The Chairperson of Human Performance and Leisure Studies (HPLS) is a 12-month position that reports to the dean and serves as the chief administrative and academic leader of the department. The Chairperson will be expected to provide visionary leadership of innovative programs with strong educator-researcher emphasis. In addition to the general oversight of the department, he or she will be responsible for strategic planning; budget development, management and allocation; recruitment and retention of faculty and students; faculty, staff, and student development; management and improvement of curricula; evaluating faculty performance for the allocation of awards; fundraising; interacting with other department and university leaders to represent the goals of the department. The Chairperson must implement strategies to increase recruitment, retention, and graduation rates of students in all degree programs.
The successful candidate must possess: a) a doctoral degree in health, kinesiology, recreation, or a related field; b) experience that will support appointment at the rank of Associate Professor; c) a minimum of three years of experience in an administrative or management position; d) a minimum of three years teaching at the collegiate level at an institution that emphasized teaching, scholarly productivity; and engagement within the human performance and leisure studies discipline; and, e) a strong record of extramural funding. The ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with diverse students, faculty, staff, and external constituencies is required.
Internal Number: EPA0993
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North Carolina A&T State University is one of America’s highly respected land-grant universities, focused on interdisciplinary research, creative scholarship, exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, and community service and engagement. North Carolina A&T State University is one of the seventeen institutions of The University of North Carolina System and is a Land-Grant doctoral research institution committed to fulfilling its fundamental purposes through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. The University offers degree programs at the baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels. The University enrolls 12,500 students and employs approximately 2,000 faculty and staff.