Regional Graduate Program Coordinator, College of Education

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Position Summary  

The College of Education at Concordia University Texas invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Education at the starting rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.  Appointment shall begin in July 2014.  Once appointed, the Regional Graduate Program Coordinator functions under the direction of the Dean of the College of Education and the Center Dean. This position aids in supporting Concordia’s vision and mission by providing academic program support to the graduate program in Education within an assigned geographical market area.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Regional Graduate Program Coordinator duties and responsibilities will include identifying, hiring and supervising adjunct faculty; implementing quality assurance processes for documenting and evaluating the program and faculty; implementing the assessment program and participating in program improvement efforts; coordination of program delivery within the market; teaching graduate level courses; participating in the College of Education and University faculty meetings, events, and/or committees; and providing marketing support to graduate admissions.

The Regional Graduate Program Coordinator will have the ability to participate on and lead projects.  The Coordinator will provide academic advising support, in coordination with other support and advising services, to students in the graduate program.  The Coordinator should have the ability to verify adequacy of off-site locations for instructional use and provide local coordination for securing and maintaining access to such sites.  The Coordinator will ensure adequate faculty professional development opportunities exist and support graduate admissions to help market the program and promote enrollment.  The Coordinator will assist in the fiscal projections for the annual budget process and for student enrollment.

This position is a regular full-time faculty position that will be hired into an Initial Level term contract (normally starting with a 2 year term) that is eligible for consideration for our modified tenure level appointment and will be made at either the Assistant or Associate Professor rank, depending upon credentials and experience, and is eligible for advancement in rank.  This faculty position has an expected annual load of 24 load hours in graduate-level Education courses.  This position partially fulfills annual faculty weight load requirements (1/4 to 3/4 of FT load at the discretion of the Dean of the College of Education).

Regular commuting among assigned instructional sites and the Center is required.  Regular participation in evening and weekend program related responsibilities, events, and classes.

Position Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • A terminal degree in Education (Ph.D. or Ed.D)

  • Five (5) years of demonstrated successful teaching in higher education.  Appointment to the rank of Associate Processor requires a minimum of 6 years of college level teaching or the equivalent.

  • Two (2) years of experience in a supervisor capacity (responsible for evaluation and management of employees)

  • Applicants must have a strong commitment to education within the community of a Lutheran university and as such all candidates must be active members in a Christian church; membership in a Lutheran Church is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A specialization in Differentiated Instruction, Literacy, or curriculum related field (at least 18 graduate credit hours), or knowledge of content and significant experience and/or skills necessary to teach courses in curriculum, instruction, learning, and exceptional learners.

How to Apply:

Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a Philosophy of teaching statement, faculty application, transcripts (copies acceptable for application), three letters of reference to or mail to Human Resources, Concordia University Texas, 11400 Concordia University Drive, Austin, TX 78726.

If sending a hardcopy via mail or fax, include your name on each item to facilitate processing of the application. If sending a digital copy via email, include your first and last name in the title of each document.

Closing Date:

Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until the position is filled.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is dependent upon rank, credentials and experience.  The salary plan is benchmarked to the Quartile 1 for private, religious, baccalaureate institutions of similar size as compiled by CUPA-HR.

We also have a competitive benefits package including full medical and dental for the employee, with the option to pay for family members and the option to choose the level of coverage.  Employees are enrolled in a pension program paid for by the University and have the option of contributing to a 403B retirement savings plan.  Other benefits include disability and life insurance policies.  The employee and eligible dependents are eligible to attend the University with a full tuition waiver after a minimum employment period of 6 months.

Concordia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Concordia University Texas is an institution of the Concordia University System affiliated with The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, and to the extent allowed by law, reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion.

All employees of Concordia University Texas are supportive of the ministry of the institution, its mission to develop Christian leaders, and its spiritual principles and values as a Lutheran institution of higher education.

This position description is not intended to be, nor should it be interpreted to be, an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with this position. While the aim is to accurately reflect the position responsibilities and requirements, the administration reserves the right to add, modify or remove the duties described, as well as assign duties as deemed necessary.


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Contact Information

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11400 Concordia University Drive
Austin, Texas 78726

Phone: 512.313.JOBS (5627)
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