University of Maryland Eastern Shore — Assistant or Associate Professor, Educational Leadership Doctoral Program

Assistant or Associate Professor Educational Leadership Doctoral Program
Department of Education
School of Education, Social Sciences, and The Arts

The Department of Education in the School of Education, Social Sciences and The Arts, is seeking to fill a twelve-month, tenure track position in the Educational Leadership Program. The Educational Leadership Program is dedicated to producing ethical and humane leaders who are knowledgeable and sensitive to the diverse needs of those they serve, who will seek to provide an equity minded and quality education for all children, and who are instructional leaders able to build an effective team- oriented approach to teaching and learning in order to maximize the academic achievement of all students. The successful candidate is expected to work in-person and follow a cohort and weekend format for teaching. 


  • Teach doctoral level courses in the Education Leadership Doctoral Program (EDLD). 
  • Advise doctoral students; 
  • Chair and serve on dissertation committees. 
  • Mentor students in the EDLD program. 
  • Recruit students for the program. 
  • Serve as a liaison between the program and schools. 
  • Continue production of scholarly work including publications, presentations and grants. 
  • Work in a team-oriented environment to review and revise the curriculum including the use of online mode of instruction delivery. The course curriculum is taught using a cohort model and weekend schedule. 
  • Serve on department, school, graduate school and university committees, and be willing to assume leadership role. 
  • Supervise internships, seek grant funding to support scholarship and program growth. 
  • Assist with maintaining accreditation or state program approval. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Ed.D. or Ph.D. in education administration, education leadership, or related field. 
  • Knowledge about education leadership standards and the accreditation or program approval process. 
  • A record of outstanding teaching and scholarship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Applicant with experience working with doctoral or advanced graduate students, with internships and the dissertation process will be given preference. 
  • Experience as a public administrator or equivalent. 
  • Experience contributing to the development and delivery of online courses and teaching experience in online venues.


  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, conceptual, writing and communication skills. 
  • Ability to teach a standards-based program. 
  • Ability to teach most of the following courses: Quantitative research, Personnel Management, School Finance, Research Instrument Design, Planning and Program evaluation, Writing for Publication, Inclusionary Classroom Practices, School/Community Relations, Qualitative Research, Supervision and Professional Development, curriculum and Instructional Leadership, Ethics and Diversity, policy and Politics, Advanced school law, and School Plant Management. 
  • A willingness and ability to take a leadership role as program coordinator. 
  • The ability to get along with others. 

Application Process: Resume will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references. All applicants must apply using the new online application system. 

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UMES is an EEO/AA employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America without employer sponsorship.