Chair, Communication, Arts and Humanities, 12 month Faculty (FY14-58)

Dentsville, Charles County / La Plata, Charles County
Feb 28, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

College of Southern Maryland invites applications for a 12-month, non-tenured track Chair of the Communication, Arts and Humanities (CAH) Department. The CAH Division chair is a full-time faculty member appointed to administer the division. This is a twelve month position which includes instructional and administrative duties.The division chair provides academic and administrative leadership for the optimal functioning of the division in realizing the goals and objectives of the Division of Academic Affairs, the division, and the college as a whole. The chair is responsible for coordinating credit and credit-free instruction in disciplines assigned to the division; hiring, supervising and evaluating faculty, course/program/discipline coordinators, the administrative assistant and other staff; fostering curriculum innovation, development and assessment, and encouraging faculty development; serving as a liaison with other educational sectors, employers and community members; divisional budget preparation and monitoring; achievement of division goals; achievement of division goals; scheduling and enrollment planning and management; the coordination of instructional needs of faculty and students for an effective instructional environment and teaching; and issues involving the FA Theatre.

Along with completing the HR application and requirements, please provide a CV and a cover letter briefly summarizing your experience and why you are interested in the position.

Placement in rank is commensurate with background and experience. Professional development and professional service requirements are determined by rank and documented annually on the faculty development plan. For more information on placement in rank please visit the Pay and Benefits Questions provided on the FAQ page from the menu along the left side of the CSM Employment site.

College of Southern Maryland conducts background checks in order to insure the safety and well-being of the college's staff and students. The final candidate for this position will be subject to the following background checks: Criminal History Check.

This position is open until filled. For best consideration, apply by 11:59 pm EST Monday, 03/27/14. The College of Southern Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Required Skills Experience Required
  • Master’s degree in one of the disciplines of the Communication, Arts and Humanities Division; PhD is preferred
  • Minimum of five years full-time college teaching experience; preferably at the community college level;
  • Experience in instructional program design and development required;
  • Experience with alternative instructional systems preferred (web-based, self-paced, cooperative education, portfolio assessment, etc.).
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills are required.
  • Some collegiate administrative experience is preferred.
  • Grants development and/or management experience preferred

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