Chairperson Associate Professor or Professor - Tenured Department of Communication Studies and Modern Languages College of Humanities and Social Sciences
The chairperson is responsible for curricular leadership in a diverse department that includes Communication Studies, Corporate Communication, Health Communication, French, German, and Spanish with 280+ majors. The chairperson recruits and evaluates faculty and staff; oversees budget, facilities, and equipment; supervises student recruitment and retention; coordinates course scheduling; advocates for and helps administer study-abroad programs; and assists with the professional development of faculty and staff.
Doctorate in a discipline represented in the department (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university).
Evidence of collegial and successful administrative and leadership experience
Teaching expertise in Communication Studies or Spanish is desirable
Evidence of sustained excellence in scholarship, service, and teaching
Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities
Southeast Missouri State University is interested in recruiting academic leaders with a commitment to excellent undergraduate and graduate education grounded in the teacher-scholar model. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to facilitate the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats, and initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion.
Application Deadline: The position is available July 1, 2020 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 25, 2019.
Southeast Missouri State University provides student-centered education and experiential learning with a foundation of liberal arts and sciences, embracing a tradition of access, exceptional teaching, and commitment to student success that significantly contributes to the development of the region and beyond. Recognizing its responsibility for excellence in teaching and student learning, the University supports a wide array of on-and off-campus instructional, research, and public service programs that address the intellectual, professional, personal, social, and cultural needs of its constituent groups. As a multi-purpose institution, the University achieves its educational goals through the offering of degree programs and other learning experiences to its varied constituents. Southeast is an “engaged” university supporting a wide array of research and public service programs that enrich and extend the learning environment. Southeast Missouri State University strives to provide students with high-quality, accessible and affordable educational programs responsive to the needs of the region, the nation, and the world.