Director of the School of Instructional Technology and Innovation | Bagwell College of Education

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a twelve-month, administrative faculty position as a tenured Professor and Director of the School of Instructional Technology and Innovation (SITI) in the Bagwell College of Education with a preferred start date of July 1, 2024.

As a key member of the College’s administrative leadership team, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Cultivate excellence and provide visionary leadership for innovative research, educational initiatives, and accreditation of SITI’s academic programs including the BS in Learning Design and Technology, the MEd, EDS, and EDD in Instructional Technology, and graduate endorsement certificates.
  • Lead faculty and staff (Office Managers, iTeach Director, TRAC Program Manager, BCOE Technology Coach) within SITI.
  • Provide leadership, supervision and strategic direction for all units within the school, including iTeach, TRAC, Innovation Lab, and the BCOE Technology Professionals.
  • Support, sustain, and expand the scholarly excellence of the school, and endeavor to be the leading undergraduate and graduate programs in the country.
  • Collaborate with the School of Instructional Technology and Innovation faculty and partners, to design, execute, and align the schools strategic plan to that of the college and campus strategic plans.
  • Demonstrate effective and innovative leadership practices, including a commitment to shared governance.
  • Evaluate faculty and staff performance according to school and university guidelines.
  • Oversee the fiscal management of school resources.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary by the Dean and university leadership.

Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

Required Qualifications Include

  • An earned doctoral degree, or the foreign equivalent, in Instructional Technology or closely related field with an academic background and appropriate credentials to be a tenured Professor in the School of Instructional Technology and Innovation in the Bagwell College of Education at KSU is required.
  • Demonstrated record of effective teaching, supervision, and mentoring; research and creative activity; and professional service related to the instructional technology discipline.
  • Evidence of building and sustaining a positive and supportive workplace culture and climate.
  • Leadership experience in higher education, including evidence of organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications Include

  • Experience as a Birth-12th grade educator.
  • Prior experience as a department chair or equivalent leadership, including strategic planning, managing budgets, and supervising personnel.
  • Record of advocating for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Expertise in building and maintaining collaborative relationships and in sustaining effective communities of practice.
  • Experience with shared governance.
  • Experience with undergraduate and graduate program development and recruitment.
  • Experience with multiple modes of instructional delivery.
  • Experience acquiring external funding and supporting research initiatives.
  • Evidence of understanding the complexities of Birth-12 education and teacher education.
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate and sustain partnerships with stakeholders including industry and Birth-12 schools.
  • Experience in using evidence-based research and best practices to design innovative solutions for enduring challenges in teacher preparation.
  • Record of involvement in professional organizations at the state, regional, and national/international levels.
  • Experience with program assessment and accreditation.
  • Experience managing multiple units with varying missions, objectives, and personnel.

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit Search for Job ID 267511.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia’s largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for living, work and study. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policy, and University policy, the University prohibits harassment of or discrimination against any person because of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment, pregnancy, and medical conditions related to pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran or military status by any member of the KSU Community on campus, in connection with a University program or activity, or in a manner that creates a hostile environment for members of the KSU community.

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