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Adjunct Faculty - Ed.D. Program

Position Type:

  • Part Time
  • Faculty


  • Online

Franklin University invites applicants to apply for part-time Adjunct Faculty position(s) teaching one (or more) Doctoral courses online within the three concentrations of the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Organizational Leadership program.

Position Requirements: An earned doctorate in Organizational Leadership, Educational Administration/Leadership, Higher Education, or a closely related field. Evidence of successful experience in a leadership capacity and/or administrative experience within an Organization, the PK-12 educational setting, or the Higher Education setting.  Online teaching experience at the doctoral level within an Ed.D. program preferred.

Summary of Duties:

The successful candidate will teach one (or more) doctoral courses online within the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Organizational Leadership program at Franklin University.  Franklin University’s new innovative online Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Organizational Leadership program offers a broad focus on organizational leadership.  Through core leadership courses, students in the Ed.D. program will learn what it takes to effectively lead organizational change.  In addition, students can choose from three concentrations including: (1) Organizational Leadership; (2) PK-12 Leadership; and (3) Higher Education Leadership.  The courses within the leadership core and each concentration include:


Leadership Core Courses

• EDUC 801 – Leadership of Organizational Principles

• EDUC 805 – Leadership of Organizational Resources


Organizational Leadership

• MGMT 850 – Organizational Leadership

• MGMT 845 – Organizational Behavior, Culture & Effectiveness


PK-12 Leadership

• EDUC 820 – Navigating Bargaining & Contract Paramet

• EDUC 825 – Building & District Leadership Structure


Higher Education Leadership

• EDUC 840 – College & University Leader Structures

• EDUC 845 – Leveraging PK-12 Business Partnerships


See a list of full course descriptions here:

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.