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Director, PhD in Leadership & Change

Antioch University
Yellow Springs, OH 45387
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    190958204
Antioch University

Director, PhD in Leadership & Change
Location: Remote
Program: Antioch University Graduate School of Leadership & Change
Reports to: Dean of the Graduate School of Leadership and Change
Job Type: Exempt / Full-timeadministrative appointment at Full Professor level
Salary Info: $130,000.00 - $140,000.00/YR


Position Overview:

The Academic Director of Antioch Universitys PhD in Leadership & Change Program provides academic leadership of a high-quality, distinctive, and mission-aligned interdisciplinary doctoral program for scholar practitioners. The position requires strategic visioning and successful management of a range of responsibilities that include overseeing the coordination of all aspects of the unique low-residency design & delivery, sustaining and nurturing a robust geographically dispersed, cross-sector, diverse learning community of bold voices for the common good, and promoting and building a sustainable and imaginative future of innovation and experimentation.

The Academic Director is an appointment at Full Professor with the vast majority of time/responsibility devoted to academic administration of the PhDLC and strategic engagement with student learning depending on time and areas of expertise.

The position reports directly to the Dean of the Graduate School and in collaboration with the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs and University Provost. The Academic Director of Antioch Universitys PhD in Leadership & Change Program provides academic leadership of a high-quality, distinctive, and mission-aligned interdisciplinary doctoral program for scholar practitioners. The position requires strategic visioning and successful management of a range of responsibilities that include overseeing the coordination of all aspects of the unique low-residency design & delivery, sustaining and nurturing a robust geographically dispersed, cross-sector, diverse learning community of bold voices for the common good, and promoting and building a sustainable and imaginative future of innovation and experimentation.

The Academic Director is an appointment at Full Professor with the vast majority of time/responsibility devoted to academic administration of the PhDLC and strategic engagement with student learning depending on time and areas of expertise.

The position reports directly to the Dean of the Graduate School and in collaboration with the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs and University Provost.

Essential Job Functions

Program Vision & Culture
Seek and build opportunities for sustainable growth and creative innovation;
Articulate and communicate program culture/directions/news to internal and external stakeholders;
Sustain and nurture a collaborative learning community through events, opportunities, strategies and practices;
Engage key stakeholders in ongoing embodiment of the social, economic, environmental justice mission in teaching, research and practice;

Faculty Work & Work Life
Nurture a collaborative and integrated faculty team and collaborative culture;
Plan and lead faculty meetings & retreats;
Oversee search processes, hiring and onboarding of faculty;
Collaborate in development of annual faculty workload distribution;
Develop sabbatical schedule and coverage
Evaluate faculty annually consistent with University policy;
Approve hiring of Mentors, Consultants, Affiliates;
Approve professional development requests;

Student Progress - From Admissions through Graduation
Coordinate information meeting schedule and convenors;
Facilitate follow-up with inquiries;
Oversee admissions process;
Assign 1 st Year faculty advisors & RLE evaluators;
Oversee 1 st Year Orientation;

Residency (Inter-residency) Design, Planning & Delivery
Coordinate and approve residency schedules;
Approve inter-residency schedules of sessions;
Invite and authorize guest speakers;

Staff Work & Work Life
Nurture a collaborative and integrated staff;
Coordinate with staff on all aspects of program design and delivery;
Contribute to annual performance reviews of all GSLC staff;
Coordinate with staff for all non-formal PhDLC activities and events;

Budget
Develop annual PhDLC budget for submission to GSLC Dean;
Approve monthly spending reports of faculty and staff;

University Service
In consultation with the Dean, assure representation of and advocate for PhDLC on University Committees and Task Forces;
Serve on University Committees consistent with work responsibilities, as determined by Dean and Vice Chancellor;

Faculty Responsibilities
Depending on areas of expertise and time permitting, engage in student learning such as
Attend and teach at annual residencies (sessions depending on areas of expertise)
Lead occasional inter-residency sessions such as Navigating Year 1
Serve on dissertation committees
Maintain ones own scholar-practitioner work

Qualifications
Substantial academic administrative experience, at departmental chair or higher levels;
Substantial experience in not-for-profit university, private or public;
Experience teaching at graduate level, preferably doctoral;
Experience serving on doctoral committees, chairing experience strongly preferred;
Experience with utilizing innovative technologies for teaching and learning;
Record of research and scholarship relevant to interdisciplinary study of leadership & change;
Demonstrated passion for and success with higher education experimentation and innovation;
PhD/EdD awarded prior to 2015;
At Associate/Full Professor or equivalent

Hours of Employment


This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) position serving a national university. A work schedule will be established in consultation with theVice Chancellor of Academic Affairs and University Provost.

Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the staff member is regularly required to sit, stand, use hands and fingers, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The individual must regularly lift and/or carry up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Requires daily use of computer and other standard office equipment.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Antioch University reserves the right to change the duties of the job description at any time.

To Apply: Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and three professional references with contact information at the time of application.

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Antioch University provides equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected classification.

NOTE: The successful candidate for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check




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Posted: 2022-09-06 Expires: 2022-10-08

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