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Part-Time Online Lecturer (EdD in Organizational Leadership)

Apply now Posting #: 4922
Position Status: Faculty, Part-time temporary
Location: San Diego
Position Type: Faculty, School of Leadership and Education Sciences

Position Title & Department:

 Part-Time Online Lecturer (EdD in Organizational Leadership)
Posting #


Program Description:

The Doctorate in Organizational Leadership is a 48 unit degree with an emphasis on self, organization, and system. This rigorous and comprehensive practitioner-scholar program is designed for working professionals from diverse professional backgrounds (corporations, non-profits, education, government, healthcare, military, etc.) who seek to promote inclusion, sustainability and social responsibility in organizations while also advancing their own careers and personal development. The program is built around the core concepts of leadership, self-awareness, organizational development, and systemic change. Join us in making a positive impact in the world.

University Description:

The University of San Diego, a contemporary and engaged Contemporary Catholic institution, was founded by the Diocese of San Diego and the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1949. Governed by an independent board of trustees since 1972, USD remains committed to a liberal arts education grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. Inspired by this centuries old tradition of Catholic higher education, the University welcomes people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanity’s urgent challenges.

Detailed Description:

We are seeking dynamic individuals to join our faculty as a Part-Time Online Lecturer in our EdD in Organizational Leadership. This is a unique opportunity to share your knowledge and experience with practitioner doctoral students and help shape the next generation of organizational leaders. We are looking for individuals to develop and then teach a course at least once for our inaugural cohort in the EdD in Organizational Leadership, a three year mostly synchronous online program. We are looking for faculty for the following courses:

  • Foundations of Organizational Leadership
  • Critical Thinking and Research Methods 1
  • Organizational Assessment and Performance Improvement

The ideal candidates will be aligned with the mission and purpose of The School of Leadership and Education Sciences (SOLES) and will reflect our commitment to equity, inclusion, and social justice.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Course Development: Design and develop an engaging and informative online doctoral course in one of the above mentioned courses. The course will be delivered in three one credit units, each consisting of a brief a-synchronous component, an evening synchronous component and a full day synchronous component.
  • Teaching: Facilitate online lectures, discussions, and activities that promote a collaborative learning environment.
  • Student Engagement: Provide guidance and support to students, fostering their understanding of the material in applied contexts.
  • Evaluation: Assess student progress and provide timely feedback to support their learning journey.
  • Curriculum Enhancement: Collaborate with academic director and others to continually improve and update course materials to reflect current trends and best practices.

Special Conditions of Employment:

Effective June 1, 2023, based on CDC guidance, the University strongly encourages all campus members to stay up to date with Influenza and COVID-19 vaccination recommendations.  For more regarding information USD's COVID-19 protocols, please visit sandiego.edu/onward.

Background check:  Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes. 

Job Requirements:


  • A Doctorate in a relevant field.
  • A minimum of 5+ years of practical experience in leadership roles in (an) organization(s).
  • Prior experience creating and delivering (online) courses.
  • Positive course evaluations or teaching reviews.
  • Desired: Publications and/or research related to a relevant field.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills.
  • A strong commitment to creating an inclusive and engaging online learning environment.
  • An understanding of contemporary issues, trends, and critical perspective in a relevant field.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • A dedication to fostering student success through effective teaching and mentorship.
Posting Salary:

$2245-2345 per credit taught; These are part-time, non-benefit based positions.

The salary range provided in this posting reflects what we reasonably expect to pay for this position.  Actual compensation offered or earned is dependent on experience, education and other factors including departmental budget.

Special Application Instructions:

Click the 'Apply Now' button to complete our online application. In addition, please upload the following to your application profile for the hiring managers’ review:

  • A cover letter outlining your qualifications and teaching philosophy, including experience with (online) education.
  • A current curriculum vitae.
  • Contact information for at least two professional references.
  • Application Deadline: July 19, 2024

For questions or additional information about the positions, please contact:

René Molenkamp, PhD

Academic Director of the EdD in Organizational Leadership


(619) 260-4290

If you have any technical questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at jobs@sandiego.edu.

Additional Details:

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit www.sandiego.edu/smokefree.

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