Senior Lecturer of Education Leadership

  • Boston University
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Nov 15, 2021
Full time Education

Job Description

 The Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development invites applications for a full-time Senior Lecturer of Education Leadership. We seek an individual with substantial leadership experience within PK-12 school systems to support the training of future school system leaders within the college’s masters and EdD program. Boston University believes that cultural and social diversity is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. We are seeking a colleague who shares our commitment to building equitable and just education environments, and who can expand our partnerships within Boston and other school systems that serve diverse student populations.

 

Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition dedicated to inclusion and social justice. We are proud of our record of inclusiveness and that we were the first American university to award a Ph.D. to a woman. BU Wheelock includes equity, diversity, and belonging as one of five strategic goals. We are dedicated to increasing the participation of all students and are committed to the pursuit of careers within education and human development by underrepresented groups at BU and beyond.

 

Education Leadership faculty teach primarily graduate-level courses, advise students, and provide service to the college and university. The successful candidate will also work in collaboration with department faculty to grow our leadership programs, including through activities related to student recruitment and building institutional partnerships.

 

This Senior Lecturer position begins no later than September 1, 2022. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applications from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Consistent with our strategic plan and Boston University’s diversity statement, our focus on equitable and just systems of education and human development. In your application materials, we welcome a description of how, as a scholar, teacher, and community member, you will engage and sustain the commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion articulated in Boston University’s diversity statement.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in Education Leadership or related field

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive successful experience as a senior level PK-12 leader, preferably in an urban setting
  • Experience teaching in higher education, especially at the graduate level
  • Experience and commitment to data-informed decision-making
  • Deep network from which to recruit potential students and develop institutional partnerships
  • Record of achievement in closing opportunity and achievement gaps

Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Dr. Lisa Ijiri (ijiri@bu.edu). 

Applicants should submit the following documents electronically to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20453:

  • Brief cover letter explaining suitability for position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference

Please submit applications by January 18, 2022.

 

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.