Job Description Summary
Saint Leo University is currently seeking qualified candidates
to be cleared and added to our Dissertation Committee Chair or
Member availability pool. The Department of Graduate Studies in
Education within the College of Education and Social Services is
currently seeking qualified candidates for our adjunct pool in
order to staff immediate and future graduate dissertation
Qualified applicants, transcripts, and materials will be
reviewed and processed in preparation for assignment-based student
enrollment needs for upcoming terms. Select members from the pool
are contracted term-by-term based on course/section need and
availability. Saint Leo University reserves the right to not
schedule and/or cancel courses based on enrollment.
Applications are processed upon the receipt of all official
transcripts while the posting is active.
In addition to your curriculum vitae/resume, the following
documents are required for consideration. Please be sure to check
the email under which you applied for important instructions on
completing remaining steps, including uploading documents in the
second step of the application packet process as follows:
- Cover Letter
- Teaching Philosophy - (500 words or less), highlight how your
teaching philosophy and practices fit the Mission and Values of
Saint Leo University.
Three (3) Names of References - Please list three names of
recent professional references, including at least one recent
supervisor. Be sure to include reference name, email and phone
numbers. Transcripts Official transcripts are required for all
Official transcripts for Master, Graduate, and Doctorate degrees
are required to complete your application packet and are to be
issued directly to Saint Leo University from the respective
Transcripts that are "Issued to Student" or issued to another
institution are not accepted.
World Education Services (WES) Evaluation - A certified
evaluation and translation from World Education Services (WES) is
required for foreign transcripts and/or any and all degrees
obtained from international universities. Expenses for official
transcripts are the responsibility of the applicant.
Please have official transcripts and certified evaluations
Saint Leo University
Academic Affairs MC 2006
Attn: Veronica Mantegna
PO Box 6665
Saint Leo, Florida 33574
Instructors will be responsible for
- Dissertation Committee Chair: facilitates and guides the
candidate through the dissertation process following university
protocols and policies; monitors and records progress, provides
encouragement and support throughout the process, and is ultimately
responsible for coordinating feedback to student from other
- Dissertation Committee Members: works with the committee in
providing feedback to student via the chairperson. Evaluate the
applied dissertation proposal, and final report; provide a written
analysis of students' documents (proposal, or final dissertation
report) directly to the committee chair (not directly to the
dissertation student) within 10 business days of having received
- Abide by and uphold University policies and core values.
- An earned doctorate degree from an accredited institution in
Education, Leadership, or related fields.
- Knowledge of general behavioral and social science principles,
research methods, and individual differences in ability.
- Willingness to participate in training events for dissertation
committee members and chairs
- Proficient in APA style (formatting, citation requirements,
punctuation, composition, grammar, etc.)
- Online instructional experience and working in a virtual team
- Outstanding organizational and project management skills with
the ability to consistently meet deadlines.
- Superior interpersonal, customer service, presentation, and
communication skills both written and oral required