Job ID: 203891

Chair, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis

East Tennessee State University

  • Jan. 19, 2023
  • Chair, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
  • Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
  • East Tennessee State University
    Johnson City, TN
  • open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
    Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Higher Education Administration
    Education Policy
    Education - General

East Tennessee State University’s (ETSU) Clemmer College is seeking an enthusiastic and collaborative leader to chair the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (ELPA) The chair, a member of the College Leadership Team, is the chief academic, administrative, and fiscal officer for the department as well as the chief advocate for the department faculty, staff, and students. The chair works collaboratively with the faculty and involves them in the shared governance of the department. The chair will lead and support the department’s efforts to ensure that instruction and research are high quality, innovative, following best-practices, and consistent with the mission, vision, and goals of the College and University. The chair supports the program coordinators and faculty in preparing ethical, self-reflective, and caring leaders of P-12 schools, community/technical colleges, four-year colleges/universities, and other organizations. 


The Department offers master’s, educational specialist, and education doctoral degrees in areas of school administration (P-12 principal), school leadership, and higher education leadership as well as graduate certificates in Community College Leadership and Teaching in Higher Education. The majority of programs are fully online. The school administration program is accredited by the Council of Accreditation for Educator Preparation (CAEP) and is acknowledged as a Tennessee State Educator Prep program. The department also houses the Center for Community College Leadership. 


For more information, please visit the ETSU employment site job listing at 


  • ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Cindy Chambers

    Johnson City, TN
  • 423-439-7586

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