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Environmental Design/Design Technology Department Chair

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Work type: Full Time Faculty
Location: Evansville, IN
Categories: Faculty

General Description of Position: Has responsibility for two or more programs, campuses or academic initiatives. Manage all elements of the designated academic programs, including enrollment management, program administration, instructional quality, and human resource management ensuring coordination with academic and non-academic departments. Provide quality and engaging instruction in all delivery methods and formats within specific academic programs; provide timely and meaningful feedback to students regarding the mastery of course and program learning outcomes; engage students outside of class in support of the curriculum and co-curriculum; provide institutional support and community service; participate meaningfully in student retention and completion initiatives; support the College’s mission and strategic plan initiatives; conform to campus expectations of faculty performance and engagement.
Major Responsibilities:

I.INSTRUCTION
1.Deliver assigned classes using pedagogy and technology that best support student learning, and in accordance with college loading policy, course objectives and program learning outcomes.
2.Develop and maintain curriculum and supporting course materials in keeping with and furtherance of course objectives and program learning outcomes.
3.Maintain student records, attendance, grades, and other documentation as required. Manage a classroom environment conducive to student learning and in adherence to federal, state, and college safety standards and practices.
4. Facilitate student achievement of expected program learning outcomes.
5. Use Learning Management System (e.g. IvyLearn) to facilitate teaching, learning, assessment and communication.
6. Ensures knowledge of and implements emergency and safety procedures for classrooms, labs and all learning environments.

II.RETENTION AND STUDENT SUCCESS
1. Provide academic-related coaching and academic monitoring to assigned student advisees in partnership with professional academic advising staff.
2. Monitor and document student performance throughout the semester, including use of technology for academic advising alerts; provide necessary interventions to include communication with students, tutoring and other academic supports, and referrals to appropriate college resources.
3. Maintain posted office hours and student engagement hours in accordance with campus expectations and the faculty loading policy in the Academic Support and Operations Manual (ASOM 7.2).
4. Promote and assist in student recruitment, retention, and successful completion of programs, including outreach to students by phone, technology tools, and other electronic means.

III .PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
1.Participate in professional development activities that may include scheduled training, time spent onsite in related business and industries, and self-study to advance instructional and technical skills as well as current knowledge within the field of study.
2.Participate in scholarly activities related to the discipline/focus, in fulfillment of annual performance plans, and as required for certification and licensure.
3.Stay current in contemporary pedagogy, digital technology, and other technology related to teaching that best support student learning.

IV.COMMUNITY RELATIONS AND BUSINESS OUTREACH
1. Participate in community service activities on behalf of the college to advance the college’s relationships within its service area as appropriate for department/school/college.
2. Develop community/industry/business contacts to advance college relationships within service area as appropriate in the department and school.
V.INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT
1. Provide institutional support as requested by college administration such as participation on committees and task forces, projects related to college and program accreditations, and grant-related projects.
2. Support and engage with Workforce Alignment and Development (Ivy Tech Foundations).
3. Attend commencement and participate as assigned by campus administration.
4. Participate in college/campus-wide meetings and departmental/school/faculty meetings.
5. Participate in career service and alumni activities.
6. Adhere to college and campus academic policies.
VI.ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT
1.Review and analyze program data as related to completion and retention.
2.Determine and lead action steps positively impacting retention.
3.Support development of student internships and other real-work experiences to support the curriculum and student experiential learning.
4.Assure quality of discipline-specific dual credit courses within the local high schools. See ASOM 4.3 – Credit Transfer Awarding/Dual Credit for listing of specific responsibilities. 5.Create course schedules conducive to student learning and student access, in consideration of the needs of Workforce Alignment; and maximizing utilization of existing classroom and laboratories.

VII.PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION
1.Complete annual Program Review, which includes analysis of trend data and resources.
2.As appropriate, engage internally and externally with employers and other economic sector experts, deans, vice presidents, and as a member of the statewide curriculum committee to ensure alignment of quality, relevant, and market-driven curriculum.
3.Maintain office administrative hours in accordance with the faculty loading guidelines in ASOM 7.2 – Faculty Job Descriptions and Loading.
4.Coordinate program advisory committees and assure broad-based membership and participatory agendas.
5.If applicable, oversee equipment purchases and maintenance and supplies for instructional laboratories.

VIII.HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
1. Coordinate recruitment, evaluation, and development of full-time and adjunct faculty with Human Resources and the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs (or designee).
2. Review and respond to faculty, staff and student issues.

Minimum Qualifications: Possesses an earned baccalaureate or higher degree, from a regionally accredited institution, in technology, engineering, technical graphics, computer graphics, architecture, fine arts, or art; and
2.Has two of the following:
• A portfolio that demonstrates significant involvement as a practicing designer or architect
• Professional certification in the field; or
• Two years of directly related work experience, or
• Completed academic preparation appropriate to the program
The above list of duties is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.
Preferred Qualifications:  
Other Requirements:

Conducts all activities with an appreciation, respect, and promotion of diversity of people, styles, and views.

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