Coordinator of Ed.D. Program

University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA Education & Training / Executive & Management

Job Reference #: 19001567

Position Summary
The College of Education seeks a collaborative, results-oriented, and ethical administrator to serve as the first Coordinator of the new Ed.D. Program. The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree is designed for educators seeking a terminal doctoral degree to practice upper-level leadership in PK-20 educational settings. Based on the scholar-practitioner model and problem-based pedagogy, this program blends advanced preparation in the pragmatic knowledge and skills needed to improve educational practices and policies.
The Coordinator will provide oversight and direction of the newly-approved practice doctorate (Ed.D.) with subtracks in Higher Education and PK12 Leadership. This position involves creating and implementing program marketing, enrollment management, and evaluation, while advising and teaching first-year doctoral students enrolled in the Ed.D. program.
This is a two year specified term appointment, with the possibility of reappointment.
Education or combination of equivalent education and relevant work experience required:
Master’s Degree in Higher Education, Educational Leadership, or a closely-related field
Required Qualifications:
  • Experience with and knowledge of operations and application of academic standards and policies
  • Ability to coordinate effective learning experiences
  • A minimum of three full-time years experience as a school or University administrator or educator
  • Evidence of fostering inclusive and equitable environments
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with others to advance and implement new ideas
  • Experience with program management and assessment
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to meet and maintain the University Driving Policy requirements
  • Demonstrated success teaching graduate and/or professional students 
Desirable Qualifications:
  • A terminal degree in Higher Education, Educational Leadership, or closely related area
  • Knowledge of higher education policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated success developing graduate and/or professional curricula
  • Demonstrated success teaching in online contexts
Salary: Commensurate with experience

About the College
The College of Education is composed of more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including licensure, endorsement, and certificate programs, many of which are regularly ranked among the best in the nation. Students study with our world-renowned faculty who are the leaders, scholars, and innovators in their fields. Our College is comprised of four departments: Educational Policy and Leadership Studies, Psychological and Quantitative Foundations, Rehabilitation and Counselor Education, and Teaching and Learning.
About the University and Surrounding Community
The University of Iowa (UI) is world-renowned for its commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. UI has been a member of the Big Ten conference since 1899 and the Association of American Universities since 1909. UI ranks #38 among the nation’s best public universities (U. S. News & World Report). More than 33,000 students earn bachelor’s, graduate, and professional degrees from UI’s 11 colleges.
UI is located in Iowa City, a UNESCO City of Literature that is widely recognized as one of the country’s most livable communities. With 70,000 residents, Iowa City is an attractive haven for scholars, scientists, artists, writers, and professionals of all kinds. Highlights of living in Iowa City include outstanding affordable health care, excellent libraries and schools, historic neighborhoods, and a lively downtown. Chicago, St. Louis, and Minneapolis/St. Paul are a short car or bus trip away, and nearby Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) connects travelers to the world. The relationship between Iowa City and the UI is very cooperative and supportive. Visit the University Build A Career / Build A Life website for more information: The

University of Iowa is a member of HERC, the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Job ID: 67409

Posted 29 days ago

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