Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
Earned doctorate in one of the areas instructed in the department or in a closely-related field.
Native or near-native proficiency in English and another language.
Proven ability to work productively with a diverse group of faculty and students.
Previous administrative skills and experience in a higher education context.
Teaching experience in an area relevant to the department.
Evidence of a solid record in research, scholarly or creative activities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide vision for the unit and day-to-day leadership in a multi-language department for a diverse faculty and student body.
Teach in one of the areas instructed in the department.
Advise students and mentor faculty towards reaching goals.
Maintain an agenda of scholarly or creative activity.
Represent the department within the university and to outside constituencies.
Commitment to supporting all languages in the department, including smaller language programs, and the graduate program.
Vision and commitment to continued growth of our departmental programs.
Evidence of successful collaboration with faculty or programs outside the department.
Potential to manage enrollment, scheduling, and staffing to support program quality.
Familiarity with policies pertaining to student privacy, students and faculty with disabilities, international travel/teaching/research, etc.
Commitment to supporting and promoting research, scholarly, and creative endeavors by faculty and students.
Commitment to cultivating a stronger relationship between our department and the community.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.