Iowa State University Director of Leadership Studies and Lecturer or Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Ames, Iowa

Special Instructions

Special Instructions Summary

Posting Details

Posting Number 800162

Working Title Director of Leadership Studies and Lecturer or Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

Advertised Employing Department College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Administration

Appointment Type Faculty - Term

Base of Employment B - Faculty (9 Months)

Full or Part Time Part-Time

Pay Frequency Monthly

Proposed Start Date January 01, 2019

Proposed End Date or Length of Term 3 to 5 years from start date

Number of Months Employed Per Year 9

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

The Leadership Studies Program in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University invites applications for a faculty member to direct the program. The position calls for a colleague with expertise and experience in the broad, interdisciplinary area of leadership studies who honors a diversity of leadership styles and approaches.

As the leader of a cross-disciplinary studies program, the director oversees all aspects of the program including recruiting students for the minor, certificate and leadership studies courses, course scheduling and teaching assignments, managing program resources, sustaining and strengthening the various initiatives associated with the program, including study abroad opportunities, faculty development, collaboration with campus partners, and working with the program advisory board on curricular and planning issues for the program.

The position requires working with private and corporate donors interested in supporting the mission of the program and cultivating relationships to provide support for students and program initiatives. As interest in the minor and certificate programs continues to grow, the director is expected to sustain and develop new relationships on and off campus to increase the impact of the program in new areas such as corporate leadership, entrepreneurship, globalization, and continuing education.

Required Education and Experience

Appointment as Term Faculty: Terminal Advanced Degree and a demonstrated record of accomplishment in scholarship and effectiveness in teaching that meets university standards for appointment as a Lecturer in a department in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Appointment as Assistant Professor: Terminal Advanced Degree and a demonstrated record of accomplishment in scholarship and effectiveness in teaching that meets university standards for appointment at the Assistant Professor rank in a department in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Appointment as Associate Professor: Terminal Advanced Degree and a demonstrated record of accomplishment in scholarship and effectiveness in teaching that meets university standards for appointment at the Associate Professor rank in a department in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Appointment as Full Professor: Terminal Advanced Degree and a demonstrated record of accomplishment in scholarship and effectiveness in teaching that meets the university standards, i.e. national distinction in their discipline, for appointment at the Full Professor rank in a department in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Preferred Education and Experience

Record of engagement with leadership theory and practice

Experience in an administrative position

Experience in a significant leadership or entrepreneurial role

Experience working with students and teaching in a leadership studies program

Experience in donor relations or working with other external stakeholders

Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Department/Program & College Description

Core objectives of the Leadership Studies Program at Iowa State include leveraging coursework and co-curricular engagement to develop the leadership capacity of students preparing them to undertake leadership roles in their careers and in service to their community. This cross-disciplinary program, housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, engages students and faculty from across the university, and the successful candidate is expected to become part of this broad intellectual community. For more information about the program go to: https://leadership.las.iastate.edu/

About Iowa State University and the Ames Community

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Department Contact Name Amy Slagell

Department Contact Phone

Department Contact Email lashr@iastate.edu

Department/Unit Website https://leadership.las.iastate.edu/

Location (if other than Ames)

Additional Information

The director of leadership studies is an open rank faculty search. Applications will be accepted from current ISU faculty members, as well as, external candidates who meet the criteria for an appointment as a term, tenure-track, or tenured faculty in a department in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

The administrative appointment of this position is a 40%. Additional responsibilities in teaching could increase the overall appointment up to 100% or full-time.

Position filled as term faculty will carry a three to five year appointment term, negotiable with the selected candidate.

Posting remains open until filled.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply to this job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter 3) Vision Statement for the Leadership Studies Program – 1 to 2 page maximum attached as ‘Other Document(s) – 1’ 4) Contact Information for Three References – including mailing address, e-mail address, and phone number

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Guaranteed Consideration Date 10/15/2018

Pre-Employment Screening

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

Quick Link http://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/35672

EO Statement

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email eooffice@iastate.edu.

Classification Information

University Title Lecturer - 1400

Salary Commensurate with qualifications

Job Category Faculty