The Department of Visual & Performing Arts chairperson will report to the dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, and will have responsibility for the leadership and administration of the department. More specific administrative duties of this position include but are not limited to: *Engaging faculty in the strategic planning process for the department *Department budget development, management and allocation *Personnel management (i.e., recruitment and hiring; faculty/staff assignments and workload distribution; evaluation and professional guidance/development; reappointment, promotion & tenure, and post-tenure processes *Oversight of department accreditation *Curricular and program development *Grantsmanship and external funding focus *Support of faculty research, teaching & service *Facilities management (if/as required)
The primary responsibilities for this position include teaching undergraduate level courses, conducting research, student advising, student mentoring and recruitment, curriculum development, conducting scholarly activities and all other activities required for tenure and promotion. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, engaging in accreditation procedures, program assessment and service to the department, College and University as needed.
Instructional: - Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers. - Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate students. - Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions. - Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts. - Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others. - Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records. - Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction. - Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
Research: - Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional organizations and conferences. - Conduct research in field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media.
Additional Administrative: - Collaborate with members of the business community to improve programs, to develop new programs, and to provide student access to learning opportunities such as internships. - Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work. - Develop and maintain course websites. - Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues. - Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities. - Participate in campus and community events. - Act as advisers to student organizations.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS) has more than 1,850 students and 105 faculty and staff and is comprised of six departments, including Criminal Justice, English, History & Political Science, Journalism & Mass Communication, Liberal Studies, and Visual & Performing Arts. CAHSS develops programming based upon and consistent with employment trends that capitalize on the elements of an arts, humanities and social sciences education as well as enhance the visibility of programs, specifically in the liberal arts. CAHSS endeavors not only to promote internal synergies and collaborations among its departments), but also to engage external partnerships with a focus on preparing graduates for a global workforce and/or higher education pursuits.
Internal job number: 003726
Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) or terminal degree in the discipline (MFA), with significant administrative/teaching experience, preferably in a higher-education environment.
Minimum of 7 years of demonstrated excellence in teaching and creative/research activities in theater and/or film, consistent with eligibility for appointment/tenure at the rank of associate professor or professor.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!