Job Details

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • Position Number: 2162493
  • Location: Chattanooga, TN
  • Position Type: Science - Computer Science


Program Director, College of Engineering and Computer Science
19000002AG

Program Director, College of Engineering and Computer Science - 19000002AG

Description

The College of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga invites visionary leaders to apply for a newly created director position for a Bachelor of Applied Science program on information technology, with the successful applicant starting Spring 2020. The Program Director serves full-time with rank appropriate to the applicant's experience. The College is developing a new, accelerated information technology program in partnership with industry with the projected start date for the program of Fall 2021.

The Program Director will be a strong advocate for the program, performing tasks as a principal administrator and faculty member as well as providing exceptional leadership and academic instruction to faculty and staff in the development of the program. The Program Director oversees the academic/programmatic components of the program and reports to the Dean. Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate curricular changes to align with program objectives

  • Oversee day-to-day operation, supervision and evaluation of the program

  • Teach undergraduate information technology courses in the program and supervise instructors in the program

  • Advise students in the program

  • Provide service to the department, school, college, university and professional organization(s)

  • Work with the Office of Admissions and industry partners in the recruitment and retainment of students into the program

  • Work collaboratively and cooperatively with faculty and staff within and across disciplines

  • Develop and maintain cooperative and collaborative relationships, activities and communication with industry partners


Qualifications

Successful candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • Demonstrated record of leadership and the ability to work effectively with a variety of constituents and stakeholders

  • Demonstrated experience in discipline-specific teaching

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Master of Science degree in Computer Science or related field

  • Industry experience in computer science, IT, information security or related field


Preferred Qualifications

In addition to the requirements above, preferred candidates will have:

  • Ph.D. Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

  • Extensive industry experience, including high-impact leadership roles

  • Experience as a Program Director or in an equivalent position


Application Procedures




Applicants should submit the following materials using UTC's online application system (see the link below) to be considered for this position:

  • Cover letter/letter of interest

  • CV, including up-to-date personal contact information (e-mail, phone, etc.)

  • Unofficial transcripts

  • Additionally, candidates will need to include names, titles, and e-mail addresses for three (3) references who will be requested to write confidential letters of recommendation.


Applications must be submitted electronically through the UTC Faculty Career Site.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is the second largest school in the University of Tennessee system, serving a diverse student body of more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students through five academic colleges. UTC offers a unique blend of private and public school traditions and is a driving force for achieving excellence, embracing diversity, inspiring positive change, and enriching the community. Since its founding as Chattanooga University in 1886, UTC has developed a reputation for excellence built on an unusual blend of the private and public traditions of American higher education. For more than 83 years, the university was a private school. In 1969, UTC became part of the state university system. Today, UTC is on a journey to excellence - boldly embracing a passion for excellence in all things and focused on changing lives and transforming communities.

Chattanooga, the fourth largest city in the state, is located in Southeast Tennessee near the border of Georgia, at the junction of four interstate highways. The city has received national recognition for the renaissance of its beautiful downtown and redevelopment of its riverfront. Chattanooga also has the fastest Internet in the country, delivered by a 100% fiber network that links every home and business within a 600-square-mile area. Companies like Unum, BlueCross BlueShield, McKee Foods, U.S. Xpress, Volkswagen, Coca-Cola United, and Amazon.com have chosen to set up shop in Chattanooga. Attractions such as the Tennessee Aquarium, Lookout Mountain, Civil War battlefield sites, the African American Museum, and the Appalachian Trail bring thousands of people to the area, as do events like the Riverbend Festival, Nightfall, Jazzanooga, the Creative Discovery Museum for Children, Ironman 70.3 and 140.6 triathlons, and the Southern Writers Conference. Chattanooga is the home to the seven-time NCAA Southern Conference Football Champions, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Mocs. People who love the outdoors use Chattanooga as a base for hang-gliding, bass fishing, mountain climbing and caving expeditions; the beautiful Smoky Mountains and Tennessee River support the greatest variety of flora of any area in the United States. Chattanooga also has a long and rich past with regard to diversity, which includes Native American heritage, Civil War history, and the Civil Rights movement. Chattanooga is also just a two hour (or less) drive from Atlanta, Nashville, Knoxville, Huntsville, and Birmingham.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

Job
Faculty

Primary Location
US-Tennessee-Chattanooga

Organization
Engineering-Administration Campus/Institute Chattanooga

Schedule
Full-time

Job Posting
Dec 11, 2019, 7:40:19 AM

EEO/AA Statement /Non-Discrimination Statement
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), ADEA (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 201 Human Resources Center, Dept. 5455, 615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37403-2598, telephone (423) 425-5468. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity

To apply, visit https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/utc_faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=19000002AG&tz=GMT-08%3A00&tzname=America%2FLos_Angeles






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