Department Head - Communication
The University Of North Carolina
Chapel Hill , NC 27516
Posted 2 months ago
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*Internal posting for permanent NCSU employees. Only tenured faculty in the NC State Communication Department are eligible for this position.
- The Communication Department seeks a Department Head who is an innovative, effective leader with a vision for the department.
The Department Head reports to the Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and is responsible for the administration of the department.
The responsibilities of the Head include: recruiting, appointing, and supervising faculty and staff; managing departmental budgets and enrollment; providing leadership to facilitate, support, and promote research, service, outreach, and graduate and undergraduate education in the department: taking the lead in aligning the departmental mission and vision with the NC State strategic plan; and promoting the department through leadership in college, university, and external initiatives. This is a supervisory position. Supervisory positions conduct interviews, make final hiring decisions, provide salary recommendations, monitor and assign work, counsel and discipline employees under direct supervision, develop work plans and conduct performance appraisals for permanent employees. Candidates must possess a doctorate in Communication or an equivalent degree and must have an active record of research, teaching, publication and other professional activities.
*Only tenured faculty in the NC State Communication Department are eligible for this position.
- Candidates should possess strong managerial skills, a collegial leadership style, and the ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, and other stakeholders.