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Department Chairperson, Social Sciences - Miami Dade College - Miami, FL


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Company: Miami Dade College

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Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus is looking for a highly motivated individual for the Department Chairperson, Social Sciences position. This position provides academic leadership to the Social Sciences Department and serves as an integral member of the College and Campus administrative team.  Facilitates learning, quality teaching, scholarship, and services.  Provides support and advice in the collective bargaining process and ensures adherence to relevant areas of any collective bargaining agreement.

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

Teaches at least one course within the discipline per academic year

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

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

Provides training opportunities for employees

Requirements:

Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Psychology, History, or related discipline from a regionally accredited institution and five (5) years relevant work experience in higher education and /or teaching; or master’s degree with 18 graduate credits in Social Science, Psychology, History, or related discipline and five (5) years relevant work experience in higher education and /or teaching.

To learn more about this and other positions at Miami Dade College visit us at www.mdc.edu/jobs.

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