Position Summary: Monmouth University is seeking applications for a Specialist Professor in the department of Special Education. This opening is for the 2020-2021 academic year and is a two-year initial appointment subject to subsequent multi-year reappointments without limit.
The candidate would be expected to: teach Special Education methods and content courses in the School of Education. Responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in a learner-centered environment, academic advisement, scholarly activity, and service to the University and community. We are seeking an outstanding teacher/scholar whose experience, scholarship, and teaching will complement our current faculty.
Special Education programs at Monmouth University include undergraduate endorsements and a variety of graduate endorsements and degrees. Faculty in Special Education are expected to contribute to ongoing efforts to revise and expand courses and programs, to be involved in the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) accreditation process, and to work closely with partnership school districts. The Special Education programs are housed in the Department of Special Education.
Monmouth University's Department of Special Education focuses on preparing students to excel as teachers in all learning environments. Candidates will be asked to demonstrate their expertise and passion for innovative teaching. Candidates will be asked to demonstrate their experience and passion for innovative teaching that meets these strategic goals.
Required Degree, License or Certifications: Master's degree
Required Skills or Software: Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Required Years of Experience:
Other Requirements: Master’s degree in education or related field. Current New Jersey Certified Learning Disabilities Consultant (LDTC) or Nationally Certified School Psychologist certification.
Experience using a wide array of standardized academic assessments.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in teaching on-line courses, and revising programs and syllabi based upon State of NJ Standards. Public school experience as a teacher of students with disabilities. Experience administering Woodcock-Johnson Achievement and Cognitive batteries. Experience administering Pre-school Disabled Student Assessment.
Located along New Jersey’s northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 6,200 students in nearly 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including two doctoral programs.
Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University’s dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth’s faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.
Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University’s 168-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities. Recent updates include a $47 million renovation to the Edison Science Building and construction of a $16 million stadium, which hosts more than half of the University’s student-athletes.
A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Park’s legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ community. Enjoy Red Bank’s lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch’s redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.
Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review’s “The Best 382 Colleges,” and Money magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your Money.”
Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.