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Department Chairperson, School of Justice

Miami Dade College
Miami, Florida
Posted Date
Feb 28, 2023

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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, School of Justice position. The Department Chairperson provides academic leadership to the School of Justice and serves as an integral member of the College and Campus administrative team. The position 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, evaluates personnel Teaches at least one (1) course within the discipline per academic year
  • Prepares and maintains departmental budgets Manages labs, equipment, and other departmental resources
  • Ensures the effective implementation of the faculty advancement process and adheres to the collective bargaining agreement 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
  • Administers the dual enrollment programs at local schools Resolves issues and problems that may arise with faculty, staff, and students Ensures departmental compliance with SACS accreditation guidelines


  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and five (5) years of relevant work experience in higher education and/or teaching
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community
  • Skill in budget preparation and management Knowledge of Microsoft office software and specific computer programs related to area of responsibility
  • Ability to supervise and train assigned staff including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments
  • Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty, and staff


Miami Dade College is the largest, most diverse, and highly regarded college in the nation. We operate eight campuses with over 6,000 employees who educate over 164,000 students from around the world. The College offers over 300 programs of study and several degree options, including vocational, associate, and baccalaureate degrees. With such a large organization, our employment needs are very diverse. From full-time professional faculty to part-time adjunct faculty and support staff, the people who comprise the MDC workforce are the innovators who help the College maintain our reputation as one of the most highly regarded colleges in the country.


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