Department Chairperson, Life Sciences, Health, Wellness and Funeral Service Education

Miami Dade College
Florida, United States
$84,303.00 - $84,303.00
Closing date
Sep 25, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Miami Dade College, North Campus is now accepting applications for the Department Chairperson, Life Sciences, Health, Wellness and Funeral Service Education position.  The Department Chairperson provides academic leadership to the Natural Sciences, Health and Wellness Department and serves as an integral member of the College and Campus administrative team.  This individual facilitates learning, quality teaching, scholarships, and services. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervises the development and/ or revision of curricula, and implements instructional programs
  • Develops course schedules and faculty assignments
  • Hires, supervises, and evaluates personnel
  • Prepares and maintains departmental budgets
  • Manages labs, equipment, and other departmental resources
  • Ensures the effective implementation of the faculty advancement processes
  • Provides program information and ensures the availability of advisement services for students
  • Serves on Campus and College-wide committees
  • Participates in the development and implementation of college policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Teaches at least one (1) course within the discipline per academic year
  • Resolves issues and problems that may arise with faculty, staff, and students
  • Provides training opportunities for employees
  • Maintains SACS (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools) accreditation compliance


  • Master’s degree in Biology, Chemistry or Physics or related discipline from a regionally accredited institution and five (5) years relevant work experience in higher education and/ or teaching.

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