POSITION: Chair, Mathematics and Computer Science Department

DIVISION: Academic Affairs
SCHOOL: School of STEM
DEPARTMENT: Mathematics and Computer Science
SALARY: Commensurate with Experience

The School of STEM at Benedict College seeks to hire a Chair that is responsible for the leadership and administration of the department's teaching, research and scholarship, and service mission. The chair is expected to coordinate the work of the instructional staff to include developing course outlines, ordering textbooks, providing oversight for class coverage, monitoring faculty instruction and advisement, and providing representation at meetings and events. The chair is also responsible for approving leave requests, conducting faculty evaluations, resolving student issues, recommending personnel, arranging for departmental supplies and facilities, recommending course offerings, implementation of a student recruitment and retention plan, and developing and managing budgets. Additionally, the chair will assess program outcomes and make adjustments accordingly. These and other functions as assigned are to be documented for routine reporting and assessment purposes. The chair will lead the faculty to increase the department's scholarship and service work. Additional duties may also be assigned. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Qualifications required are a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Mathematics or Computer Science. An earned doctorate in Mathematics or Computer Science is required. Candidates must be able to teach, conduct research involving undergraduates, and provide service to the College and the community. The candidates should provide evidence of good oral and written skills and effective collaboration with faculty, students, and staff members. Preference will be given to candidates who have two years of academic administrative experience or demonstrated experience comparable to the knowledge, skills, and abilities of a department chair.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Applicants should submit the following: (1) Cover Letter, (2) completed Benedict College employment application which can be downloaded from the Benedict College website (3) current curriculum vitae, (4) Three letters of recommendation, and (5) Official transcripts of earned degrees.  The candidate must be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.  Application packets should be sent to:

Office of Human Resources
ATTENTION: Academic Affairs
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

NOTE: A criminal background check will be required on the final candidate. Official transcripts are required prior to interview.


Faculty Positions for 2014-15 Academic Year

The Division of Academic Affairs welcomes applications from qualified applicants for the following faculty positions for the 2014-15 academic year:

School of Business and Economics

Assistant or Associate Dean
Chair, Department of Business Administration
Chair, Department of Economics, Finance & Accounting

School of Education, Health and Human Services

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Public Health
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Recreation & Leisure Services
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Sport Management
Department Chair, Education, Child & Family Studies
Department Chair, Social Work
Instructor of Physical Education

School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Criminal Justice
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Psychology
Chair, English, Foreign Language, and Mass Communication Department
Chair, Fine Arts Department
Chair, Social Sciences and Criminal Justice Department

School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Engineering
Instructor or Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Instructor, Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Computer Science

All applications should be submitted to:
Academic Affairs Search Committee
Office of Academic Affairs
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204
academicaffairs@benedict.edu


Adjunct Faculty Positions for 2014-15 Academic Year

The Division of Academic Affairs is currently accepting applications for adjunct faculty in all academic departments for the 2014-15 academic year:

School of Business and Economics

Department of Business Administration, Management and Marketing
Department of Economics, Finance & Accounting

School of Education, Health and Human Services

Department of Education, Child & Family Studies
Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation
Department of Social Work

School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Department of  English, Foreign Languages, and Mass Communication
Department of  Fine Arts
Department of  Social Sciences and Criminal Justice

School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Department of Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Health Science
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Department of Physics and Engineering

All applications should be submitted to:
Academic Affairs Search Committee
Office of Academic Affairs
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204
academicaffairs@benedict.edu


Employment Applications (Faculty & Staff).

Benedict College is an independent, four-year, co-educational, liberal arts Historically Black College located in Columbia, South Carolina.


Benedict College is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, nation origin, religion, or disability in educational programs, activities, and employment.

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