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Assistant Professor, Educational Administration & Leadership

Apply now Job no: 519947
Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: San Francisco
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Education/Library Science
Position Description

San Francisco State University, Department of Equity, Leadership Studies, and Instructional Technologies in the Graduate College of Education offers an exciting opportunity for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Educational Administration and Leadership beginning August 9, 2023. We seek a colleague whose teaching and research interests include Educational Policy, School Organization, Urban Schooling, School Administration, School Leadership, or a closely related field. We are especially interested in qualified candidates with a demonstrated commitment – through their research, teaching, and service – to the diversity and excellence of our academic community in the Department of Equity, Leadership Studies, and Instructional Technologies, Educational Administration and Leadership Program. Candidates should have an active research agenda and/or publications in related fields, as well as leadership experiences in PK-12 settings. As a college of diverse faculty, staff, and students, we particularly welcome applications from diverse racial, gender, language, and ability backgrounds. Ideal candidates would also have a strong record in post-secondary/university teaching, and the ability/potential to support graduate candidates and programs in post-secondary settings in accordance with the SFSU’s Educational Administration and Leadership Framework for Inclusive Social Justice Leadership.


The mission of San Francisco State University is to create and maintain an environment for learning that promotes respect for and appreciation of scholarship, freedom, human diversity,
and the cultural mosaic of the City of San Francisco and the Bay Area; to promote excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment; and to provide broadly accessible higher education
for residents of the region and state, as well as the nation and world. To fulfill its mission, the University is committed to the following goals:

• Attracting, retaining and graduating a highly diverse student body
• Providing disciplinary and interdisciplinary liberal arts and professional education that is academically rigorous and intellectually challenging
• Providing curricula that reflect all dimensions of human diversity, and that encourage critical thinking and a commitment to social justice
• Recruiting, retaining and supporting a diverse faculty whose teaching demonstrates an active engagement with their individual fields of study and whose creative and scholarly work is an extension of the classroom, laboratory or studio
• Employing a staff and administration reflecting the diversity of our student community and the values of the campus;
• Fostering a collegial and cooperative intellectual environment that includes recognition and appreciation of differing viewpoints and promotes academic freedom within the University community; and
• Serving the communities with which its students and faculty are engaged.

Responsibilities:
The position requires graduate level teaching and supervision of Educational Administration MA and Credential candidates; mentoring and advising graduate students; developing a scholarly research program aligned with the SFSU EDAD Framework for Inclusive Social Justice Leadership and California Commission on Teacher Credentialing’s six (6) California Administrator Content Expectations Categories and the overlapping six (6) California Administrator Performance Assessment Categories; supporting students as they prepare for California Administrator Performance Assessment (CalAPA); ongoing committee and service assignments; coordination/co-coordination of the EDAD programs(s); student/candidate recruitment; and active community support building for the program. 

Qualifications:

REQUIRED:
•Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. or, alternatively, Ed.D. in Educational Policy, School Organization, Urban Schooling, School Administration and Leadership, or a closely related field (terminal degree must be conferred prior to start of employment);
• experience as a PK-12 educator, building/district or program level leader and/or administrator in culturally, racially, and linguistically diverse settings;
• knowledge of accountability measures and policies as these relate to PK-12 schools;
• knowledge of California Administrator Performance Assessment (CalAPA) or that of equivalent performance assessment for school administrators;
• scholarly agenda and commitment to scholarly productivity, creative works, and research.

PREFERRED:  
Candidates are preferred who have experience in diverse, multicultural/multilingual settings with a record of/background in

• publications in related fields;
• instructional technologies and online/hybrid instructional delivery of content in higher education environments;
• successful record of program coordination, design, implementation, and evaluation in post-secondary/higher education institutions;
• advising/mentoring graduate and credential level candidates;
• teaching graduate-level coursework via hybrid and online instructional modality;
• preparation of PK-12 school administrators;
• knowledge of PK-12 human resource management, PK-12 budgeting, and law/legal decision making;
• education innovation, entrepreneurism, and collaborating with external organizations;
• external grant development and writing.

Rank and salary: Assistant Professor/Tenure-Track. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The CSU provides generous health, retirement, and other benefits.
Application Procedure: A complete online application must be submitted to receive consideration.

To apply, please upload the following materials:

1. Letter of interest (relating your experience to the required qualifications);
2. Curriculum vitae with a list of professional and academic references including names, affiliation, and contact information;
3. Samples of scholarly papers/publications;
4. Teaching philosophy, and description of research interests (no more than 1000 words);
5. Names and contact information of three references who will provide letters of recommendation upon request;
6. A diversity statement that is no more than 500 words that provides an understanding of your capabilities to address diversity in support of SFSU’s diverse student populations and campus community. Please discuss how you have addressed diversity in your teaching, research, and service.

Direct all questions about the position to Department Coordinator, Ms. Anarose Flores Schelstrate at aschels@sfsu.edu and Educational Administration and Leadership Program Coordinator Dr. Irina S. Okhremtchouk, Ph.D. at irinao@sfsu.edu
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The system wide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to hr@campus.edu

COVID-19: CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to hrwww@sfsu.edu.

CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California. Because of this, CSU prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California with very limited exceptions. While this position may be eligible for occasional telework, all work is expected to be performed in the state of California, and this position is assigned to on-campus operations.

San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. We strongly encourage the application of individuals from historically underrepresented groups. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager. Additional information on the requirements for new hires may be found on the Human Resources web page (https://hr.sfsu.edu/about-hr).

Thank you for your interest in employment with California State University (CSU).  CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California.  Because of this, CSU prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California with very limited exception.  While this position may be eligible for occasional telework, all work is expected to be performed in the state of California, and this position is assigned to on-campus operations.

 

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