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Job Openings

Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership

Posting Date: 7/21/2014
Closing Date: Position remains posted on the Colleges employment page until it is filled or closed.
Department: Education
Position Type/Benefits:

FT/Full Benefits Package

The School of Education at Florida Southern College invites candidates for a tenure track associate professor position.  The appointment begins June 2015.
The Educational Leadership program is designed for individuals preparing for positions in school administration, policy development, college or university teaching and/or research. 
The Professor will be expected to:
  • Teach subject areas including, but not limited to, issues in educational leadership, school improvement, district and state level reform, urban education, educational policy, and the scholarship of teaching
  • Advise prospective and active students
  • Serve on dissertation committees
  • Perform departmental and institutional service
  • Demonstrate scholarly activity in accordance with the rank of the position
  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean of Education
  • Earned doctorate in Educational Leadership from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years successful teaching experience in a K-12 public school
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years successful administrative experience
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years successful teaching experience in an undergraduate or graduate Education program
  • Evidence of successful scholarship
  • Experience serving on dissertation committees
Candidates should submit the following to:
Dr. Tracey Tedder, Dean
School of Education
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, Florida 33801

Or email materials to jregister@flsouthern.edu

Online application, current CV, three letters of reference addressing evidence of excellence in teaching, a statement of the candidate’s philosophy of education, and, copies of all college transcripts. ABD candidates will not be considered.

To Apply

Unless other contact information is specified in the job posting, please follow the application instructions below to ensure proper submission of materials.  Please note the appropriate e-mail address below for electronic submission of documents.

Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a completed Employment Application and Disclosure form.

Electronic documents can be sent to:

OR mail to:
Florida Southern College
Attn: Human Resources
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801

OR fax:

To be considered, an applicant must be a U.S. citizen or have legal authorization to work in the United States. The type of legal work authorization must be indicated on the employment application when the applicant is not a U.S. citizen and qualifies for U.S. employment.

 Download the Employment Application and Disclosure Form

Please note: The completed Florida Southern College Application for Employment and Disclosure forms must be received before the College will process your application materials.

Typed data cannot be saved on the application form. Once complete, the form must be printed and mailed, faxed or e-mailed to the location provided. Applicants may also visit the Business Affairs Office in the Raulerson Building to complete the application Monday – Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM.

Founded in 1883, Florida Southern College is the oldest private comprehensive college in Florida. The College maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 52 undergraduate programs and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, and nursing. Florida Southern has a 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio; is an award-winning national leader in engaged learning; and boasts 27 NCAA Division II national championships. It is ranked the No. 5 Regional College in the South by U.S. News and World Report; named a Top Baccalaureate College by Washington Monthly; and included in The Princeton Review’s 379 Best Colleges, The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2015, and Forbes magazine’s America’s Top Colleges Guide. The College is committed to the development of the whole student through vibrant student life programs that prepare graduates to make a positive, consequential effect on society. Nestled by scenic Lake Hollingsworth, the College is conveniently located within an hour’s drive of both Orlando and Tampa. FSC is home to the world’s largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2012. Named the “Most Beautiful Campus in the Nation” for two consecutive years by The Princeton Review and one of the nation’s “Ten College Campuses with the Best Architecture” by Architectural Digest, Florida Southern is an internationally-recognized place of beauty and academic excellence.