North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is seeking applications for the position of Director for the Center for Outreach in Alzheimer's, Aging and Community Health (COAACH). The selected candidate will hold the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor, in Biology or related Biosciences. Faculty rank will be determined based on level of qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will teach 1-2 courses per year in his/her respective discipline. The candidate will conduct research and scholarly activities consistent with tenure and promotion expectations and service to the department, college and university is expected.
The Director is responsible for the administrative leadership and development of the Center for Outreach in Alzheimer's Aging and Community Health (COAACH). The Director will assure operational efficiency and implementation of programs and services. The Director reports directly to the Dean of the College of Science and Technology (COST).
The primary administrative duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: 1. Develop professional partnerships for COAACH and communicate with the college of Science and Technology (CoST), local and national communities to expand networks for outreach and educational awareness in targeted health areas. 2. Provide oversight for operations/programs to ensure achievement of major goals, strategies and performance targets, and report to CoST. 3. Provide fiscal management of center's budgets. 4. Build partnerships with potential donors to create new revenue streams to ensure financial sustainability of COAACH. 5. Engage with the Biology department faculty and other departments within CoST and the University to build collaborations and seek extramural funding from NIH and other federal agencies. 6. Design and employ measures for operational assessment and accountability to ensure the center's compliance with established performance metrics of CoST. 7. Conduct community engaged research that addresses Alzheimer's, Aging and Community Health. 8. Work closely with the COAACH Community Advisory Board and supervise Center support personnel. 9. Conduct research at a level commensurate with a tenure track professor in Applied Science and Technology. 10. Identify and mentor students and faculty in research and outreach.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The overall mission of COAACH is to improve healthy aging in diverse communities. The center is N.C. A&T's first formal Community Outreach Center and the first center of this type in the State of North Carolina on a Historically Black University's campus. The goal of the center is to improve health through outreach and improve literacy, awareness and engagement among diverse communities. The four major cores of the center are: 1) community outreach and education in Alzheimer's, Aging and Community Health, 2) intervention and support, 3) education and training, and 4) research in the field of Alzheimer's disease.
Internal job number: 001648
Terminal degree or Ph.D. in Biology or related Biosciences. Three or more years of relevant experience related to the direction/oversight of programs that focus on the academic and research resources of a higher educational institution.
Previous fundraising experience preferred. Administrative and managerial experience also preferred.
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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!