The College of Education is seeking an Education PhD Lead. This is a part-time (.50 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean
General Education PhD Program Lead Position Description:
This job title falls under the profile: Coordinator – Academic Programs and provides specific academic expertise to plan, organize, coordinate, evaluate and participate in an academic program or project; plan and monitor performance against program goals and objectives and ensure program results; interact with internal and external program or project stakeholders to build program support.
This position manages the overall program. A Program Lead establishes and maintains program processes, policy, and programmatic documents and engages in assessment and outreach. These positions provide deep programmatic insight specific to the academic program content.
The College of Education contributes to major national dialogues concerning research and the promotion of social justice in: (1) the success of English language learners of all ages; (2) developmentally appropriate pedagogy for all ages; (3) learning in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics inside and outside of school; (4) the preparation of mental health and school counselors; (5) adult and higher education leadership. We develop change agents in the form of formal and informal educators, counselors, and leaders. These change agents identify issues and act towards social justice and the full-development of human potential and society.
We are part of the Division of Arts and Sciences supporting the campus-wide goal to provide transformational educational experiences. Our work seeks to extend and update the historic democratic mission of public education: to prepare all citizens across their lifetime for full participation in a culturally diverse and technical world.
This position, along with all positions within the College of Education, is directly responsible to advance the mission of the College. For more information about the College of Education, please visit http://education.oregonstate.edu.
Specific Education PhD Program Lead Position Summary: The Education PhD Program Lead oversees their program in collaboration with the (Education PhD Program Chair and the college administrative coordinator to assure that the program is operating effectively and aligned with the college strategic plan. The Lead oversees student advising and organization of program content while attending to complex logistics and timelines. The position stays abreast of issues and developments, anticipates needs, advises students, and works directly with a program chair to assure program integrity and alignment. The Lead is expected to take action on issues related to students and on program delivery.
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