The Goizueta Foundation Chair of Latino Teacher Education and the Executive Director of CLASE

Employer
University of Georgia
Location
United States
Closing date
Feb 24, 2024

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Job Role
Department Head
Position Information

Classification Title Professor FLSA Faculty Rank Professor Contract Type Academic (9 mo.) Tenure Status Tenure Track or Tenured Minimum Qualifications

Earned doctorate in a field related to Latino education (e.g., Applied Linguistics, TESOL, Math, Science or STEM Education, Educational Administration and Policy)

Position Summary

The Center for Latino Achievement and Success in Education (CLASE), housed in the Mary Frances Early College of Education (MFE COE) at the University of Georgia (UGA) is pleased to announce the search for an individual to lead and coordinate educational, outreach, and research efforts as The Goizueta Foundation Chair of Latino Teacher Education and the Executive Director of CLASE beginning August 2024 (although the start date is negotiable). The Goizueta Foundation Chair is funded by a generous endowment from the Goizueta Foundation that provides substantial annual support for pursuing research and development activities in Hispanic/Latino/a/x teacher education. The Goizueta Chair/Executive Director will be an individual with a record commensurate with an endowed professorship and appointment as a tenured professor, including recognized outstanding accomplishment, influential work, and national and international prominence in Latino teacher education, broadly defined.

This is a 9-month position with a competitive salary and the opportunity for additional summer funding. The successful candidate must be eligible for tenure as a Professor in one of the academic departments in MFE COE. The Chair is expected to teach at least one course per year and contribute to the research, instructional, and service missions of that academic department. The Goizueta Foundation Chair/CLASE Executive Director will report to both the Department Head in the unit in which they hold an academic appointment and the Dean of the Mary Frances Early College of Education.

Additional Requirements
  • Established program of research related to Latino teacher education
  • Established record of securing external funding for research
  • Outstanding national and international reputation in Latino teacher Education
  • Eligibility for tenure and appointment at the rank of Professor in a department of the Mary Frances Early College of Education

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification
  • Established program of research related to Latino teacher education
  • Established record of securing external funding for research
  • Outstanding national and international reputation in Latino teacher Education
  • Eligibility for tenure and appointment at the rank of Professor in a department of the Mary Frances Early College of Education

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

The successful candidate will be an established scholar with demonstrated and extensive:
  • research history and a proven and ambitious research agenda about the preparation of teachers and allied professionals for the effective instruction of Latino students (e.g., securing external funding, leading interdisciplinary research teams, sharing research through scholarly writing and presentations, mentoring graduate students)
  • capacity to provide administrative leadership of CLASE including overseeing project budgets and implementation, and hiring and supervision of personnel
  • established record of working in education and/or community organizations to advance equitable access to educational opportunities for Latino children and youth
  • knowledge of successful, research- and evidence-based practices that positively impact the educational outcomes of Latino children and youth
  • established history of establishing, coordinating, and leading collaborative partnerships with a range of stakeholders (e.g., PK-12 institutions, community partners, institutions of higher education)

Physical Demands Is this a Position of Trust? Yes Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? Yes Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Is driving a responsibility of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) Yes Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

As CLASE Executive Director, this individual will provide visionary leadership for research, instruction and outreach initiatives that reflect the Center's respected history, complement its current initiatives, and make important and forward-thinking contributions to the future of the Center.

Percentage Of Time 100

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Sample Publications
  • List of References with Contact Information
  • Research Portfolio/Philosophy

Optional Documents

Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact University HR (hrweb@uga.edu).

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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