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Director of the School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development

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Kennesaw State University
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Director of the School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development

Job ID: 240147
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia's largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

Location
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information
The SCMPD offers a Master's degree in Conflict Management, a Dual Master's degree in Conflict and Business Administration, a graduate certificate in Applied Peacebuilding, and a Ph.D. in International Conflict Management. It also houses the Center for Conflict Management which promotes peace and conflict resolution and provides training and interventions in conflict management skills to non-degree seekers. The school's mission includes (1) preparing engaged, interdisciplinary change-makers with rigorous academic and practice skills for peacemaking and development in domestic and international contexts; (2) producing cutting edge, policy-relevant research on conflict, peace, and development; (3) enacting peacebuilding, conflict management, and development programming and practice in a variety of contexts across disciplines, sectors, and levels of analysis; and (4) inspiring peace and promoting positive change.

With more than 400 full-time faculty and 8000 degree-seeking students, the Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences (RCHSS), the largest college at the university, prepares the next generation of leaders in a wide array of fields to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century and become contributing citizens in a global society. The home of three Schools and eight Departments, the College offers more than 80 graduate and undergraduate programs of study in both traditional and interdisciplinary fields. RCHSS provides students experiential learning opportunities to enable them to develop leadership, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills, as well as a strong sense of social responsibility through community and global engagement.

The Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development promote diversity and inclusiveness among our students, faculty, staff, and public. Thus, we seek candidates whose experience, teaching, and service have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion and have given them the confidence to engage audiences in higher education from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a twelve-month, tenured faculty position as Professor and Director of the School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development (SCMPD) in the Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences, beginning July 1, 2022.

Responsibilities
The Director is responsible for providing leadership for the School and Center for Conflict Management. They will oversee the School's academic programs and budgets, facilitate fundraising, and manage the School's outreach to the academic and practitioner communities. The successful candidate should be an accomplished scholar with demonstrated administrative leadership skills and the ability to create an environment for collaboration, transparency, and shared governance. The Director will have the responsibility to promote diversity, inclusion, and equity. Working in collaboration with School faculty and staff and the Dean's office, the Director will support and enhance teaching effectiveness, scholarship and research, student success, and community outreach. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Required Qualifications
    A PhD or other terminal degree, or its foreign equivalent, in any degree field (including, but not limited to, anthropology, history, political science, psychology, sociology) with appropriate credentials to be a tenured professor in the School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development at KSU Record of scholarship and publication on peace and conflict, commensurate with tenure in the School Record of leadership in academic or practitioner settings

Preferred Qualifications
    Commitment to fostering diversity with emphasis on equity, inclusion, and representation Management experience in a university setting Commitment to effective shared governance and advocacy for faculty interests Experience working with graduate education, including supervising masters or doctoral students Experience cultivating relationships with community and professional stakeholders Track record of successful fundraising Track record of actively promoting equity, inclusion, and representation, including engagement on issues of agency and systems or asymmetries of power Experience working in a collaborative, interdisciplinary, and/or intersectional environment Experience working in international settings

Required Documents to Attach
  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter addressing the candidate's qualifications for the position, including diversity, research, and leadership statements
  3. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire)
  4. Names and Addresses of Three References

Apply Before Date
For full consideration, please apply by April 5, 2022. This position is open until filled.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Teresa P. Raczek, [email protected].

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at [email protected]. For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at [email protected].

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007.

Participant ID: 61415

Background Check
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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Organization

Founded in 1963, Kennesaw State University (KSU) is the third-largest in the University System of Georgia with more than 22,500 undergraduate and graduate students representing 142 countries.

KSU is located just northwest of Atlanta in Cobb County near historic Kennesaw Mountain, allowing students to experience the best of Atlanta while enjoying the serenity of a 384-acre, beautifully landscaped pedestrian-friendly campus.kennesaw_state_university1.jpg

Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), KSU offers 70 bachelor's, master's and doctorate degree programs including undergraduate degrees in education, health, business, the humanities, the arts, science and math and graduate degree programs in nursing, business, information systems, conflict management, public administration, education and professional writing. The university’s expanding doctoral programs currently offer a Doctorate of Education in Leadership for Learning, Doctorate of Business Administration and Doctorate of Nursing.

Additionally, nursing students from Kennesaw State have one of the highest passing rates on the statewide licensing exam and are highly sought-after in the medical community, while the College of Education is the second-largest preparer of teachers in the state. The Executive MBA program, housed in the Coles College of Business, is the second-largest program in the country and has been recognized by BusinessWeek.

kennesaw_state_university2.jpgKSU’s national reputation has gained steam and has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report for the past two years as an “Up-and-Coming Masters University in the South,” ranking among the top ten (8th) in the 2010 issue of “America’s Best Colleges.” In addition, the university’s First-Year Experience has been named an “Academic Program to Look For” by U.S.News for seven consecutive years and was named one of 12 founding institutions in a project called "Foundations of Excellence in the First Year of College."

The university has committed itself to expanding the global experience of students, faculty and staff through its Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), known as the "Global Learning for Engaged Citizenship" initiative, which began in 2007. This program focuses on increasing opportunities for international learning experiences. In spring 2009, KSU awarded its first Global Engagement Certification to graduate and undergraduate students. This certification recognizes students’ achievements in learning global perspectives and developing intercultural skills.

As a destination campus, KSU offers students plenty of opportunities to experience campus life by participating in more than 150 student groups and organizations, including student government, sororities and fraternities, club and intramural sports, social and special-interest organizations, student publications and honor societies.

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In 2009, the Kennesaw State Owls completed a reclassification from NCAA Division II to NCAA Division I, competing in the Atlantic Sun Conference. During the transition from 2005-2009, KSU teams have won six Atlantic Sun Conference tournaments in five sports, including men’s indoor and outdoor track, women’s soccer, softball and cross-country.

Kennesaw State University has been recognized as one of the top universities in the country by the Chronicle of Higher Education’s “2009 Great Colleges to Work For.” KSU was recognized among the top 10 schools in six categories – confidence in senior leadership, teaching environment, collaborative governance, professional/career development programs, physical work space conditions and post-retirement benefits.

Kennesaw State was originally established by the University System of Georgia as Kennesaw Junior College serving 1,000 students. The college became a four-year institution in 1976 and was named Kennesaw College in 1977. In 1988, on its 25th anniversary, it was named Kennesaw State College and in 1996 became Kennesaw State University.

Find Us
Telephone
470-578-6000
Location
1000 Chastain Road
Kennesaw
GA
30144
US
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