Department Chair of Business, Engineering & Technology

Department Chair of Business, Engineering & Technology

Employer

Brunswick Community College
50 College Road
Bolivia, NC 28422
Phone: 800-754-1050

Job Location

Brunswick Community College

50 College Road NE

Bolivia, NC  28422

 

Salary/Grade

Commensurate with experience and education.

Benefits

Full

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Monday, December 17, 2018
Closes: Friday, January 25, 2019

Target Start Date

Monday, January 14, 2019

Expected Work Hours

Full Time

Reports to

Dean of Professional and Technical Programs

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a closely related field from a regionally accredited university or a Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited university with 18 graduate hours in Information Technology, Computer Science
  • Five years’ experience in academics and assessment in a community college or university
  • Supervisory experience in a community college or university
  • Academic advising experience in a community college
  • Understand and be committed to the unique nature and role of Brunswick Community College and the community it serves
  • Demonstrates excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Ability to work with diverse faculty/student population and demonstrates strong interpersonal skills

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current industry-recognized certifications (i.e.: MCSC, Security +, Cisco, Net +, etc.)
  • Programming experience with language including: Java, Python, C++, VB.net, C#, etc.
  • Experience in teaching computer science/database management/cyber security in any of the following formats: teaching seated and online courses, training sessions, conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars

 

Position Description

GENERAL FUNCTION:

 

Department Chairs are teaching faculty who carry additional responsibilities above those of nine-month, full-time faculty members.  These additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

 

  • Serves as the Director of Computer Science
  • Teaches a class load as noted appropriate for Chairs in the Faculty Schedules and Workload Policy
  • Provides coordination, oversight, leadership and day-to-day supervision and operation of the Department of Business, Engineering and Technology
  • Provides leadership to and promote collaboration among full-time and adjunct department  faculty
  • Sets a climate for positive attitudes, growth and expectations among faculty by supporting the goals and objectives of the college and division
  • Serves as a mentor to the department’s full-time and adjunct faculty in establishing key goals and objectives
  • Coordinates the annual program operating budget and track expenditures in operational areas
  • Recruits, hire and orient credentialed faculty members
  • Accurately maintain all required college records/reports
  • Assists in developing new programs within the division
  • Participates in department, division and college-wide advising activities, including training sessions
  • Participates in on-campus professional development activities
  • Promotes Brunswick Community College, the division, and the departments supervised
  • Contributes to curriculum development, program review, and assessments
  • Schedules, organize, and maintain departmental advisory committees when appropriate
  • Finalizes spring, summer and fall semester schedules for their respective departments
  • Evaluates the performance of every full-time and adjunct faculty member in the department annually
  • Reviews and choose text books, reference materials, software, etc. in collaboration with faculty
  • Participates in meetings with the Dean, Administration, community members and serve on committees
  • Adheres to the departmental course guidelines and ensure content is SACSCOC compliant
  • Maintains safe and fully-equipped classroom facilities by reporting issues to appropriate departments
  • Fosters a student-success-centered environment in their departments that supports the College’s Mission, Goals, and Core Values
  • Serves as a mentor, advisor, evaluator, and instructor for our students
  • Be accessible to assist staff, students and department faculty as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Minimum Requirements: 

 

  • Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a closely related field from a regionally accredited university or a Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited university with 18 graduate hours in Information Technology, Computer Science
  • Five years’ experience in academics and assessment in a community college or university
  • Supervisory experience in a community college or university
  • Academic advising experience in a community college
  • Understand and be committed to the unique nature and role of Brunswick Community College and the community it serves
  • Demonstrates excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Ability to work with diverse faculty/student population and demonstrates strong interpersonal skills

 

Preferred: 

 

  • Current industry-recognized certifications (i.e.: MCSC, Security +, Cisco, Net +, etc.)
  • Programming experience with language including: Java, Python, C++, VB.net, C#, etc.
  • Experience in teaching computer science/database management/cyber security in any of the following formats: teaching seated and online courses, training sessions, conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

 

  • Read, analyze, and interpret both verbal and written communications; Respond coherently, both verbally and in writing, to students, co-workers, and individuals having contact with the college;
  • Present information effectively to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors;
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions;
  • Implement innovative instructional technology across the Business, Engineering and Technology department curriculums;
  • Review, update and implement revised or new curriculum as needed in the programs supervised

How to Apply

A completed and signed Brunswick Community College application, a letter stating your qualifications related to the position requirements, skills and abilities, unofficial transcripts, and resume are preferred for most positions.

Applications can be found online at www.brunswickcc.edu

Applicants should send all documents and inquiries to any of the following:

 

Human Resources, Brunswick Community College

PO Box 30

Supply, NC, 28462

humanresources@brunswickcc.edu

Fax (910) 754-8229

Telephone: (910) 755-7300

BCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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