Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership

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Classification:Assistant Professor (F9)
Grade:UNAC Grade 30
Work type:Faculty Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast
School/Business unit:Juneau Campus Deans
Location: Juneau
Categories: Education/Instructional

Position Summary:

The Alaska College of Education at the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS), is seeking qualified applicants for a faculty position in Educational Leadership. The qualified candidate will be expected to: coordinate the two education leadership programs, teach education leadership classes; supervise education leadership students; establish and maintain relationships with public schools and state agencies; and perform college, university and community service. This is a permanent, tenure-track position with salary and rank based on experience. Desired start date is June 1, 2020. The position is located in Juneau, Alaska. The Alaska College of Education values collaborative scholarship, and the person in this position will be expected to work with colleagues to teach graduate courses, engage in clinical supervision across the state, establish strong ties with colleagues in and across the College and University, work closely on program improvement with administrators in local school districts, and participate in Department, College, and professional service activities. The candidate will also be responsible for all accounting and reporting tied to the two programs’ accreditation. In addition, the candidate will work work with other faculty to help ensure continuing unit level accreditation.


100Support University of Alaska bipartite mission of performing teaching and public service. Teach courses in educational leadership and other programs. Supervise interns. Advise graduate students. Hold office hours appropriate for the course(s) being taught. Be proactive in developing and modifying curriculum for delivery and other teaching modalities. Provide University and Community service.Essential

Education & Experience

  • A Doctorate in Educational Leadership, or a closely related field at time of the appointment is required. ABD, or master’s level candidates with significant experience will be considered.
  • Previous experience serving as both a building-level principal and as a district-level superintendent in a public school setting is required.
  • A minimum of three years of experience as a superintendent is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from diverse backgrounds.
  • Willingness to travel across the state of Alaska on a regular basis is required.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Previous experience in on-line distance learning, experience in university level teaching, research agenda, experience with multicultural/diverse learners.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach education leadership courses, supervise education leadership candidates and write academic reports.

Candidate will be required to attach the following:

-Comprehensive curriculum vitae 
-Cover letter (please include a discussion of your interest in living and working in Alaska); 
-Philosophy of teaching statement (one to two pages in length)
-Contact information for three professional references (listing names, titles, email addresses, and telephone numbers).

Contact, phone (907) 796-6263 for technical support, additional questions, or to request ADA accommodation when completing your application.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

This is a full-time, 9-month, exempt, UNAC Faculty position with a full UA employee benefits package.  This recruitment is open until filled with initial applicant review taking place on March 4, 2020.

As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAS is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.  All interested persons should apply online. For further assistance with the application process contact Human Resources at 907-796-6263 or email

Union Representation:

This position is represented by United Academics (UNAC).

Term Position: This position term-funded and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug Free Workplace. 

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

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