Department Chair - IO Business Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
The Chicago School is seeking a Department Chair to lead its Business Psychology, Organizational Leadership, and Industrial/Organizational programs at our Washington, D.C., campus.
- Distinguishing the program by providing a vision that directs and motivates faculty to be innovative
- Managing the operations of the program in a complex, fast-paced higher education environment;
- Ensuring the quality of the faculty, curriculum, assessment of student learning, and scholarly activity of faculty and students
- Maintenance of collegial and supportive relationships with relevant accrediting and professional bodies and completion of required reporting or documentation.
- Faculty committee and production assignments
- Facilitation of Program Faculty Governance and All Faculty meetings.
- Supervision and development of Program, Affiliate, and Adjunct Faculty to meet quality standards and goals as well as institutional priorities
- Oversight and coordination of the academic program to meet quality, relevance, and currency standards and goals
- Development of viable new curricular offerings in the field.
- Participation in research, writing and ultimate responsibility for any necessary self-study or program-related reports.
- Management of the student learning assessment plan and the program review process for the department to identify needed improvements to student learning
- Development of strategic academic and budget plans for Department, including recommendations from the assessment and program review process.
- Outreach and recruitment of faculty and support of student recruitment.
- Supervision of the teaching, advisement, dissertation activities, and other duties performed by Faculty members to meet department academic goals
Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- They should have at least 3-4 years of previous administrative experience as an academic department chair or program director, and a record of scholarship or professional experience commensurate with the rank of Associate or Full Professor.
- The ideal candidate will be an experienced practitioner-scholar with strong visionary and leadership skills who will thrive in a diverse, rich, and innovative environment. Time is allotted for professional practice, which is encouraged for all faculty and academic administrators.
- Successful candidates must hold an earned doctorate in organizational psychology, or I/O psych or OD or Org Leadership.