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Department Head, Educational Resources

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Work type: Full Time, Faculty 12-month
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Faculty


Educational Resources

Requested Start Date:

August 1, 2018


Pay Range:


Up to $80,000.00, Commensurate with experience  

Normal Work Schedule:

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday; Some evenings and weekends required

Essential Functions:

• Responsible for leading the future development of the Educational Resources department, setting a strategic vision, and establishing and maintaining long and short term goals.
• Develops and articulates departmental goals.
• Promotes the academic quality of the department and discipline.
• Monitors progress toward the Department’s strategic plan, and initiates and recommends adjustments to the plan as needed and appropriate.
• In collaboration with the Dean of the School of Education, oversees all personnel matters involving academic and non-academic employees.
• Articulates the budgetary needs of the Department as necessary.
• Formulates and communicates recommendations for hiring, tenure, promotion, retention, and evaluation of faculty and departmental support staff.
• Oversees the development, implementation, and assessment of curriculum.
• Provides leadership for department’s responsibilities for various accreditations.
• Integrates and coordinates departmental programs for student educational experiences with other units of the University and community partners to improve curricula, recruiting, enrolling, and retaining students.
• Facilitates distribution of and compilation of data from evaluation tools involving student evaluation.
• Maintains effective communication between students, faculty, and administrators within the Department, School and with other University unit personnel.
• Works closely with other university constituents to provide a wide range of student- and university-centered programming for students.
• Reviews policies and procedures to ensure safety for students, staff, and faculty.
• Serves on committees as needed or assigned, including university committees, professional and external organizations and groups.
• Facilitates faculty development within the parameters of the University, and coaches and mentors departmental faculty and staff.
• Manages the departmental assessment process and conducts periodic departmental reviews.
• Disseminates policy changes and pertinent information from Department Head meetings to Educational Resources faculty and staff in a timely manner.
• Travels to professional meetings, committee activities, professional development activities, and other events as needed and required by the Department, School or University.
• Responds to student petitions, degree applications, complaints, requests, etc.
• Recommends teaching assignments and teaching times to the dean and regulating faculty workloads.
• Provides input into the preparation of class schedules.
• Appoints and monitors departmental committees.
• Recommends leaves and special assignments to the dean.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Qualifications:


• An earned doctorate in one of the following Educational Leadership, Counselor Education and Supervision, Instructional Technology, Higher Education Administration, or a related field
• A minimum of one (1) year administrative experience such as department head, assistant department, director, assistant director, program leader/coordinator, or similar responsibility
• The successful candidate will also have accomplishments sufficient to meet requirements of the rank of Associate Professor or Professor at JSU in teaching, service, and scholarly publications

Preferred Qualifications:

• A successful record of full-time University teaching experience with an earned rank of Associate Professor or Professor preferred

Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Condensed Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Transcripts

Additional Information:

If invited to interview on campus, official transcripts plus three letters of references are required to be sent to the Provost prior to the on-campus interview date.

Send to:
Rebecca O. Turner, D.S.W.
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Jacksonville State University
700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265

Supplemental Questions:


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Equal Employment Opportunity: JSU is an Equal Employment, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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