Department Chair of Physical Education (Job F#116)
Posting Date: October 11, 2021 Posting End Date: December 11, 2021
Position: Department Chair Department: School of Education/Department of Physical Education
Status: (Full time/Tenure Track)
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University Becoming "One Tuskegee," the ideal Department Chair will possess the willingness use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment.
Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities
Maintain and further develop the academic programs in the department of physical 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
Supervise scheduling of laboratory hours and student access
Supervise orientation of new teacher education majors to procedures for using the Curriculum Laboratory
Maintain a record of student usage of Curriculum Laboratory
The Department Chair is critical to the administrative oversight of the degree offerings and personnel in the physical education department along with administering departmental service courses.
The Department Chair is responsible for providing leadership and guidance in departmental efforts to achieve the goals and objectives of the department in line with the vision and mission of the School of Education and Tuskegee University.
Conduct regular departmental meetings with faculty personnel.
Doctorate in Physical Education/Kinesiology. Successful teaching experience at the College/University level and teaching experience within a multicultural environment.
Commensurate with education, training and experience
Additional Position Information:
Does this position require travel? Yes
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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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Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
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Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.