Director, School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies

Kent State University

Director, School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies

  • Institution: Kent State University
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Kent, OH US
  • Website: www.kent.edu
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Director, School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies

  • Kent State University | Kent, OH US
  • Hourglass IconDeadline: February 18, 2022
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Job TitleDirector, School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Administrator

Salary Range -

Location Kent, OH US

Deadline February 18, 2022

Contact Information

Contact Name Dr. Martha Lash, Search Committee Chair

Department -

Email mlash@kent.edu

Phone -

Job Description

To apply for this job please visit jobs.kent.edu.

Director, School

School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies

[Job #998572]

Kent Campus – Kent, OH

 

Setting:  Kent State University (http://www.kent.edu/) is located in Northeast Ohio, a geographic area rich in institutional diversity.  Kent, Ohio (http://kentohio.org/) is a mid-sized community on the Cuyahoga River, approximately 10 miles from Akron, 35 miles from Cleveland, and 15 miles from the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. With an enrollment of 35,000 students in undergraduate, graduate and off-campus programs, Kent State University is one of 91 public doctoral universities with high research activity, as categorized by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. For the 10th time, Kent State University is recognized as a “Great College to Work For,” according to the latest survey by the Great Colleges to Work For program. The Director of the School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies (TLC), is the chief administrative officer of the School and reports directly to and is accountable to the Dean of the College of Education, Health and Human Services. The School of TLC (https://www.kent.edu/ehhs/tlcs) offers undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees in Curriculum and Instruction and houses several teacher education programs including early childhood, middle childhood, adolescent education, career technical, and physical education as well as educational technology.

 

The Director of the School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies:

·      provides a vision for the work of teacher education and local and global community engagement;

·      provides leadership for shared problem-solving and ongoing intellectual dialogue about teaching, scholarship, programming, and issues related to the evolving educational environment;

·      works with and supports 38 faculty on Kent campus and 5 faculty on Regional campuses in their highly productive teaching, research/grant and school partnership work.

·      responsive to the needs of undergraduate and graduate students; promotes students first philosophy;

·      promotes effective communication and positive morale within the School;

·      cultivates a scholarly culture and climate of the School;

·      recommends the reappointment, non-reappointment, tenure, promotion, sanction, and or dismissal of faculty members in the School, as well as appoints, supports, and directs the nonacademic staff of the School;

·      assigns workload to faculty members and facilitates scheduling of courses;

·      oversees the School budget and engages in fiscally-responsible management of resources;

·      oversees and supports the Child Development Center, and TLC special centers/projects;

·      promotes diversity, equity and inclusion;

·      advocates for and represents faculty in School, College, and University affairs, forums, and decisions;

·      develops administrative and educational policies in collaboration with faculty and staff in the School; ensures implementation of School compliance with University, Administrative and operational policies, rules and regulations, and any applicable collective bargaining agreements;

·      performs other tasks and duties as assigned and may include but are not limited to following: the progress of graduates, building and maintaining relationships across Kent State University’s multiple campuses, providing orientation to new faculty, and such.

 

Minimum Qualifications:   Terminal degree in one of the disciplines of the school and experience generally commensurate to the rank of full professor.

OR

Significant academic or equivalent professional experience generally commensurate to the rank of full professor.

 

Salary:  Competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

 

Application and Appointment Dates: Initial review of applications will begin January 31, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.  The successful candidate will begin July 1, 2022. Kent State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

 

Applications: Please apply at https://jobs.kent.edu.  Please send a detailed letter of application and qualifications; curriculum vita; and names, addresses, emails and telephone numbers of three references.

For additional information, questions, or nominations, interested parties should contact:

Dr. Martha Lash, Search Committee Chair

Interim Director, School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies

College of Education, Health and Human Services

Kent State University

Email:  mlash@kent.edu

Phone:  330-672-0628

 

For a complete description of this position and to apply online,

visit our jobsite at https://jobs.kent.edu

Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer / Disabled / Veterans

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