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Department Head and Associate/ Full Professor
Post Date: 11/08/2018
Close Date: 12/15/2018
North Dakota State University

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$70,000 and above

Fargo, ND

Job Description:
The position is an 11-month department head position in the Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences (HNES) Department. A primary role of this position is to enhance and promote the department mission, strategic plan, and goals. Responsibilities include: providing overall leadership for the department including academic programs, faculty, budgets, facilities, and personnel. Other responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
? Provide administrative leadership and support for academic programs, research and outreach.
? Foster creativity, scholarly activity and research among faculty.
? Promote and represent the department within the university and among key stakeholders.
? Facilitate curriculum development and change in each of the academic programs within the department.
? Support a collegial and professional work environment within the department.
? Manage and maintain the facilities of the department for purposes of education and research.
? Prepare and administer the HNES annual budget based upon the needs of the department, and in consultation with the Dean of the College of Human Development and Education.
? Supervise and evaluate the performance of each faculty and staff member.
? Assess and make recommendations specific to faculty tenure and advancements in rank.
? Recommend to the College Dean appointments, changes in salary, leaves of absence, developmental leaves, dismissals, retirements and other matters affecting department personnel.
? Oversee course offerings and requirements for academic programs.
? Direct effective student advising for academic programs in the HNES department.
? Assign responsibilities to each staff member with input from the department staff.
? Prepare department reports required by the Dean and other administrative officers.
? Recommend the purchase and maintenance of adequate and appropriate equipment and be responsible for all equipment and supplies assigned to the department.
? Serve on department, college, and university committees as appropriate.
? Extend service to the community as appropriate to enhance the image of the department, college, and university.
Review of applications will begin after December 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Salary is negotiable based on credentials and experience. Submit a letter detailing qualifications; a complete curriculum vita, and the names, addresses, and contact information of four professional references to the NDSU HR website.

Direct questions to: Dr. Jill Nelson, Search Committee Chair
North Dakota State University, Dept. 2625
1919 N. University Drive, SGC C121
P.O. Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Telephone: 701-231-7415, email: Jill.R.Nelson@ndsu.edu

The search will be conducted in compliance with North Dakota open records laws. NDSU is an equal opportunity institution.
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.
NDSU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Minimum Requirements:
The Department of Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Science is seeking a candidate with the following qualifications:
A terminal degree in the candidate’s field of study aligned with the Department of Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences
Evidence of effective oral and written communication
Effective interpersonal skills
A demonstrated ability to effectively lead groups of people
Ability to work collaboratively and collegially
A demonstrated ability to conduct and publish research
A history of securing grants
University teaching experience
A scholarly record compatible with the rank of Associate Professor at NDSU
Preferred Requirements:
Experience leading multidisciplinary groups
Administrative experience in higher education
Demonstrated ability to create a supportive and collaborative environment
Experience managing budgets
A scholarly record compatible with the rank of Professor at NDSU
Ability to take a visionary approach to implementing NDSU’s strategic plan

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