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Professor and Chair

East Carolina University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 17, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Professor and Chair

Position Number: 944231
Vacancy Open to: All Candidates
Department: AAH COE Interdisciplinary Professio
Department Homepage:
Advertising Department: COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
Division: Academic Affairs
Classification Title: Chairperson
Working Title: Associate Professor/Professor and Chair
Number of Vacancies: 1
Full Time Equivalent (FTE): 1.0
Full Time or Part Time: Full Time
Anticipated Recruitment Range. Salary offered may be outside of this range as impacted by budget, UNC salary administration, and/or candidate qualifications. Commensurate with Qualifications
Position Location (City): Greenville
Position Type: Faculty (Teaching)
Job Category: Faculty (Teaching)

Organizational Unit Overview

The mission of the College of Education (COE) is the preparation of professional educators and allied practitioners. Significant to this mission is a strong commitment to three important related areas, all of which are realized through partnerships and other endeavors. These areas are: (1) the encouragement and nurturing of professional growth for educators and allied practitioners at all levels and in all areas of the education endeavor; (2) a continuing emphasis on and support for scholarship and research/creative activity; and (3) service in all areas of professional education. Critical to such commitment is the promotion of effective teaching; staff participation in the improvement of schools; and, in concert with other state agencies, the development and creation of educational policy for North Carolina. ECU has been recognized with the 2024 Carnegie Elective Classification for Community Engagement from the American Council on Education (ACE) and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. This reclassification is valid for six years.

Job Duties
The COE at ECU invites applications and nominations for the position of Chairperson of the Department of Interdisciplinary Professions (IDP). Programs offered by IDP include Adult Education, Counselor Education, and Library Science. IDP also offers various undergraduate and graduate certificates. For this full-time 12-month position, we are seeking a dynamic and innovative leader with exemplary leadership, administrative, personnel management, and supervisory skills. The position of Chairperson of the Department of Interdisciplinary Professions (IDP) is expected to have an on-campus presence. Responsibilities include facilitating the development and attainment of departmental goals with a clear vision for the Department's future aligning with the mission of the college and university at large Those responsibilities include, but are not limited to: decision-making; negotiating teaching assignments, research, and service loads for faculty; providing leadership in cultivating a culture of care, belonging and opportunity for our faculty, staff, learners and stakeholders; evaluating faculty and staff; providing leadership to the success of established collaborative partnerships and innovative foresight to the establishment of new partnership opportunities; collaborating with faculty within the Department and across the college regarding curricular and related programmatic matters; managing budgets; involvement in the hiring process of faculty and staff; and advocating for the IDP Department in college and university issues/contexts, and sustaining academic teaching, research, excellence following the ECU service model focus "Servire" – To serve the community, and the profession.
Contingent upon available funding.

Minimum Education/Experience
The candidate must possess a Ph.D. or Ed.D. degree in adult education, counselor education, or library science or a related field. Rank will be Associate or Full Professor with salary commensurate to qualifications. Rank will be commensurate with education and experience. Qualifying degrees must be received from an appropriately accredited institution.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation: None
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated effectiveness in: (1) teaching and overseeing undergraduate and master's degree programs in adult education, counselor education, or library science; (2) leading university collaborative efforts with educational and/or clinical settings; (3) securing external grants for research and program development; (4) participating in accreditation processes such as the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), and/or American Library Association (ALA) accreditation processes.

Special Instructions to Applicant
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date: 05/09/2024
Open Until Filled: Yes
Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.
Initial Screening Begins: 06/08/2024
Rank Level: Professor, Associate Professor

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or

Eligibility for Employment
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.



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