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Assistant Professor of Pk-12 Educational Leadership

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

: 1) Submit a letter of application setting forth your qualifications; 2) Include a current resume or curriculum vitae that lists names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of four persons who can provide information on your qualifications; 3) Submit a one to two-page written statement. separate from your letter of application, describing highlights of your administrative experience. Describe how administrative experiences and diversity issues have influenced your orientation to and core beliefs of education administration. Further, describe how diversity issues have influenced and/or been a part of your work in teaching, research, service, and/or outreach; 4) Provide unofficial transcripts of all graduate work. All applications must be submitted electronically to NMSU’s on-line applicant tracking system. To do so, please go to http://jobs.nmsu.edu/ and create your account and follow the instructions as they are provided upon logging in to the site. Initial review of applications will begin December 1, 2017 and will continue until position is filled. Successful candidate may begin employment as early as August 2018. For questions regarding the job posting you may contact Dr. Kristin Kew (kew@nmsu.edu, 575-646-4081).

Department Contact

Department Contact Information

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Department Contact Name Kristin Kew, Ph.D.
Department Contact Title Assistant Professor
Department Contact Phone 575-646-4081
Department Contact Email kew@nmsu.edu

Posting Details

Posting Details

Requisition Number 1700103F
Internal or External Search External - Open to all applicants
General Information of Campus and Unit

New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state’s NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a cultural diverse educational environment.

Position Number 199851
Position Job Title Assistant Professor of Pk-12 Educational Leadership
Rank Assistant Professor
Tenure Status Tenure Track
Position Summary

Teach undergraduate and graduate students; advise Master’s and doctoral students; supervise dissertations and administrative internships, and serve on dissertation committees. Ability to provide instruction and professional development in data-guided decision making, especially regarding improving student learning; school accountability systems; and teacher and principal evaluation based on evidence of student learning. Additional responsibilities include doing scholarship and service in support of the department’s mission: “To prepare and graduate capable, skillful, and dynamic educational leaders for a diverse society. Through the use of theory and practice we aim to develop change agents and role models for socially-just educational systems.” The successful candidate is expected to embrace and demonstrate the six core values of the College of Education: Excellence, Integrity, Diversity, Transparency, Leadership, and Innovation.

Required Qualifications

Earned doctorate in educational administration or similar degree; adherence to social justice values and teaching; experience with diverse students and communities; readiness to carry out distance education in a variety of modes; ability and desire to carry out scholarship and creative activity as defined by NMSU policy 5.90.4.2; interest in Southwest communities, including those that are bilingual, immigrant, and indigenous; willingness to collaborate with colleagues in the department, college, and university; willingness to collaborate with educators in local public school districts. Candidate must have earned doctorate in hand prior to starting employment. Summer semester teaching available, contingent upon funding.

Preferred Qualifications (optional)

Recent and significant experience in Pk-12 schools; successful principalship and/or leadership experience in Pk-12 schools; desire to pursue outside funding sources in support of programs, scholarship, teaching, and/or activities related to department mission.

Special Requirements of the Position
Special Instructions to Applicants

: 1) Submit a letter of application setting forth your qualifications; 2) Include a current resume or curriculum vitae that lists names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of four persons who can provide information on your qualifications; 3) Submit a one to two-page written statement. separate from your letter of application, describing highlights of your administrative experience. Describe how administrative experiences and diversity issues have influenced your orientation to and core beliefs of education administration. Further, describe how diversity issues have influenced and/or been a part of your work in teaching, research, service, and/or outreach; 4) Provide unofficial transcripts of all graduate work.

All applications must be submitted electronically to NMSU’s on-line applicant tracking system. To do so, please go to http://jobs.nmsu.edu/ and create your account and follow the instructions as they are provided upon logging in to the site. Initial review of applications will begin December 1, 2017 and will continue until position is filled. Successful candidate may begin employment as early as August 2018. For questions regarding the job posting you may contact Dr. Kristin Kew (kew@nmsu.edu, 575-646-4081).

Campus/Work Site
Appointment Status Regular, Full-time
Appointment Full-time Equivalency 1.0
Appointment Base Academic
Posting Date 09/08/2017
Closing Date 12/01/2017
Target Salary Rate
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding No
Anticipated Job Begin Date (optional) 08/13/2018
Anticipated Job End Date, if applicable (optional)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Letter of Interest/Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (Undergraduate and Graduate Combined)
  4. Other Dept Specific Document
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you become aware of this position opening?
    • NMSU Website
    • Las Cruces Sun News/El Paso Times
    • Albuquerque Journal
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • New Mexico Department of Labor
    • Other (If other please answer next question)
  2. If you became aware of this posting from another source, please describe?

    (Open Ended Question)