Department of Education, Juniata College

2 full-time faculty positions

The Department of Education at Juniata College is hiring two full-time faculty positions. The department currently offers programs in early childhood (PreK to 4), special education (PreK to 12), and secondary education. The first position is tenure-track eligible at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The second position is a one to three-year fixed term eligible with a strong chance of renewal. We are looking for candidates with specialties in special education (to teach in our PreK to 12th grade special education certification program) and/or early childhood (to teach in our PreK to 4th grade certification program) who will supplement and strengthen our current offerings. Ideal candidates will have some combination of supervision experience, reading and structured literacy, and teaching experience. We seek candidates who are sensitive to the needs of an academic community that is diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation or identity, disability status, and protected veteran status.

The successful candidate will have a PhD, EdD, or Masters degree and ABD. Applications should include a letter of intent explaining interest in the position as well as current or future goals. Please include a statement about how you address inclusion and diversity in your teaching pedagogy and course content. Please also include a statement highlighting scholarship/professional development in the field. In addition, a vita and three professional letters of recommendation are required.

To review the full posting and to apply, please visit: Review of applications will begin January 3rd and continue until both positions are filled. For questions, please contact the search committee chair, Phil Dunwoody at

Dean, School of Education

Holy Family University 


Holy Family University is seeking a dynamic and innovative Dean to lead faculty, staff, program development and operations of Holy Family University’s School of Education. Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the candidate must be dedicated to excellence in teaching, innovation, service, and will cultivate strong alumni and external relationships to support and grow the School of Education. The Dean must demonstrate an interpersonal and collaborative demeanor as well as exercise transformative executive leadership, strategic direction, and management oversight in conceiving, planning, implementing, realizing, and evaluating the programs offered by the School of Education. The Dean also works to advance both the vision of the School of Education and the University’s Strategic Plan through creative, engaged leadership and a commitment to transparency, collaboration, and collegial communication. The Dean for the School of Education provides the first level of review for matters dealing within the school and provides recommendations to the Vice President for Academic Affairs when needed.

All employees must understand the mission of Catholic higher education and be committed to the core values, mission, goals and objectives of Holy Family University.

Go to this link for further details: Family University

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will hold an earned doctorate from a regionally accredited university and will have professional experience appropriate to appointment at the level of professor. S/he will show evidence of progressively responsible administrative roles within an academic setting, the ability to work collegially in a shared governance model and a strong commitment to both professional education and the liberal arts.

The ideal candidate will have experience and knowledge of building community and school partnerships to foster collaborations with local school districts to build professional learning capacities that are cross-disciplinary, research based, and support theory to practice initiatives. As well as a thorough understanding of curriculum development and program assessment strategies, teacher licensure, and accreditation.

Expression of Interest

Holy Family University invites qualified candidates interested in this exciting opportunity to submit a resume and a cover letter detailing experience as it relates to the open position, including desired salary, to   Resumes will be reviewed and considered immediately and until the position is filled.

To Post a Position go to this page for details.

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