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Job No. 139730

  • Job Title:
  • Department Head, Mathematics and Natural Sciences
  • Employer:
  • Gordon College
  • Location:
  • Barnesville , GA
  • Posting Date:
  • 08-Nov-2018
  • Description:
  • Job Summary/Basic Function:
    JOB SUMMARY

    This position is responsible for directing the operations of the School of Arts & Sciences’ Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.

    MAJOR DUTIES

    • Assists the Dean in the development and maintenance of curriculum and courses representative of the discipline and supportive of the educational objectives of the college.
    • Assists the Dean in evaluating, recruiting and recommending the appointment of faculty.
    • Monitors student success, including student retention and progression data.
    • Develops semester course and laboratory schedules.
    • Assists in the development of the department budget recommendation; supplies data and statistics; administers assigned budgets.
    • Recommends faculty for tenure and promotion as appropriate.
    • Produces a variety of reports.
    • Reviews problems between faculty members or between faculty and students.
    • Teaches courses using face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online learning formats.
    • Participates in the recruitment and advising of students.
    • Performs related duties as assigned.

    Please note that this position will be filled pending funding availability.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • Knowledge of the fields of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences.
    • Knowledge of accreditation requirements.
    • Knowledge of assessment and strategic planning strategies.
    • Knowledge of budget development and management principles.
    • Knowledge of classroom practices, teaching methodologies, assessment systems, and educational technology.
    • Skill in the delegation of responsibility and authority.
    • Skill to make timely decisions.
    • Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs.
    • Skill in decision-making and problem solving.
    • Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.
    • Skill in oral and written communication.

    • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a doctoral degree in a course of study in the related field.

    • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
  •  Contact information:
  • Gordon College
  • Barnesville, GA 30204
  • United States
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