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Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences, Pittsburg State University

Job category Administration (non-academic) / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number HPASS004828S
Location Pittsburg, Kansas, United States
Job description

Is position tenure earning: Yes

Position Department/Office:
 History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences

Appointment Duration: 12 Month

Position Responsibilities: To provide academic, administrative, and intellectual leadership to the Department. To provide leadership in student recruitment; faculty recruitment, development and evaluation; program assessment and accreditation; community/university relations and long range planning; coordinate course scheduling and program advisement. Perform appropriate teaching assignment and participate in scholarly and service activities.

Minimum Requirements: Required: Ph.D. in one of the disciplines within the Department (history, geography, justice studies, philosophy, political science, sociology, social work) or related discipline; significant record of teaching and scholarly accomplishments warranting tenure, and record of administrative and organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred: grant writing experience, effective leadership and communication skills, and ability to interact effectively with colleagues, students, and the public in a diverse environment.

The Following Background Checks Are Required: A criminal background check

Position Closes: Open Until Filled

Application Review: For first consideration, apply by 11/02/12

Application Instructions:

Please send (electronic submissions only) a letter of application including a statement of your philosophies of teaching, scholarship, and leadership within a multidisciplinary department, vita, names of 5 references with e-mail, address, and phone number (minimum of one faculty member and one administrator) to Dr. Cynthia Allan, Chair, HPSS Search Committee, at the email address below. Date of first consideration is November 2, 2012.

Pittsburg State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

Other Information: The Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences, one of 13 departments within the College of Arts and Sciences, includes the fields of history, geography, justice studies, philosophy, political science, social work and sociology. The Department has 28 full-time faculty (24 tenured/tenure-earning) and over 500 majors. Undergraduate degrees offered include Bachelor of Arts degrees in history, geography, political science; Bachelor of Science degrees in justice studies, social work and sociology; B.S.Ed. in history/government. The Department also offers a pre-law program and a Master of Arts degree in history. The social work program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and graduates are eligible to be licensed social workers in Kansas. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, Pittsburg State University is one of 6 universities in the Kansas Regents System. A comprehensive state-supported institution with an enrollment of approximately 7200 students, the University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in a wide range of programs through four colleges: Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Technology.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (20 U.S.C. 1092 {f}) a copy of Pittsburg State University's Annual Security Report may be viewed on the internet at: http://www.pittstate.edu/office/police/docs/2010-safety-report.pdf

This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Pittsburg State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters. You can also obtain a printed copy of this report by contacting University Police and Parking Services at 620-235-4624.

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Hard deadline November 2, 2012, 11:59pm CST
Web address for more information http://www.pittstate.edu/jobs/HPASS004828S%20
Contact name Dr. Cynthia Allan
Contact email
Time created September 29, 2012, 6:04pm EST
Scheduled expiry date November 2, 2012, 11:59pm CST
Expired on November 2, 2012, 11:59pm CST
Last updated October 4, 2012, 6:05pm EST
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