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Seattle University (WA) - Full Time Instructor - Organizational Leadership []

The School of New and Continuing Studies at Seattle University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Instructor in Organizational Leadership. The appointment is for two years with the possibility of renewal, beginning September 1, 2017. 

The B.A. in Organizational Leadership provides a program for adult learners that focuses on educating the whole person by developing the practical knowledge and professional formation that leaders need to successfully manage daily organizational operations. The program promotes an ethical and socially informed worldview that values diversity and justice. Courses in the Organizational Leadership B.A are offered in online and hybrid format for post-traditional students.

The Instructor of Organizational Leadership will be responsible for developing course content and teaching in online and hybrid (blended) formats, faculty advising; and service.  Instructors will have the opportunity to teach summer terms.

The ideal candidate will have experience teaching adult learners and designing and teaching online/hybrid classes that creatively integrate technology and pedagogy. The candidate should be able to teach courses in one or more areas:

  • Social media and digital marketing
  • Organizational behavior
  • Project management
  • Financial management
  • Human resource management
  • Conflict and negotiation
  • IT leadership
  • Organizational leadership

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in business or management, organizational development, leadership studies, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. and practical professional experience in at least one of the areas being taught; and prior experience teaching in higher education with a passion for working with diverse, adult students in progressive educational environments; and a commitment to the university and its mission.

Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 50 acres in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. More than 7,400 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within nine schools and colleges. U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2017" ranks Seattle University 8th in the West among universities that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Application Instructions

Submit applications online at including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references who can assess the candidate’s professional and academic qualifications. Review of applications will begin June 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Open until filled.

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