Employment Opportunities

Position:
Dean
Department:
School of Engineering and Technology
Date Posted:
09/17/2014
Closing Date:
Open Until filled

Description

The Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost is accepting nominations and applications for the full-time position of Dean of the School of Engineering and Technology beginning July 1, 2015.  Founded in 1868, Hampton University (www.hamptonu.edu) is located on approximately 300 acres of the Virginia Peninsula. It is a privately endowed, co-educational, nonsectarian institution of higher education and all programs are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. 

Duties and Responsibilities

The Dean of the School of Engineering and Technology is a 12-month administrative appointment which reports directly to the Provost. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following tasks:

--developing and managing the annual School budget (and will be responsible for securing 33 1/3% of the operating budget through external funding).

--overseeing the daily operations (i.e. recruitment, advising students, evaluating student’s transcripts, scheduling classes, ordering textbooks, and identification of qualified faculty);

--effectively provide oversight of faculty, staff personnel, students,  programs, and fiscal resources within the school;

--maintaining and improving the high quality of academic programs within the departments of Architecture, Aviation, and Engineering--including compliance with accreditation standards;

--handling other professional activities that support the budget and/or enhance the reputation of the School and University as a whole. 

 

Requirements

The successful applicant must have an earned doctorate in engineering and a distinguished record of research, education, and service. Scholarly activity that is appropriate for an appointment as an associate professor or full professor in the School of Engineering and Technology is required.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and abilities:

--a high level of energy and initiative;

--excellent organizational and interpersonal skills;

--demonstrate a written record of securing external funding; and

--a proven ability to handle multiple priorities while maintaining a high level of professionalism and attention to detail.

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The compensation package will be commensurate with rank and experience. Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, statement of interest, personal contact information, and three letters of recommendation along with postal/email addresses and telephone numbers via us mail to:

Dr. Calvin W. Lowe
Dean, School of Science
Turner Hall, Room 102
Hampton University
Hampton, VA  23668

 **Hampton University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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