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Chair of Computing, Information, and Mathematical Sciences & Technology

Chicago State University
Chicago, Illinois
Negotiable, with full benefits.
Posted Date
Oct 12, 2022
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CSU is a public, comprehensive university that provides access to higher education for students of diverse backgrounds and educational needs. CSU is committed to teaching, research, service and community development including social justice, leadership and entrepreneurship. The Computing, Information, and Mathematical Sciences & Technology (CIMST) Department mission and goals are developed in reference to the larger university and the community it serves, and are compatible with the university’s mission.  CIMST is concerned with the interrelationships among computing sciences, people, information, and technology. 
• Leadership within the Department, including developing a shared vision for advancing the Department’s mission; providing clear communication within the Department and with higher administration and external constituencies; advancing a strategic vision that strengthens the Department through critical hires, curriculum development and review, and service and engagement to the university, community, and discipline; coordinating strategic planning with college and university goals including student enrollment, retention and graduation; building excellence in teaching by supporting and advancing high-impact learning practices, and effective teaching and learning technologies and pedagogies; mission of CSU through meaningful engagement; facilitating team-building among faculty and staff; and serving as an effective advocate for the Department. 
• Supportively charging search and admissions committees to ensure diverse pools of candidates are recruited and interviewed; being proactive in hiring and retention of a diverse and inclusive workforce; and ensuring a commitment to equity when setting workloads. Supervise departmental participation in Planning, Measurement and Effectiveness (PME), including timely submission of annual plans and reports. 
• Fiscal Management, including effectively stewarding Department resources; anticipating and planning accordingly for budgetary requirements; effectively and equitably allocating resources in support of research and scholarship, teaching, service, and engagement; and facilitating participation in entrepreneurial activities (research grants, centers, fee-for-service activities, online programming, etc.) to grow Department resources and/or meet program objectives. 
• Personnel Management, including providing clear communication of duties and performance expectations that recognizes superior performance and addresses performance weaknesses; setting high standards for achievement in teaching, research, scholarship, service/outreach, and engagement.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Earned PhD in computer science, electrical and/or computer engineering, or information science.
• Sufficient administrative and professional experience to be appointed at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.
• Demonstrated record of teaching and curriculum development. 
• Demonstrated record of individual initiative and originality in research.
• Extensive experience in grant funding, and developing external partnerships is essential.
• Proven ability to work with diverse department faculty, staff, students, and other personnel in academic settings is required. 
• Excellent communication skills are required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to effectively contribute to the Department, College, and University teaching, scholarly, and service activities 
• Evidence of research practice and scholarship.
• Evidence of grantsmanship.

Preferred Qualification:
• Has considerable teaching experience in computing related programs and has held administrative responsibilities within the department and or university.

For more information, please contact:
Ryan Jordan
Jordan Search Consultants / 314-324-7826

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