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Chair, Department of Education
Department of Education
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Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California's Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master's, Ph.D., and law degrees.
Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all master's universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is California's oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.
The School of Education and Counseling Psychology invites applications for Chair of the Department of Education beginning Fall 2014. We seek an innovative, visionary, and energetic leader focused on 21st Century teaching and learning.
Associate or Full Professor, Tenure-Track
Doctoral degree in a field of education or associated discipline
Experience in PreK-12 education
Teacher/scholar with a demonstrated record of scholarship and ability to mentor pre-tenure faculty
University administrative experience and a record of successful leadership
Demonstrated commitment to multiculturalism and social justice
Understanding of, and experience with, professional accreditation processes
Experience fostering inter-department collaborations
January 15, 2014
Leadership and management of the Department of Education
Faculty Hiring, Mentoring, and Evaluation
New Program Development
An Active Research Program
Applicants should email a current vita and a letter of application that addresses leadership philosophy, as well as administrative, teaching, and scholarship skills and experiences to Dean Nicholas Ladany at firstname.lastname@example.org, School of Education and Counseling Psychology, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053-0201. Inquiries and nominations are welcome. Application deadline is January 15, 2014.
Santa Clara University is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to social justice and to increasing diversity and furthering multicultural engagement among faculty, staff, and students. It seeks to prepare graduates who will be leaders in terms of their competence, conscience and compassion. Santa Clara is located in the Northern California Bay Area, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Santa Clara University offers a generous benefits program. Santa Clara University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of other historically under-represented United States ethnic groups.
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Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.
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