Apply Now: Director of Teacher Programs at the Ashbrook Center

Ashbrook Center: Director of Teacher Programs


The Ashbrook Center seeks a new Director of Teacher Programs to direct Teaching American History (TAH), which includes a graduate program for high school and middle school teachers, an array of online and in-person seminars for these teachers, a web site (, and a core document and narrative history collection, as well as the marketing, administrative activities, and data gathering and analysis that support these programs.

The Director will be responsible for a growing staff that now numbers ten. He or she will coordinate the activities of Teaching American History with a variety of academic and non-academic personnel.

The Director of Teacher Programs plays a pivotal role in advancing Ashbrooks critical mission. The Director of Teacher Programs will report to the Executive Director of the Ashbrook Center and will work from a virtual office.


Qualified candidates must have:

  1. a Ph. D. in American history or politics;
  2. seven years management experience, including directing personnel with varied levels of experience and education (experience leading remote staff preferred);
  3. a demonstrated ability to conceive, implement, and manage academic programs for adults;
  4. a demonstrated ability to design and implement personnel and program assessment;
  5. a demonstrated ability to recruit and mentor staff;
  6. a demonstrated ability to formulate and execute a budget, and to negotiate contracts and supervise their fulfillment;
  7. teaching experience, preferably at the graduate level (record of scholarship a plus);
  8. and excellent communication skills.

Experience in sales or marketing of educational materials and working in a non-profit is an advantage, but not required.

To Apply

Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials in one PDF document:

  1. a cover letter detailing your philosophical interest in this position/Ashbrook’s mission and your salary requirements
  2. and a resume.

Questions can be directed to:
Claire Kittle Dixon, Executive Director of Talent Market, who is assisting with the search:

For more information and to apply, click here >>

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.



About the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University

Inaugurated by President Ronald Reagan in 1983, the Ashbrook Center is an independent educational center at Ashland University, located in Ashland, Ohio.

The Ashbrook Center seeks to restore and strengthen the capacities of the American people for constitutional self-government. It does this by providing educational programs to students, teachers, and citizens.

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