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Department Chairperson, Business

Employer
Miami Dade College
Location
Miami, Florida (US)
Salary
$91,669 (Base)
Date posted
Apr 23, 2024

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

Job Details

Miami Dade College is now accepting applications for the Department Chairperson, Business position.  This position provides academic leadership to the Business Department and serves as an integral member of the College and Campus administrative team.  Facilitates learning, quality teaching, scholarships, and services.  Provides support and advice in the collective bargaining agreement.

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
  • Resolves issues and problems that may arise with faculty, staff, and students 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a Business discipline and five (5) years of related experience in higher education and/or teaching
  • All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution 
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Knowledge and understanding of a wide range of instructional systems development, training methods, techniques, and formats
  • Knowledge of the requirements of accreditation agencies
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Skill in budget preparation and management
  • Ability to supervise and train assigned staff including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community
  • 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
  • Skill in Microsoft and business-related computer applications
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment

To learn more about this and other employment opportunities with Miami Dade College, please visit us at www.mdc.edu/jobs.

Company

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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