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Hudson Valley Community College
Troy, NY

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Department Chairperson – Engineering, Architecture, Construction, Computer Science and Mathematics HV-DC-11722

Position Type: Full-time

Location: Troy,New York,United States

Application closes: 2022-01-26

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) located in scenic Upstate NY is a multi-campus College with locations in Troy and Malta New York. HVCC offers more than 80 degree and certificate programs in three schools: Business and Liberal Arts; Health Sciences; and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Hudson Valley is one of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York (SUNY) system and serves nearly 9,000 students each year. The college is a recognized leader in career and transfer preparation, workforce training initiatives, distance learning and service to a diverse population of students. Hudson Valley has an extension center in Malta, NY known as HVCC North and sponsors the Capital District Educational Opportunity Center in Troy, NY. With more than 80,000 alumni and nearly 1,000 employees, the college and is a catalyst for educational opportunity and economic development in the Capital Region of New York State.

In order to be considered an applicant for this position you must meet the minimum qualifications as stated in this announcement. HVCC does not sponsor Visas. Applicants must currently hold an unrestricted employment authorization to work in the United States and appointment will be contingent upon completion of a background check.

**Must be currently employed by either Hudson Valley Community College or Capital District Educational Opportunity Center***

Hudson Valley seeks experienced, dynamic, capable, creative and caring individuals who would like to join our team and continue to build on decades of successful service to our community.

Department Chairperson – Engineering, Architecture, Construction, Computer Science and Mathematics HV-DC-11722

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline; Master’s Degree preferred; experience with program assessment and accreditation processes; three years of teaching experience preferably in a community college setting; demonstrated supervisory or administrative experience.

Please note: If no Master’s Degree, the degree must be obtained within a four-year period in order to be considered for tenure OR, if already tenured, to be considered for renewal as Department Chair.

DUTIES AND/OR RESPONSIBILITIES: The Department Chairperson of EACCSM reports to the Dean of the School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and performs the following duties:

• Prepares the departmental schedule for each term throughout the year, coordinating such efforts with the College Scheduling Officer and ensuring compliance with the Faculty Association’s contract. Modifies the schedules as necessary once they have been developed.

• Develops community contacts which in conjunction with advertisements placed through the Office of Human Resources, will reliably provide a supply of qualified Adjunct Faculty.

• Provides academic leadership for the department, including curriculum development, course review, and academic advisement.

• Continuously improves the quality of departmental programs.

• Assists the Dean in developing a departmental budget. Monitors and approves departmental expenditures.

• Supervises and evaluates faculty, and assists in faculty development programs.

• Oversees program accreditation processes including self-study report and site visits.

• Ensures that each program has an advisory board comprised of external persons well suited to determine the industry trends and for determining the extent to which the program meets those needs.

• Support the work of the Admissions Office on behalf of departmental programs.

• Works collaboratively with Institutional Research, Grants Office, Workforce Development, the Foundation, and other relevant offices to identify external sources of major funding and to identify internal needs for funding.

• Works to support college in the high school programs.

• Actively works on establishing articulation agreements with high schools and four-year institutions.

• Teaches a course load of up to 15 contact hours per year.

• Performs other related duties and responsibilities included in the Department Chairperson’s contract with the College.

The Salary for this position is $55,000.00 plus stipend.

Visit our Employment Opportunities page to apply online before the Internal close date of January 26, 2022.

Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. HVCC highly encourages applicants to apply that are bilingual.

Hudson Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer


Hudson Valley Community College serves approximately 13,500 students each semester, and employs more than 630 full- and part-time faculty members. Currently the second-largest institution of higher learning in the Capital Region of New York State, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 70 degree and certificate programs through its four schools: Business; Engineering & Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Although 80 percent of Hudson Valley's students come from the immediate Capital Region, the rest come from every county of New York State and many other states and foreign countries. The college ranks 52nd (as of the 2007-08 academic year) nationally in the number of associate degrees awarded annually, and has more than 65,000 alumni.

Founded in 1953, the college is sponsored by Rensselaer County and is part of the State University of New York system. The college is governed by a 10-member Board of Trustees, which is appointed by the Governor (4), the Rensselaer County Legislature (5), and elected from among the student body (1).

The college is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education and is a member of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. All of Hudson Valley's programs are registered and approved by the New York State Department of Education. In addition, several of the academic programs are accredited by specialized national professional accrediting associations, such as the National League for Nursing, the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences and the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

The college's Associate in Applied Science (AAS) and Associate in Occupational Studies (AOS) programs lead to immediate employment in industry, business, government and health agencies. The college's Associate in Arts (AA) and Associate in Science (AS) programs lead to transfer of students to four-year colleges and universities. In addition, the college sponsors a number of certificate programs that prepare students for selected occupational specialties.

The college, through its Workforce Development Institute, coordinates customized training for many area businesses and government agencies. The Office of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions offers credit-bearing courses at convenient times and places, while the Office of Community and Professional Education offers a wide variety of non-credit and short-term courses that serve a wide range of community and professional needs and interests. More than 10,000 individuals benefit each year from the college's off-campus programs.

The campus provides extensive, state-of-the-art facilities to support its academic programs, including the Bulmer Telecommunications Center, which encompasses the latest innovations in multi-media presentation, video teleconferencing, distance learning, and instructional technology, and the McDonough Sports Complex, a 126,000-square-foot recreational facility that contains a field house and the ice rink.

As a comprehensive, full-service community college, Hudson Valley is committed to meeting the educational and training needs of diverse constituencies. Ninety-four percent of Hudson Valley graduates find immediate employment in their field or successfully transfer directly to a four-year institution following graduation.

The college's academic programs are designed to be consistent with those offered by other two-year institutions within the SUNY system, and they are designed to promote compatibility and transferability to four-year institutions. The college maintains joint admission and transfer agreements with dozens of four-year colleges and universities.

Hudson Valley Community College offers many distinctive programs, including vocational apprenticeship programs and many unique health science programs. For example, Hudson Valley's dental hygiene program is the only program of its kind within an approximate 150-mile radius.

The college provides distinctive student support services to ensure success, including the Collegiate Academic Support Program, the Learning Assistance Center, the Educational Opportunity Program, the Disability Resource Center, the Peer Tutoring Program, the Smart Start Program, and the Viking Day Care Center. Services are available to all students, whether they attend full- or part-time, or in the day or evening.


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