Department Chairperson, Technology

Job description

Job Title Department Chairperson, Technology
Job ID 994533
Location Wolfson Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary

Job Details

Job Family
ADMIN- Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC)
$82,649.00 - Flat Rate
Reports To
Director, School of Engineering and Technology
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Exempt - Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation

Job Summary

The Department Chair provides academic leadership, serves as an integral member of College and Campus administrative teams, and works closely with Academic Deans, Associate Deans, Directors and Campus Presidents. Facilitates learning, quality teaching, scholarships, 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; implements instructional programs
  • Develops course schedules and faculty assignments
  • Hires, supervises and evaluates personnel; hires adjunct faculty
  • Teaches at least one (1) 3-credit course within the discipline per academic year
  • Ensures departmental compliance with SACS (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools) accreditation guidelines
  • Prepares and maintains budget, labs and equipment
  • 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
  • Engages in resource development activities
  • Resolves issues and problems that may arise with faculty, staff and students
  • Provides training opportunities for employees
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Masters Degree in an appropriate discipline and five (5) years of relevant 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 polices 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
  • Possess excellent organizational and communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Possess 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, as well as, ability to work effectively in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty, and staff





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Posted: 3/6/2018
Application Due: 5/5/2018
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