Associate Professor or Professor/Chair - Family and Consumer Sciences

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 8, 2023
The College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CAES) seeks a Chair for the  Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS).

The CAES seeks a dynamic leader and scholar to serve in this critical role and continue the upward trajectory of this flourishing and highly visible department. The ideal candidate is a compelling, outward- facing leader with exceptional communication skills who delivers a hands-on approach to leadership, recruitment, program and partnership development, and mentorship and will interface seamlessly with all constituents related to this position including administration, faculty, students, parents, alumni, accrediting bodies and limited resource communities in urban and rural settings. The successful candidate brings strong teaching, research and outreach experience; understands land-grant institutions and the communities they serve; and appreciates the quality and diversity of the departmental program offerings and their importance in the nexus of agriculture, food and health.This role is excellent for a person seeking to be a part of a growing academic enterprise on the cutting edge of discovery, learning, and engagement. The Chair shall provide innovative leadership to build upon the excellent research and educational activities within the department.The primary responsibilities of the position include: academic leadership; fund raising; enhancement of relations with alumni, accrediting agencies, government and industrial partners; student recruitment, retention, enrollment growth, curriculum planning and administrative oversight and direction.
This is a rare opportunity to join a growing and successful College and Department within an equally strong University and largest HBCU in the country: strong enrollment of 350 students on average Second largest Academic Department within the CAES and diverse degree program offerings including 1 Ph.D., 1 MS, 3 BS, 2 MAT and 2 graduate certificates 5-star NAEYC accredited child development laboratory Accredited and approved programs: AAFCS, CAEP, ACEND, CAAHEP, NCFR, CFP, and IFT growing multimillion dollar faculty research portfolio largest and top ranked public university among HBCUs in the nation largest agricultural college among HBCUs largest producer of African Americans with degrees in Agriculture

The Chairperson reports directly to the Dean, the chief administrative officer for CAES and will hold the rank of associate professor or professor as determined by qualifications presented.

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