Online Chair, Online School of Engineering

Virginia, United States
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Oct 21, 2020
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Full Time
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Liberty University’s hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the “religion” component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.

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Online Chair, Online School of Engineering

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Job Summary/Basic Function

The Liberty University Online School of Engineering seeks an Online Chair, who would assist the Dean in facilitating all college activities and to provide leadership toward achievement of excellence in curriculum and oversight of assessment, accreditation and online faculty.

Three programs are currently offered online, with the BS: Civil Engineering program to pursue ABET accreditation.
Applicants should hold a master’s degree in a field of Engineering, with PE licensure a plus. Those interested should apply online by submitting a completed application. The online applicant site can be accessed by going to The search committee will begin screening of applicants immediately and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

It is expected the Online Chair will reside in Lynchburg, VA and support the vision and mission of online programs Applicants must demonstrate a personal faith in Jesus Christ and help train the next generation of Champions for Christ as per the Liberty University mission. Duties also include maintaining the curriculum, courses of study, and assessment.

The high level activities include:

-Assist the Dean with the management of administrative functions
-Collaborate with Dean on planning college strategic initiatives and supports on college fundraising
-Provide administrative leadership in areas of curriculum development, institutional assessment and improvement, human resource, faculty development and performance appraisals, budget and finance, and facilities planning and management
-Help manage the subordinate faculty, staff, and professionals
-Provide input to strategic decisions

Minimum Qualifications

master’s degree in Engineering or a related field with PE licensure a plus.

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience at the university level. Knowledge of assessment and accreditation processes. Ability to work with a diverse population of faculty and students.

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Teaching Philosophy
  6. Pastoral Reference Letter
  7. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 1
  8. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 2
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Portfolio
  3. Career Advancement Form (For Current LU Employees ONLY)
  4. Unofficial Transcript 1
  5. Unofficial Transcript 2
  6. Unofficial Transcript 3
  7. Professional License(s)
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