Department Chair of Nursing and Health Science

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Position Title Department Chair of Nursing and Health Science Posting Number Fac00401 Employment Type Full-Time Benefits Available Yes Position Summary Information

Nature of Work

In addition to performing the duties assigned to full-time faculty members at The College of Coastal Georgia, a Department Chair is expected to carry out the administrative duties of an academic unit. The Department Chair will be responsible for the efficient operation of the Department and supervision of faculty, and will act as the departmental representative in interactions with the College and community.

The Department Chair should have a standard teaching load of 12 credits per academic year and will work with the School Dean to plan their schedule effectively.

Essential Duties

•Lead the preparation of each semester’s course schedule and related pay memo within the department.
•Coordinate and assist with assessment, including unit assessment planning and program/course evaluation, as it relates to accreditation, program reviews.
•Conduct annual reviews of full-time and part-time department faculty and provide recommendations for tenure, promotion, improvement and termination as needed.
•Coordinate the hiring of qualified and diverse full-time and part-time faculty and promote the achievements of faculty within the department and to the institution as a whole.
•Facilitate the service agenda of departmental faculty, including the academic advising process, within the department throughout the year.
•Mentor and encourage department faculty with regard to leadership, scholarly activities and the development of quality curriculum and instruction.
•Collaborate with faculty on departmental decisions and communicate clearly and effectively.
•Advocate and respond to faculty and student concerns through investigation, conflict resolution, and collaboration with the Dean and other offices as needed.
•Develop partnerships (at various levels) to the benefit of the Department and department faculty.
•Act as the main department representative to administration, other offices on campus, current/prospective students, and the community.
•Perform department/school- specific duties as defined by the requirements of the relevant academic discipline(s).
•Perform other essential, but non-regular, duties as requested by the School Dean, PVPAA and/or President.

Minimum Qualifications and Training

• Terminal degree.
• Rank of Assistant Professor or higher.
•Prior teaching experience.
•Excellent communication and human
relation skills.
•Evidence of leadership qualities.
•Administrative experience.

Preferred Qualifications and Training

•Tenured, with rank of Associate Professor or higher.

Special Instructions to Applicants

The College of Coastal Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, national origin, status as a war veteran, age, disability, or any other status protected by law.

Based on the University system of Georgia’s policy, official sealed transcripts must be provided upon offer and acceptance of all Faculty positions.

CCGA Information

College of Coastal Georgia is an undergraduate college in the University System of Georgia. Located on Georgia’s coast, the College campus is in Brunswick with additional outreach through the Camden Center in Kingsland. The vision of the College is to be a college of choice for students within Georgia and beyond, providing an outstanding education for tomorrow’s leaders and citizens through service-learning, global awareness and engaged entrepreneurship. With a strong emphasis on student retention, progression and timely graduation, the College offers baccalaureate degrees in American Studies, Biological Sciences, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Education, French, Health Informatics, Interdisciplinary Studies, Mathematics, Nursing (BSN), Psychology, Public Management, Spanish, and Workforce Management and Leadership, as well as career associate degrees in Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, Nursing (ASN) and Radiologic Science. A veterans-friendly campus, the College is a designated Yellow Ribbon School. Approximately 3,000 students are served by more than 200 staff members and a teaching faculty of whom 52% hold doctoral degrees. CCGA is an active participant in the Complete College Georgia initiative designed to support community partnerships and develop the critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills necessary to address the challenges of 21st century economic development and community wellbeing. For more information, visit the College website:

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 05/21/2019 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently employed by this College? If yes, enter the department name. If no, enter "No".

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Are you legally eligible for employment in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you hold a current RN license in Georgia?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How much experience do you have in this type of position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Are you a current benefited employee of the College of Coastal Georgia?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts 1
  4. Certification/Licensure
  5. Leadership Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts 2
  2. Transcripts 3




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Posted: 5/23/2019
Application Due: 7/16/2019
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