The chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering provides
leadership to the department in setting and achieving goals and
objectives that fulfill the department’s mission and align with the
strategic priorities of the College and University.
Provides leadership to the department in setting and achieving
realistic goals and objectives that fulfill the department’s
mission and align with the strategic priorities of the College and
University. Serves as an effective channel of communication between
the Department and Dean of Engineering, and University
administration. Manages the financial matters of the department and
is responsible for the maintenance of the integrity of the academic
programs. Manages department resources, administers faculty and
staff evaluations, and is responsible for the general welfare of
the department. Represents ChE faculty in meetings with college and
university administration, and departmental advisory board.
Promotes professional development of faculty, staff, and students.
Maintains appropriate levels of teaching, graduate student
advising, scholarly and research activities and participation in
professional and public service activities. Maintains and builds
strong relationships with industry and community stakeholders.
Partners with development officers in fundraising and alumni
PhD from an accredited institution in Chemical Engineering,
Engineering Technology, or a closely related field. Teaching
experience, scholarly or career accomplishments, and ability to
create and build strong financial partnerships. Good interpersonal
skills and ability to interact effectively with students,
colleagues, staff and other on- and off-campus individuals. Ability
to communicate effectively. Demonstrated good character,
professional ethics, maturity of attitude, experience in teamwork
and strong familiarity with relevant aspects of an Engineering
Commitment to undergraduate student success, community
engagement, and to fostering a collaborative culture. Ability to
identify opportunities, establish priorities, and lead innovative
strategic efforts critical to the success of the College’s academic
programs. Administrative and management experience. Non-academic
professional or industrial experience. Leadership experience.
Relevant accreditation activity experience, professional society,
and public service experience.