Primary Purpose of Position
The Business Information Systems and Analytics Department Chair is the academic leader and chief administrative officer of the department. S/he is charged with leading the faculty and staff in advancing the department’s research, teaching, and service mission. This charge includes working with constituents to develop the Department’s vision, executing the Department’s strategic plan, and achieving the Department’s goals. The Chair is also charged with promoting the Department through alumni and donor engagement and ensuring the competitiveness of its graduates. The Chair serves as mentor to faculty colleagues and as collaborator with other college administrative officers, interprets college policy, and advocates for the department from a perspective of the best overall interests of the College. Finally, the Chair leads faculty in important processes that shape the curriculum and effectively articulates department and college missions to internal and external constituencies.
This is a 12-month, tenure-track position at the associate or full level.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The new Department of Business Information Systems and Analytics is one of the five academic departments in the Willie A. Deese College of Business and Economics at North Carolina A&T State University. Located in Greensboro, North Carolina, N.C. A&T is a public, doctoral/research, 1890 land-grant university committed to exemplary teaching and learning, scholarly and creative research, and effective disciplinary and community engagement and public service.
The Department of Business Information Systems and Analytics offers a B.S. degree in Business Information Technology with planned bachelor, minor and certificate programs in business analytics.
Qualifications include an earned doctorate
in Management Information Systems, Business Analytics or a related field and
demonstrated excellence in leadership and administration. Candidate must also have a strong record in teaching, research, and service.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Preferred qualifications include experience gained through the leadership of an academic unit or similar organization. The Chairperson should be an open and effective communicator and a collaborative leader with the ability to build cooperation and consensus. S/he should be a strategic thinker and have relevant experiences in building win-win relationships. The Chairperson must have a continuous commitment to student achievement and faculty scholarship.