Academic Chairperson, Arts/Letters & Business

Job description

Job Title Academic Chairperson, Arts/Letters & Business
Job ID 997524
Location West Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

Job Details

Job Family
ADMIN - Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC)
$82,649 - Flat Rate
Arts, Letters & Business
Reports To
Dean of Faculty
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Exempt - Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation

Job Summary

The Academic Chairperson provides academic leadership to faculty members and serves as an integral member of the West Campus administrative team with responsibilities for the coordination and implementation of curricula; course schedules; faculty workloads within the English and Communication, EAP/Foreign Languages, Arts and Philosophy, and Business disciplines. 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

  • Implements instructional programs
  • Develops course schedules and faculty assignments
  • Hires, supervises and evaluates instructional personnel
  • Prepares and monitors the budget
  • Ensures the effective implementation of the faculty advancement processes
  • Provides program information and ensures the availability of advisement services for students
  • Teaches one course in field per contract year
  • Serves on Campus and college-wide committees
  • Participates in the development and implementation of Campus policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Resolves issues and problems that may arise with faculty, staff and students
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's Degree in one of the supervised disciplines with a minimum of five (5) years of related management in an academic environment
  • 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
  • Knowledgeable in SACSCOC (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on College) accreditation
  • 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 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 in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty, and staff





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Job No:
Posted: 8/12/2018
Application Due: 10/11/2018
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