Concordia University Chicago (CUC) seeks applications for the full-time position of Visiting Leadership faculty in the Department of Leadership for the spring 2020 semester. Primary responsibilities include teaching graduate courses at the Master's and Doctoral level in school and teacher leadership, such as ethics, supervision, school change and evaluation, school organization, supervision and improvement of instruction, leading school based learning communities, building collaborative partnerships, while maintaining an active program of scholarship including presentations and publications, and participating in service community activities.
Qualified candidates should have an earned doctorate in educational leadership or a related educational area; have a solid record of teaching and involvement in PK-12 settings with five or more years as a public or private school building or district level administrator; and must be committed to Lutheran education and values congruent with the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.
Preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching at the Master's and Doctoral level and experience in instructional leadership. Additional consideration will be given to candidates who have served as principals. The search committee will interview until a successful candidate is found. For further information about the position, please contact Dr. Paul Sims, Chair, Department of Leadership, College of Graduate Studies at Paul.Sims@CUChicago.edu. Office: 708-209-3521.
Compensation and Benefits:
Visiting faculty rank and starting range is dependent upon individual qualifications and experience. Concordia health, disability and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and their eligible dependents. Tuition benefits are also available for employees and their qualified dependents.
Interested individuals should include current cover letter, resume and references with their online application. Applications for faculty positions should also include a copy of transcripts from the applicant's highest degree.
Concordia does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex or age. As an institution of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, however, and to the extent allowed by law, Concordia University reserves the right to give preference in employment based upon religious affiliation.
Concordia University Chicago does not generally sponsor for employment visas except for positions that oversee, teach or support our international programs.
About Concordia University Chicago:
Concordia University Chicago is a liberal arts-based Christian university founded in the Lutheran tradition. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, College of Graduate Studies, and College of Innovative and Professional Programs, Concordia-Chicago offers more than 160 areas of study in small classes taught by professors who are passionate about teaching and student success. All undergraduate and graduate degrees are fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Concordia University Chicago has been recognized as a College of Distinction since 2010, and in 2013 was named to the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the fifth time. For the sixth consecutive year, combined undergraduate and graduate enrollment has exceeded more than 5,000 students. Concordia University Chicago is located in River Forest, 10 miles west of downtown Chicago. Learn more at CUChicago.edu.
As a distinctive, comprehensive university of The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod, centered in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and based in the liberal arts, Concordia University Chicago equips men and women to serve and lead with integrity, creativity, competence and compassion in a diverse, interconnected and increasingly urbanized church and world.