Division Chair - Division of Business and Economics


Division Chair – Division of Business and Economics
Philander Smith College

Philander Smith College invites applications and nominations for a visionary, entrepreneurial and innovative leader, teacher, and scholar to serve as Division Chair of the Division of Business and Economics. The Division Chair reports directly to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and will be responsible for fostering an environment conducive for quality teaching and learning and effective scholarship and outreach. Academic credentials should be commensurate with appointment.

Minimal Qualifications:
• Earned doctorate in an appropriate disciple found in the Division from an accredited institution
• Effective leadership and team building experience
• Demonstrable experience in maintenance of AACSB accreditation

Preferred Qualifications:
• Innovative and entrepreneurial experience
• Curriculum development and assessment experience
• Experience with student retention programs and outreach

Division Chair Job Responsibilities:
• Promotes the mission of the College to all faculty, staff, and students and to the community at large
• Cultivates civic engagement and community partnership and provides a rich environment for teaching, learning, scholarship, service and outreach
• Ensures compliance and maintenance of AACSB accreditation
• Oversees degree plan preparation and qualification for graduation
• Schedules and conducts Division meetings with established agenda
• Directs program directors and faculty in the process of curriculum development and course schedules
• Oversees the development, assessment and revision of academic programs and curriculum
• Supervises the development, implementation, evaluation, and preparation of annual reports for the Strategic Plan
• Supervises faculty and staff in the Division
• Monitors program enrollment, class size, and grade distribution
• Ensures effective student advising

Division Chair – Division of Business and Economics
Philander Smith College

Division Chair Job Responsibilities (continued):
• Expands faculty awareness and application of current technology in all aspects of the business profession
• Facilitates program development, operation and evaluation
• Promotes excellence in faculty teaching, service, professional growth and development and academic scholarship
• Provides leadership in recruitment and development of quality faculty and adjunct faculty dedicated to teaching, service, research and scholarship in the Division
• Represents the Division and its programs through the building of external partnerships within the greater Little Rock community
• Establishes and maintains relationship with business and community leaders
• Performs additional responsibilities as assigned by the VP for Academic Affairs

How to Apply:
Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, vitae, copies of transcripts and three letters of professional recommendations to: humanresources@philander.edu. Email subject line should include the full name of the position for which you are applying and documents should be in Word format. You may also mail your information to:

Philander Smith College
Attn: Office of Human Resources
900 Daisy Bates Drive
Little Rock, AR 72202

Philander Smith College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on age, race, sex, national origin, ethnicity, veteran status or religion. Philander Smith College is a smoke-free and drug-free work environment. Philander Smith College participates in E-Verify.

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