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Department Chair Position
Educational and Organizational Leadership Development
The Clemson University College of Education seeks a dedicated academic leader to fill the Department Chair position with experience that would merit tenure and the level of Full Professor in the Department of Educational and Organizational Leadership Development (EOLD). This position is primarily responsible for providing the leadership and support to ensure the quality of the department’s teaching, scholarship, public service and graduate programs. The nine-month appointment is for a 3-year term and begins July 1, 2019.
Consistent with Clemson University’s public, land grant mission, the College of Education is especially focused on serving underperforming schools as well as members of underrepresented, diverse, and marginalized populations. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience leading and engaging a progressive graduate faculty committed to fulfilling this mission through research, teaching and public service. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The candidate for this position is expected to fill a critical need for a highly collaborative colleague, systemic thinker and leader, who desires to work within the southern contexts of poverty, race, rural and urban environments. Clemson’s educational graduate programs are committed to an ongoing process of curricular and program improvement and to building external partnerships to prepare diverse cohorts of educational leaders, who are representative of the diverse student populations in the region.
About Clemson University
Clemson University, founded in 1889, is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along the shore of Lake Hartwell. Clemson has approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students and is consistently ranked among the top 25 national public universities by U.S. News & World Report. For more information about Clemson University and the College of Education, visit www.clemson.edu.
Please submit a cover letter of application and current curriculum vita, and the names and contact information of three references via Interfolio https://apply.interfolio.com/55825 to ensure full consideration, materials should be submitted by October 30, 2018. The review of applications will continue until position is filled.
This is a nine-month position. Appointment is for a 3-year term, eligible for renewal. The Chair will receive a 10% administrative stipend for the academic year and a 20% administrative summer stipend. Teaching load is 1/1.
Applicants invited for a campus interview should be prepared to make a presentation to the EOLD faculty describing their leadership style and vision for the Department. Candidates will also be required to meet with the search committee, the Leadership Cabinet and Dean George J. Petersen.
Clemson University embraces a strong commitment to diversifying its faculty, student body, and staff. Diversity is recognized to include differences among groups of people and individuals based on ethnicity, race, socioeconomic status, gender, age, exceptionalities, language, religion, sexual orientation, and geographical area. Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or genetic information.