Position Announcements

In an effort to support current and future student affairs faculty in career advancement and search processes, the Commission for Professional Preparation is pleased to provide position announcements. These have been collected from the CSPTalk listserv. Each entry will be pulled based on the application deadline or 3 months after posted--noted at the beginning of each entry. Please contact Karen Haley if you have any questions (khaley@pdx.edu).

Also see job listings on the ASHE website: https://www.ashe.ws/jobs_search.asp

11/12/19 (posted). Widener is pleased to announce that we are recruiting for an Associate Professor position in our Higher Education Leadership master's and doctoral programs.  This individual will also serve as the Graduate Program Director for the program, and build new program tracks (including a new track in Community College Leadership).  Please share with colleagues who might be interested.http://careers.widener.edu/cw/en-us/job/492457/associate-professor-in-higher-education-leadership
11/12/19 (posted). I'm happy to share that we will be searching for an addition to our faculty this year, a tenure-track Assistant Professor in our Community College and Higher Education Leadership program here at Northern Arizona University.  I have attached the announcement and job description to this email. Additionally you can go to our employment landing page  https://in.nau.edu/human-resources/current-job-openings/ and search for position #604699. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out directly to me, Blue Brazelton, blue.brazelton@gmail.com

10/31/19 (posted). The Department of Educational Administration (EDAD) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites applications for an assistant professor (tenure-line) in educational administration. EDAD is committed to preparing individuals to serve and lead P-20 educational organizations in the challenges and opportunities of contemporary teaching and learning. Our department has common interests in class, race, gender, and other areas of educational equity across the P-20 educational spectrum. The position primarily aligns with our higher education program. The person selected for this position will be expected to: a) teach courses utilizing face-to-face, hybrid, and distance education formats in the areas of higher education contexts, organization, and/or stakeholders and participants in postsecondary education; b) teach research methodology courses (quantitative and/or qualitative) for our doctoral program delivered predominately online; c) advise in the masters and doctoral programs (both EdD and PhD tracks); and d) develop a focused agenda of research on higher education administration that has the potential to secure external funding. Part-time summer teaching is contingent on student demand and funding. http://cehs.unl.edu/cehs/coordinated-hire-web-site

How to Apply: To view details of the position and make application, go to http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_190206. Click “Apply to this job.” Complete the application and attach the following documents: 1 ) letter of application with narrative addressing qualifications for the position; 2) curriculum vita; 3) contact information for three professional references; and 4) two examples of scholarship, combined into one document and attach using the “other document” link. Review of applications will begin November 25 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

12/6/19 (deadline).The higher education program at the University of Pittsburgh is searching for an Associate or Full Professor of Practice, Twelve-month, full-time, non-tenure-stream appointment; starting July 2020. The School of Education at the University of Pittsburgh seeks a full-time, non-tenure- stream associate or full professor of practice for the Higher Education Management (HEM) program to contribute to the development and growth of our CPED (Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate) influenced School-wide EdD program and our MEd program in higher education and student affairs. 

We seek a candidate with significant administrative leadership experience in higher education to join our vibrant community of researchers and practitioners. The individual will teach and advise EdD and MEd students, develop innovative program curricula, deliver blended and/or online courses, assist with student recruitment and retention, and engage in practitioner-focused scholarship in pursuit of equitable, just, and sustainable educational change. The individual will also foster collegial relationships with both program and School of Education faculty, and be responsible for service to the department, the School of Education, and larger university. It is also expected that this individual will have ongoing engagement in higher education professional associations. The full position description and application upload is available at https://app.education.pitt.edu/employment/postings


10/15/19 (posted).The Department of Educational Leadership is seeking a candidate for an Assistant Professor-In-Residence for the Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) Master’s Program beginning August 2020. The HESA program is a nationally recognized master’s (MA) program that cultivates the intellectual and professional development of reflective and inclusive practitioners seeking careers in higher education or student affairs administration. Through a cohort model, the program emphasizes a theory-to-practice approach by exposing students to contemporary issues impacting higher education and student affairs practice, current research, and experiential learning.

To apply please visit this link  Questions may be addressed to the search committee chair, Dr. H. Kenny Nienhusser, at kenny.nienhusser@uconn.edu


10/4/19 (posted). The Department of Educational Leadership and Foundationsat the University of Texas at El Paso invites applications for an Associate Professor position in the Higher Education Leadership program beginning fall 2020. In particular, we are seeking a candidate who will be committed to excellence in teaching, research, service, and community engagement, as well as collaboration across the university. Teaching assignments will be based on the candidate’s experience and expertise. The successful candidate will assume a range of responsibilities, including the following: (1) developing a sustained program of research and scholarship; (2) teaching graduate level courses; (3) participating in efforts to seek extramural funding; (4) participating in broad-based university, college, and departmental committees, as well as professional and community service; (5) collaboration with colleagues; (6) advising and mentoring students; and (7) program coordination.

