Job Posting

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 two (of the three) concentrations (PK-12 Educational Leadership & Higher Education Leadership) 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.  Successful dissertation service (chair or committee member) and doctoral faculty advising experience also 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 a variety of settings.  In addition, students can choose from three concentrations including: (1) Organizational Leadership; (2) PK-12 Educational Leadership; and (3) Higher Education Leadership.  The courses within the leadership core and the two concentrations (we are hiring for – as referenced above) include:

Leadership Core Courses

• EDUC 801 – Leadership of Organizational Principles

• EDUC 805 – Leadership of Organizational Resources

PK-12 Educational Leadership Concentration Courses

• EDUC 820 – Leading Schools in the 21st Century

• EDUC 825 – Building & District Leadership Structure

Higher Education Leadership Concentration Courses

• EDUC 840 – College & University Leader Structures

• EDUC 845 – History of Higher Education


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.