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Assistant/Associate Professor of Education

Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The University of Sioux Falls invites applications for a full-time position in Education to begin in the Fall of 2023. Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience. QUALIFICATIONS Candidates must possess an earned Master's degree in Education, Educational Leadership, or closely related field at the time of appointment. An earned Doctorate in Education or closely related field is required for tenure. PK-12 teaching experience is required. The successful candidate will have a minimum five years of demonstrated excellence in teaching and leadership in an education environment, will be knowledgeable in pk-8 math and science curriculum, assessment, and program development, and will possess the ability to work collaboratively with PK-12 school personnel. Teaching experience at the university level and experience with university supervision of teacher residents are preferred, but not required. Experience with state approval and national accreditation requirements is preferred but not required. Personal commitment to the Christian faith and the integration of faith and learning as well as a commitment to the mission of the University of Sioux Falls as a Christian liberal arts university is required. RESPONSIBILITIESThis is a full-time position within the Fredrikson School of Education. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate methods courses on ground or online, directing field experiences, working directly with adjunct faculty, recruiting and advising students, and working to build a strong and vibrant teacher residency program while collaborating with faculty and staff members. Faculty members are also expected to develop partnerships with local school districts and community agencies, serve on faculty committees, participate in accreditation and assessment activities, stay active in professional organizations, and participate in the life of the university.ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY & THE COMMUNITY Founded in 1883, the University of Sioux Falls is a Christian, Liberal Arts University affiliated with the American Baptist Churches, U.S.A., with a total headcount of approximately 1600, including undergraduate and graduate students from 35 states and 12 countries. USF is led by President Brett Bradfield, and is inclusive of all denominations with dozens represented on campus. Our mission is to foster academic excellence and the development of mature Christian persons for service to God and humankind in the world. Our motto is Culture for Service. We offer more than 90 undergraduate academic programs, including majors, pre-professional programs, minors and specializations, and adult and graduate offerings. The following graduate and adult-learning programs or degrees that are offered on campus or online: Accelerated Nursing, Education Specialist, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education. The University is a member of the Council of Independent Colleges. USF is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. USF is also accredited by the following: South Dakota Division of Education and the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). USF is a member of the NCAA Division II and competes in the Northern Sun Athletic Conference (NSIC). The University of Sioux Falls is located in the heart of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, a progressive and respected center for health care, banking, and agriculture. The Great Plains region, with its beautiful landscapes and rich agricultural land, enjoys economic and cultural vitality. The city boasts a multitude of recreational opportunities including parks and paved bike trails along the Big Sioux River. The city of Sioux Falls is South Dakota's largest city with a growing population of 185,000 people, and a metropolitan area of over 265,000. Sioux Falls has been recognized in the national press as one of the nation's top cities in which to live, and is conveniently located at the junction of Interstates 90 and 29, within a day's drive of most major Midwestern cities. APPLICATIONReview of applications begins February 16. All application materials must be at the University for candidate to receive full consideration. Please submit the following to be considered for the position:

  • Letter of intent/application letter
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Personal statement of Christian faith
  • Official transcripts of all graduate work
  • A minimum of three current letters of recommendation* *Three letters of recommendation are required; however, initial telephone/Zoom interviews may be conducted without recommendations. Should the candidate move on to subsequent interviews, letters of recommendation must be submitted to USF Human Resources Department prior to interview. The University of Sioux Falls is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer. PI202140522

Keywords: UNIV OF SIOUX FALLS, Sioux Falls , Assistant/Associate Professor of Education, Other , Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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