[INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY] Department Chair - Transportation and Urban Infrastructure Studies
Morgan State University
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 6272
Morgan State University (MSU) invites applications and nominations for the position of Chair of the Department of Tranportation and Urban Infrastructure Studies in the Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. School of Engineering (SOE). Morgan State University is located in the city of Baltimore and is the preeminent, public urban research university in the state of Maryland, MSU plays a vital role providing educational opportunities for state residents, for students nation-wide and for the international community. As a member of the HBCU community, SOE is committed to providing educational opportunities for people of color.
Reporting to Dean Oscar Barton, Jr. and working collaboratively with SOE's leadership, the chair will define a vision that will chart new areas of opportunity for the department and will provide the leadership and an entrepreneurial spirit necessary to achieve them. The chair will manage all operations of the department including those related to its offered programs, for its faculty, for its staff and those related to budget and finance. This 12-month, tenured faculty appointment is at the rank of full professor.
The chair is the academic and administrative officer for the Department of Transportation and Urban Infrastructure Studies with responsibilities that include but are not limited to the following:
Providing the strategic vision, the intellectual and academic leadership toward advancing educational and administrative agendas for a broad range of innovative, transformational initiatives for the department. These initiatives are effectively implemented through cross-disciplinary collaboration, strengthening corporate and industry partnerships, and developing global and local networks of support;
Overseeing the management and promotion of excellence within the instructional, service, and research mission of the department;
Working collaboratively with dean and the university administration on policy development and implementation;
Directing hiring, promotion, and retention of faculty and staff at the department level;
Guiding the development and oversight of undergraduate and graduate curricula and degree programs, including compliance with accreditation standards;
Working with center directors and housing center faculty;
Managing all department resources as well as participating in fundraising activities for the department;
Developing external relationships to support the department's strategic initiatives.
Morgan State University is the largest historically black college (HBCU) in Baltimore, Maryland and is Maryland's designated public urban university. Our University offers a dynamic and vibrant environment that encourages a culture of contribution and collaboration. We are always looking to expand our network of professionals who are committed to excellence and strive to provide the best environment for our students.