Kennesaw State University is accepting applications for a 12-month, tenure-track administrative faculty position as Department Chair in the Department of Human Services.

The Department of Human Services offers a BS in Human Services and a MSW graduate degree. The Human Services undergraduate degree program prepares students for employment in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors within the community offering two tracks for our undergraduate majors:  Case Management or Human Services Administration and an optional Certificate Program in Non-Profit Management.  Fall semester 2006 the first cohort was admitted to the Master's of Social Work program.
Responsibilities/Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Human Services, Social Work, or a related discipline and meets the qualifications for appointment as Associate or Full Professor. The successful candidate should be a strategic visionary with empowering, democratic team building, and interpersonal skills; ability to promote the vision and mission of the University, College, and Department; and have diverse professional experience supporting the administrative role, including taking leadership in strategic planning, managing budgets, managing personnel, seeking external funding, building community collaborations, promoting faculty scholarship, and supporting faculty teaching and service activities. Experience with gaining and maintaining accreditation of academic programs is strongly desired. The Chair will also serve as an instructional leader who is expected to maintain a record of teaching effectiveness and applied scholarly achievement.

Application Instructions: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To guarantee consideration, application materials must be postmarked by January 10, 2007. Candidates should send a letter of application addressing the applicant’s position qualifications, teaching philosophy, administrative philosophy, and scholarship activity; current curriculum vita; names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references; and official graduate transcripts to Dr. Mitchell Collins, Chair, HS Search Committee,  MB# 0202, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591, mcollins@kennesaw.edu

For more information about the university, the college, and the department visit Kennesaw State University’s home page at www.kennesaw.edu.

Position available: July 1, 2007


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