ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF eDUCATION (F118)

POSTING DATE: July 21, 2014
LOCATION:

Wayland Baptist University - Lubbock Campus

SUPERVISED BY:

Executive Director/Campus Dean

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Assistant Professor of Education will work under the supervision of the Executive Director/Campus Dean.  As a faculty member of WBU, this individual will represent the University’s spiritual emphasis to the students, faculty, staff, and the community in a manner consistent with the University’s mission and purpose. 

SPECIFIC TASKS
AND DUTIES:

1.  Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Elementary Education - English Language, ESL, arts/reading content and methodology, professional education, supervising pre-service teachers during field experiences.

2.  Advising students.

3.  Serving on School, Departmental and University committees.

4.  Participating in providing service and information to area schools and to the community.

5.  Maintaining positive relationships with local school districts, students, faculty, staff, and general constituency of the University.

6.  Attend scheduled faculty and staff meetings and participate in graduations.

The above statements are not a complete list of all responsibilities and duties performed by employees in this job.  Employee may perform other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director/Campus Dean, Dean of the School of Education or Executive Vice President/Provost.

QUALIFICATIONS: A commitment of Christian Higher education and in agreement with the purposes and philosophy of Christian higher education as promoted by the Baptist General Convention of Texas in general and Wayland Baptist University in particular.
Education, Certification and License:

1.   Earned Doctorate is required.

2.   Experience in curriculum and instruction is essential.

3.   Must have current teaching certificate.

Experience & Knowledge:

1.  At least three years of recent successful educational experience at the K -12 level.          

2.  Special consideration will be given to applicants who have successful school leadership experience, experience with field based college teaching, use of technology in the teaching/learning process, interdisciplinary teaching, and rural and community education.

3.  Experience in advising students and developing degree plans.

Skills & Abilities:

1.  Written and verbal communication, proficiency with computer software and educational projection equipment.

2.  Ability to work collaboratively with University faculty, students, and school district personnel. 

3.  Candidates must be Christian, committed to academic rigor and willing to invest themselves in the development of students and the division of education. 

Additional Requirements:

Must have no delinquent or defaulted Student Loans.  A credit check may be conducted to insure the requirement is met.

THE UNIVERSITY: Wayland Baptist University is a four-year liberal arts university. The institution is affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. The Wayland Baptist University System is comprised of the Plainview campus, which is predominately a residential campus, twelve external campuses, and the Virtual Campus offering courses in a broad range of academic areas.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Applications may be submitted online or you may download it from the top of this web page by clicking on Application for Employment.

Interested individuals MUST submit the following information in Word or PDF Formats:

1. Letter of Interest/Cover Letter

2. Completed University Application of Employment with Faith Statement and Teaching Philosophy:

(Link to Application Below)

https://www2.wbu.edu/jobapp/empapp.aspx

3. Curriculum Vitae (CV)

4. Three current professional letters of recommendation

5.  Copies of transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate academic work

Additional material may be requested at a later date.

Please send this information to:

Dr. David Bishop, Executive Director/Campus Dean Wayland Baptist University - Lubbock Campus

801 North Quaker Ave
Lubbock, TX 79416
Phone: (806) 785-9285
Fax: (806) 785-9288

Email: bishop@wbu.edu

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Position Open Until Filled

Wayland Baptist University does not illegally discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Under federal law, the university may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its mission and purposes.