Chairperson

Job description

Chairperson Please see Special Instructions for more details. Applications must be submitted at www.jobs.ecu.edu. In addition to the submission of a candidate profile, the following should also be included: (a) letter of application describing specific skills and experiences relevant to the position, (b) written statement describing your leadership philosophy and beliefs concerning the role of the chair in leading the department, including how your leadership can advance equity, inclusion, and/or social justice within the department, college, and university, and/or community, (c) current curriculum vitae, and (d) full contact information for at least three professional references. Questions may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Marjorie Ringler via email at [email protected] must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Posting Details

Job TitleChairpersonPosition Number 929911Vacancy Open to All Candidates Department AAH COE Elem Ed Middle Grade EdDepartment Homepage https://education.ecu.edu/elmid/Advertising Department COLLEGE OF EDUCATIONDivision Academic AffairsClassification Title ChairpersonWorking Title ChairpersonNumber of Vacancies 1Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0Full Time or Part Time Full TimeRecruitment RangeCommensurate with QualificationsPosition Location (City) GreenvillePosition TypeFaculty (Teaching)Job Category Faculty (Teaching)Organizational Unit Overview

East Carolina University, the third largest university in the UNC system, is located in North Carolina’s coastal plain midway between Raleigh and the coast. An institution of over 29,000 students, ECU is a research-intensive university which offers more than 104 bachelor’s degree programs, 73 master’s degree programs, 4 intermediate degree programs, 17 doctoral programs, and 2 first professional degree programs (MD, DDS).

The mission of the College of Education is the preparation of professional educators and allied practitioners, including professionals in counseling, electronic media, and librarianship. Significant to this mission is a strong commitment to three important related areas, all of which are realized through partnerships and other endeavors. These areas are: (1) the encouragement and nurturing of professional growth for educators and allied practitioners at all levels and in all areas of the education endeavor; (2) a continuing emphasis on and support for scholarship and research/creative activity; and (3) service in all areas of professional education. Critical to such commitment is the promotion of effective teaching; staff participation in the improvement of schools; and, in concert with other state agencies, the development and creation of educational policy for North Carolina.

Job Duties

The College of Education at East Carolina University invites applications and nominations for the position of Chairperson of the Department of Elementary Education and Middle Grades Education. This is a full-time 12-month position. We are seeking a dynamic and innovative leader with exemplary leadership, administrative, personnel management, and supervisory skills.

Responsibilities include facilitating the development and attainment of departmental goals with a clear vision for the Department’s future. Those responsibilities include but are not limited to: decision-making; negotiating teaching assignments, research, and service loads for faculty; providing leadership on diversity, equity, and social justice so as to foster anti-discriminatory practices and build cultural proficiency across the Department; evaluating faculty and staff; providing leadership to the success of established collaborative partnerships and innovative foresight to the establishment of new partnership opportunities; collaborating with faculty within the department and across the college regarding curricular and related programmatic matters; managing budgets; involved in the hiring process of faculty and staff; and advocating for the Department in college and university issues/context.

“Contingent upon availability of funding”.

Minimum Education/Experience

The candidate must possess a Ph.D. or Ed.D. degree in Elementary or Middle Grades Education or related field. Rank will be Associate or Full Professor with salary commensurate to qualifications. Rank will be commensurate with education and experience. Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation

none

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated effectiveness in: (1) teaching and overseeing undergraduate and master’s degree programs in elementary education and/or middle grades education; (2) university collaborative efforts with public schools; (3) external grants for research and program development, (4) management of monetary supports of programs, partnerships, scholarships, initiatives, impact, and regional transformation, (5) integration of technology in the instructional process, and, (6) commitment to the CAEP accreditation process.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Applications must be submitted at www.jobs.ecu.edu. In addition to the submission of a candidate profile, the following should also be included: (a) letter of application describing specific skills and experiences relevant to the position, (b) written statement describing your leadership philosophy and beliefs concerning the role of the chair in leading the department, including how your leadership can advance equity, inclusion, and/or social justice within the department, college, and university, and/or community, © current curriculum vitae, and (d) full contact information for at least three professional references. Questions may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Marjorie Ringler via email at [email protected]

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date 10/15/2020Open Until FilledYesJob Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.Initial Screening Begins 11/15/2020Rank LevelProfessor, Associate ProfessorQuick Link for Direct Access to Posting http://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/38216AA/EOE

East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 328-9861 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
    • ABD
  2. * Please indicate where you learned about this job vacancy.
    • LinkedIn
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • CareerBuilder
    • Greenville Daily Reflector
    • Raleigh News & Observer
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Monster.com
    • Indeed
    • ECU Website
    • Other
Documents Needed To ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Additional Document #1
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation

 

 

 

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Posted: 10/17/2020
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