California State University, San Bernardino — Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty in Educational Leadership and Technology / K-12

Depends on Qualifications

San Bernardino, CA

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Academic Affairs

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Department: Educational Leadership and Technology
Appointment: Open Rank Tenure Track
Effective: September 2019
Area of Specialization: K-12

The Department of Educational Leadership and Technology at California State University, San Bernardino is seeking applications for an open rank, tenure- track faculty appointment in Educational Administration/Educational Leadership with an emphasis on PreK-12 education.  Primary responsibilities of this dynamic position include teaching courses in the Educational Administration/Leadership program at the master’s and doctoral degree levels. Pursuing a substantive and programmatic line of scholarship–including publications and external funding to support research and institutional initiatives–is expected, along with providing service to the field and community. Additional responsibilities include mentoring graduate students through advising, chairing, and participating on dissertation committees, as well as supervising field experiences. The selected candidate will serve on college and university-wide committees and contribute to continued program improvement.

We are particularly interested in a 21st century scholar who brings a critical, theoretical, and practical perspective that is related to community “problems of practice.”  Our MA in Educational Administration Program will be launching courses for California’s credential process using performance assessments.  Our Ed.D. Program embraces principles of diversity and equity, with actively engaged stakeholders. The program’s mission is to develop scholar-practitioner-leaders who respond to 21st century challenges by promoting practices, policies, and programs committed to equity, social justice, and transformation.

California State University, San Bernardino is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of Los Angeles.  CSUSB offers programs through the colleges of Arts and Letters, Business and Public Administration, Education, Natural Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley.  CSUSB serves approximately 20,700 students and offers 47 undergraduate, 35 graduate and one doctoral degree as well as 13 programs with national accreditation.

CSUSB is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive academic community and building a culturally diverse faculty.  Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student population are strongly encouraged to apply.  We are particularly interested in receiving applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Typical Activities
We seek applicants who have taught in and have previous administrative experience in PreK-12 settings and who can apply the realities facing diverse communities. Candidates will be expected to meet the traditional requirements of excellence in teaching, active scholarly and professional work, and service to the University and community.

The successful candidate will be required to teach a range of courses in educational leadership for the Master’s in Educational Administration and the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership Programs on and off campus cohorts, including both the San Bernardino and Palm Desert Campuses. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: teaching courses in educational leadership in four or more of the following areas:  1) school law; 2) organizational and instructional leadership; 3) ethical leadership and decision making; 4) strategic planning, accountability and change; 5) research methods; and; 6) assessment and evaluation; advising students; serving on and directing doctoral dissertation committees and student research papers, and collaborating on program curricula development.

Minimum Qualifications
This position involves teaching, research, and service and is open at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor.  Candidates must have: 1) an earned doctorate in educational leadership, organizational leadership, institutional management, educational administration or a closely related field in education from an accredited institution by time of appointment; 2) leadership experience as a PreK-12 school leader (building, district, or regional level, state or national educational policy organizations; 3) proven record of, or potential for, research and scholarly publications.

Preferred Qualifications:
1) Ability to establish and maintain an active research agenda with the evidence of publications relative to the field of PreK-12/community college educational administration and/or leadership; 2) demonstrated evidence of working and collaborating effectively with students, staff, and faculty from diverse backgrounds and programs; 3) expertise in one of the following areas: education law, ethical leadership and decision making, research methods, or assessment and evaluation.

Supplemental Information
Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experiences.  Upon submission of the application, please submit a resume, a copy of the most recent transcripts (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment), the name, telephone numbers and email addresses of 3 references along with letters of recommendation from 3 individuals qualified to comment.

Formal review of applications will begin November 23, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

In addition, new faculty are encouraged to develop and participate in activities that support the university’s strategic plan. This plan emphasizes: a) student success; b) faculty and staff success; c) stewarding resources; d) community engagement and partnerships; and, e) enhancing the campus identity.

Please submit the name, telephone number and email address of three references and three (3) letters of recommendation from individuals qualified to comment, copies of all postsecondary degrees (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment).

Also include a Diversity Statement detailing how your teaching and/or service and/or scholarship would support the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in your academic field. (Maximum 250 words).

To find out more about the Department of Educational Leadership & Technology, please visit  To find out more about the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership Program, please visit

To find out more about the MA in Educational Administration, the preliminary and professional credentials, please visit

If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply at  Salary is commensurate with experience.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096 – Revised July 21, 2017)

This position may be “Designated” under California State University’s Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:

California State University, San Bernardino

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