Effective Date: April 1, 2024


  • Earned Doctorate in a related field or earned Doctorate plus 18 hours of elementary or early childhood graduate coursework. 
  • An understanding of competency-based education. 
  • Highly proficient in written and oral communication in the English language.
  • Possess successful supervisory experience with developing teachers.
  • Ability to work effectively with teacher candidates, staff, faculty, and administration.
  • Commitment to quality teaching.
  • Experience teaching online courses.
  • Experience teaching adult learners.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate effectiveness with technology.


  • Experience working with students in a CBE program. 


  • Design competency-based education courses.
  • Teach online CBE courses as assigned.
  • Engage in required training for competency-based education course design and development.
  • Collaborate with industry and educational partners to understand global and regional learning needs. Using information from industry partners and trends, determine validated course competencies and related definitions with explanations of competency mastery instructional outcomes.
  • Develop assessments, assessment strategies, and corresponding rubrics aligned to all competencies.
  • Create performance assessments aligned to course standards.
  • Daily feedback is required based on assignments submitted.
  • Perform other tasks as required by the appropriate administrators.

Application Deadline: Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until position is filled. 

To Apply:   Send materials listed below to:          

Dr. Jan Miller, Dean

Julia Tutwiler College of Education
The University of West Alabama
Station 8
Livingston, AL 35470


  • Letter of interest
  • Current résumé or vita
  • Transcripts of all college work (Unofficial transcripts will suffice for the application; official transcripts must be submitted immediately upon employment.)

Only completed applications will be considered.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation, including information obtained from social media and other internet sources.

The University of West Alabama does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, hearing status, personal appearance, color, sex, pregnancy, political affiliation, creed, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability (including perceived disability), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any grievance process on campus, with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or other human rights agencies.

AA/EO Employer.

Minority applications encouraged.