Department Chair -Social & Behavioral Sciences and Community Services , Bradenton Campus (INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY)

Posted: 02/20/2022

Department Chair -Social & Behavioral Sciences and Community Services , Bradenton Campus (INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY)

Job Summary: This position for internal candidates only is responsible for providing high quality leadership as both an academician and administrator of departmental programming. The Department Chair must demonstrate effective problem-solving skills, a willingness to work within the administrative structure, and have the credentials to teach courses within the department. The Department Chair provides oversight of faculty, staff, academic programs and courses within the department.
Job Description Applicants may be asked to demonstrate any or all the following duties:
1. Works with the Assistant Dean to coordinate departmental academic programming within the division, including scheduling and staffing to ensure programs are delivered across the college in an efficient, effective, and consistent manner.
2. Recommends for hire, supervises, mentors, and evaluates full-time and part-time faculty and staff as well as program directors/managers within the department.
3. Assists in the development of academic schedules, selection of instructional materials, and assigning teaching loads.
4. Encourages professional growth and development of departmental faculty and staff.
5. Ensures class coverage for absent faculty as needed.
6. Develops goals and objectives for the department in alignment with divisional and institutional goals in support of the college's goals and strategic plan.
7. Assists with outcomes assessment and other measures of institutional effectiveness.
8. Promotes an environment to enhance morale within the department, division, and across the college.
9. Regularly conducts departmental faculty meetings.
10. Attends scheduled administrative meetings and serves on college committees.
11. Serves to enhance communication and collaboration between various college offices as it relates to department, division, and college interests.
12. Serves as a liaison for the department to other functional units within the college.
13. Works collaboratively with Career & Technical Education, Baccalaureate Program Coordinator, Online Learning, and other academic units. 14. Prepares and administers the departmental budget.
15. Utilizes appropriate tools, technology, systems, and processes for the effective management of the department.
16. Prepares official college forms.
17. Evaluates and recommends administrative action on faculty and staff requests and applications such as leave, travel, purchases, and promotion.
18. Makes oneself available to all members of the department.
19. Addresses student and faculty concerns as appropriate.
20. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Education/Experience: Meets SACSCOC criteria in an academic discipline within the department. Demonstrated teaching skills and subject knowledge preferably at the state college level.

Preferred Qualifications
One or more years of supervisory experience with responsibility for training, scheduling, and evaluating employees, is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants
*This position is open to internal applicants only and will be posted until end of day February 28, 2022. 12 ILH release and $6000 stipend All college searches are subject to compliance with Florida’s Public Records Law and all documents submitted become the property of the college. This position is not eligible for veteran preference. Please contact Human Resources at (941) 752-5375 if you have any questions. Pre-Employment Screenings Requires successful completion of criminal background screenings and employment reference checks.
Department Name: Social & Behavioral Sciences and Community Services
Campus: Bradenton
Work Schedule: 9 Month
Work Hours From: Variable
Work Hours To: Variable
Total Hours Per Week: 35
Requested Start Date: Fall 2022
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Hiring Range: Exempt
Job Open Date: 02/18/2022
Job Close Date: 2/28/2022

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