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Job ID: 96385

Professor/Department Head
Kansas State University

  • Aug. 30, 2017
  • Professor/Department Head
  • Department of Communications and Agricultural Education
  • Kansas State University
    Manhattan, KS
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
    Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Agricultural Extension
    Agricultural - General
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Kansas State University seeks applications for the position of Head, Department of Communications and Agricultural Education. This is a 12-month position with competitive salary to commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate should have credentials for appointment as a tenured full professor, although applications with credentials at the Associate Professor level may be considered. Position available 01/01/18 or later as negotiated.

Required Qualifications:
Earned doctorate in Communication, Education, Extension, Leadership or related discipline
Candidate must have credentials for appointment in a faculty position with tenure
Demonstrated leadership qualities, including administrative, personnel management, budgeting, communication skills, grantsmanship, and the ability to positively represent the department to scientific, stakeholder, alumni and community groups
Strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research, extension and both domestic and international service; appreciation of the important role of distance education in meeting the needs of a diverse student population
Earnest desire to expand diversity in the department and broader university community
Preferred Qualifications:
Credentials for appointment as a tenured professor
Experience in teaching, research, extension and/or international programs at a land grant university
Exemplary record of professional achievement
One degree in Agricultural Communications or Agricultural Education
Knowledge of trends and technology in new media
Prior experience in school-based agricultural education
Industry or field experience in Communications or Agricultural Education
Experience in successful delivery of high quality communication support services
Demonstrated experience developing, managing, or serving on multi-disciplinary teams

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