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Job ID: 153585

Department Head
Tuskegee University


Date Posted Feb. 3, 2021
Title Department Head
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Professor
    Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Mechanical Engineering
 
 

Position: Department Head
Department: Mechanical Engineering

Status: Full-time; Exempt (Tenure-Track)

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating "Excellence in Every Way", the ideal Department Head will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the University’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL invites applications and nominations for the Department Chair of Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering. We are seeking renowned scholar with rich management experience, who can inspire the faculty.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities
The Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering will lead a teaching and research-balanced department, providing vision in concert with strategic planning of the department, which aligns with the goals, and strategic plan of the university. The Chair will lead the department to advance and accelerate research, innovation and education and facilitate collaborations across the university as well as nationally and internationally. The Chair will be responsible for departmental strategic planning, personnel and facility management, student cultivation, curriculum development, and other required duties.
Managing the administrative functions of the department including maintaining ABET/SACS accreditation requirements
Teaching one undergraduate/graduate course per semester
Advising students
Writing proposals and conducting research

Qualifications
A Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering.
Proven track record of accomplishment of leadership, scholarship and teaching that warrants a tenured track appointment at the rank of Associate/Full Professor.
Demonstrated administrative leadership and experience in higher education such as the director of a research center or research institute, chair/head of an academic department, or comparable position with responsibilities that included budgeting, strategic planning, personnel management, performance reviews, and promotion and tenure decisions.
Familiarity with higher education systems including ABET accreditation.


 
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