Lecturer in Leadership
University of California Berkeley Graduate School of Education
United States

Lecturer - Leadership Programs - Graduate School of Education

Job #JPF03343
  • School of Education / Graduate School of Education / UC Berkeley

Position overview

Position title:Lecturer or Lecturer Summer Sessions, Non-Tenure track
Salary range: These are academic year appointments and subject to the normal processes of academic review. Salary is commensurate with experience but typically begin at $62,455 and prorated in accordance with experience and instructional workload calculation. UC Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family. This position is in a represented bargaining unit.
Percent time: These are temporary, part-time appointments.
Anticipated start: January 1, for Spring appointments; Summer course begin dates fluctuate between May 23, 2022 and July 5, 2022 and Fall appointments begin July 1, or August 1, 2022
Position duration: One to two semesters with possible extension. Summer Sessions lasts from 3-10 weeks.

Application Window

Open date: March 10th, 2022

Next review date: Thursday, Mar 24, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Mar 10, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Graduate School of Education (GSE) at the University of California, Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified Lecturers to teach in the Leaders for Equity and Democracy (LEAD EdD) or the Principal Leadership Institute (PLI). Screening of applicants begins immediately and continues as needed. Applicants will be selected from this pool to be appointed in Summer Sessions 2022 or 2023 or in Fall 2022 or Spring 2023. The number of positions vary from semester to semester and appointments may be renewed based on need and performance.

We are seeking outstanding Lecturers who can teach or co-teach courses in PLI and LEAD. The PLI culminates in a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership + Preliminary Administrative Services Credential for candidates hoping to become school site leaders, and LEAD provides a doctorate in Educational Leadership and is designed for practicing school leaders who aspire to attain system leadership positions. Qualified members of systemically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Anticipated positions include Lecturers who will teach the following:

  • School Data Analysis for Principals: The PLI is currently seeking a Lecturer to teach this course in Summer 2022 and Fall 2022. The course focuses on how equitable school leaders use data analysis as a tool for continuous improvement and school reform. Topics include technical skills related to data analysis as well as adaptive skills around communicating data to stakeholder groups.

  • Leading Systems in Crisis: LEAD is currently seeking an instructor to teach this course during Spring 2023. This course focuses on developing the political, technical, relational and normative strategies needed to lead during times of disruption or uncertainty.

  • Candidates will be considered for other courses in PLI or LEAD based on qualifications and experience.

General Duties: In addition to teaching responsibilities, duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials, and collaborating with program leadership, program staff, instructors, and supervisors.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Advanced degree is required.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

To teach in PLI: M.A. + Administrative Services Credential, or equivalent international degree.

To teach in LEAD: Ed.D. or Ph.D., or equivalent international degree.

Preferred qualifications

The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years professional experience in public education settings, preferably in a site or systems level leadership position. The Graduate School of Education is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. Qualified women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Page - Please indicate indicate whether you are applying for a Lecturer position in LEAD or PLI
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity). (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03343

Help contact: jbevington@berkeley.edu

Campus Information

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

In searches when letters of reference are required all letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letter.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)

Job location

Berkeley, California

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