Department Chair, Associate/Full Professor - Educational Leadership & Counseling

Texas A&M University Kingsville
Washington, DC
Closing date
Sep 30, 2022

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Department Chair, Associate/Full Professor - Educational Leadership & Counseling

This search will be for a tenure-track (or tenured), 12-month appointment in the Department of Educational Leadership & Counseling. This position seeks a strong candidate who will serve as Department Chair (50%) and teaching (50%) in a field within the department.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have:
  • An earned doctorate in a discipline related to one of the subject areas covered by the Department of Educational Leadership & Counseling or other closely related discipline.
  • Five years of teaching experience in higher education at the level of assistant professor or higher
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, scholarship (inclusive of a record of sustained peer-reviewed publications), professional development, and service
  • A record of academic achievement meriting appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor at Texas A&M University - Kingsville
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, strong interpersonal skills, and an ability to work collaboratively at the Department Chair level
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in planning and administration
  • Successful record of supervision and evaluation of personnel
  • A commitment to the field of education and the mission of teaching, scholarship, professional development, and service
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in working with diverse groups of students, faculty, staff, and other university constituents
  • Ability and desire to address the educational needs of a diverse population
  • Willingness to collaborate and sustain a collegial environment
  • Lead and assist with accreditation and program reviews
  • Assist, as needed, with budgeting
  • Provide recommendations for continuation, tenure, promotion, and termination
  • Perform other duties as required by the College Dean, Provost/VPAA and/or President
  • A criminal background check is required for the successful candidate

  • A record of successful service in higher education at the rank of associate professor or higher.
  • Minimum of three (3) years' experience managing budgets and directing/supervising personnel
  • Experience in fundraising, external communications, and other advancement initiatives
  • Experience with inclusive and culturally responsive pedagogy and practice
  • Experience teaching undergraduate and graduate courses
  • Experience designing contemporary and technology-based learning environments
  • Strong record of grant writing knowledge/experience
  • Experience teaching doctoral-level courses and chairing/serving on doctoral dissertation committees
The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Department Chair, Location: Washington, DC - 20037

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