Teaching, Program Facilitation and Advising
- Plan course syllabi/assignments to meet Hood College program curriculum requirements utilizing a variety of teaching techniques.
- Teach graduate level courses in the Educational Leadership or other graduate Education programs by successfully planning for instruction, delivering effective instruction and assessing candidate performance.
- Instruct students in course content and provide learning opportunities in and out of the classroom to achieve program objectives.
- Determine grades for assignments and for overall achievement in class. Provide appropriate documentation of grades to students and department as appropriate.
- Utilize digital and electronic platforms such as Blackboard and Chalk & Wire to promote effective instruction, accurate record keeping, and data collection.
- Practice effective organizational strategies to manage the administrative responsibilities of program direction.
- Demonstrate and model those qualities of the successful school principal.
- Maintain regular office hours; serve as advisor for all Educational Leadership Program candidates, work positively with candidates to assist them in progressing successfully through the program.
- Other job-related duties as assigned including the assumption of periodic special projects related to graduate Education programming.
- Conduct appropriate research to enhance general body of knowledge and provide for publication opportunities.
- Present research and other academic papers at professional conferences.
- Support and participate in college committees.
- Support and participate in professional and community organizations to develop professional partnerships and meet academic needs of the institution.
- Support the College initiatives to recruit and retain talented candidates. Activities will include interviewing applicants for admission into the program, assessing writing samples, participating in recruitment activities such as open houses and interest
- Support the graduate education programming by enhancing collaboration with appropriate organizations and community groups.
- Act as an active member of the Hood College community.
- Discipline Mastery: Strong knowledge of subject matter; on-going interaction and/or development of skills related to discipline.
- Teaching Mastery: Strong knowledge of current learning theory and appropriate teaching methodology for graduate student populations.
- Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds effectively to address questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings; facilitates coherent and
logical classroom discussions.
- Planning/Organizing: Realistically prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives.
- Professionalism: Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts objectively under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
- Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the academic work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal effectively with change, delay, or unanticipated events.
- Dependability: Commits resources necessary to assist students to reach goals.
- Innovation: Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges successfully; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; effectively presents ideas and information.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge and skills required to perform this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Experience and expertise in school leadership, experience in successful higher education instruction, earned doctorate degree preferred.
Proficient in Microsoft Office software, e-mail, and Internet sources. Ability to use a variety of digital and electronic devices, programs, and resources to instruct.
Proficient in oral and written communication in the English language and ability to assist students with English as a secondary language. Ability to read and interpret documents such as research studies, administrative policies, and journals, newspapers,
etc. Ability to write lesson plans, effectively respond to e-mail messages, create routine reports and correspondence, speak effectively before groups.
Ability to solve practical and theoretical problems. Ability to interpret material in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Ability to hypothesize, draw conclusions, and support conclusions, ability to work independently and as a member of a group in
developing and executing project plans; and ability to work in theoretical arena and apply logic as appropriate.
Qualified candidates are invited to apply on-line via our electronic application which requires submission of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts, transcript from the
highest degree achieved and three letters of recommendation.
The candidate should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted electronically to email@example.com and your writer must include 17-0010 in the subject line. All document titles (including letters of recommendation) related to your application
must include your name and the requisition number.
Questions about the position should be directed to Ann Sheehan at firstname.lastname@example.org. This position will remain open until a successful candidate is identified;
initial screening will begin on April 14, 2017.
The electronic application is found at the end of the job description on the lower right hand side, "Apply On-line". If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email email@example.com or call (301) 696-3592.
Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States. An Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disability
Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment,
or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation
for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592. For complete
information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit http://www.hood.edu/non-discrimination/.