Department: Wellness, Culinary Arts, and Hospitality
Union/Non Union: Non Union
Full Time or Part Time: Full Time
Job Description Summary:
The Department Chair of Wellness, Culinary Arts, and Hospitality plays a critical role in the academic life of the College and is responsible for carrying out the College's vision and mission as they relate specifically to teaching, learning, and student success. Reporting to the Dean of the Health, Wellness & Hospitality Division, the department chair is responsible for creating an environment conducive to collegiality, learning, and developing and implementing instructional strategies that support institutional goals and student aspirations. The Chair engages faculty and other internal and external stakeholders to: (1) develop, expand, and continuously improve high quality programs within the division, designed to address community needs; (2) encourage innovation and creativity in teaching and learning; (3) promote and encourage application of new and relevant knowledge within the departmental disciplines; (4) work collegially with the Health, Wellness & Hospitality Dean and Associate Dean to ensure student progression, retention and completion within the academic programs within the department; (5) actively promote and advocate for College's implementation of guided pathways; and (6) support the development of stackable credentials and degrees that provide seamless articulation with secondary and postsecondary partners as well as the College's noncredit programs and offerings.
Minimum of a master's degree in related discipline or related field.
Minimum of five years of full-time teaching experience in a discipline within the Wellness, Culinary Arts & Hospitality Department (i.e., Health Education, Physical Education, Nutrition, Culinary Arts, and Hospitality) in an accredited institution of higher education at the rank of associate professor (or comparable) or higher; or five years' experience in workforce training and development; or a combination of workforce development and teaching experience for a total of five years.
Degree from an accredited institution. (Unofficial transcripts must accompany application; official transcripts are required upon offer of employment.)
Letters of reference (job related and dated within the past three years).
Documentation of experience and performance.
Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Internal Number: 7988
About Prince George's Community College
Prince George's Community College transforms students' lives. The college exists to educate, train, and serve our diverse populations through accessible, affordable, and rigorous learning experiences.We are proud to boast of a multi-talented and diverse workforce as well as offering a competitive benefits package and services that will add to your potential and work/life balance. We are looking to attract and retain individuals who are committed to helping our students succeed. In return, you will find PGCC an exciting place to work and grow.Prince George’s Community College supports and embraces cultural diversity, understood as the creation and promotion of an inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for everyone. We accept and value differences, including differences in age, race, national origin, ethnicity, religious affiliation, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic background, and ability/disability. We strive for growth and success for all of our students, employees, business partners, and the community.Prince George's Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative Action/Title IX/Section 504/ADA Institution. The Chief of ...Staff, Room 130, Kent Hall coordinates the college’s program of nondiscrimination.Prince George’s Community College is a smoke and tobacco-free college.