Department Chair of Business and Entrepreneurship

Employer
Prince George's Community College
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Feb 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Management, Other Business & Management, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Vacancy Announcement

Position Title

Department Chair of Business and Entrepreneurship

Position Type

Faculty

Department

Business

FLSA

Exempt

Union/Non Union

Non Union

Full Time or Part Time

Full Time

Grade

.

Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

Salary commensurate with education and experience

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Tenure Track

Regular or Temporary

Regular

Job Description Summary

The Department Chair of Business and Entrepreneurship plays a critical role in the academic life of the College and is responsible for carrying out the College’s vision and mission as they relate specifically to teaching, learning, and student success. Reporting to the Dean of the Professional Studies and Community Education Division, the department chair is responsible for creating an environment conducive to collegiality, learning, and developing and implementing instructional strategies that support institutional goals and student aspirations. The Chair engages faculty, staff and other internal and external stakeholders to: (1) develop, expand, and continuously improve high quality programs within the division, designed to address community needs; (2) encourage innovation and creativity in teaching and learning; (3) promote and encourage application of new and relevant knowledge within the departmental disciplines; (4) work collegially with the Professional Studies and Community Education Dean and Associate Dean to ensure student progression, retention and completion within the academic programs within the department; (5) actively promote and advocate for the College’s implementation of guided pathways; and (6) support the development of stackable credentials and degrees that provide seamless articulation with secondary partners, postsecondary partners, and the College’s continuing education programs and offerings.

Minimum Qualifications

# Minimum of a master’s degree, or significant relevant experience, in a related discipline or related field.
# A minimum of five years of full-time teaching experience in a discipline within the Business and Entrepreneurship department (e.g., Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Economics, Marketing), in an accredited institution of higher education at the rank of associate professor (or comparable) or higher; or five years’ experience in workforce training and development; or a combination of workforce development and teaching experience for a total of five years.
# Previous administrative, supervisory, and/or leadership experience preferred.

Criteria

CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed for this position.
# Previous experience and ability to effectively and consistently lead and motivate others.
# Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range
of individuals and constituencies in a diverse multi-ethnic and multi-cultural community.
# Effective and consistent organizational, conflict resolution, and management skills.
# Proven teaching success in higher education.
# Demonstrated knowledge and achievement in curriculum and program development and management.
# Knowledge and understanding of the College’s organization, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures.
# Knowledge of the requirements of accreditation agencies.
# Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from students, faculty, staff,
regulatory agencies, or members of the community.
# Ability to establish priorities and make difficult choices among competing demands.
# Ability to make decisions in a consultative and informed manner.
# Skill in budget preparation and management.
# Ability to write and implement grants.

Job Requirements

# Degree from an accredited institution.
Unofficial transcripts must accompany applications for teaching positions. Lack of transcripts may cause your application to be rejected from further consideration. Official transcripts of academic work required upon an offer of employment.
# Position Location – Largo
# Documentation of experience and performance required.
# Letters of reference must be job related and dated within the past three years.
# Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
# As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.

Is Background Check Required?

Yes

Posting Number

PGCC154511/12

Open Date

02/17/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Yes

Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Prince George’s Community College values the safety of its students, faculty, and staff. As part of that commitment, the College has announced effective October 21, 2021, all students, faculty, and staff must be vaccinated against COVID -19 or tested for the virus weekly. As a prospective or new employee, you will be required to comply with this mandate and all the necessary safety protocols, including wearing a mask. Please direct your questions related to the vaccination, testing, mask mandates, and requirements for exemptions to VMPO@pgcc.edu .

Application Status ; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have a minimum of five years of full-time teaching experience in a discipline within the Business and Entrepreneurship department (e.g., Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Economics, Marketing), in an accredited institution of higher education at the rank of associate professor (or comparable) or higher; or five years’ experience in workforce training and development; or a combination of workforce development and teaching experience for a total of five years?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Briefly describe your experience referenced in the previous question. Do not enter 'See Resume'

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please provide evidence of your ability to effectively use instructional technology (Internet, instructional software, Learning Management System, videoconferencing, etc.).

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  6. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. Curriculum Vitae


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