Department Chairperson, Life Sciences, Health, Wellness and Funeral Service Education

$84,303 yearly
  • Miami Dade College
  • 11380 NW 27th Ave, Miami, FL 33167, USA
  • Jul 27, 2021
Full time Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description


Miami Dade College, North Campus is now accepting applications for the Department Chairperson, Life Sciences, Health, Wellness and Funeral Service Education position.  The Department Chairperson provides academic leadership to the Natural Sciences, Health and Wellness Department and serves as an integral member of the College and Campus administrative team.  This individual facilitates learning, quality teaching, scholarships, and services. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Supervises the development and/ or revision of curricula, and implements instructional programs

Develops course schedules and faculty assignments

Hires, supervises, and evaluates personnel

Prepares and maintains departmental budgets

Manages labs, equipment, and other departmental resources

Ensures the effective implementation of the faculty advancement processes

Provides program information and ensures the availability of advisement services for students

Serves on Campus and College-wide committees

Participates in the development and implementation of college policies, procedures, and guidelines

Teaches at least one (1) course within the discipline per academic year

Resolves issues and problems that may arise with faculty, staff, and students

Provides training opportunities for employees

Maintains SACS (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools) accreditation compliance


Preferred and Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in Biology, Chemistry or Physics or related discipline from a regionally accredited institution and five (5) years relevant work experience in higher education and/ or teaching.

Application Details

All applications must be submitted online by visiting


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