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Department Chair of Health Occupations

Idaho State University
Pocatello, ID Full-time
Posted on March 24, 2019

Pocatello, Idaho Idaho State University Be part of a great team! Idaho State University's College of Technology is seeking a Department Chair of Health Occupations.

Primary Purpose

This position has a key leadership role in the Health Occupations department to oversee all operations of the ten programs in the department.  The position will lead the department in all academic endeavors, including on-site, distance, and clinical settings; manage the various specialized accreditation activities of all programs; and oversee the department's diverse mission, faculty/staff, and resources.  

Key Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Dean of the College of Technology, the department chair provides the vision and leadership to achieve excellence in the health occupations programs and oversees the general operation of each program.  This position provides oversight of curriculum design and maintenance, program planning, development, and evaluation; establishes faculty and/or staff selection criteria; recruits candidates; encourages positive interpersonal relations among personnel; evaluates personnel performance; assesses and appraises personnel development needs; completes program reviews; manages accreditation activities; prepares department and program budgets; and resolves conflicts where necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

-Master's degree.
-Five years of related work experience in the health occupations field.
-Demonstrated management skills and ability to work independently.
-Ability to develop short and long range goals for the department.
-Strong interpersonal and conflict-resolution skills.
-Excellent communications skills, both oral and written.

Preferred Qualifications

-Doctorate degree in health related field.
-Teaching experience at the post-secondary level.

ISU is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.