Assistant Professor Educational Administration

Western Illinois University

Macomb, IL

ID: 7062482
Posted: November 25, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About Western Illinois University:
Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, serves over 7,500 students at its traditional, residential four-year campus in Macomb, IL and its metropolitan branch campus in Moline, IL. Compliance to state and federal hiring standards is coordinated through WIU's Office of Equal Opportunity & Access.

Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to, minorities, veterans, women and individuals with disabilities. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes discrimination based on an individual's membership in the following classes: sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other classes protected by state or federal law.

Job Description:
APPOINTMENT: August 20, 2020


The successful candidates will be teaching courses in the principal preparation and superintendent preparation programs focusing on 1) vision; 2) curriculum, instruction and assessment; 3) management; 4) relationships; 5) ethical leadership; and 6) advocacy and influence.
The candidates will also be responsible for supervising principal interns and superintendent interns.
Additionally, the successful candidates will be part of the educational leadership doctoral program (e.g., teaching courses and serving on dissertation committees).
There is a possibility for summer employment.
Supervise principal interns in Illinois and Iowa
Supervise superintendent interns in Illinois and Iowa
Successful candidates must be willing to teach graduate level educational leadership courses each semester (based on the candidate's area of expertise and experience) at the Macomb, Moline and WIU extension campuses and via video-conferencing.
RANK & SALARY: [Rank and salary.]. Negotiable, commensurate with experience. Western Illinois University offers a competitive benefits package including domestic partner benefits. For full benefit information visit:


Minimum of a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership or an equivalent educational field conferred from a regionally accredited degree-granting institution of higher education (or equivalent from an international accrediting body). ABD will be considered, but degree must be conferred on or before July 1, 2020.
Five years experience in PreK-12 leadership specifically as a PreK-12 principal and/or PreK-12 superintendent,
Licensure as a principal and/or superintendent.
Knowledge of building-level and systems-level educational leadership.
Ability to teach graduate-level courses related to school-level and systems-level educational leadership.


Principal licensure - Both Illinois and Iowa preferred.
Superintendent licensure - Both Illinois and Iowa preferred.
Experience as both a principal and superintendent.
Experience mentoring and supervising school leaders and teachers.
Teaching experience (higher education/post secondary).
For a degree to be considered, it must be conferred from a regionally accredited degree-granting institution of higher education (or equivalent from an international accrediting body). Unless otherwise stated, the degree must be "in hand" at the time of application.


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