Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effective communicator of department needs to dean and university priorities to faculty
  • Maintain open lines of communication with students both undergraduate and graduate
  • Develop program curriculum at the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Develop course schedules and rotations of courses
  • Manage the departmental budget, record keeping, instructional materials etc.
  • Experience with assessment principles and will manage program utilizing best practices of assessment
  • Develop departmental policies and procedures in accordance with university and school policies and procedures
  • Focus on student advising
  • Coordinating and supervising academic program reviews, accreditation and other reviews as required
  • Develop relationships and collaborations with other departments, schools support units and universities to promote interdisciplinary collaboration and expanded academic opportunities for students
  • Evaluate faculty and staff performance
  • Foster good teaching and stimulating research, scholarly writing and creative activity
  • Mentor and promote professional development of faculty and staff
  • Facilitate the writing of proposals for grants, contracts and cooperative agreements from external agencies both public and private
  • Encourage service to the university and community by faculty, staff and students
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and management skills
  • Outstanding experience and accomplishments in research, teaching and service that will support appointment at the associate or full professor rank
  • Demonstrated ability to acquire external funds
  • A commitment to recruitment and mentorship of diverse faculty and students
  • Support student groups related to academics
  • A commitment to undergraduate and graduate education
  • Promote collegiality among faculty, staff and students, resolve faculty conflicts and equitably distribute workloads
  • Make recommendations for tenure, reappointment, salary adjustments and leaves of absence
  • Demonstrate integrity and professionalism as an administrator

Minimum Hiring Standards:

  • Education Ph.D. in Political Science
  • Years of Experience Substantive experience in higher education
  • Years of Management/Supervisor Experience Minimum 5 years relevant experience

Office of Human Resources
Clark Atlanta University
223 James P. Brawley Dr., SW
Atlanta, GA 30314
Email Address: jobs@cau.edu