Job Posting

Program Chair, Doctorate of Education in Organizational Leadership

Position Type:

  • Full Time
  • Faculty


  • OH-Columbus

As a private, non-profit institution, Franklin University invites applicant for an on-site, full-time, year-round position of Program Chair, Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership, beginning immediately. Franklin University is a private, independent, regionally accredited, not-for-profit university located in Columbus, Ohio. The EdD degree holds focus areas in PK-12 Education and Higher Education. We seek candidates who possess expertise in one of the two track areas, are actively engaged in either the PK-12 or higher education communities, and who have a demonstrated commitment to innovation in education.

The faculty position will work closely with the Dean, Program Chairs for the other doctorates we offer, and the members of the Office of Research, Scholarship and Writing in an environment focused on teaching working adults.

Responsibilities will include program oversight/direction, course development, academic quality, assessment activities, oversight of teaching, providing leadership to adjunct faculty, mentoring doctoral learners and dissertation committee management, service on university committees, leadership in the professional community, as well as programmatic, divisional, and university requirements as needed.

The position requires an earned Doctorate in an Education field (EdD, PhD or similar) or a closely related field of study from an accredited university. Candidates with scholarship and/or expertise in K-12 leadership or higher education leadership will be given preference.
Experience with program design, curriculum development, and dissertation committee service in an online environment are required. Faculty must work effectively with students, staff, and other faculty, both adjunct and fulltime.

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 offers a competitive benefits package, incentive program and free parking. In addition, Franklin provides free undergraduate tuition for employees and immediate family members, graduate tuition assistance for full-time employees and immediate family members, and a discount on doctoral tuition for employees.

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.