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Assistant Academic Department Chair, BS Criminal Justice

Position Deleted on 3/04/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Faculty - Liberal Arts - Criminal Justice
Full Time
Please note this is a virtual position.

Position Summary
The Assistant Academic Department Chair will work with the Department Chair to supervise full and part-time faculty in professional studies courses, and ensure their involvement in providing course feedback and participation in professional development and in-service activities. Additionally, the Assistant Chair will work with the Department Chair in curriculum review and updates.

Key Job Responsibilities
  • Participate in curricular development, evaluation and revision with the Department Chair and the Assistant Dean of Curriculum.
  • Metrics will be section course material cost and results from student end-of-term surveys and faculty surveys.
  • Assist the Department Chair with the scheduling of classes and assignment of faculty to the schedule.
  • Assist the Department Chair with the training and assessment of new faculty.
  • Assist the Department Chair in seminar coverage due to difficulties on the part of the instructor.
  • Make recommendations to the Department Chair as appropriate, related to hiring, evaluation, and retention of faculty in discipline courses.
  • Metrics include % of faculty with PhD, P rates by section and course, student end-of-term survey results and GPA distribution in sections and courses.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the College/School as a whole.
  • Assessment will include positive working relationships with peers and external departments.
  • Supervise faculty to ensure maintenance of the College classroom standards.
  • Metrics will be faculty compliance with or deviance from those standards.
  • Participate in institutional assessment as assigned.
  • Regularly attend and participate in faculty meetings and in-services.
  • Remain current with trends, techniques, and advances in distance learning and graphic arts that are applicable to the program.
  • Teaching assignment per term as determined by Assistant Dean of College/School.
  • Scholarship expectation per term as determined by Assistant Dean of College /School.
  • Service expectation per term as determined by Assistant Dean of College/School. Perform other similar job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Masters degree in Criminal Justice or a closely related degree or 18 graduate hours in Criminal Justice or closely related field.
  • 3-5 years combined professional and teaching experience.
  • Exceptional computer skills using Microsoft Office applications and adobe connect meeting technology Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work independently in a virtual environment with light supervision.
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