Posted: Wednesday, December 13, 2023 12:52 AM


Position Information Position Title Department Head, Modern Languages Job Summary In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University becoming an "Outcomes-Oriented University," the ideal Head of the Department of Modern English, Communication & Philosophy, and CAS will possess the willingness to use their expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence. Essential Job Duties While the area of specialization is open, the candidate must possess the ability to teach introductory as well as advanced courses in Modern English, Communication, & Philosophy. Administer, retention, student advisement, class schedule planning, and general supervision of teaching, service and related activities of the department. Develop best practices to recruit and retain scholarly students Provide the vision and leadership to ensure greater entry of our student into clinical, biomedical research and professional careers Pursue an independent scholarly research program, publish in peer reviewed high impact journals Develop successful grant proposals to attract external funding to support the research program Build productive and long-term relationships with alumni and corporate sponsors Mentor new faculty and foster a positive and growing environment Work with faculty to support new professional development opportunities. Provide effective leadership to the department’s faculty who will be required to be innovative and proactive in teaching effectiveness Assist in program and curriculum development. Ensure that all faculty follow department policies and procedures Analyze all department related issues and provide immediate resolutions Demonstrate collegiality and service to the college and the university community at large by serving on various committees Lead faculty, students and staff acquiring and/or improving skills to support teaching Research and Service Uphold institutional policies in teaching, research and service to support student development and ensure compliance with deadlines in fulfillment of those policies as stipulated in the calendar Promote programs for scholarship, professional growth, academic welfare, and personal development of faculty and students. Supervise and evaluate teaching effectiveness and improvement of instruction Enforced approved reporting sequence Student-Faculty-Head-Dean-Provost-President to ensure proper handling of academic matters Collaborate with faculty and committees of the Department in connection with the following: Formulation of curriculum proposals and other educational policies to enhance the instructional program of the Department Preparation of class schedules and assignments of classes to the Department’s faculty, with appropriate coordination and approval through the Provost Preparation, with assistance of the faculty and particularly department heads, of budget recommendations for submissions to the President Development and application of measure to evaluate individual facult teaching performance Regulation and control of expenditures in keeping with authorized budget and the efficient utilization of resources. Cooperation with other departments and with programs of the University faculty Assistance in the total development and overall administration of a superior program of research and instruction Enhancement of the over-all public relations and developmental efforts of the University Carrying out the programs of the Department within the financial constraints and financial policies of the University Making and adjusting programs of study for students enrolled in the Department in general accordance with academic regulations Effecting minor adjustments of curricula of the Department and conferring with the Dean and Provost in making other adjustments within the established policy of the University Representing the Department, College and University at professional meetings Teach at least two courses each semester Advise the Dean, regularly, through conferences and reports, on the status of the academic program and personnel, educational goals, accreditation of programs and other matters, that will lead to providing excellent academic programs Perform other duties as required and assigned by the Dean, Provost and President Preferred Qualifications Earned Doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education and possess the qualifications necessary to hold a tenured position Five (5) or more years of college teaching in related field to the appointment of associateor full professor with tenure Physical Demands N/A FLSA Exempt Status Full-Time Position Statement In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University becoming “One Tuskegee”, the ideal candidate will possess the willingness to use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment. Skills and Attributes Experience with integrated practice and/or collaborative learning Evidence of scholarly actively through publications Evidence of strong track record of receiving external grant funds Significant, relevant and successful experience in a comparable administrative leadership position in higher education Ability to harness and manage financial resources Demonstrate organizational and teambuilding skills with the ability to foster productive relationships among students, faculty, staff, and alumni Posting Detail Information Posting Number F #453 Will this position required travel? N/A Will this position required night, weekend, and after hour work? N/A Will this positon be supported using grants or contract funding? N/A Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) Open Date 05/04/2023 Close Date 12/31/2023 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions Summary Each applicant, including all current employees, must complete and submit the following documents: Tuskegee University employment application Cover Letter Resume/CV Recommendation letters Copies of unofficial transcripts. Please note that official transcripts(s) will be required upon hire Quick Link for Internal Postings

Price - 60800 - 77000

• Location: Tuskegee, AL Tuskegee, AL Alabama

• Post ID: 3409188374 Auburn

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