Coordinator of the Doctor of Education Program


Website Louisiana Christian University

Louisiana Christian University is seeking a dynamic, energetic candidate to serve as Louisiana Christian University Coordinator for the Doctor of Education in Administration and Leadership Program. Reporting to the Dean of the School of Education and Behavioral Sciences, the Coordinator of the Ed.D. works collaboratively with academic colleagues to ensure the quality of all academic offerings. The Coordinator must demonstrate a commitment to Christian faith and serve as a leader for integrating faith and learning. The Coordinator facilitates communication and initiatives for the Ed.D. program and fosters excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service while promoting a highly productive and collegial work environment. The Coordinator of the Ed.D. program will be charged with helping to articulate and implement a shared vision for the School of Education that will support the University’s commitment to teaching excellence and articulate its mission to provide rigorous education, high-quality graduate program in the liberal arts and in professional/pre-professional preparation, and integrative real-world experiences, both local and global, for all students. This is a full-time 12-month tenure-track teaching position to begin August 2023.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Research and plan the beginning stages of the EdD program through mapping the curriculum framework and managing course development.

· Teach a variety of graduate education courses with an emphasis in research. May also teach undergrad courses.

· Actively write for the accreditation process and contribute to the collection and analysis of assessment and accreditation data for the enhancement of the department/programs.

· Collaborate with public and private schools, as well as university faculty, for the advancement of education initiatives.

· Supervise and observe/evaluate graduate candidates.

· Advise graduate education students and recruit prospective students for graduate programs.

· Participate in faculty governance, committees, and other events/organizations on campus.

· Plan, organize, and teach in a manner that encourages Christian development in harmony with the school’s doctrinal position, mission, and values.

· Promote and direct successful student learning in keeping with the learning centered values and goals of the school.

· Develop syllabi that clearly outline the course requirements, rationale, goals, and objectives.

· Select textbooks and other resources for assigned classes, prepare class sessions and assignments to ensure students grasp course content and how it integrates with overall student learning outcomes for the course.

· Create an engaging learning environment that encourages student involvement and participation.

· Document students’ attendance, participation, and academic progress by giving and grading assignments, projects, quizzes and/or examinations that lead to a final grade.

· Be accessible to students outside the classroom, providing ample periods of time for counseling and mentoring students in matters related to academic success, life goals, and spiritual development.

· Maintain posted office hours and participate in chapel and other school related events such as commencement and various honor ceremonies.

· Participate in and contribute to curriculum development by planning, developing,

and evaluating new and existing courses and curriculum.

· Participate in faculty meetings, staff meetings, and committee service.

· Perform other responsibilities requested by administration.

· Maintain a true example of Christian character in the community.

· Represent the University positively to prospective students and supporters.



Doctoral degree in a related education field. College teaching experience that demonstrates an understanding of the teaching and learning process and action research.

Candidate must have at least four (4) years of recent professional experience in a K-12 setting and/or college level teaching.

Candidate must have experience with learning standards/outcomes, compliance, and data collection and reporting.

Preferred experience in teaching educational research and mentoring students through the research process.

The successful candidate will also demonstrate an active Christian faith and a calling to engage in a “Christ-centered community committed to Academic Excellence where students are equipped for Lives of Learning, Leading, and Serving.”


Louisiana Christian University is a private, Baptist, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs, located in Pineville, Louisiana. The University was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention. It has an enrollment of about 1,200 students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

To apply for this position, please submit all of the following to

1. A cover letter

2. LCU Faculty Application

3. LCU Christian Worldview Form

4. Curriculum Vitae

5. Undergraduate and graduate transcripts

6. 3 recommendation letters

Inquiries and all submissions should be made to:

Dr. Cheryl D. Clark, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Louisiana Christian University

1140 College Drive

P. O. Box 567

Pineville, LA 71359

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