Job no: 495193
Work type: Faculty Full-time
Location: Pensacola - Main Campus
Categories: School of Education
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|Position Title (Classification Title):||Director, 118200, Professor|
|Working Title:||Director, School of Education|
|Job Summary:||The University of West Florida seeks a Director of the School of Education (SOE) who possesses a collaborative and transparent leadership style, appropriate administrative skills, and a vision to elevate the School of Education. The Director is responsible for all areas of school administration and operations including, but not limited to, the coordination of academic programs, curricula, and accreditation; student recruitment, retention, and graduation; faculty and staff recruitment, retention, and evaluation; strategic budgeting and resource allocation; coordination of external fundraising, grants, and contracts; and management of facilities and equipment. The School of Education offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs in education, and instructional design and performance technology. Reporting to the Vice Provost, the SOE Director is a 12-month administrative position.|
|Department||School of Education|
|Minimum Qualifications:||Doctorate degree in an appropriate area of specialization. Earned tenure and promotion in rank in the field of the doctorate. Successful administrative experience in higher education with demonstrated achievement in academic personnel budget administration and comprehensive academic planning. At least one position held for a period of not less than three consecutive years. A successful track record demonstrating an ability to work effectively in an environment of shared governance that relies on collegiality and consultative decision-making. Experience in and knowledge of processes planning and policy implementation related to accreditation is required.|
|Position Qualifications:||--Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline
--Sustained record of successful higher education teaching and a scholarly record warranting appointment to Full Professor
--Demonstrated record of leadership in higher education which includes evaluation and supervision of faculty, staff, and programs
--Demonstrated record of establishing and stewarding partnerships with various local and regional stakeholders (e.g., PreK-12 institutions, service agencies, businesses, colleges/universities).
--Experience with university, state, and national accreditation and assessment processes
|Preferred Qualifications||--Experience with budget management, resource allocation, strategic planning, and faculty recruitment and retention.
--Experience with enrollment management.
--Experience fostering student-centered learning environments.
--Demonstrated record of promoting excellence and innovation in the areas of teaching, creative and scholarly activities, and service.
--Demonstrated record of supervising doctoral students, faculty and programs.
--Familiarity with Florida’s performance based funding metrics.
|Special Requirements or Considerations of the Job:||This position requires a criminal background screen.|
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Work Hours||8:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Salary Range||Commensurate with Education and Experience|
|Preferred Response Date:||11/6/23|
|Special Instructions to Applicants:||Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: https://careers.uwf.edu. Applicants are required to attach a CV, cover letter (letter of interest), and contact information for five references. References will be contacted upon submission of this application. An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process. For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email email@example.com.
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