Faculty & Accounting Department Chair

Position ID: 41989
Location
Institution: 
Georgia College and State University
College/Div/School: 
Business
Department: 
Accounting
Position Description
New Position?: 
Yes
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor, Department Chair
Job Description: 

 

Position Information
Business Title Faculty - Department Chair - Accounting
Home Department Accounting
Employment Type Tenure Track Faculty
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Appointment Faculty (12-month)
Time Limited? No
Time-Limited Appointment Length Not Applicable
Work Schedule

40 hour work week; Monday – Friday

Work Hours per week 40
Travel Required? N
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

To support the University’s Mission:
As Georgia’s public liberal arts university, GC offers undergraduate programs of study to talented and motivated students in a residential college setting. Georgia College also provides, at multiple locations, graduate and professional studies that support the needs of the region and create pathways to individual success and personal fulfillment. Its academically engaging, student-centered programs often take learning beyond the traditional classroom and develop the intellectual, professional, and civic skills and dispositions that enable graduates to thrive in an information-intensive and diverse global society. Through its teaching, research, and service, Georgia College enriches the lives of students and their local and global communities.

Primary Purpose of Position

Working collaboratively with the faculty in the department, the Chair is responsible for providing administrative leadership for the department and for implementing the department’s and school’s/college’s goals, giving special attention to the objectives for the academic programs of the department. The chair provides leadership for the department and works collaboratively with the faculty in the department, participates in the development of school/college and university policies.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Faculty - Department Chair
Job duties performed for the above function

Implementation of a Department mission including short and long term plans based on The University’s Vision Statement and Goals and the missions of the School/College.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Faculty - Department Chair
Job duties performed for the above function

Responsibility for the recruitment, orientation and advisement of students, staff and faculty in collaboration with the faculty, including an assessment and recommendation of faculty candidates

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Faculty - Department Chair
Job duties performed for the above function

Administration of faculty and staff development programs, and recommendations regarding faculty reappointment, tenure, and promotion.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Faculty - Department Chair
Job duties performed for the above function

Administrative responsibility in staffing classes along with the scheduling and collaborating with department faculty in planning the schedule.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Faculty - Department Chair
Job duties performed for the above function

Supervision of all employees in the Department including administration of performance evaluations.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Faculty - Department Chair
Job duties performed for the above function

Participation in a program review for evaluation of existing degree, accreditation, certification, and other academic programs and to include development of new programs and implementation of improved programs to enhance the quality of instruction, academic programs, and research.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Faculty - Department Chair
Job duties performed for the above function

Management of School/College facilities and equipment in a manner that promotes quality learning in classroom and laboratories, where applicable.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Faculty - Department Chair
Job duties performed for the above function

Support of graduates in their efforts to secure employment or gain admission to graduate or professional schools.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Faculty - Department Chair
Job duties performed for the above function

Administration of the departmental budget and collaborating with the department faculty in the planning of the budget.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Faculty - Department Chair
Job duties performed for the above function

Service as the Department’s representative and liaison with other University offices and departments.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Faculty - Department Chair
Job duties performed for the above function

Service on elected and appointed committees and acceptance of other duties as assigned by the Dean.

Other Duties and Responsibilities
Other Duties and Responsibilities

Other duties as assigned

Equal Opportunity Statement

Georgia College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without consideration to age, color, disability, gender, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Minimum Requirements
Proposed Minimum Experience/Education

1) a doctoral degree in an appropriate field, 2) relevant academic administrative experience, 
3) excellent leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills, including a well developed sense of fairness and integrity, 
4) a strong commitment to the college and university mission and a passion for working with and mentoring students, 
5) a record of effective teaching and scholarly activity within the candidate’s area of specialization, and 
6) a commitment to fostering academic excellence.

Must meet SCACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 (www.sacscoc.org (faculty credentials))

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Preferences
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

Preference will be given to candidates with at least three years of academic leadership experience at the level of chair or higher; experience and facility with curriculum development; integrating high impact, engaged pedagogies into the curriculum; strategic planning; and student learning outcomes assessment.

Posting Detail Information
Posting Number F0222
Desired Start Date 07/01/2019
Open Date 02/01/2019
Open Until Filled Yes
Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Accounting
Degree Levels: 
Doctorate
Position Type: 
Faculty
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Monday, July 1, 2019
Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

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University System of Georgia
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The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
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E-Mail: ch@uga.edu

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