Archive for September, 2018

California State University, Stanislaus — Vice President for Student Affairs

California State University, Stanislaus — Vice President for Student Affairs

The Vice President provides executive leadership and vision in the administration of a comprehensive range of services, policies and procedures related to student affairs programming, planning and strategically related functions.

Bentley University — Leadership Gifts Officer

Bentley University — Leadership Gifts Officer

The Leadership Gifts Officer will develop and implement strategic plans aimed at maximizing individual gifts for Bentley University’s current comprehensive campaign.

Williams College — Assistant Director, The Davis Center

Williams College — Assistant Director, The Davis Center

The successful candidate will provide administrative, programmatic, and educational leadership for individuals from historically underrepresented and underserved backgrounds.

Madison Area Technical College  — Vice President of Student Services

Madison Area Technical College — Vice President of Student Services

The Vice President of Student Services will work closely with the Provost of the college to enhance the student experience through academic and student services.

University of Nebraska at Kearney  — Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

University of Nebraska at Kearney — Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

We seek a visionary leader committed to shared governance with the experience and skills to advocate for a strong liberal arts & sciences core curriculum and to promote the scholarly and creative activities and accomplishments of faculty and students as well as instructional excellence.

MDRC — Director K-12 and Post-Secondary Education

MDRC — Director K-12 and Post-Secondary Education

MDRC, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to improving the well-being of low-income people, is seeking a dynamic, skilled and committed professional to join its senior leadership team as Director of K-12 and Post-Secondary Education.

Wayne State University — Assistant Professor, Composition and Rhetoric

Wayne State University — Assistant Professor, Composition and Rhetoric

The Department of English at Wayne State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Composition and Rhetoric beginning August 19, 2019. The areas of research specialization are open.

Enrollment Surges at a Number of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Enrollment Surges at a Number of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Historically Black colleges and universities all over the nation are seeing increases in enrollments. Here are some examples.

Miami University — Assistant / Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Miami University — Assistant / Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Two tenure-track positions as Assistant Professor or Associate Professor to teach in areas in Electrical Computing and Engineering; maintain an active research agenda, advise students, and provide service to the institution. Positions begin August 2019.

Elgin Community College — Director of Childcare Services

Elgin Community College — Director of Childcare Services

Implement and maintain a broad-based childcare program for students and staff of Elgin Community College.

Joseph Carter Corbin is a 2018 Inductee Into the Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame

Joseph Carter Corbin is a 2018 Inductee Into the Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame

The son of former Virginia slaves, Dr. Corbin was born in Chillicothe, Ohio, in 1833. He was the third African American to attend Ohio University and the second to complete a bachelor’s degree. He founded and led the educational institution now known as the University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff for 27 years.

University of Georgia — Assistant Professor, Sport Management

University of Georgia — Assistant Professor, Sport Management

The Department of Kinesiology at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position at the assistant professor rank in the area of sport management with expertise in sport marketing to begin August 1, 2019.

University of Chicago — Assistant Professor, Economics

University of Chicago — Assistant Professor, Economics

The Department of Economics at the University of Chicago invites applications for full-time tenure-track Assistant Professors (any field).

Google Partners with Seven HBCUs for Tech Exchange Program

Google Partners with Seven HBCUs for Tech Exchange Program

Google has expanded its effort to boost diversity in Silicon Valley. A new program will provide students from seven historically Black colleges and universities with the opportunity to study computer science at the company’s headquarters in California.

Stanford University — Assistant / Associate Professor, Computational Science

Stanford University — Assistant / Associate Professor, Computational Science

The School of Engineering at Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the junior level (Assistant or untenured Associate Professor) in the field of computational science at the quantum level for heterogeneous and electro-catalysis and materials.

Seven Black Scholars Appointed Department Chairs at Bowie State University in Maryland

Seven Black Scholars Appointed Department Chairs at Bowie State University in Maryland

The new department chairs at Bowie State University in Maryland are LaTanya Brown-Robertson, Gina Lewis, Wilbur Parker, George Ude, Altwan Whitefield, Otis Williams, and Azene Zenebe.

Howard University Cancer Center Expands Access to Clinical Cancer Trials for African Americans

Howard University Cancer Center Expands Access to Clinical Cancer Trials for African Americans

Clinical trials provide patients with access to leading physicians, breakthrough medicines, advanced technologies, and groundbreaking treatments before they are widely available to the public. Historically, African Americans have been largely underrepresented in clinical trial research.

State University of New York at Oswego — Interim Assistant Women’s Ice Hockey Coach (Intercollegiate Athletics)

State University of New York at Oswego — Interim Assistant Women’s Ice Hockey Coach (Intercollegiate Athletics)

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for the position of Interim Assistant Women’s Ice Hockey Coach. 

