The School of Education

Open Positions

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.


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.