Assistant/Associate Professor, Career & Technical Education - Workforce Leadership & Development
Posted: September 17, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionMinimum Qualifications
Earned doctorate in Workforce Leadership/Education, Training and Development, Organizational Leadership, Career & Technical Education, or closely related area.
Ability to teach in a variety of areas including Workforce Development, Leadership, and Planning; Professional Development, Training and Adult Learning; Technologies for the Workforce; and Career & Technical Education in the undergraduate and graduate teacher education programs;
Experience with online teaching/ training and learning and strong computer skills required.
The candidate’s academic concentration, research, and/or professional experience demonstrate a focus in one of the following areas: Workforce Development, Leadership, and Planning; Professional Development, Training and Adult Learning; Technologies for the Workforce.
The candidate can demonstrate a record of high-quality teaching.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a sincere commitment to promoting advocacy, diversity, equity, inclusiveness, and social justice, as evidenced by prior efforts.
The candidate possesses strong interpersonal, collaborative, and communication skills.
Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)
Established record of scholarship/creative activity.
Established record of leadership.
Commitment to working in a community of practice, to a social constructivist perspective of teaching and learning, working in a multi-disciplinary team, and to working with diverse populations.
University-level teaching experience.
Workforce or business-related experience.
Business Communications, Personal Finance, and Graphic Communications skills.
Description of the Department or Unit
The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Program at Appalachian State University is comprised of seven areas of concentration, including six teaching concentrations and the innovative Workforce Leadership & Development (non-teaching) concentration. The Workforce Leadership and Development concentration provides a program that links business, finance, information technology, education, work, curriculum, and training to improve competitiveness within the workforce. This program is designed to work with all industries and capitalize on a student’s goals and content experience and provide the necessary workforce leadership and career skills needed to LEAD, educate and improve their employees and for personal skill growth.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Developing and teaching face-to-face and online undergraduate and graduate courses in Workforce Development, Leadership, and Planning; Professional Development, Training and Adult Learning; Technologies for the Workforce; and Career & Technical Education in the undergraduate and graduate teacher education programs, and supervision of internships.
Opportunity to teach summer courses.
Engagement in service both within and outside the University.
Engagement in scholarly activity, including publications, and grant acquisition.
Advising undergraduate students.
Student and Faculty recruitment.
Type of Position Full Time Position
Appointment Type 1.0
Number Of Months Per Year 9
Physical Demands of Position
Typical physical demands of classroom and educational environments in a professional position at a university.
Description of University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.