Archive for April, 2022

National Defense University — Senior Research Fellow

National Defense University — Senior Research Fellow

The SRF conducts directed and independent research and produces scholarly studies and strategic analyses involving Northeast Asia.

National Defense University — Research Fellow

National Defense University — Research Fellow

The RF conducts directed and independent research and produces scholarly studies and strategic analyses involving China and Taiwan.

National Defense University — Chief, Academic Services

National Defense University — Chief, Academic Services

The National Defense University is recruiting for a Chief of Academic Services in the National Defense University Library with responsibility for providing leadership and expertise for library research and instruction, collection development, instructional design and curriculum development support, writing, reading, public speaking support, and supporting faculty development.

U.S. Naval War College — Post-Doctoral Fellow, Writing and Teaching Excellence Center

U.S. Naval War College — Post-Doctoral Fellow, Writing and Teaching Excellence Center

The purpose of the fellowship is to draw on the talent and expertise of junior scholars from across the disciplines who are committed to teaching writing or who adopt writing-intensive pedagogies in their classrooms.

Shoreline Community College — Dean of Access & Advising – Students, Equity, and Success

Shoreline Community College — Dean of Access & Advising – Students, Equity, and Success

This position provides leadership, vision, operational oversight, and management (via direct reports or directly) of Academic Advising, Enrollment Services, Financial Aid, Outreach & Recruitment, Running Start, and High School Completion programs.

UC San Diego — Director of Supplemental Instruction and Content Tutoring Services

UC San Diego — Director of Supplemental Instruction and Content Tutoring Services

The Director has operational responsibilities for Supplemental Instruction and Content Tutoring Services, including budget management, program assessment and planning, and hiring, training, and supervision of student academic employees.

West Virginia State University — Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs

West Virginia State University — Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Provost is responsible for providing leadership and driving strategy for all academic programs, and works closely with internal and external constituents to promote academic quality and achievement of strategic outcomes.

Rosephanye Powell Wins the Luise Vosgerchian Teaching Award From Harvard University

Rosephanye Powell Wins the Luise Vosgerchian Teaching Award From Harvard University

Professor Powell teaches applied voice, art song literature and vocal pedagogy at Auburn University in Alabama. She also serves as the Women’s Chorus conductor and the Auburn University Gospel Choir’s co-conductor.

Xavier University of Louisiana May Open a New Medical School

Xavier University of Louisiana May Open a New Medical School

For decades, Xavier University in New Orleans has consistently produced more African American undergraduate students who go on to obtain medical degrees and Ph.D.’s in the health sciences than any other higher education institution in the nation.

Four Black Scholars Who Are Taking on New Faculty Assignments

Four Black Scholars Who Are Taking on New Faculty Assignments

Taking on new faculty duties are Anita Plummer at Howard University in Washington, D.C., Fiemu Nwariaku at the University of Utah School of Medicine, Maxine Montgomery at Florida State University, and Michael Hill at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

Jarvis Christian College to Transition to University Status With Addition of Master's Degree Programs

Jarvis Christian College to Transition to University Status With Addition of Master’s Degree Programs

Jarvis Christian College, a historically Black educational institution in Hawkins, Texas, has received approval to offer a master’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in criminal justice. As a result, the college plans to change its name to Jarvis Christian University.

Two African Americans Among the Eight Winners of the 2022 Windham-Campbell Prizes

Two African Americans Among the Eight Winners of the 2022 Windham-Campbell Prizes

Administered by Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, the awards are conferred annually to eight authors writing in English anywhere in the world. Two of this year’s winners are African American women with ties to the academic world.

Florida Memorial University Expects Good News From Its Accrediting Agency

Florida Memorial University Expects Good News From Its Accrediting Agency

On Thursday, June 17, 2021, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges voted to place the Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens on “probation for good cause.” After a campus visit from the accrediting agency, the university believes it will be removed from probation in June.

New Administrative Appointments for Six African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Appointments for Six African Americans in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative roles are Germaine Gross at Grinnell College in Iowa, James M. DuBose, Jr. at Elizabeth City State University, Andre Perry at the University of Iowa, Aisha Jackson at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Deacue Fields at the University of Arkansas, and Warren Perry at Howard University.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology — Lecturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology — Lecturer

The MIT Department of Chemical Engineering (ChemE) seeks a lecturer to add to the flexibility of teaching and scheduling in the department.

In Memoriam: Delores Ann Richburg Greene, 1935-2022

In Memoriam: Delores Ann Richburg Greene, 1935-2022

A long-time educator in several public school systems in Virginia, Dr. Green concluded her career serving as dean at both Virginia Union University and Virginia State University.

University of Houston-Clear Lake — Assistant Professor, Biology – Anatomy and Physiology

University of Houston-Clear Lake — Assistant Professor, Biology – Anatomy and Physiology

The University of Houston-Clear Lake seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biology – Anatomy and Physiology position, beginning as early as Fall 2022.

Whittier College  — Director of Corporate Development

Whittier College — Director of Corporate Development

The Office of Development at Whittier College seeks a Director of Corporate Development to build and advance external partnerships with industry, corporations, non-profits, government, and professional associations in support of the College’s mission and fundraising priorities.

