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Chairperson - Management, Marketing & Public Administration

Bowie State University
Bowie, MD

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Communications & Marketing
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Position Title:

Chairperson- Management, Marketing & Public Administration

Rank :

Associate Professor 9112

Regular (PIN) or Long Term Contractual Faculty:


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Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Duties and Responsibilities :

The Academic Department Chair is responsible for ensuring the proper management and educational focus of the department’s staff, physical equipment, and other resources. A strong candidate will have demonstrated strong academic and team leadership including effective change management, the ability to serve as an outstanding faculty colleague and mentor including leading the department’s participation in the university’s movement to an R2 institution, and can implement the department mission and vision, including fund raising and diversity efforts, through synergistic interaction with the wider college, university, and community. The Department Chair should also be able to lead development of curricula and the overall academic experience consistent with the missions of the College of Business and the University to provide educational opportunities for traditionally underserved students.

Conditions of Employment:

Please be advised, COVID-19 vaccinations are strongly encouraged but not required for eligible faculty and staff employed by Bowie State University. This protocol may be subject to change.

For best consideration, please apply by March 21, 2023.


• A minimum of five (5) years of experience in a professorial capacity required; full professors preferred.


• Superlative academic record and standing.• Ph.D. in Management, Public Administration, or a related field is required.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities :

Supervisory Responsibilities:• Maintains academic excellence by observing, mentoring, and collaborating with faculty.• Implements university and department policies.• Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.Duties/Responsibilities:• Maintains academic quality and departmental vitality through the oversight, recruitment, and retention of faculty, staff, and students.• Ensures smooth daily operation of the department’s faculty, staff, and physical facilities and schedules.• Coordinates the department’s schedule of course offerings.• Manages the departmental budget and physical and technological facilities.• Involves faculty and other stakeholders in broad decision-making and planning.• Communicates information concerning policies, decisions, procedures, and activities to the department.• Attracts and maintains a distinguished and diverse faculty, staff, and student body.• Supports and develops the vision, mission, and future goals of the department and the university.• Fosters positive morale and cohesiveness throughout the department.• Mentors and guides faculty so that they may better mentor students, set scholarly goals, investigate creative interests within the field, and accomplish professional goals.• Teaches classes as needed.• Advocates for and supports the university through extracurricular activities including, but not limited to, open houses and graduation ceremonies.• Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Skills/Abilities:• Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and work with individuals at all levels of the university.• Ability to create, maintain, analyze, and negotiate the department budget.• Ability to analyze, anticipate, and schedule course offerings.• Attention to detail with a focus on thoroughness and quality.• High integrity and ethical standards.





Bowie State University, a member of the University System of Maryland (USM), is a regional, comprehensive, and historically black university. The University offers an array of baccalaureate and masters degree programs and a doctorate in education. Located between Washington, DC and Baltimore, the University includes a diverse faculty and student population.

Founded in 1865, Bowie State is the oldest Historically Black College/University in Maryland and one of the ten oldest in the country. It is also a diverse university whose 5,400 students, along with faculty and staff, come from many ethnic backgrounds. The University boasts a pastoral campus that is both serene and beautiful. With seven residence halls, the University is a hub of 24/7 undergraduate life, yet it also offers convenient evening classes and online courses to serve employed professionals seeking to move ahead in their vocations.

Bowie State upholds the System’s mission of providing high-caliber, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities. In addition to its 25 undergraduate majors, Bowie State offers 30 master's, doctoral, and advanced certification programs. Its advanced research facilities include one of the world's 100 most powerful supercomputers and a satellite operations control center managed in conjunction with NASA

We invite you to take a closer look at Bowie State; you will like what you see.



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