophy of teaching, and your philosophy of program management including examples from your prior professional experiences, and the names of three references to the link below. Applications will close on April 1, 2021. For further information, you may contact the search chair, Dr. Angela Boatman at angela.boatman@bc.edu.

To apply for this position, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/84566
Position: Program Director and Non-Tenure Track Faculty
Organization: Boston College, Lynch School of Education and Human Development
Location: Chestnut Hill,  MA 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date: 2/25/2021
Date Posted: 2/25/2021
Requirements Qualifications:
  1. An earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. or other terminal degree
  2. Substantial leadership experience and a record of accomplishment in program management
  3. Evidence of strong teaching at the graduate level, both face-to-face and online
  4. Strong academic advising and counseling skills
  5. Prior experience collaborating with administrators, department chairs, faculty, and students
  6. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  7. Excellent writing and oral communication skills
  8. Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrable problem-solving skills
  9. Ability to provide functional supervision for graduate assistants as needed
  10. Ability to prioritize, plan, and manage change to existing systems
Status: This listing expires on: 4/26/2021
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Name:
Boston College, Lynch School of Education and Human Development
Address:
140 Commonwealth Ave.

Chestnut Hill,  MA 02467
United States
Email:
angela.boatman@bc.edu
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Contact:
Angela Boatman

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