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Higher Ed Administrative Careers - Graduate Education, Higher Ed Administrative Careers - Other, Higher Ed Administrative Careers - Program Administration
Reporting to the Provost, and collaborating with the Associate Provost for Program Support and Improvement and other department chairs, the Education Chair manages the oversees the department of education (all programs) within the context of university functions, fosters excellence in teaching and learning, provides program development and accreditation expertise by monitoring and facilitating assessment and accreditation requirements and processes.
Essential duties, tasks and responsibilities: (The following duties are not to be considered a complete list of duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.) The director will function as an academic administrator with the following responsibilities:
I. Departmental Oversight
1. Assign instructional responsibilities, prepare course schedules and teaching loads;
2. Prepare and monitor annual budget, including funds for grants and appropriations;
3. Coordinate department business meetings, events, and awarding of student honors
4. Review and update departmental/programmatic information continued in university academic catalogs annually;
5. Cooperate with Graduate and Professional Studies and the Registrar’s office in the evaluation of graduate program applicants and transfer students
6. Chair and coordinate deliberations of the Graduate Program Initial Licensure Admission review Committee;
7. Respond to student inquiries and concerns regarding course and faculty issues; serve as departmental evaluator in case of student appeals to the department, ensure high quality academic advising in the department;
8. Recruit and retain qualified faculty members (full time and adjunct) to meet program needs;
9. Represent the department on select university committees
10. Collaborate with the Director of Library Services and program faculty to ensure appropriate materials are available for student learning
II. Faculty Support and Evaluation
1. Collaborate with and provide support for faculty in the development and delivery of instructional assignments;
2. Advocate for and facilitate faculty members ongoing professional development
3. Review and give feedback to faculty regarding teaching evaluations and student concerns
4. Observe faculty teaching regularly
5. Make recommendations regarding promotion and tenure
1. Provide leadership and advisement to educator preparation faculty within and associated to the department on matters related to educator licensure program development, approval requriements, accreditation standards and assessment;
2. Collaborate with the Licensure and Data Coordinator to oversee the on-campus tracking systems and processes related to teacher candidate assessments and evaluation, preparedness and eligibility for licensure;
3. Assist the Licensure and Data Coordinator to engage stakeholders and program alumni in evaluation of program effectiveness and community needs for changes in existing programs or the creation of new programs.
4. Conduct twice yearly meetings with the Malone Education Advisory Board;
5. Serve as program liaison to external accrediting and approval agencies to ensure educator licensure programs continue to meet the requirements and standards set forth by those agencies
6. Coordinate tasks related to accreditation and approvals and facilitate preparation of required reports for internal and external stakeholders, organize site visits and follow up rejoinders.
1. Must have an earned terminal degree in an appropriate discipline and ability to garner the respect of peers
2. Must be a Christian able to affirm Malone’s doctrinal statement and community agreement,
3. Experiences in leadership and/or accreditation in a higher education context
4. Teaching experience in higher education and/or P-12 education
5. Attention to detail balanced by an innovative spirit and ability to promote engagement and collaborative problem solving.
How to Apply:
Application materials should include:
Completed Malone University Faculty Employment Application form
Letter of application
Statement of Christian Belief and Practice in response to the following prompt:
Malone University takes seriously the integration of the orthodox Christian faith and all academic disciplines and requires that faculty (full-time and adjunct) profess faith in Jesus Christ. Therefore, we ask that you provide a statement (750 words or less) in which you:
- Discuss your faith in relationship to the University’s Doctrinal Statement and Community Agreement
- Describe your engagement with a local congregation or faith community
Statement of the integration of faith and learning in the academic discipline
Names and contact information for three professional references
Send application materials to:
2600 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton OH 44709-3897
Email to: email@example.com
Review of application begins immediately and will continue until position is filled.
Malone University has an established policy of equal academic and employment opportunity. This policy is applied to all qualified students, employees and applicants for admission or employment, in all university programs and activities, without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or military or veteran status. Malone University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.
About Malone University
Celebrating more than 125 years of higher education, Malone University is a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church. With more than 14,000 living alumni, Malone provides a transformative, faith-integrated environment that equips its graduates with the skills necessary to serve, engage, and transform the communities in which they live and work.
Malone University once again ranks among the Best Regional Universities in the Midwest in a recent survey by U.S. News & World Report, achieving #75 among 173 institutions for 2018. Malone is also identified by U.S. News as a Best Value School, ranking 41st among 77 colleges and universities in the Midwest. College Consensus recently selected Malone as one of five institutions in Northeast Ohio to be included on their “Best Colleges in Ohio” list, and Washington Monthly again included Malone on their “Best Bang for the Buck” list based on its performance with graduation rates and test scores as well as price of education and graduates’ salaries. In 2018, the first-time pass rate for bachelor of science in nursing graduates on the National Cou...ncil Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) was 100%; similarly, in 2017, social work graduates passed the licensure exam at a rate of 100%, 29 percent higher than the national average. The University has had four faculty Fulbright Scholars in the last ten years and 80% of the full-time faculty have earned the terminal degree in their discipline.