Department Chairperson, Social Sciences

Location
Miami, FL
Posted
Sep 07, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Job Title Department Chairperson, Social Sciences
Job ID 996339
Location Wolfson Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular


Job Details



Job Family
ADMIN- Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC)
Grade
18
Salary
$82,649.00 - Flat Rate
Department
Social Sciences
Reports To
Dean, Faculty
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Exempt - Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation


Job Summary


This position provides academic leadership to the Social Sciences Department and serves as an integral member of the College and Campus administrative team. Facilitates learning, quality teaching, scholarship, and services. Provides support and advice in the collective bargaining process, and ensures adherence to relevant areas of any collective bargaining agreement. This is a Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC) position for which an annual contract reflecting the base salary within the fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th) will be issued after ratification by Miami Dade College's District Board of Trustees.


Duties & Responsibilities


  • Supervises the development and /or revision of curricula, and implements instructional programs
  • Develops course schedules and faculty assignments
  • Hires, supervises, evaluates personnel
  • Prepares and maintains departmental budgets
  • Manages labs, equipment, and other departmental resources
  • Teaches at least one course within the discipline per academic year
  • Ensures the effective implementation of the faculty advancement processes
  • Provides program information and ensures the availability of advisement services for students
  • Serves on Campus and College-wide committees
  • Participates in the development and implementation of College policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Resolves issues and problems that may arise with faculty, staff, and students
  • Provides training opportunities for employees
  • Performs other duties as assigned



Minimum Requirements


  • Master's degree in Social Sciences, Psychology, History , or related discipline from a regionally accredited institution and five (5) years relevant work experience in higher education and /or teaching; or Master's degree with 18 graduate credits in Social Science, Psychology, History, or related discipline and five (5) years relevant work experience in higher education and /or teaching
  • All educational degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Knowledge and understanding of a wide range of instructional systems development, training methods, techniques and formats
  • Knowledge of the requirements of accreditation agencies
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community
  • Skill in budget preparation and management
  • Skill in computer applications
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents
  • Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to supervise and train assigned staff including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment


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