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Department Head, Curriculum and Instruction

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Faculty

Job Summary

The College of Education and Professional Studies at Jacksonville State University invites applications for the position of Department Head – Curriculum and Instruction. The Department of Curriculum and Instruction includes the following Programs:

Special Education, BSE and MSE

Early Childhood Education, BSE and MSE

Elementary Education, BSE and MSE

Early Childhood Special Education, MSE

Reading Specialist, (P-12) MSE

The Department Head will be expected to bring effective and efficient operation to the department, and support the overall success of its faculty, staff, and students. Serving as the chief academic officer for the department, the Department Head will manage daily and long-range academic, programmatic, managerial, and fiscal responsibilities. He/She will also work with the Dean in developing and advancing the vision, mission, and goals for the college, as well as the campus-based childcare development center. This is a full-time, 12-month, benefit-eligible, administrative position with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022.

Required Qualifications

  • An earned doctoral degree
  • 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

  • Experience in developing and maintaining partnerships with P-12 schools and childcare centers.
  • History of obtaining and managing external funding.
  • Success with diverse student and faculty/staff recruitment initiatives.
  • Experience teaching and supporting research in doctoral-level programs.

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