Please see Special Instructions for more details.Required Documents: 1. Professional Statement: Letter of Interest in the position, including description of qualifications, leadership approach, commitment to diversity, and commitment to safety 2. Complete Curriculum Vitae 3. Miscellaneous Document: Vision Statement - Three one-page vision statements summarizing their views on the future direction of (1) teaching, (2) research, and (3) service in Civil & Environmental Engineering 4. Reference List: List of at least three References with contact information
|Position Title||Department Chair|
|Department||Civil & Environmental Engineering|
|Location||Main Campus (Houghton, MI)|
|Position Type||Academic & Executive Administrator|
|Full-Time Equivalent (1.0=100%)||1.0|
|Appointment Term||12 Month|
|Pay Type||Salary Basis|
|Salary or Hourly Rate||Negotiable Based on Experience & Qualifications|
|Position Duration Dependent on External Funding?||No|
|Title of Position Supervisor||Dean, College of Engineering|
Position Summary Information
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
|Job Description Summary||
The Chair will lead the Civil & Environmental Engineering faculty in their mission of excellence in education, research and service. We seek an individual with the vision and experience to further our strong tradition of educational excellence, elevate the department’s prominence in civil and environmental engineering research, and grow our M.S. and Ph.D. programs.
The Chair is the chief administrative officer of the department and is responsible for the department’s administration, hiring, promotion and budget, as well as being the leader in continuously improving the culture of safety, inclusion, and excellence in teaching and research. The Chair serves as the primary liaison between the department and the rest of the University and external constituents, and is expected to foster collaborations both internal and external to the university that advance the department’s mission. As a Chair, governance of the CEE department is the responsibility of the department chair in consultation with the faculty.
The Civil & Environmental Engineering Department consists of 28 full-time faculty members, 33 professional staff, more than 125 full-time graduate students, and over 500 undergraduate majors. The department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in both Civil and Environmental Engineering. Externally funded research and sponsored services exceed $6.0 million per year. Department members work in a flexible and inclusive environment. Several research centers and outreach units are either housed within the Department or are closely aligned with it. Interdisciplinary collaborations are encouraged through a number of campus-wide initiatives.
|Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)||
1. Serve as chief administrative officer of the department with responsibility for all aspects of the educational, research, and service activities within the department.
|Required Education (minimum requirements)||
• An earned Ph.D. degree in civil or environmental engineering, or a closely related field.
|Required Experience (minimum requirements)||
• Demonstrated leadership, supervisory, budgetary, and resource allocation accomplishments in an academic, government or industrial setting.
|Desirable Education and/or Experience||
• Experience in working with engineering programs at the university level.
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)||
• Demonstrated leadership ability and personnel management skills.
|Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities||
• Success in leading strategic and tactical plan development as well as implementation.
|Language, Mathematical, and/or Reasoning Skills|
|Work Environment and/or Physical Demands||
Work Environment and/or Physical Demands:*
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):*
|Required Training and Other Conditions of Employment||
Every employee at Michigan Technological University will receive the following required trainings; additional training may be required by the department.
Required University Training:**
Posting Detail Information
|Posting Type||Internal & External Posting|
|Internal Posting Date|
|External Posting Date||06/24/2016|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Special Instructions to Applicants (if applicable)||
1. Professional Statement: Letter of Interest in the position, including description of qualifications, leadership approach, commitment to diversity, and commitment to safety
Michigan Tech is an ADVANCE institution, one of a select group of universities receiving NSF funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women in STEM.
Michigan Tech also has a Dual Career Program which assists departments with partner orientation to the university and community and identification of possible positions for partners. See www.dual.mtu.edu for additional information.
Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer/educational institution. Applications from women and other underrepresented groups encouraged.
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Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Professional Statement
- Curriculum Vitae
- Miscellaneous Document
- Reference List