The College of Saint Rose Seeks Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of Special Education

Company Description:

The College of Saint Rose is a dynamic institution of higher education, enrolling nearly 4,000 students. Located in the City of Albany, the heart of New York State’s Capital Region, the College is a private, independent, coeducational institution, defined by dedicated faculty, administrators, and staff, all focused on transforming the lives of our students. Through a strong liberal education curriculum, and professional programs, Saint Rose serves four-year, transfer and graduate students in undergraduate, graduate degree and advanced certificate programs in four academic schools: Arts and Humanities; Business; Education; and Mathematics and Sciences. The College is preparing to celebrate its Centennial in 2020 with the launch of the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan which focuses on global connectedness, student success and fostering creativity and innovation.

Guided by the values of our founders, the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet, the College is proud of its mission of service to the urban community. As an institution that values inclusion, we seek to attract and employ individuals who reflect the cultural diversity found within our student body, and across the nation and globe.

Job Description:

The College of Saint Rose invites applications and nominations for a Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor in the Thelma P. Lally School of Education, Department of Literacy and Special Education. This is a one-year appointment, beginning in August 2018 and continuing through May 2019.

Responsibilities include undergraduate/graduate teaching, academic advisement, and service to the program and department.

As a member of the Saint Rose faculty, the applicant is expected to teach assigned courses in accordance with relevant academic policies. The applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in special education.


Master’s, Ph. D. or Ed. D degree in special education or related field is required. Expertise in one or more of the following areas is required: assessment, curriculum and instruction for students with significant or intellectual disabilities, inclusive practices to support all learners, or early childhood education.

The candidate’s specific content expertise should include one or more of the following:

(a) knowledge of assessment and intervention in special education for students with significant and intellectual disabilities,
(b) inclusive practices to support all learners in general education settings,
(c) expertise in Response to Intervention and Positive Behavior Supports,
(d) knowledge of literacy elements for PreK-6 grade levels including students with significant disabilities,
(e) knowledge and experience in language development and assistive and augmentative communication,
(f) experience in monitoring the progress of diverse learners, including English as a new language, and
(g) experience in teaching special education at the early childhood and/or childhood level.

Minimum three years of full-time experience teaching students in Pre-K through grade 6 special education or inclusive settings is also required.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Screening will begin immediately.

Additional Information:

Visiting Instructor title applies when the selected applicant holds a Masters degree.
Visiting Assistant Professor title applies when the selected applicant holds a terminal degree.

In addition to a competitive salary, compensation includes comprehensive health and dental benefits, generous time off, a tuition remission plan for employees and eligible dependents, a 403b based retirement plan and wellness programs including the use of our fitness center.

The College of Saint Rose values diversity and abides by federal, state and local law in admissions, employment and all services and programs provided. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion/creed, disability, age, national/ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or any other condition established by law.

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