Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor, Educational Leadership

Position number: 
Open date: 
Monday, November 7, 2016
Position summary: 

Supervise principal, program administration, and superintendent interns. Teach graduate level courses in the leadership certification programs on topics in two or more of the following areas: evaluation, finance, assessment, school improvement, school law, and human resources. Other responsibilities include providing service to the university and to the profession at the local, state, and national levels; developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with colleagues within and across campuses, establishing connections with local school and district leaders throughout the region; and demonstrating a commitment to diversity and social justice.

Washington State University is a major public research university where teaching, research, and service are all highly valued. The WSU Educational Leadership program offers a full range of administrator certification and degree programs at the Master’s and Doctoral levels at each of WSU’s four campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, and Vancouver). Classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Doctoral-Research-Extensive Institution, WSU is a founding and present member of the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA), current host institution for the Journal of Research on Leadership Education (JRLE), accredited through the Washington State Professional Educator Standards Board, and an original and active member of the Carnegie Professional Educational Doctorate (CPED) initiative.

For more information on the department and the program, please visit College of Education at and Washington State University’s Educational Leadership Program at

Minimum requirements: 

At least 3 years of building (principal) and district (superintendent) level leadership in K-12 Education. Earned masters degree and administrative certification/licensure.

Preferred qualifications: 

Earned doctorate in educational leadership or closely related field; evidenced interest or record of teaching via distance learning; ability to provide leadership in an educational context and to work collaboratively with other faculty and K-12 educators.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience
To apply: 

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