Assistant Professor – Educational Leadership #604699

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This is a tenure track, Assistant Professor, academic year position based in Flagstaff or Phoenix, Arizona, in the Department of Educational Leadership (EDL). The appointment will begin in the Fall 2020 academic semester. EDL is located within the College of Education and offers an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership with specializations in K-12 Leadership and Community College and Higher Education (CCHE) Leadership; Master’s degrees in Educational Foundations, Community College and Higher Education Leadership, K-12 Leadership with Principal Certification, Educational Leadership, Instructional Leadership K-12 School Leadership; and Graduate Certificates for Superintendent, Principal, and Community College Teaching and Learning. The Department of Educational Leadership provides instruction through on-line, blended and in-person modalities. Educational Leadership has statewide locations that offer accredited programs in the areas of Educational Research, Educational Foundations, K-12 Leadership, and Community College and Higher Education Leadership. For more information about EDL, visit

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Conferred Doctorate in hand in the study of Community College and/or Higher Education Leadership or Administration at the time of application.

2. Full-time or part-time college teaching in the content area of community/college higher education

3. Documented research and/or scholarship experience.

Annual Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Additional Info:

Northern Arizona University is a 30,000-student institution with its main campus in Flagstaff, a four-season community of about 70,000 at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks. NAU’s emphasis on undergraduate education is enhanced by its graduate programs and research as well as distance learning. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes. The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment. This is a Faculty (FAC) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) or the Optional Retirement Program (ORP); sick leave accruals and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU is available at Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.

NAU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.