Open-Rank Clinical Professor - Organizational Leadership and Learning Program (OLL) - College of Education and Human Development
ID: 7180879 (Ref.No. R102677)
Posted: September 20, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Department:Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Org Development
Time Type:Full time
Worker Type:Regular Term (Fixed Term)
Job Req ID:R102677
Position Opening for Open-Rank Clinical Professor
(12-month non-tenure track position)
The Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation, and Organizational Development is seeking to hire a 12-month non-tenure track faculty member. Qualified candidates may also be considered with an additional role as Executive-in-Residence (EIR) to engage and lead diverse educational initiatives that advance the knowledge and skills of students to advance their education and careers in an industry-centered application, especially about the future of work and impacts on training and development. The faculty position is primarily to teach, advise, and serve in the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Organizational Leadership and Learning (OLL) program. The B.S. in OLL is designed to educate adults, who have extensive work experience and/or military training, about learning design and organizational leadership. The degree program offers nine (9) tracks to accommodate professionals seeking leadership training and opportunities in diverse professions, including: digital leadership, healthcare leadership, counseling and human relations, and diversity, inclusion, community engagement and education. The faculty position funding requires duties to be distributed across the OLL program, and it incorporates grant project activities for the SKILLS Collaborative. The faculty position and the supplemental role are renewable contingent upon funding, performance, and department need.
This appointment is for a 12-month clinical faculty position with the possibility of an EIR supplemental role. The position will support the OLL program (see our program listing at https://louisville.edu/education/departments/eleod) and the SKILLS Collaborative (https://louisville.edu/education/departments/eleod/skills/skills). The SKILLS Collaborative offers innovative programs and examines complex workforce questions to address its five project strands such as the Master Educator Course, Modern Apprenticeship Pathways to Success (MAPS), and Kentucky COMPETES.
We invite candidates who share our vision and are committed to building one of the most vibrant programs in the field by placing emphasis on successful teaching, inclusion of diverse and practice-driven experiences, and willingness to work as a collaborative team member.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Primary faculty responsibilities include: teaching primarily bachelor’s level courses across diverse modalities (e.g., online, face-to-face); student advising; course and program development and review; student recruitment; enrollment management activities (e.g., retention and graduation efforts); expanding professional development offerings to community partners (e.g., industries, organizations); and, service within the university and profession. We seek individuals who will teach in the areas of leadership, project management, and training in the workplace.
Executive-in-Residence duties include: managing, and sustaining industry partnerships that lead to contracts for the development of educational programs and pathways for upskilling employees; successful student placement in industry partner positions; engagement with C-Suite corporate leaders; establishing and sustaining corporate partnerships with diverse industries in the Louisville metro area, region, and the Commonwealth of Kentucky that result in contractual commitments tied to enrollments.
- Doctoral degree (e.g., Ph.D.) in a field related to leadership, organizational development, organizational behavior, higher education, or adult education.
- Evidence of successful teaching (traditional, online) at the college level (preferred successful asynchronous online teaching experience).
- Demonstrated excellence in teaching from an evidence-based research perspective, as well as andragogical and heutagogical approaches.
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity, national and international engagement, and working with students from diverse backgrounds.
- Demonstrated ability to engage collaboratively with colleagues and the community (including industry).
- Capacity or experience with curricular and program development to meet adult learners' educational needs.
- Demonstrated success in student recruitment and enrollment management activities (e.g., retention and graduation efforts).
- Experience and commitment working in strategic partnerships with community groups, companies, organizations (nonprofit), government agencies, and other key stakeholders as appropriate to the position.
- Evidence of initiating and sustaining successful partnership experiences in diverse setting.
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
- Leadership experience as a practitioner in the corporate, non-profit, healthcare, higher education, or military environment(s).
- Executive experience in higher education at c-suite level or higher (e.g., governing boards).
- Organizational leadership experience managing and building effective teams.
- Track record of securing and managing external funding (e.g., state, federal, foundation) aligned with institutional aims.
PROGRAM, DEPARTMENT, COLLEGE, AND UNIVERSITY:
Our program is growing, for Fall 2023, our program has exceeded enrollment expectations. Our program has extensive engagement with partners such as the U.S. Army, General Electric, UPS as well as other major employers. The program is part of the Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation, and Organizational Development (LEAD), which includes over 25 full-time faculty members (Clinical Assistants, Associates and tenured faculty), and offers an array of programs in Educational Leadership, Higher Education Administration, Career and Technical Education, Health Professions Education, Healthcare Leadership, Human Resources & Organizational Development, Program Evaluation, and Organizational Leadership & Learning.
The University of Louisville is a research university (R1) committed to becoming a preeminent urban research university with deep and meaningful engagement in the community. The College of Education and Human Development is a comprehensive college committed to advancing the intellectual, cultural, and economic development of our diverse communities and citizens. The university has approximately 22,000 students and is located in the 27th largest city in the United States.
Please visit the program web site at for more information. https://louisville.edu/education/departments/eleod
SALARY: Competitive, based upon qualifications and experience
APPOINTMENT: Full-time 12 month annually contracted position
BEGINNING DATE: January 2024
APPLICATION DEADLINE AND PROCEDURES
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Applicants must apply online at www.louisville.edu/jobs. Select “Current Openings,” “Faculty/Administrator Positions”. Please upload a letter of interest explaining how minimum and preferred qualifications are met, and describing relevant experiences and interests, a CV and a list of professional references.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at email@example.com or 502.852.6258.
Assistance and Accommodations
Computers are available for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 215 Central Avenue, Ste 205 - Louisville, Kentucky 40208.
If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 502-852-6258.
Equal Employment Opportunity The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at [email protected] or 502.852.6258. Assistance and Accommodations Computers are available for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 215 Central Avenue, Ste 205 - Louisville, Kentucky 40208. If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, please contact us by email at [email protected] or by phone 502-852-6258. About the University of Louisville In 2023, the University of Louisville celebrates its quasquibicentennial, the 225th anniversary of the 1798 beginnings of higher education in Louisville. One of the nation’s first city-owned, public universities, UofL today is a vital ecosystem that creates thriving futures for students, our community and society. As one of only 79 universities in the United States to earn recognition by the Carnegie Foundation as both a Research 1 and a Community Engaged university, we impact lives in areas of student success and research and innovation, while our dynamic connection with our local and global communities provides unparalleled opportunities for students and citizens both. The university serves as an engine that powers Metro Louisville and the commonwealth and as a classroom for UofL’s more than 23,000 students, who benefit from partnerships with top employers and a wide range of community service opportunities. To learn more, visit louisville.edu. The University of Louisville is a public university in Louisville, Kentucky. It is a member of the Kentucky state university system.