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Position Information Posting Number 20111319 Position Title Chairperson, #499834 Health and Kinesiology Template Title Position Type Faculty Position Number 499834 Department Health and Kinesiology Position Summary Information Job Summary/Basic Function Summary: The College of Education and Human Development at Lamar University invites applications for the position of Chairperson of the Department of Health and Kinesiology (HKIN). The department offers BS degrees in Exercise and Sport Science; Kinesiology (Teacher Certification) and Health. At the graduate level a MS in Kinesiology and a Master of Public Health (MPH) are offered. The chairperson is responsible for the administration of the department's undergraduate and graduate programs, including: fiscal management and advancement; long-range planning; curriculum review and development; personnel recruitment, development and evaluation; and oversight of the teaching, laboratories and practicum and internships. The chairperson shall encourage high quality teaching, research and service and advocate for the resources needed to sustain the department's mission. The chairperson shall develop partnerships within and outside the university as well as promote the department's programs to alumni, business, government agencies and other educational institutions. Minimum Qualifications Minimum qualifications: Applicants must hold a doctoral degree with academic achievement that merits appointment to the Chair position and the ability to teach in one of the program areas within the Department of Health and Kinesiology. Preference will be given to a candidate with tenure and administrative experiences. Applicants must have the ability to work effectively with faculty, students, administrative colleagues, alumni and professional communities served by the unit. Applicant must have successful experiences in teaching and administration; a record of appropriate accomplishments in research; and, preferably, demonstrated experience in grant,contract and project activities. The prospective chairperson must demonstrate the ability and willingness to provide vision and leadership for a diverse department. EEO Statement Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Lamar University is proud to provide Veteran's Employment Preference in compliance with Texas Senate Bill 805, Section 657.003 Veteran's Preference Statement Preferred Qualifications Security Sensitive Statement This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code |51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. Salary Commensurate Work Hours Application Information Posting Date 12/22/2016 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Applicants should submit letter of application, CV, names and contact information for three (3) professional references and three (3) letters of recommendation and any supporting materials to: If unable to attach recommendation letters electronically or prefer to send confidentially, send to : Please include the Position number in the e-mail or recommendation letter. Formal review of applications will begin January 17, 2017.


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