Anderson University, South Carolina

Program ID:Anderson University, South Carolina-DIRLDR [#16914]
Program Title: Director, PhD in Leadership Program Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Leadership
Program Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Location:Anderson, South Carolina 29621, United States [map]
Subject Area: Leadership. Sustainability, and Organizational Change
Appl Deadline: finished (2020/09/17, finished 2021/09/18)

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The College of Business and the College of Christian Ministries at Anderson University invite applications for a full-time, eleven-month position as Director of the PhD in Leadership Program who will enter at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor rank. This position will be based in Anderson, South Carolina with a start date of January 2021. The PhD Program Director will be expected to provide leadership and oversight to the continued development and daily operations of the PhD Program. Anderson University is an innovative, entrepreneurial, premier comprehensive, liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. The university seeks candidates with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning.

Anderson University recognizes three paths for faculty employment: annual appointment, professional path, and tenure track. Faculty hired for annual appointment are evaluated on mission fit, and teaching and learning. They begin employment at the rank of instructor with the opportunity to promote to senior lecturer. Faculty in the Professional Path focus on teaching and learning and are evaluated on mission fit, teaching and learning, and service; and they are able to promote through professorial ranks. After six years of exemplary service, faculty on the Professional Path become eligible for multi-year contracts. Faculty on tenure track focus initially on teaching and learning, but they are evaluated on mission fit, teaching and learning, service, and scholarship. Tenure-track faculty promote through professorial ranks and are eligible for tenure status in year six.

This full-time faculty position requires an earned terminal degree in one of the following fields: Leadership, Organizational Science, Higher Education Administration, or related field. Additionally, applicants should have relevant experience in the following areas: leadership research, professional leadership experience, graduate course design and development, program assessment experience, and doctoral dissertation committee experience. The preferred candidate will be expected to recruit students and faculty, and demonstrate potential for teaching excellence in online settings. Additionally, preference will be given to applicants with doctoral-level teaching experience, and a sufficient level of scholarship to warrant tenure-track status. The ideal candidate will also have the ability to support graduate student scholarships and secure external funding.

To ensure full consideration, please complete the online application for faculty employment, along with a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references to Electronic submissions are required.

Questions about the position may be directed to:

Margaret Meece, Administrative Assistant, College of Business Anderson University 316 Boulevard Anderson, SC 29621

About our Commitment to Diversity

Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs. In order to fulfill its purpose, the University may legally discriminate on the basis of religion in employment. The University has been granted exemption from certain regulations promulgated under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 which conflict with the University's religious tenets. Please direct inquiries about our commitment to diversity to Dr. L. Dianne King, Associate Vice President for Student Development/Dean of Student Success/ Title IX Coordinator, Thrift Library Office 203, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621, (864) 231-2026, or to the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education at

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