Chair-Department of PsychologyPosition Number::
009009Full-time or Part-time::
College of Humanities and Social SciencesPosting Number::
EHRA (Non-Faculty) Job Category::
Commensurate with Education and ExperienceMinimum salary::
Commensurate with Education and ExperienceMaximum salary::
Commensurate with Education and ExperienceOverall Position Competency::
Flat RateDescription of primary duties and responsibilities::
Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit: Description of Work Continued::
The Department of Psychology, located in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Fayetteville State University, offers the Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a minor in Psychology. The department also offers an on-line bachelor’s degree completion program. Additionally, the department offers a 36-credit hour online graduate program leading to the Master of Arts degree in Psychology. The department places significant emphasis on advisement and mentoring to prepare students who graduate for employment in the social and behavioral sciences and for graduate and professional studies.
Primary Purpose of the Position:
The Department Chair serves as the administrator of their respective academic unit. They are responsible for the daily operation of the program as well as long-term planning, scheduling, and curriculum development. In addition to maintaining an acceptable level of teaching and scholarship, the chair’s primary duties include: managing the department budget and seeking external funds; recruiting, hiring, and evaluating faculty and staff; recruiting, advising, and assisting students; producing various reports for the Dean’s Office, and providing vision and leadership to the Department.
This position will begin in the Fall 2022 semester.
Duties and Responsibilities Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::
The Chair reports to the Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and is a member of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences leadership team. The duties of the Chair are instructional and administrative. The specific duties and responsibilities of the Chair include but are not limited to:
1. Provide visionary leadership and strategic vision to advance the Department.
2. Recruit, supervise, mentor, and evaluate faculty.
3. Recruit students and promote the growth of both the undergraduate and graduate program.
4. Provide leadership in working with nontraditional students.
5. Manage department budget and resources.
6. Continue to develop a large, successful, and diverse faculty and staff and foster a collaborative and collegial work environment.
7. Guide curriculum development.
8. Identify and seek external funds to the department.
9. Promote the department within the university and to the wider community.
10. Provide leadership to complete the annual assessment of program and student learning outcomes.
Applicants must have a doctorate in psychology and a record of excellence in teaching, research, and service commensurate with the rank of a tenured Associate or Full Professor. Preferred are candidates who have experience with administrative academic leadership, acquisition of extramural grant funding, and the generation of a major program of online courses.Preferred Qualifications::
Experience with administrative academic leadership, acquisition of extramural grant funding, and the generation of a major program of online courses. Open Until Filled::
YesAdditional Information for Applicants:
All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.EEO Statement::
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).Veteran's Statement:
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