Associate/Full Professor (Chair)

North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 20, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Associate/Full Professor (Chair)

North Carolina Central University

Closing Date: at 11:55 PM

Primary Purpose of Position:
In collaboration with the faculty and staff, the Chair establishes the overall vision for the department in regards to teaching, research, and the general development of students and faculty. In addition, to managing and evaluating faculty and staff, the Chair serves as mentor to faculty colleagues and as collaborator with other college administrative officers, interprets college policies, advocates for his or her department from a perspective of the best overall interests of the College and University, leads faculty in important processes that shape the curriculum and impacts student learning, and effectively articulates department and college missions to internal and external constituencies. The Chair is expected to seek the advice of faculty and provide for the conduct of departmental affairs in an orderly manner through department meetings, the appointment of appropriate committees, and keep department members informed of his or her actions in a timely fashion. The Chair is also expected to seek student feedback on matters of concern to those enrolled in the department's programs.

Minimum Education/Experience:
Candidates must have the PhD in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Juvenile Justices, or closely related discipline. Candidates must have an established record of effective teaching, research and established scholarship, as well as professional accomplishments consistent with the rank of associate or full professor with tenure. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of effective leadership experience in promoting excellence in teaching, research, service, curriculum development, program review and assessment, student and faculty administration, securing external funding and grantsmanship, and fiscal management.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent written and oral communication skills. Evidence of a commitment to shared governance. The successful candidate must exhibit the ability to create an engaging teaching, learning, and research environment that promotes creativity, innovation, and the discovery of new knowledge.
Candidates must display a commitment to student success that includes the recruitment, retention, graduation, and placement of undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to an open and collegial style of communication and management. Candidates must demonstrate a firm commitment to North Carolina Central University and the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities’ mission to provide a quality education to a diverse student body.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript and submit to a background investigation.

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North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.