POSITION: DIRECTOR OF Ed.D. PROGRAM IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP/ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
The College of Education at North Greenville
University seeks a Director of the Ed.D. program in Educational Leadership and
Assistant Professor. This position is a full-time position (12 months) working
for the College of Education at the Brashier Campus in Greer. This position will begin on June 1, 2020. The
salary is negotiable. Candidates must have a Christian commitment and the ability
to integrate the Christian faith with traditional coursework.
North Greenville University is a teaching university
affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Members of the NGU
faculty are orthodox Christians who have a strong personal faith in Jesus
Christ, are role models in their piety and ethics, maintain active membership
in an evangelical congregation, and mentor students academically and
spiritually. They are Christian scholars who reflect upon their discipline from
the perspective of a biblical worldview and are expected to teach in accordance
with, and not contrary to the university’s Statement on Human Flourishing. All
employees of NGU are required to abstain from illegal drugs and beverage
Director of Ed.D. Program:
- Assist the doctoral program in all
duties from initial in-take interviews to the dissertation defense, including
paperwork, scheduling, and monitoring progress while having overall supervisory
responsibility of the program
- Organize written/oral comps;
communicate/assess faculty; complete schedules; compile and keep needed
paperwork; prepare annual assessments; ensure the quality of the library
holdings and research resources
the quality of work performed by the Ed.D. students in pursuance of the
doctorate conforms to the level of quality expected at this level
- Other responsibilities assigned by the
associate dean of the graduate program in the COE depend upon program needs and the
- Plan and instruct courses in
qualitative research, research methods, and educational leadership
- Serve on various dissertation
committees as either chair, methodologist, or member
- Additional duties may be possible as
doctorate in the field of education with a research emphasis preferred
of successful teaching and leadership in K12 or higher education
of scholarly productivity in qualitative research and research methods
- Evidence of direct experience supervising
doctoral (Ed.D. or Ph.D.) dissertations as either chair or methodologist
- Visual Abilities: Read
reports, create presentations, and use a computer system.
- Hearing: Hear well
enough to communicate with co-workers and students.
- Dexterity, Grasping, Feeling,
Write, type, and use the telephone, copier, and computer systems.
- Mobility: Move between
departments in the COE and attend meetings across both campuses.
- Talking: Frequently
convey detailed or important instructions and ideas accurately, loudly, or
- Cognitive/Emotional: Ability to critically think and
PREFERENCES FOR THE POSITION
is given to candidates with a robust qualitative research background in
teaching and conducting/publishing studies.
is given to candidates with teaching experience in K12 teaching.
is given to those who published manuscripts, supervised individuals on research
projects, authored grant proposals, and completed accreditation
compliance and reporting.
will be given to candidates with experience teaching graduate students
This position is
a full-time position in the College of Education. The position reports to the associate
dean of graduate programs in the College of Education.
university schedule is Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and
Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Summer hours may vary. Office hours are
subject to change as deemed necessary. Occasional work on Saturdays and
evenings may be required.
Some travel will
be required for recruiting, conferences, and etcetera as needed.
description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be
performed by the employee. S/he will be required to follow any other
instructions and perform any other duties as requested by his or her
To be considered for this position,
individuals must meet the Applicant Requirements criteria stated in the
position post. You may begin the
application process below.