The College of Science and Technology at North Carolina A&T State University seeks a dynamic and innovative chairperson for the Department of Computer Systems Technology who has significant experience in higher education and who possesses a distinguished record of scholarship and research, appreciates the integration of learning, discovery and engagement, and has experience in securing extramural funding. This is a 12-month administrative position with a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Professor. An appointment at the Associate professor level may be considered for candidates who exhibit exceptional potential for growth. The successful candidate is expected to have an exemplary record of scholarship and research, along with a vision for invigorating and expanding the educational, research, and service efforts of the department. Candidates are expected to exhibit a strong commitment to scholarship and excellence in the area of information technology, electronics technology and/or electrical engineering technology, and exhibit an open and collegial style of management and leadership. Familiarity with the ABET accreditation processes is a plus.
Reporting directly to the Dean of the College of Science and Technology, the Department Chair is expected to provide leadership and foster excellence in all departmental efforts. Some of the Chair’s responsibilities include promoting student success; student recruitment and mentoring, ensuring quality undergraduate and graduate programs; faculty workload assignment, faculty recruitment, mentoring, development, evaluation, and promotion; supporting faculty research, teaching and service; providing oversight and stewardship for the administrative, financial, and academic programs; engaging faculty in strategic planning; program assessment and reporting; maintaining program accreditation, and teaching.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is an 1890 land-grant doctoral research university dedicated to learning, discovery, and community engagement. The College of Science and Technology is research oriented and fosters academic excellence through innovative programs, critical thinking, and intellectual inquiry to prepare students for the 21st century global workforce. The College plays a pivotal role in further advancing the mission of the University by emphasizing preeminence in STEM and promoting curricular advancement, scientific discovery, and technological innovation. The College houses the departments of Applied Engineering Technology, Biology, Built Environment, Chemistry, Computer Systems Technology, Graphic Design Systems, Mathematics, Physics, and the PhD Program of Applied Science Technology. The Department of Computer Systems Technology enrolls over 340 undergraduate and graduate majors. The Department offers a Bachelor of Science in Electronics Technology, a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, a Master of Science in Information Technology which is consistently ranked amongst the largest graduate programs on campus, and an Information Technology concentration under the collage Applied Science Technology PhD Program.