Administrative Department Head, Health and Fitness Science & Physical Education

Administrative Department Head, Health and Fitness Science & Physical Education


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

Perry Health Science Campus, Raleigh NC


$54,096.00 - $71,268.00 Annually


Full Time State

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Closes: Thursday, June 22, 2017

Target Start Date

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Expected Work Hours

Varies as position demands

Reports to

Dean Health Sciences

Employment Type

Full Time Annual Permanent

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of accreditation processes

Knowledge of regional and national accreditation requirements

Proficiency in curriculum design, program administration, evaluation, instruction, and academic advising

Ability to perform normal duties with minimal supervision

Proficiency in communication skills, both written and oral

Demonstrate resourcefulness, initiative, enthusiasm, and a sincere interest in helping students reach their maximum potential

Excellent organizational skills


Master's degree in a discipline relevant to the position

Unofficial transcripts must be attached with your online application prior to submission or submitted to Human Resources immediately upon completing the application.  If your transcripts are not submitted, your application may not receive full consideration.

Three years of work related experience in Exercise Sciences

Two years experience as an instructor in Exercise Sciences at the post-secondary level

Within the first three years of employment, have preparation in teaching and learning principles for Adult Education including curriculum development, implementation and evaluation, appropriate to assignment

Supervisory and leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications


Five years supervisory and leadership experience

Position Description

This position is responsible for coordinating all instructional and academic activities within the department, and supervising curriculum course development.


 Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions):To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.

*Develops an education program to achieve the institution's objectives

*Guides faculty in the development of the Health and Fitness Science programs curriculum design to maintain currency and rigor and to fully implement and evaluate student learning outcomes and overall program outcomes

*Analyzes, evaluates, revises and maintains an educational program consistent with current trends, policies, and procedures

*Prepares and submits to the Dean of Health Sciences, departmental goals and prioritized budget requests annually with faculty input

*Validates faculty certifications and credentials annually

*Monitors the departmental budget; reviews requisitions for equipment, supplies and materials needed for the department

*Maintains and updates affiliation agreements and processes to ensure all students and faculty meet credentialing requirements for each agency assigned

*Devises and directs maintenance of a record system of clinical experience, exits and reentries, grades, and general background information for each student

Collaborates with student services staff and Health and Fitness Science/Physical Education departments faculty to develop and implement admission standards for the Health and Fitness Science program

Assists with orientation and registration of students

Collaborates with and with the clinical agencies to ensure appropriate clinical placement for all students

Collaborates with instructors assigned, to ensure currency and maintenance of lab equipment and adequacy of supplies

Holds periodic conferences with instructors and students to interpret objectives and policies of the school, to indicate changes in methods or procedures, and to coordinate all phases of the educational process

Schedules regular office hours for consultation and academic counseling with students
Schedules and hosts advisory board meetings at least two times per year

Prepares periodic reports concerning department activities, progress and achievement of students

Conducts yearly evaluation of faculty members using input from students, peers, and faculty self-evaluations

Interviews faculty, recommends appointment and termination of employment of faculty members and shares in responsibility for orientation of new faculty through assignment of mentors

Ensures new faculty participates in required college wide and departmental orientation

Serves as a member of faculty committees, conducts scheduled faculty meetings, and participates in professional meetings and community activities

Job Post Contact

Human Resources