Various/To Be Determined
Closes: Friday, January 31, 2020
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Innovative, creative, motivated and work well with others
Exhibit strong leadership skills
Exhibit good interpersonal skills
Able to maintain records accurately and be able to meet deadlines consistently
Able to maintain good organizational skills
Able to perform normal duties with minimum supervision
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Master's Degree in Anthropology, Psychology or Sociology OR Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in Anthropology, Psychology or Sociology.
Five years of full-time post-secondary teaching experience in the discipline to include: Anthropology, Psychology, or Sociology
Three years of demonstrated leadership including oversight of faculty at a post-secondary institution.
Department Head - Social Sciences Supplemental Questionnaire
* 1. Please describe your supervision experience overseeing faculty members.
* 2. Please describe your teaching experience at the collegiate level, including courses taught and dates.
* 3. Please describe your leadership style.
* 4. The Community College system subscribes to an open door philosophy that admits students of many ages, varied backgrounds, and levels of ability. How does this fit in with your philosophy of education?
* 5. What strengths do you have that will contribute to your success in this position?
* Required Question
Prior leadership and supervision at a community college.
Community college teaching experience.
Pay Grade: Manager 6
This position coordinates all instructional and academic activities within the department and supervises curriculum/course development. The Administrative Department Head also serves as the first-line manager of personnel, supplies, equipment, and facilities of the department.
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.
*Coordinates all of the instructional and academic activities within the assigned department(s) and subject area(s)
*Responsible for keeping the Division Dean informed of the operation of the supervisory unit
*Provides leadership and supervision of a managerial team that may consist of associate department heads and program directors with a combined full time faculty count of twenty or more in the respective curriculum area, and/or provides oversight over substantive, multiple disciplines
*Represents the department regarding strategic planning issues and assists in the achievement of division goals
*Develops, maintains, and supervises long-range Institutional Effectiveness assessment plans that may include planning, developing, and reporting the program mission, goals, and program/student learning outcomes
*Ensures programs and courses are effectively measuring program and student learning outcomes
Manages curriculum enrollment growth and ensure ongoing development of department program(s)
Supervises curriculum/course development and ensures currency of the curriculum
Manages, evaluates, and coordinates departmental course offerings
Leads the development of full-time and adjunct faculty teaching schedules
Selects Advisory Committee members and coordinate advisory committee development and projects
Participates in articulation initiatives
Coordinates and participates in open houses and other student recruitment events
Maintains catalog, website, and brochure accuracy
Supervises program reviews
Plans and conducts faculty and student orientation and monthly department meetings
Participates in or creates faculty training and/or development
Reviews and recommends changes in curricula and prepare proposals for new curricula, based on the recommendations of the Associate Department Head, Program Directors, and faculty
Manages advising processes
Processes degree audits, course substitutions, transcript evaluations, and other like duties
Participates in resolution of faculty and student issues
Develops and implements strategies to promote student persistence and completion of programs
Ensures currency of course syllabi
Supervises textbook selection, revision, and periodic reviews. Ensure book orders are placed in a timely manner
Completes annual applied benchmark project on an individual or group basis