Chair of the Department of Architecture

Kennesaw State University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 24, 2021

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

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a twelve-month, administrative, tenured faculty position as Professor and Chair of the Department of Architecture in the College of Architecture and Construction Management beginning July 1, 2022.



Situated within the College of Architecture and Construction Management (CACM), this position reports to the CACM Dean and partners with the Construction Management Department Chair and the CACM Associate Dean(s) to create an environment of academic excellence in the College. As a key member of the College’s administrative leadership team, the next Chair will provide leadership and vision for the Department; continue to encourage effective collaborative relationships; strengthen the program’s mission; increase the resources available for research, including cross-disciplinary initiatives; and develop internship opportunities and alumni connections.


The KSU Department of Architecture is seeking an innovative and collaborative leader to foster the current strengths, reputation, and achievements and continue shaping the department’s vision, mission, goals, and objectives into the future. The new Department Chair will strengthen, encourage, and bring a strong commitment to the recruitment and retention of a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff.



Required Qualifications Include:


  • A terminal degree, or the foreign equivalent, in architecture or a closely related
  • Demonstrated record of effective academic
  • Demonstrated record of creative practice—design, exhibitions, installations—and peer- reviewed
  • Demonstrated record of exceptional teaching and mentoring.
  • Rank of Full professor or associate professor with an academic background and appropriate credentials to be a tenured professor in accordance with the KSU/CACM promotion and tenure


Preferred Qualifications Include:


  • An earned doctoral degree, or its foreign equivalent, in a design-related field and/or professional
  • Demonstrated record of successful administrative
  • Demonstrated record of success in competitively funded scholarly/professional
  • Experience with, and knowledge of, accreditation standards in


For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs.

Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.


For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit


Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

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