East Georgia College is located in rural southeast Georgia. Swainsboro and Emanuel County, home of East Georgia College, have a population of 23,000 people. The community provides the benefits of small town living including friendly neighbors, low taxes, excellent recreation and a high quality of life. East Georgia College serves approximately 3400 students and provides programs leading to the Associate in Arts and the Associate in Applied Science degrees. In addition to the main campus located in Swainsboro, the College also serves off-campus sites, the largest of which is located in Statesboro, GA.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Chair of the Social Sciences division at East Georgia State College leads an interdisciplinary division of twenty-two full-time and approximately twenty part-time faculty members in history, political science, psychology, sociology, teacher education, student success, health, criminal justice, business, and physical education. In addition to administrative duties, the division chair is expected to teach a partial load. The division chair is responsible for curriculum development; schedule and program planning and development; budget development and management; oversight and evaluation of faculty; participation and oversight in instructional assessment and other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Professional development, service to the institution and community, and academic advisement required.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: The candidate should have a doctorate degree in a social science discipline; a strong record of teaching; commitment to the access college mission; strong interpersonal skills; and be familiar with instructional technology, institutional effectiveness, and assessment. Successful administrative experience is desirable.
RANK AND SALARY: Dependent on qualifications.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 15, 2013
STARTING DATE: July 1, 2013
THE INSTITUTION: East Georgia State College is a state college unit of the University System of Georgia located in rural southeast Georgia, offering limited bachelor degrees. Swainsboro and Emanuel County, home of East Georgia State College, have a population of 23,000 people. The community provides the benefits of small town living including friendly neighbors, low taxes, excellent recreation and a high quality of life. East Georgia State College serves approximately 3,000 students and provides studies leading to the Associate in Arts degrees. In addition to the main campus located in Swainsboro, the College also serves an off-campus site in Statesboro, GA.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a complete package which includes a letter of application; curriculum vitae; copies of college transcripts; a teaching philosophy statement; and names and contact information for three references to:
Mrs. Tracy Woods, Director
Office of Human Resources
East Georgia State College
131 College Circle
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401
An offer of employment is contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with East Georgia State College, as determined by East Georgia State College in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials, and if applicable, a satisfactory credit check and a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
Individuals who need reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at 478-289-2035. Deaf and Hard of Hearing callers may access our campus phone numbers by utilizing your state relay service (such as the Georgia Relay Service) or by utilizing Video Remote Services. East Georgia State College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Tobacco-free Institution; Federal law requires ID and employment eligibility verification prior to employment. Georgia is an Open Records state. East Georgia State College (EGSC) is an associate degree granting, residential, liberal arts state college of the University System of Georgia, providing its students access to academically transferable programs of study, collaborative programs in occupation-related fields, and targeted baccalaureate level degrees.
East Georgia State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of East Georgia State College.