Chair of General Education and Development

Location
Port Arthur, Texas
Salary
Commerate with experience
Posted
Jul 20, 2017
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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.