State University of New York at Oswego — Assistant Professor, American Politics

State University of New York at Oswego — Assistant Professor, American Politics

The Assistant Professor of American Politics is a broadly trained political scientist, well versed in historical, interpretive, and critical approaches, who can teach a range of courses in American politics.

Santa Clara University — Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Multicultural Theatre History and/or Performance Studies

Santa Clara University — Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Multicultural Theatre History and/or Performance Studies

The Theatre and Dance Department at Santa Clara University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Multicultural Theatre History and Performance Studies, with specializations in multiculturalism, global theatre, and the critical study of race and/or ethnicity in performance, to begin in September 2019.

New Administrative Positions for Seven African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for Seven African Americans in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Madison Area Technical College  — Associate Dean  School of Applied Science, Engineering & Technology

Madison Area Technical College — Associate Dean School of Applied Science, Engineering & Technology

We are seeking candidates who are visionary leaders and will provide strong leadership and support in the areas of program innovation and assessment, learning analytics, and interdisciplinary collaboration.

MiraCosta College  — Vice President of Human Resources (2018)

MiraCosta College — Vice President of Human Resources (2018)

The Vice President, Human Resources is responsible for developing and executing human resource policy and strategy in support of the overall plan and strategic direction of the district, specifically in the areas of recruiting, retaining, developing world-class talent, and shaping organizational culture within the workplace.

In Memoriam: Robert Judson (1941-2018)

In Memoriam: Robert Judson (1941-2018)

Dr. Judson began his career at Pasco-Hernando State College in Florida in 1972. He became the school’s first instructor, first recruiter, and first financial aid coordinator. In 1976, he was promoted to dean of East Campus and in 1994 he became the school’s second president.

University of Oklahoma - Norman — Tenure Track Faculty Position in Manufacture and Testing of Components for Oil and Gas Applications

University of Oklahoma – Norman — Tenure Track Faculty Position in Manufacture and Testing of Components for Oil and Gas Applications

The School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Oklahoma is seeking outstanding candidates to fill a tenure-track position in mechanical engineering at the Assistant Professor level.

American Accounting Association — Chief Operating Officer

American Accounting Association — Chief Operating Officer

As a new member of the Association’s leadership team, the COO will play a key role as a member of AAA’s senior administrative staff, managing the internal operations of the organization, and reporting directly to the Executive Director.

Miami University — HR Wellness Coordinator

Miami University — HR Wellness Coordinator

Assists in the planning, development, facilitation, coordination and communication of wellness programs and/or resources that create awareness and improve the health and well-being of Miami faculty, staff and their family members.

Ithaca College — Assistant Professors, Theatre Arts

Ithaca College — Assistant Professors, Theatre Arts

The Department of Theatre Arts at Ithaca College seeks candidates for four Assistant Professor positions: one in Performance: Acting & Directing with a Musical Theatre focus, one in Stage Management, and two in Dance.

Virginia Commonwealth University — Faculty Position, Medicinal Chemistry

Virginia Commonwealth University — Faculty Position, Medicinal Chemistry

The VCU School of Pharmacy, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, has an immediate opening for one or possibly two full-time tenure-track teaching and research faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

Johns Hopkins University — Professor in French

Johns Hopkins University — Professor in French

The Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures at the Johns Hopkins University seeks to hire a scholar of French specializing in the literatures and cultures of the long 19th century.

Cornerstone University — Tenure-Track Position in Counseling at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary

Cornerstone University — Tenure-Track Position in Counseling at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary

Cornerstone University, an Evangelical Christian institution with over 2,800 undergraduate and graduate students, is seeking nominations and applications for a new counseling faculty position for a growing program at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary.

George Mason University — Associate Provost for Institutional Research and Effectiveness

George Mason University — Associate Provost for Institutional Research and Effectiveness

The Associate Provost for Institutional Research and Effectiveness will lead the university’s data analytics and research, as well as institutional effectiveness and assessment activities, and provide key support for enrollment management as well as institutional resource planning and analysis.

Columbia College Chicago — Senior Vice President and Provost

Columbia College Chicago — Senior Vice President and Provost

Reporting to the president and working closely with the faculty and the senior leadership team, the provost will provide strategic direction for the academic enterprise of the college.

Central Washington University — Executive Director of Interactive Instruction and Innovative Delivery

Central Washington University — Executive Director of Interactive Instruction and Innovative Delivery

The Executive Director organizes the programmatic development of multimodal initiatives that support the numerous modes of courses outlined in the Multimodal Task Force Report.

University of Maryland, Baltimore County — Assistant Professor in Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering

University of Maryland, Baltimore County — Assistant Professor in Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering

The Department of Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering at UMBC seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level.

University of Pittsburgh — Assistant or Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and the Learning Research and Development Center

University of Pittsburgh — Assistant or Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and the Learning Research and Development Center

We seek individuals with a program of research in child, adolescent or adult development and learning. We are interested in individuals with demonstrated interest in the interface of race / ethnicity with learning and development.