University of Oregon  — Music Cataloger and Metadata Technician

University of Oregon — Music Cataloger and Metadata Technician

The Music Cataloger and Metadata Technician is responsible for cataloging music resources in all formats (print, audio, digital) either by creating original bibliographic records, or by editing records found in the Online Computer Library Center database.

University of California Office of the President  — MULTIMEDIA DIRECTOR

University of California Office of the President — MULTIMEDIA DIRECTOR

The Multimedia Director spends the majority of time leading and managing a team of high-level staff and professional contractors to ensure that Marketing Communications, a division of External Relations and Communications, meets all public outreach, marketing and branding objectives.

Bridgewater State University  — Executive Director, Human Resources & Talent Management

Bridgewater State University — Executive Director, Human Resources & Talent Management

This position will serve as an equity-minded human resources leader helping to effectuate change at BSU and collaborate across the institution to create programs and initiatives that support the strategic direction of the HRTM division and the university, while ensuring these initiatives are accomplished with an equity practice framework.

Columbus State University  — Director of Financial Aid

Columbus State University — Director of Financial Aid

The Director of Financial Aid reports directly to the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management and is a key member of the Enrollment Management team, which seeks to formulate and meet the strategic enrollment goals of the University.

Shorter College  — Dean of Academic and Student Affairs

Shorter College — Dean of Academic and Student Affairs

The Dean of Academic & Student Affairs acts as the chief academic officer, develops administrative, personnel and academic policies and programs for the college.

The University of Chicago — Senior Instructional Professor, Computational Social Science

The University of Chicago — Senior Instructional Professor, Computational Social Science

The SIP will annually teach four courses, including 2-3 in our MACSS curriculum (some combination of machine learning, modeling, simulation, data visualization, social network analysis, NLP, high-performance computing, application development, or introductions to important programming languages) and 1-2 computational social science electives.

The University of Chicago — Instructional Professor in Computational Social Science

The University of Chicago — Instructional Professor in Computational Social Science

The Master of Arts in Computational Social Science is a two-year MA program that trains students in the theory and methods of algorithmic and statistical research using large datasets to enhance their understanding of political, economic, and social behavior.

UC San Diego — Director, Black Resource Center

UC San Diego — Director, Black Resource Center

Under the direction of the Senior Diversity Officer and in support of the University’s mission with respect to diversity and inclusion as well as the Black Resource Center’s mission, the Director takes a leadership role in building community and creating a dynamic and diverse student, staff, and faculty experience within the University of California.

Northwestern University — Chief of Staff - Office of the President-Elect

Northwestern University — Chief of Staff – Office of the President-Elect

The role is a trusted aide, thought partner, and advisor to the President-Elect, facilitates and guides university-level initiatives, and provides operational leadership to the Office of the President-Elect.

University of Southern Indiana — Associate Director of the Multicultural Center

University of Southern Indiana — Associate Director of the Multicultural Center

Develop strategic planning and cultural strategies that will assist in the continued enhancement of a University culture that welcomes and celebrates all students through the infusion of diversity and inclusion throughout the college experience.

Denison University — Director of Admission

Denison University — Director of Admission

Provide overall leadership for all admission-related activities of the University and manage significant aspects of the day-to-day operations of the Office of Admission.

University of Wisconsin-Madison — Senior Associate Directors for Admissions and Recruitment, Outreach and Communications

University of Wisconsin-Madison — Senior Associate Directors for Admissions and Recruitment, Outreach and Communications

The University of Wisconsin-Madison, the state’s public flagship institution of higher learning, seeks two key leaders to serve as senior associate directors in the Office of Admissions and Recruitment in the Division of Enrollment Management.

Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view.

FrameWorks Institute — Principal / Senior Principal Researcher

FrameWorks Institute — Principal / Senior Principal Researcher

The Principal or Senior Principal Researcher will lead research to understand the cultural mindsets that people use to understand social issues and to develop and test frames to shift thinking in ways that enable progressive change.

Monmouth College  — Vice President for Finance and Business

Monmouth College — Vice President for Finance and Business

The Vice President is responsible for debt management, budget, financial accounting, investments, risk management, human resources, and physical plant.

Delta College  — Philosophy - Tenure Track Instructor

Delta College — Philosophy – Tenure Track Instructor

The Philosophy Discipline at Delta College is seeking a full-time tenure track faculty member committed to equity, retention, and completion for student success. The instructor will be responsible for effective teaching in the face-to-face, blended, and online classroom.

Cerritos College  — PT Welding Instructor

Cerritos College — PT Welding Instructor

The Welding Dept. is committed to student success and to maintaining high standards of training for both the instructional staff and the students.

Philander Smith College  — Executive Director of the Social Justice Institute

Philander Smith College — Executive Director of the Social Justice Institute

The Executive Director is tasked with actively engaging the campus community and the greater Little Rock and Mid-South Region, by galvanizing partnerships and opportunities to engage in important social justice and equity-minded initiatives that will improve the lives of those that have been historically marginalized and under-supported.