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Academic Department Chair  « Position Deleted on 3/26/2013 »

Institution: Shaw University
Location: Raleigh, NC
Category:
  • Faculty - Science - Computer Science
Posted: 02/14/2013 (Reposted Job: Initially posted on 09/20/2011)
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
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DEPARTMENT: Computer Information Science

REPORTS TO: Dean - College of Graduate and Professional Studies

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
For consideration, qualified candidates who meet the minimum qualifications submit ALL the following in ONE PACKAGE directly to the Human Resources Department, preferably by mailed hard copy.
  • An application cover letter with statements of teaching philosophy and research interests
  • A completed Shaw University Application Form (available through the Shaw website link below)
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae
  • If available, submit unofficial transcripts of graduate work from all institutions attended. Official transcripts are required if an offer of employment is made.
For consideration, a fully-completed Shaw University application is required. Therefore, do not submit documents information separately or directly through HigherEdJobs.com.

Note: Candidates selected for interview are personally responsible for any potential travel and/or relocation expenses incurred.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Ph.D. in a college specific discipline from an accredited college or university.
  • Five years of progressive experience including a combination of college-level teaching and administrative experience.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Prior supervisory experience.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • In support of the University's established strategic goals, priorities and objectives, ensures quality-efficient educational programs and services are provided form within the assigned academic department.
  • Provides effective leadership in the implementation of effective policies and procedures.
  • Effectively teach courses in a college specific discipline.
  • Selects and retains qualified subordinate personnel to ensure the provision of quality-efficient external/internal customer service satisfaction through ongoing support, training, supervision, coaching, counseling, and performance review.
  • Provide effective overall internal organizational leadership.
  • Provides effective upward communication and support; keeps immediate manager informed on operation, issues and needs on a timely basis.
  • Prepares and properly submits applicable forms, memos, reports, etc. on a timely and complete basis.
  • Effectively performs financial/budget-impacting responsibilities.
  • Identifies needed areas of self-improvement an actively pursues appropriate means and method to increase effectiveness in those areas.
  • Effectively performs assigned projects to meet desired deadlines.
  • Relate to people in a manner as to win confidence, support, and understanding in the purposes, programs and fundraising goals of the University.
  • Conduct effective employment interviews, make sound hiring recommendations.
  • Conduct employee counseling sessions in a motivating manner, initiating disciplinary action recommendations through proper procedures, as necessary.
  • Conduct effect meetings and training sessions.
  • Attend official University functions.
  • Abide by and ensure compliance with all departmental and University policies and procedures.
POSITION SCHEDULED: 11 month contract

FULL-TIME BENEFITS:
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plan
EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Subject to a background check, drug screen.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer