Department Chair, Elementary and Secondary Education (Job #F20)
Posting Date: June 16, 2021 Posting End Date: August 16, 2021
Position: Department Chair, Elementary and Secondary Education
Department: School of Education/Elementary and Secondary Education
Status: Full Time/Tenure Track (Exempt)
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating "Excellence in Every Way", the ideal Department Chair will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the University’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.
Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities
Maintain and further develop the academic programs in the department of elementary and secondary education
Represent the department in school and university matters
Vigorously seek and support faculty involvement in acquiring grants and additional funding in support of departmental programs
Oversee the recruitment and evaluation of faculty
Manage the department’s budget
Interpret and administer policies and procedures relating to Rules of the Alabama State Board of Education
Promote and conduct scholarly pursuits within the department
Plan for necessary curriculum laboratory resources for the department
Make faculty work assignments in collaboration with the faculty and the Dean
Oversee the planning and coordination of course offerings within the department
Doctorate in Elementary Education.
Successful teaching experience at the College/University level and teaching experience within a multicultural environment.
Commensurate with education, training and experience
Additional Position Information:
Travel is generally limited to observing Pre-Clinical/Clinical teaching observations in designated Methods courses/Internship.
**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **
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Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) letters of reccommendation (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints. Application packets with missing information will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.
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