Position Number 000944
The Chair of the English Department is the academic and chief administrative officer of the department. She/he is charged with leading the faculty and staff in advancing the department’s research/scholarship, teaching, and service mission. The Chair is responsible for leading recruitment, retention, and assessment of programs within the department. She/he works with constituents to develop the departmental vision, develop a strategic plan, and achieve departmental goals. The Chair is also charged with promoting the Department through alumni and donor engagement, and ensuring the quality and competitiveness of its graduates. The Chair reports to and works collaboratively with the Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. This is a 12-month position.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is an 1890 land-grant doctoral research university dedicated to learning, discovery, and community engagement. The University provides a wide range of educational opportunities from bachelor’s to doctoral degrees in both traditional and online environments. With an emphasis on preeminence in STEM and a commitment to excellence in all its educational, research, and outreach programs, North Carolina A&T fosters a climate of economic competitiveness that prepares students for the global society.
A&T’s Department of English offers an undergraduate major and minor and two graduate degrees (M.A. and M.A.T.). This department teaches students how to think critically as well as how to understand and communicate in a diverse world. Degree programs in English are: BA in English, MA in English and African American Literature, BS in Secondary Education (English Education), and the MA in Teaching (English).