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Associate Dean for Academics

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Posting Details

Position Information

Academic Home Department: Office of the Dean
Posting Job Title: Associate Dean for Academics
Recruitment Type: Administrative Faculty

Position Details

Full Time Faculty Rank: Associate Professor or Professor - TBD
Area of Specialty-Discipline: Engineering
Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable: Associate Dean for Academics for the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
Position Status: Regular Faculty
Tenure Track Status: Tenure Track
Terms of Employment: 12-Month
Contract Type: Full-time
Date Position Available: 07/01/2018

Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include administration, teaching, scholarship, and service. The Associate Dean is required to assist the Dean in facilitating all college activities and to provide leadership toward achievement of excellence in teaching, research, and service activities of the college. The Associate Dean is also required to work closely with the academic department chairs, the Dean of the College, the Vice Provost, and Provost, and other administrative unit directors in achieving the University’s strategic goals.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

An earned doctorate, or its foreign equivalent in an Engineering discipline offered by the college or closely related area from an ABET accredited institution and 3 years of relevant industrial experience are required. Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered.

Candidates must provide evidence of effective teaching and research in an area of Engineering that merits appointment as an associate or full professor with tenure. The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate an ability to perform necessary administrative tasks (which could be demonstrated by professional experience with: leadership in strategic planning; engagement in shared governance activities; budget planning, promotion of faculty scholarship, teaching and service activities; or, leadership in promoting the vision and mission of the University, College or Department.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date: 02/01/2018
Questions About Position Opening:

The Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology invites applications for a 12-month, tenure-track administrative faculty position as Associate Dean of Academics.

Additional Information for Applicants

Understanding of budget, planning, curriculum and assessment processes.

Application Instructions

Please fill out application online ONLY. No off-line applications will be accepted.

Please send official transcripts to the Committee Chair – Thomas R. Ball Associate Dean of the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology, Mail Drop 9074, 1100 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000561
USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID: 36910
Departmental/College Overview:

The Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology has 7 departments – Civil and Construction Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Systems and Industrial Engineering and Engineering Technology. The college serves over 4,100 students with 6 master’s degrees, and 14 undergraduate degrees.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Statement of Research/Scholarship Interests
  6. Sample Publications - Scholarship 1
  7. List of Names and Contact Information of Five References
Optional Documents