Requisition ID: req1452
Job Title: Chairperson- Engineering & Transportation Technology
Department: Business, Engineering & Tech
Location: Columbus Campus
Employment Type: Administrator/Executive/Manager
Employment Status: Board Approved
Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit
FLSA Status: Exempt
Compensation Type: Annual
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities, covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, in accordance with its requirements.
Duties are numbered for convenience, and do not indicate order in terms of importance, frequency that the duty is performed, or the amount of time spent on the duty.
1. Develop, plan and implement department objectives that directly support the college's mission and goals.
2. Implement academic policy in conjunction with the Divisional Dean.
3. Monitors and guides the academic department's assessment plan. Work with faculty to develop a framework for facilitating a master plan and assessment of program outcomes. Plans programs policies and direction based on industry quality benchmarks. Assesses student success based on identified outcome measures and adjusts program curriculum and policies based on findings.
4. Supervise faculty and other assigned staff in performance of job duties and responsibilities. Assign and delegate tasks, provide direction, resolve work problems, communicate job expectations and develop professional growth development opportunities. Carries out, explains, interprets and enforces college policy. Conducts annual employee evaluations and recommends pay increases, promotions and other personnel actions. Approves leaves and authorizes overtime as appropriate. Participates in employee selection process. Administers disciplinary actions upon approval and in collaboration with Human Resources.
5. Manages academic department. Guides and monitors curriculum review and development process and insures curriculum complies with quality standards and accreditation and licensure requirements.
6. Assist students with the resolution of problems and complaints involving courses, curricula, other academic issues and departmental faculty in accordance with proper college procedures.
7. Assist in the recruitment, hiring and orientation of full time faculty, adjunct faculty, and staff.
8. Maintains responsibility for enrollment within academic area. Review class schedules, provides for faculty assignments, hires and maintains adjunct faculty pool, maintains and reviews budgets.
9. Organizes and oversees program advisory committee meetings as appropriate.
10. Conduct monthly department meetings.
11. Conducts classroom observations of faculty and adjuncts to monitor and assess compliance with academic standards.
12. Maintains confidentiality of student records, personnel strategies, issues and other confidential and sensitive information.
13. Works assigned work schedule and exhibits regular and predictable attendance and works outside of normal schedules as needed to meet work demands.
14. Maintains current awareness of community issues and needs and solicits partners for development of educational and training solutions.
15. Participates in local, state and national industry educational committee and events.
16. Maintains professional and technical knowledge in the area that is supervised.
17. Performs other related duties as required.
Usual Physical Demands: The incumbent of this position typically exhibits the physical demands identified in the Functional Job Analysis on file in the College's Human Resources Department and which is periodically reviewed and updated. Physical demands listed in the Functional Job Analysis are not job qualification standards, but are used to help the College assess and determine reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals covered by the American's with Disabilities Act.
Employee regularly sits for extended periods of time, and stands and walks. Employee frequently talks and hears. Employee occasionally uses hands to handle and feel. Employee occasionally lifts up to 10 pounds.
Working Conditions: Normal office working conditions with exposure to moderate noise levels typical to business office environments.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: curriculum planning; distance education; intermediate level management principles and practices; budget management; curriculum planning; distance education; assessment theory and practice; International education trends and issues. Skill in: verbal and written communications; college level teaching. Ability to: apply management principles to practical situations within a single department or functional area; maintain confidential and sensitive information; develop and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, students, general public, and other job contacts; work with and effectively manage persons of varying cultures and diversity; exhibit creativity in developing course curriculum within limits of standard academic practice.
Master's Degree in Management, Academic Administration, or substantial experience in a closely related field of study with at least eight years of leadership experience in the Engineering, Manufacturing, Logistics and Transportation field of study. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).
Preferred Qualifications: Doctorate Degree in a closely related field of study. Prior experience with managing union and non-union employees, experience managing and leading an academically diverse and talented group of faculty; Higher Education experience.
Additional Information: Programs to manage include: Automotive Technology, Aviation Maintenance Technology, Electro-Mechanical Technology, Electronic Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Quality Assurance Technology and Supply Chain Management.