Assistant or Associate Professor of Higher Education Administration

Position ID: 37687
Kennesaw State University
Bagwell College of Education
Educational Leadership
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Job Description: 


Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership, the Assistant/Associate Professor of Higher Education Administration is expected to teach and expand the Department’s degrees and course offerings in Higher Education Administration, preparing candidates for leadership roles in institutions of higher education, as well as other departmental and college degree programs as qualified. This role may include, but not be limited to, program development, coordination, assessment, revision, and recruitment/promotion. She or he will be expected to teach courses at the graduate level (through doctorate), advise candidates, supervise dissertations, maintain an active research agenda (with expectations commensurate with rank), and provide service to the Department of Educational Leadership, Bagwell College of Education, and Kennesaw State University. The successful candidate should be prepared to deliver courses on-site, off-site, online, and as hybrids.

This is a nine-month, tenure-track position.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A strong record of teaching graduate courses in Higher Education Administration programs.
  • A strong record of and commitment to university teaching.
  • Professional recognition in the field of Higher Education Administration.
  • Experience in working with higher education internationally.
  • Experience as an administrator in higher education.
  • Experience in educational finance.
  • Experience in education research and policy at the state and/or national level.
  • Administrative experience in a P-20 environment.
  • Experience working in doctoral programs and serving on/chairing dissertation committees.
  • Experience in program development and recruitment/promotion.
  • A strong preparation and experience in research methodology and/or data analytics.

Doctorate in Higher Education Administration or Higher Education, or the foreign equivalent.

Evidence of the ability to conduct scholarly activity at a level commensurate with his/her appointment. Please refer to university tenure guidelines at:

Credentials to teach graduate courses in the Department of Educational Leadership.

Commitment to working in an environment that fosters diversity and collaboration.

Commitment to service and engagement with P-20 education.

Application Procedure: 
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Contract Period: 
9 months
CIP Discipline Code: 
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Position Starting Date: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Recruitment Data
Search Chair: 
Nicholas Clegorne
Vacancy Status: 

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University System of Georgia
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