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Department Head and Assoc/Full Professor of Intelligence & Security Studies

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Work type: Full Time Permanent - Faculty
Location: Charleston
Categories: Humanities
Payscale: Unclassified

The Citadel's Department of Intelligence & Security Studies houses some of the most popular and flourishing academic programs on campus. Since 2016, we have created both a Master of Arts (MA) and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) program in Intelligence and Security Studies; the MA program is 100% online while the BA is offered in both online and traditional formats. Our growth has created faculty openings for individuals who want to join an established team dedicated to producing principled leaders in all walks of life.

Job Responsibilities:

The Citadel’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position as Department Head and Assoc/Full Professor beginning in August 2020. In addition to teaching in the Department, responsibilities include:

Strategic planning and program development:

    • The Department Head, in consultation with members of the faculty, is responsible for strategic planning within the department and the programs.
    • He/she facilitates and obtains resources for program development, as well as implementation and evaluation of the programs within the department. This includes initiating and developing interdisciplinary initiatives and other new programs.
    • In consultation with the faculty, the Department Head assigns and manages faculty and staff duties so that equitable workloads are distributed among department faculty.

      Faculty development and performance:

    • The Department Head works to foster professional growth and development of faculty and staff members within the department. Where possible, he/she prevents, reduces, or resolves conflict within the department.
    • It is also expected that the Department Head will mentor the faculty in the area of research and scholarship. This includes encouraging faculty to seek outside funding and helping them to do so.
    • The Department Head monitors and evaluates faculty and staff performance and is responsible for keeping faculty and staff informed of department, college, and institutional plans, policies, activities, and expectations. The Department Head is specifically required to evaluate the performance of the program directors’ execution of administrative and leadership duties.


      Academic issues:

    • In coordination with the Dean and faculty, the Department Head is responsible for developing and maintaining the enrollment targets for each program.
    • The Department Head is responsible for fostering cooperative and collaborative relationships/activities with other departments in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and across the college as applicable.
    • The Department Head oversees assessment and accreditation where appropriate.


       Minimum Requirements:

      Applicants must have a demonstrated record of administrative success as well as an earned doctorate from an accredited university in an area associated with intelligence studies. The ability to use or the motivation to learn technologies relevant to online teaching is required.  All candidates should also be able to show effective past teaching experience, demonstrated research, and appropriate service activities. Salary will be competitive, and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

      Preferred Qualifications: 

      Relevant experience in the US intelligence community, the military, or other organizational contexts is preferred, but not required.  Online teaching experience is preferred, but not required. 

      Additional Comments:

      Ranked as the #1 Public School in the South for nine years in a row by U.S. News and World Report, The Citadel offers a unique academic environment. The incumbent will teach members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets (SCCC) in the classroom as well as non-cadet graduate and undergraduate students in an online venue. Regardless of the teaching milieu, Citadel faculty commit themselves to preparing the next generation of principled leaders for the military, private, and government sectors. Approximately 30% of every graduating SCCC class is commissioned into the U.S. military; the remainder seek job opportunities in the public and private arenas. Initial screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position is expected to begin in August of 2020.

      The Citadel is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate against any individual, or group of individuals, on the basis of age, color, race, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, pregnancy, national origin, genetic information or veteran's status in its employment practices.

      The Citadel has a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment.  We encourage applications from minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

      Interested applicants should utilize the official online application and please upload supporting documents to include:

      1     Letter of interest addressing the qualifications listed above

      2     A curriculum vita

      3     Evidence of teaching effectiveness

       In addition, please provide three professional references that can be contacted. 

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