The Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy in the College of Education and Human Services at Seton Hall University invites applications for a full-time faculty member in the higher education position, with a focus on college student development, student affairs administration, and/or diversity in higher education beginning August 16, 2019. The appointment is tenure-track or term, depending on the qualifications of the successful candidate.
Seton Hall University is located in South Orange, New Jersey, just 14 miles from New York City. It is the oldest Catholic diocesan institution of higher education in the United States, and the Carnegie Foundation classifies it as a doctoral university. It is home to approximately 6,300 undergraduate and 4,700 graduate students from all 50 states and more than 60 foreign countries. An exciting and culturally diverse community, Seton Hall pursues academic excellence and ethical development in a collaborative environment, and prepares its students to be servant leaders in their professional and community lives.
The Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy offers M.A., Ed.S., Ed.D., and Ph.D. programs for students who seek educational leadership, policy, and research positions in institutions of higher education, government agencies, nonprofit education organizations, and K-12 schools. For more information about the College of Education and Human Services and the higher education programs at Seton Hall University, please visit our website at http://www.shu.edu/education.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include teaching courses on student development theories, college student affairs administration, diversity and higher education as well as other agreed-upon courses; utilizing blended learning technologies, conducting impactful research and publishing scholarly work on student success, learning, and development; advising master’s and doctoral students; supervising doctoral dissertations and/or field placements; assisting with student recruitment and the growth of master’s programs; and contributing to program development and coordination. Faculty members are expected to be active members of the College of Education and Human Services and the broader Seton Hall community in addition to relevant disciplinary and professional organizations.
An earned doctorate in higher education, student affairs, or a related field by September 1, 2019
Ability to teach courses on the college student, student affairs administration, college student personnel, and related areas
An active scholarly research agenda in higher education and student affairs
Strong background and knowledge of various qualitative methods
Ability to supervise and mentor doctoral dissertations employing qualitative methods or mixed methods
Administrative experience working in one or more facets of student affairs (e.g., student life, housing, counseling, advising, service learning, career planning, alumni relations)
Interest in developing and teaching courses in nontraditional formats (hybrid, online, executive models)
A demonstrated record of scholarly achievement (such as peer-reviewed publications or conference presentations)
Experience mentoring doctoral dissertations (both Ed.D. and Ph.D.)
Experience teaching courses in higher education and student affairs
General Office Environment
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applications should include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, a publication and or conference presentation, and the names and contact information of three references. Although applications will be accepted until the position is filled, for full consideration, applications should be submitted by February 15, 2019. Questions about the position may be directed to search committee co-chairs Dr. Robert Kelchen (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Dr. Rong Chen (email@example.com).
Applications and expressions of interest, which will be treated in confidence, should be sent electronically to:
Dr. Elaine M. Walker/ Chair, Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy
Seton Hall University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation or sex.
Internal Number: 493674
About Seton Hall University
Seton Hall University is a major Catholic university. In a diverse and collaborative environment it focuses on academic and ethical development. Seton Hall students are prepared to be leaders in their professional and community lives in a global society and are challenged by outstanding faculty, an evolving technologically advanced setting and values-centered curricula.