Chair of General Education and Development

Port Arthur, Texas
Commerate with experience
Jul 20, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Other Executive Administration
Institution Type
Community College

The Chair of the General Education and Developmental Studies administers the College’s courses and programs in the department. The Chair performs a critical role in planning, managing, and supervising curriculum and instruction; budgeting; faculty development and evaluation; interfacing with regulatory agencies; and developing external financial and physical resources. The Chair reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and may assume some duties of the Vice President in his/her absence.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution;
Educational credentials to teach a discipline in the department;
Demonstrated understanding of, and a commitment to, the two-year college mission and purpose, teaching and learning, high academic standards, and student success;
Understanding of student development theory and programs, student due process policies and procedures, and current issues and trends in student affairs and student development;
A deep and thorough understanding of developmental education and at-risk students.
A background in instruction in post-secondary education coupled with progressively responsible, full-time, administrative experience in technical education;
Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills;
Sensitivity to and acceptance of diverse cultures and individuals;
Committed to the development and implementation of innovative delivery systems and enhanced teaching through advanced information and instructional technologies;
Knowledge of state and federal trends, issues, and regulations that affect post-secondary education;
Valid Texas driver’s license with a good driving record.

Preferred Qualifications:

Verbal and written communication skills.
Organizational and interpersonal skills.
Time management skills.
Ethical and professional behavior.
Excellent computer skills.
Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings and weekends for meetings and community events. This is a 40 hour per week position.

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