North Carolina Central University, Chair Position
In collaboration with the faculty, the Chair establishes the overall vision for the department in regards to teaching, research, and the general development of students and faculty. In addition to managing and evaluating faculty and staff, the Chair serves as a mentor to faculty colleagues and collaborator with other college administrative officers, interprets college policy, and advocates for his or her department from a perspective of the best overall interests of the College.
The successful candidate must have the PhD in English, Literature, or Languages and a record of teaching, scholarship, service and credentials commensurate for rank of a tenured professor. The desired qualification/rank is full professor. The candidate must also possess effective communication, interpersonal, leadership, and administrative skills. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of leadership experience in promoting excellence in teaching, research, service, curriculum development, program review and assessment, student and faculty administration, securing external funding and grantsmanship, fiscal management, and consensus building.
Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to an open and collegial style of communication and management. Candidates must exhibit a stern commitment to North Carolina Central University and the College of Arts and Sciences’ mission to provide a quality education to a diverse student body.