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Assistant Professor in Literacy and Reading Effectiveness

Position Deleted on 3/04/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Indianapolis, IN
Faculty - Education - Reading & Developmental Ed. (study of)
Full Time
Are you interested in being part of an innovative program designed to affect change and create school cultures that lead to improved student learning, empower innovators and change leaders to implement aggressive reform? Are you ready to be a transformative leader? You can be a part of this exciting endeavor with Marian University's Academy for Teaching and Learning Leadership.

The Marian University Academy for Teaching and Learning Leadership established in 2010 to prepare transformative school leaders is quickly becoming one of the premier advanced leadership programs in the United States. As an institutional member of both the George W. Bush Institute Alliance for Reform in Education Leadership (AREL) and the KIPP Leadership Design Fellowship (KLDF) of the KIPP Foundation, the academy is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of young people through powerful, transformative school leadership. The Marian University Academy for Teaching and Learning Leadership prepares school leaders by recognizing, evaluating and supporting quality "next practices" in educational effectiveness. Pursuant to that end and under the leadership of Dr. Lindan Hill, Assistant Vice President for the Marian University Academy for Teaching and Learning Leadership, Marian University is seeking candidates for the positions below beginning June 2013. The ideal candidates will bring a combination of practical experience, energy and vision that will be a transforming influence to the program.

General Qualifications for this Position
  • Terminal Doctoral Degree
  • Knowledge of and a commitment to the mission of Marian University
  • Demonstrated strong leadership competencies
  • Experience in education preferred
  • Business skills essential to include marketing, entrepreneurialism, and innovation
  • Record of sustained intellectual and professional achievement
  • Commitment to collegiality and collaborative decision-making
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
A Ph.D. in Literacy and Reading and demonstrated excellence in teaching and research are required. Candidates should have interest and background in Literacy and Literacy related subjects as well as performance evaluation of Literacy teachers. Marian University's Academy for Teaching and Learning Leadership was founded in 2010 and more information can be found at

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Candidates should provide a current resume, a letter of application addressing qualifications for the position, graduate transcripts, and the names and addresses of three current references to: Department of Human Resources, Marian University, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis, IN 46222, Electronic submission of applications preferred to
Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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