Program Director/Assistant Professor of Disaster Preparedness/Emergenc

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Posted Under: Jonesboro, Arkansas jobs in Other; Other jobs
Posted On: 2017-09-23 19:00:00

The A-State Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management
(DPEM) Department is searching for candidates to fulfill a
12-month, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant

The individual in this position will also serve as the Program
Director for the department. The Program Director oversees all DPEM
academic activities.
Faculty members are expected to teach the assigned course load
each semester, and maintain research and service activities as
designated by the faculty handbook for program directors and tenure
track positions.

In addition to regular faculty duties, as Program Director
additional duties include providing administrative oversight for
all academic Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management
activities, such as the Associate, Bachelor's and Master's Degree
programs, and the Minor and Graduate Certificate.

The individual in this position will represent DPEM program
activities to stakeholders of the program, college and university,
engage in community development of DPEM, oversee, develop and/or
provide continuing education opportunities related to DPEM, mentor
faculty in teaching, research and service, and lead assessment and
revision of curriculum.

In addition, the chosen candidate must demonstrate fiscal
accountability for program funds, as well as accountability and
collegiality within the profession, academy and program.
This position requires frequent travel and after-hours
Candidates should include the following when completing the
online application:

Cover letter

Unofficial transcripts

PDF of latest or signature publication

Three (3) letters of reference (colleague, supervisor, one of your
choice). Should address directly the skills in the job description
in addition to soft skills.
Reference letters can be sent to Deborah Persell at . Deadline for
applications is October 20, 2017.

Questions to Answer (limit to one double spaced page each):

Describe your professional goals over the next years.

Discuss your philosophy of online education.

Compare and contrast the benefits of certifications versus degrees
in this
Minimum Qualifications:

Doctorate in Emergency Management or related field, as well as
appropriate certifications/licensures commiserate with degrees and

Demonstrated experience in administration, and a viable program of
research (historical, recent and current).

Practical experience in the discipline.

Arkansas State University does not discriminate on the basis of
color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, age,
national origin, religion, marital status, veteran status, genetic
information or disability in any of its practices, policies or
procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, employment,
admissions, educational services, programs or activities which it
operates or financial aid.

Category: Education , Keywords: Management - Assistant Professor