31 Jan
Professor of Practice in Education, PreK12 Engagement and Outreach, College of Education
Pennsylvania, Universitypark , 16802 Universitypark USA


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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:The College of Education is seeking to hire an entrepreneurial leader to serve as Professor of Practice in prek12 Education Engagement and Outreach. This is a non-tenure line full-time 48-week faculty appointment position funded for three years from the date of hire, with the possibility of refunding. Full university benefits apply. The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, numerous health and wellness programs and resources, and much more. The College of Education is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty members. Penn State has a strong commitment to the diversity of its workforce, and we encourage applications from individuals in historically underrepresented groups.The responsibilities of the position include developing mutually beneficial partnerships for the College of Education with K12 school professionals; coordinating outreach activities from the College’s twelve Centers and Institutes (https://ed.psu.edu/research-grants/centers-institutes) ; designing and providing professional development opportunities for current school leaders, teachers, and counselors; and enhancing current outreach efforts that may include serving as the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania School Study Council, (https://ed.psu.edu/academics/departments/department-education-policy-studies/eps-centers-councils-and-journals/pennsylvania-school-study-council) depending on qualifications and interest.Required qualifications include evidence of an earned doctoral degree in Education or a related field, and experience in educational leadership at the district level, as an education service agency leader, or in other relevant leadership positions.Desired qualifications include experience building partnerships with K12 schools, translating research into practice, providing professional learning for educators and other school personnel, and designing professional learning across multiple modes of instruction.This position requires the following clearances: PA State Police Criminal Background Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance Form, and Federal (FBI) Fingerprint Criminal Background Check.Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. Therefore, the successful candidate must also display a strong commitment to inclusion practices that support diversity throughout the College and University.Complete applications will include:

A detailed letter that addresses how your interests and experiences relate to the responsibilities of the position including advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.

An up-to-date curriculum vitae.

A list of four (4) professional references with their contact information (name, title, affiliation, email address, phone). Top candidates will be informed before contacting references.

Applications missing any items will not be considered.The position will remain open until filled. Review of application materials will begin on February 15, 2024. The start date is negotiable.Nominations and inquiries may be sent to Gregory Kelly at: gkelly@psu.edu.CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here (https://police.psu.edu/annual-security-reports) .Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. EEO IS THE LAWPenn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.Federal Contractors Labor Law Poster (https://affirmativeaction.psu.edu/files/2022/01/Federal-Contractors-Labor-Law-Poster.pdf) PA State Labor Law PosterAffirmative Action (https://policy.psu.edu/policies/hr11) Penn State PoliciesCopyright Information (https://www.psu.edu/copyright-information) HotlinesUniversity Park, PA

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