Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a twelve-month administrative faculty position as a tenured Professor and Chair of the Department of Architecture in the College of Architecture and Construction Management that begins July 2023.
Situated within the College of Architecture and Construction Management (CACM), this position reports to the CACM Dean and partners with the Construction Management Department Chair and the CACM Associate Deans to create an environment of academic excellence in the College.
As a key member of the College’s administrative leadership team, the next Chair will:
Provide leadership and vision for the Department
continue to encourage effective collaborative relationships
strengthen the program’s mission
increase the resources available for research, including cross-disciplinary initiatives
develop internship opportunities and alumni connections.
The KSU Department of Architecture is seeking an innovative and collaborative leader to foster the current strengths, reputation, and achievements and continue shaping the department’s vision, mission, goals, and objectives into the future. The new Department Chair will strengthen, encourage, and bring a strong commitment to the recruitment and retention of a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff. The chair, along with the Dean, will determine other goals and strategies necessary to achieve success.
This position will be primarily administrative service with teaching and scholarship opportunities. Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.
Required Qualifications Include
A terminal degree, or the foreign equivalent, in Architecture with an academic background and appropriate credentials to be a tenured Professor in the Department of Architecture in the College of Architecture and Construction Management at KSU
Demonstrated record of effective and successful leadership
Demonstrated record of peer-reviewed research and creative practice (design, exhibitions, installations and/or publications)
Demonstrated record of exceptional teaching and mentoring
Tenured at an accredited institution
Preferred Qualifications Include
An earned doctoral degree, or its foreign equivalent, in a design-related field and/or professional licensure.
Demonstrated record of success in competitively funded scholarly/professional activities.
Experience with, and knowledge of, accreditation standards in architecture.
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 126 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.