Andrew M. Greeley Endowed Chair for Catholic Education
Loyola University Chicago
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Type: Full Time
The Andrew M. Greeley Endowed Chair for Catholic Education in the Loyola University Chicago School of Education (LUC SOE) offers a scholar the opportunity to extend Greeley’s legacy of advocacy for Catholic schools and contributions in the field of Catholic education in alignment with the Greeley Center priorities.
This is a full-time, non-tenure track position, beginning Academic Year 2023-2024 and running for 4 academic years. The Greeley Endowed Chair contributes to the future of Catholic education through consultations and professional development with schools, promulgation of the National Standards and Benchmarks of Effective Catholic Schools, grant-writing, research, professional publications, and participation in national organizations supporting Catholic education and research. The endowed research fellow reports directly to the Greeley Center director(s).
The Greeley Endowed Chair is a member of the Greeley Center and part of day-to-day Greeley operations.
Provide consultation services to Catholic school and diocesan level leaders
Deliver professional development services through presentations at schools, Diocesan-wide PD days, as well as at national conferences.
Educate school and diocesan leaders about how the National Standards and Benchmarks of Effective Catholic Schools can support growth and sustainability of Catholic education.
Participate in national and international education organizations, prioritizing those focused on Catholic Education, e.g., CHESCS Research Committee, AERA’s Catholic SIG
Participate on at least one School of Education committee
Participate in School of Education recruitment and retention activities for programs which focus on educators in Catholic schools, e.g., Principal Preparation
Scholarly Research and Publications
Engage in research focused on Catholic education and schools in alignment with the strategic priorities of the Greeley Center and National Standards (NSBECS)
Participate with other Greeley Center faculty in producing collaborative scholarly publications and research grant applications related to Catholic education
Regularly contribute to Greeley Center publications (white papers and newsletters), connecting/informing Catholic school educators with current research/best practices.
Contribute to the design and implementation of a GCCE continuous improvement process which tracks the impact and effectiveness of the GCCE work with Catholic schools.
Help to seek out and develop grants in support of Greeley Center work.
Serve as Primary Investigator (PI) contact for designated Greeley Center grants.
Teach within the School of Education and participate as a member of one of the School of Education programs
Direct or participate in student dissertations/capstones which study Catholic schools and Catholic education when appropriate
Doctorate in related field
Experience with PK-12 Catholic schools
Knowledge and experience with practices that support inclusion and equity in Catholic schools
Experience conducting qualitative and quantitative research
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