Job Opening – SAGE instructor

Job Opening – SAGE instructor

Job Description:

The Sage Colleges

Doctor of Education Program

Albany/Troy, New York


The Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership in the Esteves School of Education at The Sage Colleges invites applications for a full-time faculty position effective summer 2016. The position includes teaching, dissertation supervision and student recruitment and advisement in an exciting program designed to develop the next generation of system leaders. 

The doctoral program requires students to work both individually and collaboratively; the successful candidate for the faculty position must also be able to do both with ease. The successful candidate must support the conceptual framework of the Esteves School of Education and exhibit values consistent with the philosophy contained therein. Teaching, scholarship and service are all required from the full time faculty at Sage. Visit the Doctor of Education website for a thorough exploration of our program, faculty, and institution.


The successful candidate will possess an earned Doctorate in Education from an accredited institution and certification as a school district leader. The position requires experience as a school superintendent or in another system-wide leadership position associated with education along with a record of successful leadership that establishes a regional and statewide reputation to attract students to the program. Previous teaching experience in higher education, preferably in educational leadership programs, and with research courses for doctoral dissertations is highly desired.

Additional Information:

The Sage Colleges, located in the Tech Valley/ Capital Region of New York State, include Russell Sage College for Women, the coeducational Sage College of Albany, the NCATE-accredited School of Education, and Sage’s other graduate schools, Health Science and Management.  The Sage Colleges are accredited by The Middle States Commission of Higher Education.

New York’s Capital Region, located between the beautiful Adirondack and Catskill mountains, has a rich cultural and educational environment, as well as endless outdoor recreation year round. Boston, Montreal, and New York City are within easy access to the Capital Region.

Application Instructions:

Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience; generous benefits package includes tuition waivers for employees and dependents. Candidates from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Sage is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds. Sage is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.

Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. Review of applications will begin immediately. Those interested should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and three professional references.

Nicole Schimmel

Assistant Director of Human Resources-Recruitment and Compensation

The Sage Colleges

65 First Street

Troy, NY 12180


Phone Number: 518-244-2054

Fax Number: 518-244-2470

Human Resources Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Summer Hours: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm (May 26 – August 14)