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Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.Posting Title:
Associate/Professor and Chair of Undergraduate Programs in the School of Human Services Department:
DAL-Counseling & Human Services-518100College/School:
School of Human ServicesJob Location:
Salary commensurate with experienceDepartment Summary:
The School of Human Services offers two undergraduate degree programs The Bachelor’s degree in Human Services Management, and Leadership (HSML) and a Bachelor’s degree in Child Development and Family Studies (CDFS) prepares students for work in the social service sector.Position Summary:
We offer both professional and academic certificates.
Associate/Professor and Chair of Undergraduate Programs in the School Minimum Qualifications:
of Human Services.
The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Associate/Professor and Chair of Undergraduate Programs in the School of Human Services starting in Spring 2022. UNT Dallas offers the unique opportunity to help shape the character of a 21st century, learner-focused, urban, comprehensive university. This position is recommended for appointment by the Dean of the School of Human Services and approved by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
A program chair is a head academic and administrative official responsible for the educational, scholarship, personnel, and student affairs of a program. Chairs are tenured with the rank of Associate Professor. The program chair is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the dean, with the approval of the provost.
This position is a tenure-track, nine-month (9) Associate Professor appointment with additional compensated administrative responsibilities over 11 months. With the responsibilities as the program chair, this position reports directly to the Dean of the School of Human Services and is expected to teach at least two (2) undergraduate courses in one of the programs within the School of Human Services while collaboratively leading the programs. The program chair is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the dean, with the approval of the provost.
· The program chair has authority and responsibility for the delivery and program integrity of the undergraduate programs in the School of Human Services in accordance with the school and university strategic plans related to academic program development, faculty recruitment, and evaluation. · The program chair provides leadership of the operation of the undergraduate programs over 11 months and must be able to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, administrators, and students. · Provide established evidence of program and curriculum development, policy implementation, student engagement, program review, and evaluation of short and long-term goals.· Knowledge of FTES and FTEF ratios, schedule development, enrollment management strategies, implementation of accreditation policies and procedures, and contract language. · The program chair is the head academic and administrative official responsible for the educational, scholarship, personnel, and student affairs of the undergraduate programs.
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:Preferred Qualifications:
• Ph.D. or Ed.D. in human services related disciplines including, but not limited to human services, social work, counseling, sociology, anthropology, public health, and family studies:
• Proven teaching excellence in undergraduate instruction. Experience in graduate instruction will be an added advantage.
• Documented professional identity as evidenced by the education, teaching, clinical experience, and professional affiliations in one’s area of specialization (such as LCSW, LPC, HS-BCP). •Documented professional experience and competency in working with culturally diverse populations.
• Demonstrated engagement in community/school-university partnerships.
•Evidence of student-oriented instruction and leadership within a collaborative environment. •Proven research record with an established research agenda
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications: Physical Requirements:
• Evidence of leadership in program development and growth including demonstrated outreach, recruitment, and service activities.
• Evidence of collaborative grant development and sustainability.
• Demonstrated experiences in program evaluation, statistics, and data management
• Demonstrated leadership in collaboration across disciplines.
• Skilled in problem-solving, mediation, and negotiation
• Exceptional interpersonal/people skills
• Regional, State, or National recognition in research in a professional area
Ability to communicateSecurity Sensitive:
This is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement:
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.Driving University Vehicle:
NoDescription of Job Duty:
• Fulfilling scholarly research requirements and service responsibilities to the programs, school,Description of Job Duty:
university, and the community as well as advance the behavioral health and human service
• Facilitating curriculum development review, and revision to sustain and grow theDescription of Job Duty:
programs through recruitment activities.
• Building relationships with school and community partners across the region, maintain Description of Job Duty:
a culture of achievement and high- expectations and develop and supervise high-quality field
placements and clinical experiences.
• Reporting to and collaborating with the Dean regarding class schedule development and Description of Job Duty:
building program pathways/course sequencing.
• Working with faculty to facilitate the review and adoption of textbooks. Description of Job Duty:
• Facilitating the development, implementation, and assessment of student learning outcomes Description of Job Duty:
(SLOs) at each program and school level as appropriate.
• Facilitating programs review and data analysis aligning with SACS assessment Description of Job Duty:
• Ensuring alignment of programs with accrediting standards for national and/or Description of Job Duty:
• Assisting the Dean and providing information and data for budget development and Description of Job Duty:
• Developing new academic programs and initiate justification to the Dean for Description of Job Duty:
additional staff and faculty.
• Providing orientation for new students, part-time and full-time faculty with the help Description of Job Duty:
of instructors within programs.
• Working in collaboration with the Dean to develop a plan for regular evaluation of Description of Job Duty:
full-time and part-time faculty within the programs.
• Working with the Dean to share information, dealing with academic concerns and Description of Job Duty:
developing effective plans to implement policies for faculty and students.
• Encouraging and supporting faculty participation in appropriate scholarly Posting Number:
publication, scholarly engagement, and ensuring a high level of teaching quality and faculty
participation in professional and community services.
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