Department of Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods Chair-#2015-22
McCoy College of Business Administration Department of Computer Information System and Quantitative Methods Position: Chair Job Posting #: 2015-22 Review Date: November 10, 2014- open until filled Appointment Date: Fall 2015 ________________________________________ Position Description Texas State University invites applicants for the position of chair of the Department of Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods in the McCoy College of Business Administration. Additional information about the university and its nationally recognized academic programs is available at http://www.txstate.edu. Department chairs are the chief executives of their departments and are responsible for the implementation of the university, college, and department policies and for the development, coordination, and administration of all academic programs and activities within their departments. As representatives of their departments, chairs articulate program aspirations to constituents inside and outside the university community. Drawing on the assistance and advice of the faculty and staff, the chair has the lead responsibility for the administration of the department, including preparing and managing the budget to achieve departmental goals. In addition, the chair is responsible for teaching schedules, recruitment of new faculty, evaluation of faculty and staff performance, support for grant and external development opportunities, student advising and formulation and implementation of strategic plans and policies. For more information on the responsibilities and role of the department chair at Texas State, please visit http://www.txstate.edu/academicaffairs/pps/pps_toc.htm (1.10 Qualifications The department is particularly interested in recruiting an individual who can embrace and enhance the vision of a collegial and productive academic environment. Successful applicants for department chair will have the following qualifications: Required: • Earned doctorate (PhD or DBA) in information systems, computer information systems, management information systems, management science, business statistics, or decision sciences. • A record of excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service commensurate with appointment at the associate professor or professor level in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods. • The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards. Preferred: • Demonstrated effective administrative skills/experience managing the operations of an academic department in a university • Effective teaching experience including at the graduate level • Industry experience and/or industry contacts • PhD or DBA from an AACSB-accredited school of business • Educational background in information systems, statistics and/or quantitative methods • Sustained record of research/scholarship • Experience with AACSB accreditation process • Interdisciplinary teaching and/or research experience • Experience with online content delivery • Experience working with an external advisory council • Leadership positions in professional organizations Application Procedures Please submit the following: • Completed Faculty Employment Application available at: http://facultyrecords.provost.txstate.edu/faculty-employment/application.html • Curriculum vitae • An application letter describing how you meet the various required and preferred qualifications • Three letters of recommendation or a list of three references including name, address, telephone, and e-mail • Transcripts (for initial review unofficial transcripts are allowed) To ensure full consideration, please submit the application materials by November 10, 2014. Applicants are to submit materials electronically using Microsoft Word or PDF files to Dr. Gary Beall, Search Committee Chair, McCoySearch@txstate.edu. Texas State is committed to an inclusive education and work environment that provides equal opportunity and access to all qualified persons. Texas State, in accordance with applicable federal and state law and institutional values, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or veterans’ status. Pursuant to university policy, this policy also prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE. Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.