Saint Leo University is one of the largest and most innovative Catholic universities in the United States. Saint Leo enrolls students at the traditional University Campus, at more than 40 education centers and offices, and through the Center for Online Learning. University-wide, Saint Leo enrolls students from 49 states, the District of Columbia, three U.S. territories, and 86 countries. Saint Leo University ranks as one of the nation’s leading providers of higher education for active duty military and veterans, and it is a nationally recognized leader in online education.
The School of Arts and Sciences is seeking a department chair for a multidisciplinary department consisting of programs in English, fine arts, humanities, and foreign languages. Candidates with experience leading departments with multiple disciplines, particularly programs with the humanities, the fine arts, and English are encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate must have a teaching discipline in one of the areas of the department, two years of successful leadership as a department chair or assistant/associate chair, and a successful track record of developing interdisciplinary curriculum.
This is a nine (9) month, full-time faculty/administrative appointment at the Assistant Professor rank to include a two (2) course teaching load per semester, per academic year (2+2) with additional compensation for chair/summer responsibilities.
This position is pending final budgetary approval for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Position is open until filled with review of candidate materials beginning immediately for anticipated August 2017 or January 2018 start.
In addition to curriculum vitae, the following documents are required for consideration. Please upload documents in one file (.PDF or Word) to the APPLICANT PACKET section of the application:
Official transcripts for Master, Graduate, and Doctorate degrees are required to complete your application packet and are to be issued directly to Saint Leo University from the respective education institution. Transcripts that are “Issued to Student” or issued to another institution are not accepted. Digital and/or electronic transcripts cannot be accepted at this time. A certified evaluation and translation is required for foreign transcripts from World Education Services (WES). Expenses for official transcripts are the responsibility of the applicant.
Please have transcripts and certified evaluations mailed to:
Saint Leo University
Academic Affairs MC 2006
PO Box 6665
Saint Leo, Florida 33574