Closes: Friday, November 25, 2022
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- An earned associate degree in Applied Science from a regionally accredited college in one of the related program areas: Automotive Services Technology, Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology, Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology, Agriculture Equipment Systems Technology, Construction Equipment Systems Technology, and Welding Technology.
- Two or more years in a lead or chair role.
- Have an understanding of the North Carolina Community College System: Curriculum Standards, Combined Course Library, and Career and College Promise.
- Bachelor’s degree preferred
This is a full-time, 12-month position in the Applied Career Technology (ACT) Division. The Chair of Transportation Technologies reports directly to the Dean of Applied Career Technology and fulfills the primary role of instruction facilitator. The chair also functions as the liaison between the division dean and department faculty and staff.
The position includes the following responsibilities and expectations:
- Teach classes based on a workload to be determined by the Vice President of instruction and the Dean of Applied Career Technology. Instruction is the primary role of the department chair; however, the instructional workload may be adjusted by one or more courses in any given academic term based on other assignments.
- Facilitate development and implementation of programs and disciplines within the department, with lead instructors and division dean.
- Coordinate program assessment and improvement processes within the department and ensure proper documentation of results including student learning and program outcomes assessment.
- Facilitate the scheduling of courses by term for the department and division.
- Facilitate textbook selection and orders with lead instructors and division dean.
- Provide administrative leadership within the department as a representative of the dean of the division.
- Contribute to full-time and adjunct faculty evaluation processes in conjunction with lead instructors and the dean of the division.
- Orient and mentor all new full-time faculty in the chairperson’s department.
- Work with instructors in selecting and completing appropriate professional development activities, including recommendations for in-service education, educational leave, and/or return to the industry.
- Assist with department program marketing, recruiting, grant proposals, and special projects, as needed.
- Coordinate program advisory committee meetings or college/university articulation agreements, with lead instructors.
- Assume the functions and responsibilities of the lead instructor, when needed.
- Develop and support partnerships between the department, local businesses, and area public schools, with lead instructors and division dean.
- Assist with annual departmental budgets in conjunction with the dean of the division.
- Fulfill other responsibilities and serve on committees as assigned by the dean of the division or vice president of instruction.
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