first_imgRequiredQualifications: Application Deadline: The position is available August 1,2021. To ensure full consideration, applications must be receivedby January 22, 2021 .To Apply: Submit the following items online by clicking onthe APPLY button at the top of the page. RequiredInformation & Deadline: A doctorate in one of the agriculture disciplines (preferencefor agribusiness) with background and experience to supportappointment as Chairperson (Degree must be from a regionallyaccredited, internationally accredited, or government-certifieduniversity.)Meet requirement for tenure at the rank of Professor orAssociate ProfessorQualified to teach in one or more of the agriculturedisciplinesDemonstrated interpersonal skills to work effectively withinternal and external entitiesDemonstrated leadership and administrative abilitiesPossess the experience and skills necessary to recruit andretain undergraduate and graduate studentsDemonstrate excellent oral and written communicationskillsPossess computer skills appropriate to the disciplineBe a progressive leader with the potential to manage andcoordinate events, obtain resources, support faculty and staff, anda vision that stimulates a growing educational programFollow the teacher-scholar model and have a record ofsuccessful teaching, service and scholarship activityDemonstrated ability to maintain a high level of faculty moraleand enthusiasmDemonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment,including working with multi-cultural populations and anunderstanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women andminorities DepartmentInformation: Information regarding the department ofAgriculture can be found at www.semo.edu/agriculture. ChairpersonAssociate or Full Professor (Tenured)Department of AgricultureCollege of Science, Technology, Engineering andMathematicsPrimary ResponsibilitiesProvide dynamic collegial leadership to a department with adedicated faculty and staff. Fulfill the role and responsibilitiesof a chairperson, including officially representing thedepartment’s interests on- and off-campus, evaluating faculty andstaff, managing budgets, providing curricular leadership, andensuring that the needs of students are met. Half-time teachingresponsibilities include undergraduate instruction in thecandidate’s professional discipline area, advising undergraduates,student recruitment, and participating in regional services andprofessional organizations. Specifically, in Agriculture theChairperson is also responsible for overseeing the operations ofthe 252-acre agricultural research center (beef, forage andcropland) and a horticulture greenhouse complex and gardens. Thechairperson also helps maintain regional relationships for thedepartment, including with the Agriculture Advisory Board, FFA, andcommodity groups. Letter of application addressing all positionqualificationsCurrent curriculum vitaeStatement of Administrative Philosophy and SharedGovernanceStatement of Teaching and Research PhilosophyStatement of Commitment to OutreachUnofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts requiredfor employment)Names and contact information of three professional referenceswith at least one who can address administrative ability AdditionalInformation: Southeast Missouri State University is interested inrecruiting academic leaders with a commitment to excellentundergraduate and graduate education grounded in theteacher-scholar model. Successful candidates will demonstrate theability to facilitate the development of innovative curricula anddelivery strategies, including traditional, blended, and onlineformats, and initiatives promoting student success, retention, anddegree completion.last_img