George Fox University - Faculty
  • 25-Apr-2018 to 15-Aug-2018 (PST)
  • School of Education
  • Newberg, OR, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, dental, life, disability insurance; retirement plan; tuition remission.

George Fox University announces a non-tenure track faculty position in the College of Education, to begin August 15, 2018.  We seek an individual with an established record of successful P-12 educational leadership to teach, advise, and plan the School of Education's educational administrator preparation programs, and to collaborate with program faculty and SOE chairs to support leadership preparation across the P-12 spectrum.  

George Fox University's Administrative Licensure program is designed to prepare an educator to be a change agent'one who understands current school practices and then works within the larger political, social, economic, legal, and cultural context to facilitate new ways of helping each student become a productive citizen and supporting teachers to become leaders within schools.  We are committed to developing leaders who think critically, transform practice, and promote justice, and act with courage, integrity, and humility in seeking multiple perspectives.  We seek candidates who demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively and effectively within socially, culturally, and economically diverse communities, and who are interested in addressing issues of diversity and equity through their teaching, leading, curriculum development, and service.

George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented on our faculty.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Deliver quality instruction in advanced courses in the Administrative Licensure program
  • Provide leadership in the Administrative Licensure program including: recruitment and admissions; program and curriculum development; adjunct hiring and support; and assessment for program improvement and accreditation-related activities
  • Mentor and advise Administrative Licensure students
  • Supervise P-12 administrative practicum experiences along with site-based mentors
  • Participate in relevant professional associations/organizations at the state and national level to promote collaborative networking and partnerships
  • Participate in the work of the program and the university, including advising and serving on university committees as needed  

Required Qualifications

  • Extensive successful P-12 experience as a building and district office administrator
  • Ability to work and lead collaboratively with colleagues, establishing strong relationships, to grow and maintain trust
  • Experience or strong potential in graduate-level teaching, including evidence of culturally relevant, democratic, and inclusive teaching philosophy and practices
  • Expertise to teach a variety of courses in educational leadership
  • Commitment to issues of social justice and equity in P-12 education 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with local educational partners
  • Excellent communication skills (in person, in writing, electronically, etc.)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • A commitment to working with a diverse population of students is essential; demonstrated experience in this area is preferred.
  • All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Earned Doctor of Education degree or interest in a doctoral degree program (consideration will be given to a tenure-track option for a candidate with an earned doctorate)
  • Experience with online teaching
  • Experience teaching at the graduate level
  • Experience developing partnerships with schools, communities, universities/colleges, and agencies

Salary and Rank

Appointment at the Assistant Professor level is anticipated, though candidates with significant teaching experience at previous institutions may be considered for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor, with consideration for a tenure-track option for a candidate with an earned doctorate.  Salary and benefits are competitive with comparable institutions.

Application Procedures apply only through this website Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions may be directed to:

Gary Sehorn, Interim Director of Administrative Licensure


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