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Tenure Track Opening (Child Development) Columbia College of Missouri

  • 29 Nov 2022 5:57 PM
    Message # 13007312


    Columbia College Professional Studies Department invites applications for full-time, tenure track faculty at the Assistant or Associate rank beginning in August, 2023 ( This position is located at the Main Campus located in Columbia, Missouri. Be a part of a dedicated, dynamic, and well-respected faculty that support innovation, creativity, and a strong dedication to academic excellence.

    Teaching, professional development, and service are all required aspects of the position. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate level courses for the Teacher Certification Program and Bachelor of Science in Child Development. Customarily, faculty teach 24 academic hours or their equivalent in an academic year. Teaching load may include courses offered in the evening and online. Departmental service responsibilities include, but are not limited to curriculum development and oversight of relevant course offerings in all Columbia College locations, participation in department meetings, faculty association, committees, or other service activities such as academic assessment and curriculum development, co-curricular activities, and College events (may require occasional afternoon, evening, and/or weekend commitments). Columbia College has nationwide locations and a strong online program, the successful candidate should be able to assist the department with curricular needs, development, and oversight in all teaching venues. Compliance with College policies and directions including but not limited to keeping records, providing grades on a timely basis, maintaining office hours, and evaluating student performance, etc. is required. Strong interpersonal skills, cross-cultural sensitivity, and demonstrated potential to contribute positively to a College community are expected. Competitive salary commensurate with credentials and experience.

    This position will support several programs including Teacher Certification Program and the Bachelor of Science in Child Development. The Professional Studies Department has six full-time faculty. More details about the programs can be found here:



    A relevant doctoral degree would qualify the successful candidate for a tenure-track position, rank based on experience. College teaching experience in multiple modalities (in-seat, virtual, online) and at least 3 years experience working with children in childcare settings are highly desired. The ideal candidate will possess experience providing effective student-centered teaching and classroom management strategies which enhance the success of diverse learners; experience with innovative teaching approaches and use of distance education technologies in teaching; and experience with curriculum development. Candidates that reflect the diversity of the College’s student population and surrounding community are strongly encouraged to apply.


    To Apply:

    Applications received by January 23, 2023 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Columbia College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.


    To be considered, submit applications online at Please include:

    1. completed Columbia College application
    2. cover letter
    3. curriculum vitae
    4. names of three references from professional colleagues
    5. teaching philosophy statement
    6. diversity, equity, and inclusion statement
    7. copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required before employment)

    Diversity Statement:

    Columbia College is committed to creating an inclusive employee experience for all regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or disability. The college maintains a safe place for open discourse; supports activities that promote diversity and inclusion; and overall, fosters a sense of community that welcomes everyone.

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