Professor & Department Head of Civil & Environmental Engineering

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Nov 16, 2021
Full time Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description

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Prairie View A&M University

Professor & Head

Job Title
Professor & Head

Agency
Prairie View A&M University

Department
College Of Engineering

Proposed Minimum Salary
Commensurate

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type
Faculty

Job Description

The Department Head of Civil & Environmental Engineering will lead a teaching and research-balanced department, providing vision in concert with strategic planning of the department, which aligns with the goals, and strategic plan of the university. The Department Head will lead the department to advance and accelerate research, innovation and education and facilitate collaborations across the university as well as nationally and internationally. The Department Head will be responsible for departmental strategic planning, personnel and facility management, student cultivation, curriculum development, and other required duties.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the administrative functions of the department: guide and motivate faculty, hire new workers, determine fiscal goals of the department and ensure department success, oversee and establish policy, evaluate faculty and staff work performance, create work schedules, arrange department meetings, facility management and other required duties.
  • Maintaining ABET/SACSCOC accreditation requirements: monitor curriculum development, evaluate faculty to ensure that students are receiving the best possible learning experience.
  • Advising students.
  • Teaching undergraduate/graduate course(s) per University workload policy.
  • Writing proposals and conducting research.



Required Education & Experience:

  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or related Civil Engineering related sub-fields.
  • Industry Experience.
  • Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching.
  • Demonstrated experience with ABET and regional accreditation.
  • Demonstrated administrative experience in higher education or industry in a position with responsibilities that included budgeting, strategic planning, personnel management, and performance reviews.



Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Engineer-In-Training (EIT) Professional registration.
  • Demonstrated Department Head experience.



Job Posting Close Date:

  • 12/2/21



Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter



Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above "Required Attachments" section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or jobs@pvamu.edu should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit www.pvamu.edu. Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (936) 261-1730.







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