CCOE | AASE - TTF

Charter College of Education

Position:

Division of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education

Assistant Professor of Data Driven Instructional Leadership

Starting Date:

August 2022

Minimum Qualifications:

1) An earned doctorate (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership, Educational Research and Evaluation, or closely related field (e.g. Higher Education, K-12 Teacher Leadership, or Organizational Leadership) from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required at the time of application; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered.  For appointment, the doctorate degree must be awarded by August 18, 2022.
2) Evidence of teaching experience in higher education.
3) Evidence of a scholarly research agenda related to educational leadership.

Preferred Qualifications:

1) Training and experience in critical quantitative methods and/or social justice approaches to data collection, analysis, and use.
2) Expertise in program evaluation and action research.
3) Documented experience working in PK-16 settings in a leadership or data analysis role.
4) Knowledge of K-12 California administrative credentialing requirements.
5) Currency in the field of pK-16 educational leadership and active involvement in professional organizations.

Duties:

The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community.  These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.

The successful candidate will teach courses in the Ed.D. for Educational Leadership, M.A. in Educational Administration, and other graduate programs in the division of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education that address the use of educational data for equitable program improvement and development. The capacity to teach statistics and quantitative research methodologies through a justice-oriented lens to emerging PK-16 leaders is highly desired.

The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University’s shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.

Salary:

Initial salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University:

California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system.  The University is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. Cal State LA is ranked number one in the U.S. for the upward mobility of its students, and is dedicated to engagement, service, and the public good.  We offer nationally recognized programs in science, the arts, business, criminal justice, engineering, nursing, education, ethnic studies, and the humanities. Our faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship, research, creative pursuits, community engagement, and service.

Our 240,000 alumni reflect the City and County’s dynamic mix of populations.  The University has one of the most diverse student populations of any college or university in the nation.  As a federally recognized Hispanic-Serving Institution, and Asian-American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution, Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. The University is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual.  

Required Documentation:

Please submit the following to the Search Committee Chair at the email address below:
1) A cover letter specifically addressing minimum and preferred qualifications
2) A narrative statement describing your commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of students who are among the first-generation of their family to attend a college or university.
3) A curriculum vitae
4) A list of three professional references with contact information.
5) A University Application for Employment Form

Finalists will be required to submit:
Official transcripts.

Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 

Application:

Review of applications will begin November 29, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

Please email all application materials in a single PDF to: Ms. Betty Lee, AASE Administrative Support Coordinator, at [email protected]. Please type “Applied and Advanced Studies in Education Tenure-Track Application” in the subject line.

Please address all questions to the search committee chair (Allison Mattheis) at: [email protected] or 323-343-4330.

Note: The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to [email protected].

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran status.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/TITLE IX EMPLOYER

Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.