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LINGUIST List 22.4487

Wed Nov 09 2011

Jobs: Languages & Lit; Administration: Department Head, Ferris State U

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        1.     Human Resources , Languages & Literature; Administration: Academic Department Head, Ferris State University, MI, USA

Message 1: Languages & Literature; Administration: Academic Department Head, Ferris State University, MI, USA
Date: 07-Nov-2011
From: Human Resources <noemailsjobelephant.com>
Subject: Languages & Literature; Administration: Academic Department Head, Ferris State University, MI, USA
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University or Organization: Ferris State University
Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Job Location: Michigan, USA
Web Address: http://apptrkr.com/216062
Job Rank: Chair of Department

Specialty Areas: Languages & Literature; Administration


The College of Arts and Sciences at Ferris State University invites applications
for the position of Languages and Literature Department Head to begin July 1,
2012. The successful candidate will assume leadership and administrative
responsibilities of a large department with 36 tenure track faculty and
approximately 18 adjunct faculty. The primary responsibility of the department is
teaching writing, literature, and languages (primarily French, German, and
Spanish) to students needing General Education courses and to majors and
minors in English Education, English, Technical and Professional
Communication, and modern languages. The department manages the
University Writing Center and the student newspaper, The Torch. The
Department Head will also provide leadership in the areas of planning,
assessment, budgeting, program evaluation, faculty recruitment and
supervision, student recruitment, student engagement, and fostering a
supportive environment for grant writing and fund raising.

Required Qualifications:
Applicants must have a doctorate in one of the disciplines represented in
Languages and Literature (Composition, English, Folklore, Journalism,
Linguistics, Literature, Modern Languages, Technical Writing, or closely
related field), undergraduate teaching experience in a relevant discipline,
successful academic administrative experience, and strong interpersonal,
written, and oral communication skills.

To apply, access the electronic applicant system by logging on at the
application URL below. Ferris State University is sincerely committed to
being a truly diverse institution and actively seeks applications from women,
minorities, and other underrepresented groups. An Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://apptrkr.com/216062
Contact Information:
Human Resources
Email: noemailsjobelephant.com

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