OPEN RANK CLINICAL FACULTY & ACADEMIC PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Loyola Marymount University
January 29, 2018
Los Angeles, California
Full Time - Experienced
The Department of Educational Leadership and Administration (EDLA) at Loyola Marymount University is seeking a full-time Clinical Professor and Academic Program Director to teach graduate level courses and lead in the Catholic School Leadership Academy (CSLA). Applicants demonstrate expertise in teaching graduate level courses with an expertise in PK-12 Catholic school leadership.
Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific, LMU is one of the nation’s 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 6064 undergraduates and over 2189 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, and 1142 law school students. Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. The LMU School of Education is ranked 62nd nationally among graduate schools of education, and is the third-highest ranked Jesuit institution nationally according to the most recent U.S. News and World Report rankings. The School of Education’s accredited programs prepare aspiring educators to enter the field, and provide current educators with the skills they need to advance their careers. LMU is an equal opportunity institution that actively works to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Visit www.lmu.edu and http://soe.lmu.edu/ for more information.
Key Position Responsibilities
Teach courses in EDLA programs with emphasis on those in CSLA with a focus on PK-12 Catholic education and leadership.
Serve as Academic Program Director for the online/hybrid Catholic School Leadership MA and Certificate programs, leading program development, revision, and evaluation.
Manage the outreach, recruitment, admission and enrollment of students in the certificate and master’s programs to meet target enrollments.
Hire, train, and supervise part-time faculty teaching in CSLA programs.
Demonstrate strong skills for implementing research-based, evidenced-based, or data-driven educational program decisions, and the ability to foster collaboration among colleagues, partners, and stakeholders.
Demonstrate computer proficiency in online instruction and ability to teach at the graduate level.
Serve as liaison with the LMU School of Education Center for Catholic Education (CCE) to support Catholic school leadership program initiatives that advance Catholic PK-12 education locally, regionally, and nationally.
Represent LMU at local, regional, and national meetings and conferences.
Earned doctorate in educational leadership or related field; California Administrative Services Credential (preferred).
Successful experience in educational leadership and administration in PK-12 Catholic school settings and skilled teaching experience in online environment (preferred).
Successful teaching experience at the graduate level in courses that serve educational leadership students, particularly in Catholic education.
Commitment to LMU and School of Education mission.
The full-time CSLA Academic Program Director and Clinical Professor for Educational Leadership and Administration is expected to begin Fall 2018 with the possibility of summer engagement.