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Faculty Careers - Education, Faculty Careers - Other
College Description The College of Education serves both graduate and undergraduate students in a variety of delivery models. Graduate programs include the following: three MED degrees - MED Curriculum, Instruction, and Innovation; MED Educational Leadership, Building Administrator; MED Exceptional Child; five EDS degrees - EDS Building Administrator; EDS Director of Special Education; EDS Superintendent; EDS Organizational Leadership; EDS Curriculum, Instruction, and Innovation, and two doctoral degrees - PHD in Educational Leadership; EDD in Educational Leadership. Undergraduate degrees within the college result in instructional certification in a variety of endorsement areas across elementary and secondary teaching requirements. All educator preparation programs for teachers and administrators in the College of Education are fully approved by the State of Idaho, and maintain voluntary national accreditation through the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
Graduate and undergraduate education programs have strong working relationships with school districts in the region, statewide educational organizations, and the Idaho State Department of Education, which is located in Boise. We are a group of faculty committed to maintaining and expanding the diversity of our student body and faculty. We believe in the importance of community within a Christian context and strive to develop a supportive environment for the personal, professional, and educational growth of students and faculty. We are leading innovation in the state in our teacher preparation programs through the integration of technology and implementation of directed clinical experiences for our candidates. We continually endeavor to preserve and enhance our strong reputation for high quality programs in the education field.
Description of Position
Northwest Nazarene University, Department of Graduate Education is seeking to fill a full-time (10-month) tenure track position (rank dependent upon experience) as Faculty in the Department of Graduate Education and serve as Program Director for the Educational Leadership program at the University. Northwest Nazarene University embraces diversity and therefore encourages all who are qualified to apply. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Responsibilities include:
Program Director of the Educational Leadership program (MEd & EdS)
Teaching online, graduate-level courses
Developing new courses as required
Advising and recruiting graduate students
Engaging in research and scholarly endeavors, including grant writing
Collaborating with colleagues in local schools, agencies, and the university as appropriate
Chairing and/or serving on doctoral committees
Providing meaningful service to the community and to the profession
Collaborating with Graduate Admissions in effective marketing strategy and personal interaction with prospective students
Keeping current with the certification requirements for the Administrator Certificate in the State of Idaho and surrounding states, and the corresponding endorsement area requirements
Experience in K-12 school setting, specifically working in an administrative position
Successful teaching at the graduate level
Experience in the online learning environment
Ability to work in a team and to work independently to achieve department and program goals
Christian perspective and agreement with the stated mission and lifestyle values of NNU
Earned doctorate in the area of Educational Leadership or a closely related discipline
Interest in conducting scholarly research
Experience in educational leadership at the building and district levels
Certification in Administration for Principal and Superintendent
Experience developing and teaching courses in both face-to-face and online environments
Additional Salary Information: Full-time faculty will be offered access to a benefits package including health, vision and dental insurance for employee and family, life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending plan, tuition benefits for employee and dependents, opportunities for professional development, sabbatical experiences, and a retirement program.
Northwest Nazarene University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an educational institution operating under the auspices of the Church of the Nazarene, Northwest Nazarene University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Sections 702-703, United States Civil Rights act of 1964, as amended.)
About Northwest Nazarene University
At NNU, you will discover a university with a century-long history of providing a transformational education that is committed to helping individuals elevate their God-given purpose as they live into our “Here for Good” promise. We believe an education is more than an intellectual pursuit; it is more than merely acquiring a degree to get a better job. At Northwest Nazarene University, we believe that a meaningful life is rooted in timeless values and empowered by a community that embodies these principles for each and every one of our students, staff, and faculty. Together, we realize our potential by committing to a life of service that transforms ourselves, our society, and the world.
Founded in 1913, Northwest Nazarene University is a comprehensive Christian university with 80 undergraduate areas of study, 18 master’s degrees in six different disciplines, five Education Specialists degrees, and two doctoral degrees. NNU has more than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students, 6,000 continuing education students, and more than 10,000 high school students who participate in the University’s concurrent credit program. NNU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges an...d Universities (NWCCU), a regional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
NNU is situated in a best-of-all-worlds location. Just minutes away from the urban lifestyle of Boise as well as a myriad of outdoor activities, NNU is the place for those who want to be in the thick of things and those who want to get away from it all. From easy access to local ski resorts, mountain hiking, and river rafting to a wide array of cultural opportunities, there is something for everyone. NNU has a long and deep association with the Church of the Nazarene, and all University faculty and staff commit themselves to living out their faith in a community shaped by serious scholarship and Christian values.