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Department Head

Posted on 4/14/2022

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JOB DESCRIPTION
Department Head
DEPARTMENT of Technology & Justice Studies


POSITION SUMMARY:  
Rogers State University is accepting applications for the Department Head of Technology & Justice Studies. This position is responsible for the overall development, operation, and management of the department. This is a dual role of faculty member and department administrator.

PRIMARY DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
•    Assume all professional responsibilities of a full-time faculty member.
•    Instruct six semester hours per semester.
•    Participate in scholarly activities, individually or collaboratively, which advance the state of knowledge or performance level of the discipline of technology.
•    Coordinate and provide academic advisement to prospective and current students.
•    Participate in institutional service activities.
•    Prepare and submit the department budget to the Dean, and administer the budget according to the policies and procedures approved by the Board of Regents.
•    Follow the approved hiring procedures for the employment of university faculty and staff.
•    Conduct faculty evaluations and recommend faculty retention, promotion, and tenure as appropriate.
•    Build and administer fall, spring, and summer course schedules and assign faculty for course instruction.
•    Manage equipment acquisition and inventory control in accordance with university procedures.
•    Coordinate the development, implementation, and evaluation of new programs and courses.
•    Facilitate faculty and staff training and participation in distance learning.
•    Coordinate the annual departmental assessment activities including preparation of the annual reporting document.
•    Solve problems and resolve conflicts between students and faculty.
•    Encourage the members of the department to improve teaching methods, work skills, processes, and procedures to establish a continuous improvement in the learning environment within the department.
•    With the members of the department, develop measurable criteria to recommend to the dean continuation, expansion, or dissolution of programs within the department.
•    Coordinate the utilization and maintenance of assigned facilities.
•    Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
•    Curriculum Principles and Design
•    Budgeting Principles
•    Regents Policies
•    Collaborate in small and large group settings.
•    Demonstrate leadership and managerial skills.
•    Maintain confidentiality in work performance.
•    Establish and maintain cooperative working relationship with those contracted in the course of work including all groups within a diverse multicultural community.
•    Resolve problems and conflict.
•    Success with diverse student and faculty/staff recruitment initiatives.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Master’s degree in Computer Science or related Technology field.
•    Two years of teaching experience in a university setting.

PREFERRED QUALIFICAITONS:
•    Doctorate in a Computer Science or related Technology field.
•    Two years of management experience in a university.
•    Experience in developing and maintaining partnerships with P-12 schools and local industry.
•    History of obtaining and managing external funding.
REPORTS TO:     Dean of the School of Professional Studies                       

SUPERVISION GIVEN TO:  Faculty in the Department of Technology and Justice Studies, student workers.

HOURS:    Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
                    
POSITION:    Professional, Full-Time, FLSA Exempt

REVISED:    3-23-22



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EEO STATEMENT:

 

This institution in compliance with all applicable Federal and State laws and regulations does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, age, religion, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes but is not limited to admissions, employment, financial aid, and educational services.      

 

Rogers State University is a regional four-year university serving northeastern Oklahoma and the Tulsa metropolitan area.

 

RSU is recognized for:

  • high-quality academic programs
  • a nurturing scholastic atmosphere
  • distance learning options
  • a high-technology learning environment

RSU offers a variety of master’s, bachelor’s and associate degrees to assist students in achieving their academic goals. As well as a vibrant campus life with student organizations to foster development inside and outside of the classroom.

The university operates three full-service campuses in Claremore, Bartlesville, and Pryor. In addition, RSU provides innovative distance learning options for students through RSU OnlineRSU Public Television, and other delivery methods.

 

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