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Department Chair

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Eau Claire, WI
The Department of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire seeks a Department Chair to start July 1, 2014. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The department’s faculty engages in an impressive array of research and teaching in multiple areas of psychology.

Fifty percent of the chair’s duties are administrative. Those administrative duties require providing leadership for the department in consultation and cooperation with the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and performing duties as assigned by the Dean. Summer administrative work is expected with additional compensation. The chair is expected to promote and advocate for department programs; support curriculum development and assessment; promote faculty scholarly and service activity; manage facilities used by the department; effectively manage department budgets, including grant and scholarship funds; supervise tenure, promotion, appointment, salary, and other personnel decisions, lead recruitment and hiring of new faculty and academic staff; participate in department long-range planning; provide leadership through effective participation in College- and University-wide policy and decision-making activities; facilitate alumni relations; represent the department to external constituencies. Another 50 percent of the chair’s duties are as a faculty member. In addition to administrative duties, the successful candidate will teach courses in psychology, participate in research and scholarly activities, provide academic advising to students, and engage in service to the university and community.

• Doctorate in Psychology or closely allied field.
• Administrative experience that demonstrates the capacity to serve successfully as a chair.
• Interest and skill in undergraduate teaching.
• Commitment to equity and inclusiveness and ability to bring diverse perspectives and experiences to campus.

Apply online at http://www.uwec.edu/Employment/uweccareers.htm

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Ad has been online since August 27, 2013
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