Chair of Human Services Programs and Associate or Full Professor

New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Aug 06, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
“The field of Human Services is broadly defined, uniquely approaching the objective of meeting human needs through an interdisciplinary knowledge base, focusing on prevention as well as remediation of problems, and maintaining a commitment to improving the overall quality of life of service populations” (National Organization of Human Services). The field encompasses such disciplines as: Counseling, Education, Public Health, History, Law, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Theology, Social Work, and Sociology. Reporting to the Dean of the Audrey Cohen School for Human Services and Education, the Chair of Human Services will oversee teaching and scholarship, fiscal affairs and other administrative business. He/she will recruit, assign duties to, mentor and evaluate adjunct faculty, and encourage faculty leadership and professional development. In addition, the Chair will teach, provide long-term direction and vision for the programs, oversee curriculum development and evaluation, plan course offerings, and actively promote the program through outreach to external constituencies. Preferred qualifications include a doctorate in a relevant field; significant experience in developing curriculum and supervising faculty in higher education; knowledge of learning theories for adult students; experience with outcomes assessment; and the ability to work successfully within a diverse cultural setting. Direct experience working with or in social service provider organizations and knowledge of distance learning educational models is desirable. Qualified candidates should submit their letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references who can speak to the quality of teaching and professional experience to Place the job title in the subject line. Applications received by midnight September 21, 2014 will be given priority consideration. For more information about MCNY please visit the College’s website at MCNY is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Posted: August 1, 2014