Chair, Communicative Disorders

Jackson, Hinds County
Feb 26, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The College of Public Service invites applications and nominations for a Chair, tenure-track position at the Associate/Professor rank for fall 2014. Administrative positions are 12-month appointments and the proposed beginning date is July 1, 2014. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and positions will remain open until filled. For optimum consideration, please submit your complete application no later than March 15, 2014. Salaries and ranks for the positions are negotiable and commensurate with educational background and professional accomplishments and experience. The Communicative Disorders Program, with accreditation through the Council on Academic Accreditation, includes an undergraduate and graduate program culminating in the Bachelor of Science or the Master of Science degree in Communicative Disorders. Additionally, the Program offers a Post-Baccalaureate Program for individuals who have obtained a Bachelor’s degree in an area other than communicative disorders. The Program also operates the Central Mississippi Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic to facilitate clinical education and prepare students for increasingly complex practice conducive to successful transition to professional practice. Qualifications: • A doctorate in an area of Communication Sciences or Disorders • Eligible for appointment as a tenured associate or full professor • Evidence of teaching and/or supervision excellence, with eligibility for licensure to provide services as a speech, language, and/or hearing professional • An established record of external funding, publications, and community service are required • Have three to five years of experience in a leadership role in an academic setting with skills in budgets • Implementation of policies and procedures. Responsibilities: • Serve as the Program Director for the graduate program and be required to teach one class per semester • Serve as the representative of the Program for the University, faculty, staff, students, and constituents • Serve as an effective overseer of the day-to-day operations of the Program and to be responsible for student outcomes • Oversee and monitor the accreditation process for the program • Effectively manage program budget and other resources • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Apply online to Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, transcripts, three letters of professional recommendation, a written statement regarding philosophy pertaining to the teacher-researcher-scholar and a statement that pertains to the vision for the Communicative Disorders Program at Jackson State University. Qualified applicants should respond to: Mary Langford Hall, Ph.D. Search Committee, Chair;, Jackson State University-College of Public Service, 2301-A West Woodrow Wilson Avenue, Jackson, MS 39213