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University of Colorado Assistant or Associate Professor in Denver, Colorado

**University of Colorado - School of Education & Human Development *


Assistant or Associate Professor

Leadership for Educational Organizations

Position Number 350615/Requisition 17421



The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

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The Leadership for Educational Organizations (LEO) program in the CU Denver School of Education & Human Development (SEHD) is seeking a dynamic new, tenure-line/Assistant or Associate Professor/.

The University of Colorado Denver is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado System. As Colorado’s only public urban research university, CU Denver educates a diverse student body through quality academics, ambitious research, creative work, and civic engagement in the city we call home. In 2018, the campus served 15,232 students–11,013 undergraduates and 3,766 graduate students. We offer 112 degree programs–40 undergraduate degrees, 58 master’s degrees and 14 doctoral degrees – through our eight schools and colleges: College of Architecture and Planning; College of Arts & Media; Business School; School of Education & Human Development; College of Engineering, Design, and Computing; Graduate School; College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; and School of Public Affairs. More information about CU Denver is available atwww.ucdenver.edu/about/WhoWeAre/Documents/CUDenver_facts.pdf

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Rank:Assistant or Associate Professor

Position availability:August 2020

Major Responsibilities

Primarily teaching in our initial principal licensure program, with opportunities to also teach superintendency, master’s, and doctoral courses.Participating in faculty meetings and providing committee service to the LEO program, SEHD, and the university.Other major responsibilities include developing and implementing a program of research, doctoral advising, cohort management, and active engagement with our partners and communities.

This a full-time (9-month) academic year position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor on a tenure line. Opportunities for summer teaching are available.

/A commitment to social justice and equity/

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CU Denver and SEHD both have deeply-held commitments to meeting the needs of traditionally-marginalized students, families, and communities. We are located in the heart of downtown Denver and serve as a critical asset to the city and the entire state of Colorado. The Denver area is increasingly diverse, with a population that’s approximately 45% persons of color and growing. Both Denver and Colorado are consistently rated as some of the very top places to live in the country, ranking extremely high on measures of quality of life, physical activity, education, entrepreneurship, and innovation.

The School of Education & Human Developmenthas thousands of graduate students and alumni and a growing undergraduate student body. We have about 70 faculty who are actively involved with schools, neighborhoods, community organizations, and state government. SEHD is a leader in community-engaged teaching and research, with partnerships in urban and rural contexts that set us apart from other institutions of higher education. SEHDis ranked among the top schools for education according to /U.S. News & World Report/. We attract students who are passionate about careers in education and mental health. We match their passion with learning experiences that are rooted in diversity, technology, proven approaches, and real-world practice.

Salary and Benefits

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Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Colorado Denver offers a full benefits package. Information on university benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at/www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits/

Interested in Learning More?

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Please contact Dr. Scott McLeod, Associate Professor / Search Chair, at 515-450-0738 or/scott.mcleod@ucdenver.edu./Inquiries about the application process or submission of application materials can be sent to/sehdhr@ucdenver.edu/. More information about the LEO program is available at/https://education.ucdenver.edu/academics/graduate/leadership-for-educational-organizations/


Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located atEmployee Services.

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


Total Compensation Calculator:https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

Diversity and Equity:

Please click here for information on disability accommodations:http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Required Qualifications

  • An earned doctorate in Educational Leadership, Educational Administration, or a closely-related field

  • Experience working with culturally-, linguistically-, and economically-diverse communities*



  • Knowledge of school issues and an interest in collaborating with a variety of constituents in diverse settings, especially urban contexts

  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully and collaboratively with colleagues

  • Demonstrated success or potential for strong productivity and leadership in research, grant writing, and other scholarly work (with an expectation ofnational / international leadership in the field at the Associate Professor level)

  • Demonstrated success or potential for effectiveness in teaching, particularly at the graduate level

  • Demonstrated competencies in using digital tools and online environments for instruction

  • Research, teaching, advising, and mentoring experience with graduate students

  • An orientation toward innovative academic programming and service to schools and educators

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional experience in an education leadership/administrative position in a P-12 school

  • Experience working with cohort models of academic program delivery

  • Experience working in partnership with schools, communities, government agencies, and other key constituencies in diverse settings that will support our program’s work and strengthen our ties to the urban community

  • Ability to speak Spanish

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Title: Assistant or Associate Professor

Location: Denver

Requisition ID: 17421