To apply, please visit http://utep.edu/employment  (Executive & Faculty Employment > Education)


10/4/19 (posted). The Department of Educational Policy and Leadership Studies at the University of Iowa invites applications for an academic year tenure-track faculty position as the Mary Louise Chair in Higher Education at the rank of Professor in Higher Education and Student Affairs. The position will start August 19, 2020, or negotiable start date.

To apply for this position, go to our website at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/faculty/ and choose requisition number 73773


9/27/19 (posted). Central Michigan University.The Dean of Education and Human Services leads strategic and long-range planning efforts and works with others to implement change, including: raising standards for student and faculty performance; recruiting new faculty who are committed to strong scholarship and teaching; fostering faculty development; increasing relevant and prominent scholarship and external grant activity; encouraging, strengthening and broadening alumni and community relations; advancing the College’s successful development/fundraising portfolio; and promoting international partnerships.  Required: Academic credentials in a discipline and academic achievements appropriate for appointment as a tenured full professor in a unit within the College.  For a complete list of requirements please visit www.jobs.cmich.edu   Please send all nominations and applications to:  R. Thomas Fitch, Partner and Amanda Bennett, Senior Associate at CMUDeanEHS@storbecksearch.com


9/27/19 (posted). Union University seeks a qualified individual for the position of Director for the Ed.D. in Higher Education Degree Program. The individual will also be appointed to a tenure-track faculty position at a rank commensurate with experience.  Union University is a private, coeducational liberal arts-based university offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The campus is located in Jackson, Tenn. (80 miles northeast of Memphis) with additional campuses in Germantown and Hendersonville, Tenn. Union University currently enrolls more than 3,200 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 44 states and 25 countries. Union University stands as a national leader among colleges and universities in promoting a Christian worldview and a Christ-centered approach to education. Union is consistently ranked among the nation’s premier Christian universities and has been recognized as a top tier institution each year since 1997 by U.S. News & World Report, which also recognized Union at a national level for undergraduate teaching excellence. Union was also recently recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For,” one of only 30 four-year institutions to receive this honor roll designation.  Responsibilities include recruiting students, organizing and administering the program, selecting, placing and evaluating faculty, and reviewing the curriculum.  This position is a 12 month faculty administrator role with 21 hours of teaching and 3 hours of release from teaching for administrative duties.  The faculty member will teach graduate courses, which earn 4 load hours of credit each.

To apply, please visit https://uu.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=1145916&&&nohd#job


9/25/19 (posted). The Higher Education Program at Northern Illinois University is seeking a full-time instructor with expertise in higher education/student affairs administration and educational research and assessment. The qualified candidate has expertise in one or more of the following areas: higher education/student affairs administration, educational research and assessment methods, social justice education, and/or leadership development.  Courses are offered in different modalities including hybrid, online, and weekly face-to-face.

This position is for Spring 2020 (4/4 teaching load) with potential for renewal for the 2020/2021 academic year.  Summer teaching for additional compensation is also available as well as conference travel funds.  Application Submission: Email a letter of application addressing qualifications, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three references.  Official transcript will be required prior to start date.  Appointment will commence on January 6, 2020.  Please email application materials to Dr. Carrie Kortegast at ckortegast@niu.edu


8/30/19 (posted). Miami University Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) program is hiring a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor to start August 2020.



9/3/19 (posted)Associate Coordinator/Instructor of our College Student Personnel Administration (CSPA) program at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. We are looking for someone to start this spring 2020.  The candidate will primarily assist with GA and Internship placement, teach, and support general program administration. This is a great position for someone who eventually wants to make the transition to a full-time faculty role. For more information: Dr. Pietro A. Sasso (psasso@siue.edu) and Dr. J.T. Snipes (jsnipes@siue.edu).


9/5/19 (posted). The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Howard University is seeking to fill a tenure-track faculty position in Higher Education at the Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor level. 



9/9/19 (posted) The University at Buffalo is excited to share that we are seeking two (2) Assistant Professors (tenure-track) in Student Affairs/Higher Education.  Building on departmental expertise in college access, multicultural competence, social justice and inclusion, and gender (in)equity in higher education, we seek candidates whose research directly engage questions of practice that impact how historically underrepresented groups experience higher education including racial, ethnic and gender minoritized groups, English language learners, and other marginalized groups. 



 9/16/19 (posted). Two Faculty Vacancies (Assistant & Assistant/Associate) for the graduate programs in Student Affairs & Higher Education at Mississippi State University



9/14/19 (posted)  The School of Education at Manhattanville College is seeking a Full-Time Assistant Professor & Coordinator for the Doctoral Program.  Specifically, this individual will assist with recruitment for a new cohort to begin in July 2020, and will teach classes for this (online) degree pathway which coaches students on completion of their dissertations.