The School of Education

Open Positions

Division/Department Information

The Department of Administration and Instructional Leadership (DAIL) in The School of Education at St. John’s University invites applicants for Applicant Pool for Adjunct (faculty) instructional coach positions with a focus on dissertation support. The adjunct will collaborate with dissertation mentors to support DAIL doctoral students through using an instructional coach approach to 1) support students to write a review of literature, 2) coaching students to develop theoretical and/or conceptual frameworks, 3) support the analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, 4) assist with the alignment of University Library formatting and dissertation publishing processes, and 5) participate in dissertation committees, among other duties based on Department needs. Faculty are expected to work at all NY locations and online. Hours include both in-person instruction and individual mentoring sessions. All coaches will be expected to participate in Department-sponsored training sessions.

Qualifications

Ideal applicants will have a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership or a related field. They will have evidence of successful university-level teaching experience, and a demonstrated record of scholarship with robust research experience in qualitative or quantitative methods. Candidates must be flexible and willing to work cooperatively with doctoral students to ensure the successful completion of their dissertations. Priority will go to candidates with experience mentoring doctoral students and participating on doctoral committees. As a metropolitan university which serves diverse student populations, our curriculum, scholarship, and school partnerships reflect a commitment to equity, advocacy, and diversity. We value candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to work in diverse urban settings.

Here is a link to the St. John's Faculty Brochure.

To apply, please submit an Academic Vita, a recent publication or sample of academic writing and two references to the following link:

 St. John's University - Adjunct Professor - School of Education DAIL

The Institution

St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.

Commitment to Inclusion

A dedication to diversity, anti-racism, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.

An inclusive, equitable, anti-racist, and diverse campus and curriculum are critical to our mission. Therefore, the School of Education is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity, including our capacity for preparing educators, scholars, and other professionals who advocate for equitable social change.

Division/Department Information

The Department of Administration and Instructional Leadership (DAIL) in The School of Education at St. John’s University invites applicants for a full-time contract (renewable) position at the rank of Associate Professor, with a primary focus on teaching, scholarship, and service in the in the field of Educational Leadership. Duties associated with this position include: 1) teaching graduate courses across DAIL programs, 2) collaborating with school districts, 3) advising and mentoring students, 4) engaging in research, scholarly writing, and grant work, and 5) serve on program, department, school, and university committees, when appropriate. Faculty are expected to teach at all NY locations and online.

Qualifications

Ideal applicants will have a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership or a related field. They will have evidence of successful leadership at K-12 and/or university levels; university-level teaching experience; and a demonstrated record of scholarship. They should have a research agenda that relates to educational leadership and school improvement. Candidates will have a proven track-record of practice and research in relation to school improvement with an emphasis on school building leadership and school district leadership. The successful candidate will be able to teach graduate courses in education leadership via in-person, online, and hybrid settings and utilize technology as an educational tool. As metropolitan university who serves diverse student populations, our curriculum, scholarship, and school partnerships reflect a commitment to equity, advocacy, and diversity. We value candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to work in diverse urban settings.

Click the following link to apply, Associate Professor, Educational Leadership. Submit a letter of introduction, an Academic Vita, three names with contact information of individuals to contact for recommendations, and a statement that reflects your research agenda.

St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.

Note: Available August 16th

The Institution

St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship, and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.

Commitment to Inclusion

A dedication to diversity, anti-racism, equity, and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.

An inclusive, equitable, anti-racist, and diverse campus and curriculum are critical to our mission. Therefore, the School of Education is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity, including our capacity for preparing educators, scholars, and other professionals who advocate for equitable social change.

Duties and Responsibilities

The person selected for this position will:

  • Facilitate and teach courses in the Ph.D. in the Literacy program
  • Serve as a dissertation mentor and reader
  • Manage and develop doctoral programs and supporting activities
  • Advise students and assist with registration concerns
  • Conduct research and/or other scholarly activities
  • Support Ph.D. recruiting events and marketing efforts
  • Serve on department, division, and university committees and in faculty governance
  • Develop new program initiatives to increase effectiveness and growth
  • Prepare course schedules and assigning instructors
  • Recruit adjunct faculty members
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the program, write End of Year reports, serve with the assessment committee of the School of Education, and contribute to accreditation reviews
  • Screen student applications
  • Assist in the verification of student graduation qualifications
  • Administer Comprehensive Exams in collaboration with program faculty
  • Organize dissertation committees and recruiting expert reviewers
  • Respond to student concerns and advocating for student success
  • Ensure equitability in admissions, instruction, and mentorship

Qualifications

Requires a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Literacy Education or a related field; evidence of scholarly activity; teaching experience related to addressing the literacy needs of all children, including those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Preference may be given for at least three years of teaching experience in schools including the teaching of reading; evidence of experience working on diversity initiatives; clinical experience with children who have reading difficulties; evidence that demonstrates operational knowledge and use of effective instructional practices at all levels of teaching; experience with on-line teaching and learning; experience in teaching writing instruction and/or elementary literacy methods; and/or evidence of engagement in professional leadership activities. As a metropolitan university that serves diverse student populations, our curriculum, scholarship, and school partnerships reflect a commitment to equity, advocacy, and diversity. We value candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to work in diverse urban settings.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Banner, Slate, and Canvas

Click the following link to apply St. John's University - Tenure Track Associate Professor . Submit a letter of introduction, an Academic Vita, three names with contact information of individuals to contact for recommendations, and a statement that reflects your research agenda.

St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment, and education

The Institution

St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.

Commitment to Inclusion

A dedication to diversity, anti-racism, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.

An inclusive, equitable, anti-racist, and diverse campus and curriculum are critical to our mission. Therefore, the School of Education is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity, including our capacity for preparing educators, scholars, and other professionals who advocate for equitable social change.

Duties and Responsibilities

The person selected for this position will:

  • Teach four courses each semester, split between the TESOL and Special Education programs with a focus upon linguistics and pedagogy and practice for English learners, (PreK-12) in various education settings.
  • Advising students and ensuring that they are informed of the requirements of their program.
  • Mentoring TESOL and Special Education graduate students to excel in the fields of TESOL, Bilingual and Special Education.
  • Participating in meetings and service to the School of Education and the University.

Qualifications

Ideal applicants will have a doctoral degree in TESOL/Bilingual Education with expertise in Special Education and linguistics or a related field. They will have evidence of successful experience teaching English learners at PreK-12 levels. As a metropolitan university that serves diverse student populations, our curriculum, scholarship, and school partnerships reflect a commitment to equity, advocacy, and diversity. We value candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to work in diverse urban settings.

Click the following link to apply St. John's University - Tenure Track Assistant Professor. Submit a letter of introduction, an Academic Vita, three names with contact information of individuals to contact for recommendations, and a statement that reflects your research agenda.

St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.