Limited Term Faculty, Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Management

School of Education and Technology, Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences
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Friday, April 7, 2017 - 17:00
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Limited term
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Job description: 

Royal Roads University (RRU)invites your interest in a faculty appointment at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor within our School of Education and Technology in the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences.  This limited term (6-month), full-time faculty member will be the Program Head for the Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Management (MAELM) program offered by the School of Education and Technology within the Faculty of Social and Applied Science.

The MA in Educational Leadership and Management (MAELM) program is designed to help educators develop a critically reflective understanding of school improvement concepts and research.  Please see the program page for more details.

Our ideal candidate is passionate about helping others achieve their academic pursuits and will have demonstrated teaching experience at the graduate level in the field of K-12 education, an ability to work as a team member within an interdisciplinary outcome-based curriculum, and administrative experience and abilities, preferably in a university academic setting.

In recognition of the anticipated rank of the role, preference will be given to early and mid-career scholars whose research and teaching contribute to the fields of education.

RRU is committed to appreciating and celebrating the diversity of students, faculty, and staff.  We strive to increase understanding and acceptance of each other, thereby making us more compassionate human beings and strengthening the fabric of our communities.  Experience working in diverse settings is essential to this position.

  • Doctorate or ABD in education or related field
  • K-12 teaching and administrative experience
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence at the graduate level (employing adult learning and applied learning principles) in the field of K-12 education
  • Experience with applied research methods
  • Graduate student supervision experience and an understanding of the ethical requirements of graduate research
  • Familiarity with online and face-to-face course design and delivery
  • Experience in the integration and application of adult learning principles in course design and delivery
  • Experience in the K-12 education sector, and ability to develop networks in the field, both locally and globally
  • International Baccalaureate school experience
  • Proven track record in research with an emphasis on practical application
  • Demonstrated ability to work collegially as a team member with a variety of teams and stakeholder groups across the university (faculty, sessional faculty, practitioners, university staff and management)  
  • Demonstrated experience in an outcomes-based and interdisciplinary learning environment (preferred)
Application submission information: 

In addition to a collegial learning community, RRU offers a comprehensive compensation package, with a starting salary and academic rank based on qualifications and experience.  This is a limited term appointment for six months.

To apply please forward your cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy (preferably in electronic format) to:


Competition #17-043
Human Resources - Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC V9B 5Y2
Fax: (250) 391-2570 Tel: (250) 391-2511

The competition will begin on March 30 2017.  Review of applications will begin April 7, 2017; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.

While RRU values all applications we receive, only those candidates chosen for further consideration will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide the names and contact information for three referees, and to arrange for the forwarding of degree transcripts directly from the granting institutions.

RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.

We welcome you to visit us on-line at for further information.