Program Chair, Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership



Job description

Columbus, OH

As a private, non-profit institution, Franklin University invites applicant for an on-site, full-time, year-round position of Program Chair, Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership, beginning immediately. Franklin University is a private, independent, regionally accredited, not-for-profit university located in Columbus, Ohio. There are three focus areas within the EdD program: PK-12 Education, Higher Education and Organizational Leadership. The faculty position will work closely with the Dean, Program Chairs for the other doctorates we offer, and the members of the Office of Research, Scholarship and Writing in an environment focused on teaching working adults.

Responsibilities will include program oversight/direction, course development, academic quality, assessment activities, oversight of teaching, providing leadership to adjunct faculty, mentoring doctoral learners and dissertation committee management, service on university committees, leadership in the professional community, as well as programmatic, divisional, and university requirements as needed.

The position requires an earned Doctorate in an Education field (EdD, PhD or similar) or a closely related field of study from an accredited university. Candidates who are ABD with substantial evidence of progress toward completion will be considered.. Experience with program design, curriculum development, and dissertation committee service in an online environment are required. Faculty must work effectively with students, staff, and other faculty, both adjunct and fulltime.

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has a long tradition of providing student-centered, life-long, higher education in a global context. The University, located in Columbus, Ohio, provides undergraduate and graduate students, who often work full-time, the breadth of knowledge and career focused applications of a balanced education. The University is a non-tenure granting institution annually serving nearly 6000 students. Franklin is also a leader in online education. Please visit our homepage at for more information about the University.

The University values faculty members who make contributions to the quality and visibility of its programs, encourages and rewards teamwork, and places a premium on excellent teaching. Franklin offers a competitive benefits package, incentive program, free parking, free undergraduate tuition for employees and immediate family members, and graduate tuition assistance for full-time employees.

How to apply

Apply online

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. If you are interested in the position, please submit a letter of application including a statement of educational philosophy, curriculum vita, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three references.

As a private, nonprofit institution, Franklin University was founded in 1902 in Columbus, Ohio, to serve the needs of adult students who have the ambition to continue their education in combination with other responsibilities. Today, Franklin has grown to be Central Ohio's foremost educator of working adults and the third-largest private university in the state. Annually, we serve more than 11,000 students from across the country and around the world.