POSITION: DIRECTOR OF EDUCATIONAL STUDIES ONLINE PROGRAM
DEPARTMENT: COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
The College of Education at North
Greenville University seeks a Director of the Educational Studies Online
Program. 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, 2021. The
salary is negotiable. Candidates must have a Christian commitment and the
ability to integrate the Christian faith with traditional coursework.
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 alcohol.
- Earned a doctorate in the field of
- Hold the rank of assistant professor
- Evidence of at least three years of
successful teaching in a K12 setting
- Prefer candidates with leadership
experience and higher education online teaching experience
Abilities: Read reports, create
presentations, and use a computer system.
- Hearing: Hear well enough to communicate with
co-workers and students.
Grasping, Feeling, Write, type, and use the telephone, copier, and computer
- 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 quickly.
Ability to critically think and concentrate.
The Director provides administrative leadership to the
Educational Studies Online Program, which primarily offers academic programs
for non-traditional students. The Director coordinates and supports the work of
faculty and adjunctive instructors who teach in the program and oversees the
development of non-traditional courses offered in the program. The Director
reports to and is supervised by the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs in
the College of Education.
This is a twelve-month faculty position. The Director will
receive an annual course release of 6 hours, plus an administrative stipend.
Any additional teaching hours will be scheduled under separate agreement, with
permission from the Associate Dean.
Although the general university
schedule is Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and Friday, 8:30a.m.
– 12p.m., the expectation is to be in the Brashier Campus (Greer) at least five
hours per week and be available to meet with students, faculty, leadership,
etc. either in person or virtually as needed.
Office hours are subject to change as deemed necessary. Occasional work
on Saturdays and evenings may be required.
- Serve on the Associate Dean’s leadership team
- Serve as a permanent
member of the Online Teaching and Learning Committee
- Work with the Center for
eLearning to train faculty and qualified adjunctive instructors to teach
non-traditional courses and to assist faculty in designing
- Schedule all courses for
the program and work with other chairs
in the College of Education to monitor faculty
- Maintain up-to-date program information in the Academic Catalog
- Manage the program budget, in consultation with the Associate Dean and Dean
- Develop program curricula, including course/program proposals and
- Maintain the
certificate program and develop other
professional enhancements that can be delivered in non-traditional formats
- Conduct periodic program
review for program curricula
- Prepare annual
Institutional Effectiveness reports, including SACS, for the program
- Conduct annual reviews
of all adjunctive instructors who teach in the program
- Work with the Associate
Dean and Dean to recruit quality adjunctive
instructors for the program
- Assist with onboarding of new Educational
Studies Online Program faculty
to expand enrollment in the program by recruiting students via online, through
social media, and by cultivating strategic relationships with public and
private schools in the region whose instructional staff need access to
non-traditional education programs
- Work with the Associate
Dean and Dean to maintain accreditation standards for
- Assist the Associate Dean in
creating pathways for traditional undergrads who are unable to complete an
on-campus education degree to earn a non-traditional degree in educational
- Collaborate with other Online Program
Directors and the Associate Dean and Dean to ensure that all the programs
follow the same standardization policies and implement quality control
- Coordinate program representation at events related to Admissions and Student
- Lead regular program faculty meetings
regular office hours online and maintain a regular presence at the Greer
all required Program, College, University meetings
- Perform other duties as
assigned by the Associate Dean and Dean
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.