Director of the School of Education

College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences  at Gannon University,  109 University Square, Erie, PA 16541      Posting Number F202P

Position Type: Regular Faculty, Full-Time, 12-month, Tenure Track, 24 credits/year to begin in July 2024.

The School of Education houses five undergraduate majors, two master’s degree programs, and six graduate certificates, all approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE).

The successful candidate will be a dynamic and proactive leader of the school, responsible for supervision of faculty and staff, fiscal management, program assessment and curricular development aligned with PDE standards, oversight of field placements, student recruitment and retention initiatives, and development and maintenance of relationships with area schools. In addition, the director is expected to be actively engaged in the life of the university, and to work collaboratively with faculty across the colleges. The director teaches courses in their area of specialization, with administrative release time from teaching to support the obligations of the director role.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and education.

The successful candidate will advise students and prepare them intellectually, professionally and personally, and if hired into the tenure track, will be expected to engage in scholarly activities in keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship as is appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion at Gannon. Requirements include an earned doctorate (preferred) or master’s degree in Education (completed by time of appointment), administrative experience in K-12 and/or higher education, and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Expertise in workflow automation and knowledge of the Culturally Relevant and Sustaining Education Standards established by PDE are also desirable. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.

Gannon University is a Catholic, Diocesan university dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Our faculty and staff prepare students to be global citizens through programs grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and professional specializations. Inspired by the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, we offer a comprehensive, values-centered learning experience that emphasizes faith, leadership, inclusiveness and social responsibility. Gannon is located in the heart of downtown Erie, Pennsylvania, along the shores of Lake Erie and close to businesses, organizations and government agencies that are active partners in experiential education. Erie is a major tourist destination boasting 11 beaches, a wide variety of seasonal activities, professional sports teams, a professional symphony, multiple venues for live theater and music, and many other entertainment options. Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo are within a two-hour drive.

Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites members of underrepresented groups to apply. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about Gannon visit 

Required Qualifications: Requirements include an earned doctorate (preferred) or master’s degree in Education (completed by time of appointment), administrative experience in K-12 and/or higher education, and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Expertise in workflow automation and knowledge of the Culturally Relevant and Sustaining Education Standards established by PDE are also desirable. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions. Must be able to meet the physical demands associated with a busy academic environment and necessary travel. Work is performed in a busy classroom and office setting.

Application Procedure

• Submit a cover letter, CV, evidence of excellence in teaching, and the contact information for three professional references to

• Review of applications will begin immediately and this position will remain open until filled.

• The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding their terminal degree.

• References will not be contacted without permission from applicants.

Assistant/Associate Professor – Education

The Neumann University School of Social Sciences, Humanities, and Education invites applications for a full-time education faculty position at the assistant or associate professor rank to begin in August 2024. The position is in our education program and includes teaching curriculum and instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Teaching responsibilities will be four courses per semester in traditional and online modalities.
  • The faculty member will be expected to provide high-quality teaching, serve on appropriate departmental, school and University committees, advise students and be research active.
  • Neumann expects full-time faculty to engage in scholarship and research on an ongoing basis, to perform committee service and academic advising, and to engage in community service, broadly defined.
  • Other responsibilities may include curriculum/syllabus development; program assessment and revision; and online course development.
  • Candidates should be aware that Neumann University does not have a system of tenure, but instead offers faculty a policy-governed system of promotion and increasingly extended contracts with faculty seniority.

Required Qualifications:

  • An earned doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • A record of successful teaching experience and demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching in the PK-12 environment at the early childhood and/or elementary level.
  • Expertise in curriculum, methods, and assessment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.
  • Candidates must possess an appreciation for, congruence with, and commitment to the Franciscan mission of the University that values diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in STEAM, math and/or science methods.
  • Higher education teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.
  • Online course development and online teaching experience.
  • Current or past state teaching licensure.
  • Knowledge of Pennsylvania Department of Education certification requirements.

Benefits Include:

  • Health Insurance (Medical/Vision/Dental) Options
  • 403(b) Retirement Plans with Potential Employer Contribution
  • Vacation/Sick/Personal Time
  • 14 University Holidays
  • Life, Short-Term Disability, & Long-Term Disability Insurances
  • Potential Tuition Benefits

For full consideration, applications must include the following materials:

  • A letter of interest
  • A current curriculum vitae or resume
  • Contact information for three (3) references
  • Copies of any relevant teacher and/or administrator certifications
  • A statement (approx. 2 pages in length) illustrating how their teaching, service, and/or scholarship reflect an active commitment to the University’s mission and values and to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

Review of applications will begin in February 2024 and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, candidates should submit materials by January 31, 2024. Applications should be addressed to:

Neumann University

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 15th 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:

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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