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Job Details: Director of Teacher Education, Assistant Professor of Education

Job Title:

Director of Teacher Education, Assistant Professor of Education

Submitted on:



Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Application Deadline:

Until filled


This is a nine-month tenure-track position to serve as Director of the Teacher Education program. The Director of Teacher Education, Assistant Professor of Education will serve as Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Education.


  • Master’s degree required in Education or related field.
  • Ed.D or PH.D preferred
  • Field/work experience in public schools very helpful




  1. Teach fall and spring face-to-face and online undergraduate Education courses.
  2. Advise students.
  3. Serve on University committees, and support College of Arts and Education clubs, organizations, etc.
  4. Support and participate in academic recruiting and retention efforts.
  5. Oversee and coordinate faculty duties and schedules within the Education Department while representing Teacher Education and promoting the University in the surrounding communities, state, and region.
  6. Teach 15-18 hours per year (fall and spring semester).
  7. University committees/responsibilities and other duties as assigned.
  8. Oversee and coordinate all Teacher Education accreditation data/reporting, as well as program assessments at the national, regional, and state-levels
  9. Excellent written/oral communication, strong administrative and organizational skills, ability to interact with and relate to a diverse population of students, faculty, staff and administration.
  10. Must have a strong work ethic and lead by example.
  11. Must be a professional, credible and respected representative of the institution internally and in the community.
  12. Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and socially responsible.
  13. Must be able to lift more than 25-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
  14. Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean College of Arts and Education or designee.

The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Applicant Must Submit:

  • Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Three References (current addresses and phone numbers)
  • Completed Consent & Disclosure form for pre-employment background check (available here)

If you are applying for more than one position, please submit a separate application packet for each position, being sure that your cover letter addresses the specific requirements for the position for which you are applying. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

All OPSU applicants must also submit a completed Consent and Disclosure form for a pre-employment background check. Forms are available below.

OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity.

Oklahoma Panhandle State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, and veterans status in its programs and services.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

  • Michael Harris, Title IX (sex), Office: SUB 10, Telephone: 580.349.1362;
  • Rene Ramon, Section 504/ADA (disabilities), Office ML 107B, Telephone: 580.349.1556;
  • Dana Collins (race, color, national origin, age and veterans status), Office: SL 125, Telephone: 580.349.1574.

For additional information and/or to respond, contact:

Oklahoma Panhandle State Univ.
Office of Human Resources
P. O. Box 430
Goodwell, OK 73939
Telephone: 580-349-2611
Fax: 580-349-2302
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