Assistant / Associate Professor and Chair – Department of Teaching and Learning

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Job description

The Department of Teaching and Learning is housed in the School of Education (College of Arts & Sciences, and Education). The Department Chair is responsible for the overall leadership and administration of the department including oversight of academic programs, supervision of faculty, course scheduling, budget management, support of faculty productivity and professional development, recruitment and retention activities, and consensus and collegiality building among faculty and staff. This is a 10-month administrative position, with the Chair serving on the Dean’s Administrative Council and the College of Arts & Sciences and Education’s Chairs’ Council. As a qualified faculty member, this position also requires teaching a minimum course load.


  • Demonstrated commitment to and success in a shared governance model,
  • Success with interdisciplinary research, teaching, and outreach activities,
  • Distinguished record of scholarship and teaching that merits appointment at the Associate/Professor level within the department,
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills,
  • Demonstrated commitment to educational and cultural needs of diverse urban populations,
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work assignments and meet deadlines,
  • Proven supervisory skills and experience,
  • Strong commitment to recruitment and retention for all academic programs in department,
  • Demonstrated ability to interact well with students, faculty, staff, administrators within the university and external stakeholders at the state, federal, and international levels, and
  • Strong support and understanding of the mission of an urban university.


Screening of applications will begin immediately with an anticipated start date of August 15, 2017 or as negotiated.

How to apply

Apply online


Unofficial transcripts will be accepted at time of application. However, if an offer of employment is rendered, official transcripts must be submitted within thirty (30) days of hire.

Note: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires that we employ only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. New employees must present documents verifying identity and right to accept employment (see Form I9). No one will be placed on the University’s payroll until all employment procedures are fully satisfied. Information contained on this position announcement is subject to correction as a result of typographical error, omission, or changes resulting from institutional restructuring and/or funding.
Coppin State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution which provides educational and employment opportunities on the basis of merit and without discrimination or harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability.
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