Utah State University

Lecturer - Instructional Leadership

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(2/25/2023 11:26 AM)
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E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
School of Teacher Educ & Leadership
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits.
Telework Eligible


Utah State University's School of Teacher Education and Leadership (TEAL) seeks candidates for a  Lecturer position in Instructional Leadership. We are looking for a creative, visionary, and energetic faculty member for our innovative online principal preparation programs (Administrative/Supervisory Concentration and M.Ed. in Instructional Leadership).  Responsibilities will include: teaching (online), service to the university, community, and field, and program coordination. Applicants should have demonstrated K-12 school leadership experience.


This position will be physically located at the USU main Campus in Logan. This is a 1.0 FTE, term appointment, 12-month Fiscal year position.


Review of applications will begin March 20, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is August 2023, depending on the availability of the selected candidate.


Inquiries may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Amanda Taggart at 435-797-1474 or amanda.taggart@usu.edu.


  1. Teach graduate courses in instructional leadership.
  2. Continue development of teaching skills and keep current on content in the field.
  3. Engage in program development activities.
  4. Maintain a positive professional reputation based on teaching activity.
  5. Assist with recruitment to the instructional programs (M.Ed. and ASC).
  6. Develop partnerships with schools to promote instructional leadership.
  7. Attend department and program area meetings.
  8. Support the department and university efforts in diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  9. Provide service to the university, college, department, and to the field of education.


Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Earned master's degree in educational leadership or completed administrator credential program.  
  2. Current or past Utah administrative licensure.
  3. Five years experience as a K-12 school administrator.
  4. Demonstrated commitment to designing and delivering high-quality instruction that supports equity and inclusiveness.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Effective teaching at the college/university level.
  2. Experience as a K-12 school principal.
  3. Experience with distance education delivery (e.g., online, broadcast, blended delivery).
  4. Ability to lead and organize instructional programs to promote effective student progress.
  5. Evidence of, or potential for administrative program coordination (e.g., recruitment, advising, accreditation).
  6. Participation in collaborative LEA and university-based initiatives and partnerships.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Current curriculum vitae to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Copies of teaching evaluations for any university-level instruction to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile under Documents 1-10
  3. Contact information for five professional references to be entered in the Candidate Profile
  4. Letter of application describing your qualifications for the position and specifying areas of teaching experience to be typed/pasted at the end of your application
  5. Teaching philosophy statement, including approaches with adult learners to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

All application materials must be provided through the USU Jobs site.


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits.


Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  

College/Department Highlights

Department Highlights

The School of Teacher Education and Leadership (TEAL) continues its tradition of land-grant outreach, delivering quality teacher education to preservice and in-service cohorts. TEAL offers an array of baccalaureate and graduate degrees, including a distance-delivered doctorate, within the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services. TEAL provides outreach programs within the University's Statewide Campuses system, including an on-campus elementary laboratory school and five stand-alone centers. The department provides the highest number of graduates to become teachers in the state of Utah. The mission of the School of Teacher Education and Leadership is to inspire and prepare effective and reflective educators, scholars, and leaders through dynamic learning experiences; diverse knowledge and thought; school, community, and global engagement; and research and innovation that inform practice. The department consists of 35 faculty representing diverse areas of education. Faculty enjoy collaborative relationships with those in the department as well as other departments in the college. This position will be physically located in Logan at the main campus.  


College Highlights

The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services is home to eight departments and is committed to providing the best learning opportunities and educational research in the state of Utah. Our programs are strengthened by an on-campus elementary laboratory school and five stand-alone centers, including the Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence. The college offers clinical services to the community across the human lifespan and provides students with real-world service and research opportunities.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employs 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Matthew Pinner, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, Ut 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


*updated 11/2022


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