Chair of Construction Management and Engineering/Professor

Fargo, ND
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Mar 21, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Position Description:
The College of Engineering at North Dakota State University ( NDSU ) invites applications and nominations for the position of Chair, Department of Construction Management and Engineering (CM&E). The Chair reports to the Dean of the College of Engineering and is responsible for administrative, budgetary, and personnel decisions within the Department. The Chair will be responsible for overseeing curriculum design, facility planning, and program implementation. The Chair is expected to lead the faculty and students in their quest for excellence in education and research, establish long-term goals for the department and create a vision for attaining these goals. The Chair is responsible for working with the Industry Advisory Board, building relationships with industrial supporters and alumni relations. The Chair will mentor and evaluate the faculty and staff and facilitate a collegial and productive work environment. The position will be a full time, 11-month appointment.

Minimum Qualifications:
• An earned doctorate in construction management, construction engineering, civil engineering, architectural engineering or related field, and a record deserving appointment as tenured full professor at NDSU ;
• Evidence of excellent and recognized scholarship, education, and professional service in the field of construction management and engineering;
• Demonstrated potential for seeking and acquiring funds for scholarly research, growing industry partnerships, and other mission-aligned revenue generation while being responsible for managing financial resources strategically;
• Commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in both internal and external interactions;
• Commitment to enhancing the diversity of the department's faculty and students.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Certified Professional Constructor ( CPC ) or Professional Engineer (PE).
• Demonstrated evidence of curriculum development experience with ABET - EAC accreditation requirements and/or ACCE accreditation requirements, and knowledge of innovative curriculum development and implementation.

Open Until Filled: Yes
Search Type: Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please attach to: Other Document 1) statement of leadership philosophy and administrative vision
Research Plan) statement of research interests
Other Document 2)four academic professional references (including one construction industry reference).
Teaching Philosophy
Screening will begin on 7/15/19 and position will be open until filled.

No Smoking Notice:
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. • 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:
NDSU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Veteran's Preference Notice: This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.
Location (City, State): Fargo, ND

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Department
    • Bismarck Tribune
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Fargo Forum
    • JobsHQ
    • Friend/Co-worker/Family member
    • Job Service of North Dakota
    • NDSU Employee
    • NDSU Website
    • Other newspaper (Please specify below)
    • Professional Publication/Organization Website
    • University Placement Office
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Other (Please specify below)
  2. If Other, please specify:
    (Open Ended Question)
  3. Are you a North Dakota resident?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Do you qualify for North Dakota veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. If yes, list exact dates of service:
    (Open Ended Question)
  6. Do you qualify for North Dakota disabled veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Other Document 1
  5. Other Document 2
  6. Research Plan
Optional Documents
  1. Veterans Preference Claim Form (DD214)
  2. Veterans Administration Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
  4. Unofficial Transcript 2
  5. Other Document 3

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