Distinguished Professor/Chair - Division of Education

  • Rust College
  • Holly Springs, MS
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time

Job Description

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RUST COLLEGE - HOLLY SPRINGS, MISSISSIPPI 38635

Applications are invited for consideration for an appointment to the following position:

TITLE: Distinguished Professor/ Chair - Division of Education

DEPARTMENT: DATE TO BE FILLED:
Education Division Immediately

RANK OR POSITION AND SALARY RANGE: Negotiable

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Rust college is seeking a dynamic leader for the position of Chair of the Division of Education. The applicant selected for the position will serve as the Endowed Chair.

The applicant will be responsible for developing a shared vision through collaborative leadership to sustain an environment and curriculum that represents all backgrounds and promotes excellence in teaching, research, and service. Specifically, the applicant will teach undergraduate courses in the area of Education and the applicant will give administrative leadership to faculty members in the Division of Education.

The applicant will be responsible for advising students majoring in Education and the applicant will work with Education faculty in recruitment, curriculum revision, and strategic planning. The applicant must be knowledgeable about NCATE, TEAC, SACs, and State Accreditation. The applicant must also be knowledgeable about test preparation, Praxis I and II, and Title II.

The Division of Education has majors in Elementary, Social Science, Mathematics, and Biology Education. The division offers the BA, BS, BSW, and an AA degree in these fields and Child Care Management.

QUALIFICATIONS: The applicant must hold a Doctoral degree in a field related to education, education leadership, K-12 Education or Education Administration. The applicant must have at least five years of substantial professional experience in administration, including academic and organizational leadership and supervision of faculty and staff. The applicant must also show a record of scholarly work including expertise in grant writing and teaching. The applicant must have a very good command of English and communication skills to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with students, faculty, administrator, and the general public.

SPECIAL INFORMATION: The academic year for the Division Chair is usually August 15 - June 15 (10 months). The Federal Government requires that every individual hired since May 31, 1987, complete the I-9. This requirement is in response to the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Form I-9 has been developed to verify that persons are eligible to work in the United States.

Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, a letter of interest which addresses the expectations above, an unofficial transcript, and the names, addresses and telephone number of five (5) references to:

Mr. Corey Buchanan, Director of HR
Rust College
150 Rust Avenue
Holly Springs, MS 38635

Send all resume and correspondence to the e-mail: careers@rustcollege.edu
Telephone: (662) 252-8000 ext. 4050 (Personnel Office Fax: (662) 252-8863)

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATION: POSTING DATE:
Open until a qualified applicant is found

Rust College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

Send All Resumes to E-mail: careers@rustcollege.edu

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