[ES_JOBS_NET] Dept Head - Physical & Earth Sciences/ Assoc or Full Prof in Chemistry or Physical Geography, Jacksonville State University
christin at ucar.edu
Sun Jan 25 09:34:25 MST 2015
Posting Number: FY201500045
Job Title: Dept Head - Physical & Earth Sciences/ Asso or Full Prof in
Chemistry or Physical Geography
Position is: Vacant
If Faculty, Tenure-Track: Tenure
Pay Grade Minimum Salary: Commensurate with experience and budget
Position Type: Faculty
Department: Physical and Earth Sciences
The Department Head will oversee the current bachelor’s degrees and
graduate certificate programs in the Department of Physical and Earth
Sciences (PES): the Bachelor of Science with a major in Chemistry with
two concentrations – Professional Chemistry and General Chemistry; the
Bachelor of Science with a major in Geography; and supporting courses in
Anthropology, Environmental Science, Geology, and Physics. The
Department’s graduate certificates include Environmental Science
Management and Geographical Information Systems, as well as supporting
graduate courses in Anthropology, Chemistry, Geography, and Physics. The
Department Head leads the department in program review, guides strategic
planning, and ensures the participation of faculty in teaching,
research, publication, and community service.
In addition to traditional faculty responsibilities, thePESDepartment
Head is responsible for representing the department and its faculty;
managing the departmental budgets; planning curriculum; managing the
departmental office and personnel; and managing/planning faculty
teaching loads and schedules. The Head will teach as required and will
accept other duties as may be assigned by the Dean of the College of
Arts and Sciences or by University policy. The Head must be an academic
leader with established professional service, knowledgeable of current
research in field, and possessing the ability to foster collegiality
among the department faculty, the College, and the University community.
The Head must have proven ability to obtain and manage extramural funds
and must successfully manage and work with a diverse group of people
with varied interests, abilities, and personalities. The Department Head
must have demonstrated administrative experience that includes the
leadership skills necessary to support and encourage faculty teaching,
research, and service commitments and to stimulate their pursuits of
professional development activities.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The Department Head must have knowledge of teaching, scholarly activity,
and service at the University level; knowledge of University
administration and managerial procedures and practices; knowledge of
education law; must have demonstrated ability to create/maintain
effective relationships on campus with students, faculty, staff and
administrators; have demonstrated ability to manage the fiscal and human
resources; have ability to read documents, written in English,
encountered on the job; and have ability to communicate effectively
(through speaking and writing) to individuals and groups, including
public speaking; and have basic computer knowledge.
Candidates must have an earned doctorate in chemistry or physical geography.
A minimum of five years of experience as a tenure-line faculty member in
a regionally accredited college or university or an internationally
accredited college or university is required.
The successful candidate will have credentials commensurate with those
of a tenured associate or full professor and will have a substantial
record of research, teaching, and leadership.
A minimum of one year full-time equivalent administrative experience,
such as department head, program leader, graduate coordinator,
curriculum coordinator or similar responsibility is required.
Specific information for the job posting:
Posting Date: 01/15/2015
Closing Date: 03/15/2015
Open Until Filled: No
Requested Starting Date: 08/01/2015
Termination Date (If Temporary):
Internal or External Funding: Regular Appropriations
If External Funding, what is the external fund end date?
Special Instructions Summary
Prior to an on-campus interview,JSUrequires all official transcripts of
candidates. Invited candidates may request transcripts sent to:
Dean Earl Wade
College of Arts and Sciences
700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265
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