Chairperson of Electronics and Robotics

Feb 25, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Position Summary: Sinclair Community College is a comprehensive community college with an enrollment of 25,000 students that offers career and transfer programs leading to an associate degree, certificate programs, and continuing education opportunities. Sinclair seeks to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. The Science, Mathematics and Engineering Division at Sinclair Community College is seeking an individual for the Chair of the Electronics and Robotics Department. This tenure-track faculty position reports to the Dean of Science, Mathematics and Engineering Division. Start date for this position will be on or before January 1, 2018; unless otherwise agreed to by both parties.

Principle Accountabilities: ** Provide leadership for the continuing development and assessment of the department's curriculum and programs, including the ABET accredited Electronics Engineering Technology program and the Automation & Control Technology with Robotics program. ** Effectively manage personnel and budget resources. ** Provide leadership to advance the mission and goals of the department, division, and institution. ** Represent the department at the college and in the community. ** Facilitate alignment of curricula with that of area colleges and universities in order to facilitate students' successful transfer and meet the needs of local industry. ** Carry out the six Critical Performance Areas at Sinclair: -Scholarship and Professional Growth -Teaching and Learning Facilitation -Assessment and Evaluation -Student Development -Curriculum Design -Workplace and Community Service ** Lead other administrative/departmental activities as assigned.

Requirements: ** Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, electronics engineering technology, or a related discipline is required. In addition, a Master's degree in electrical engineering, electronics engineering technology or a related discipline is required in order to be eligible for tenure. Applicants who do not possess a master's degree are eligible to apply for the position but will be required to obtain a master's degree. ** Background or experience teaching courses in robotics, controls and/or electrical engineering preferred ** Demonstrated leadership and/or administrative experience required ** Successful teaching at the college level preferred ** Industrial work experience preferred ** Effective communication skills to include written and oral required ** Ability to work effectively with a diverse array of faculty, staff and students, including cross-functional teams required ** Active membership in professional organizations required ** Successful experience using technology, collaborative learning, and hands-on learning approaches is preferred