Archive for May, 2022

Five Black Scholars Who Have Been Assigned to New Positions or Duties

Five Black Scholars Who Have Been Assigned to New Positions or Duties

The five Black scholars who have been assigned to new roles or duties are Antwan Jones at George Washington University, Kiron Skinner at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, Marty Baylor at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, Bunmi Olatunji at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and James W. Mickens at Harvard University.

Heartland Community College — Associate Vice President, Accreditation and Assessment

Heartland Community College — Associate Vice President, Accreditation and Assessment

We seek applicants for a full-time position in Academic Affairs to collaborate across the College in leading institutional accreditation and assessment functions. The Associate Vice President will also lead the College’s Academic Support Services, including Testing, Tutoring, Library, and Online Learning and Instructional Technology, as well as provide oversight of faculty professional development related to innovation and best practices in teaching and learning.

Historically Black Grambling State University Enters Partnership With the University of Belize

Historically Black Grambling State University Enters Partnership With the University of Belize

The agreement establishes a path where graduates of the University of Belize in Central America can work on and complete graduate degrees in the department of curriculum and instruction at Grambling State University through an online program.

Columbus College of Art & Design — Vice President for Enrollment Management

Columbus College of Art & Design — Vice President for Enrollment Management

The Vice President for Enrollment Management will lead a dedicated Admissions, Financial Aid, and Student Records team, as well as committed faculty and staff, in meeting CCAD’s overall strategic goals for quality enrollments for both the undergraduate and growing graduate programs.

New Roles as Higher Education Diversity Officers for Four African American Women

New Roles as Higher Education Diversity Officers for Four African American Women

Taking on new roles n higher education relating to diversity are Tomarra Adams at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky, Damira Grady at Madson College in Wisconsin, Wendy Smooth at Ohio State University, and Cheryl Nuñez at the College of Wooster in Ohio.

Excelsior College — Founding Dean, College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Excelsior College — Founding Dean, College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Excelsior College, a leading not-for-profit, distance learning institution, invites nominations and applications for the role of Founding Dean of the College of Nursing & Health Sciences.

Cal Poly Pomona — Accounts Payable Manager

Cal Poly Pomona — Accounts Payable Manager

Responsible for managing and overseeing the day-to-day operations of Accounts Payable and travel; including payment processing to ensure that expenditure authority, purchasing, travel and hospitality policies are enforced.

University of South Florida — Postdoctoral Scholar Research

University of South Florida — Postdoctoral Scholar Research

A postdoctoral research position in functional genomics of malaria parasites is available in John Adams’ Lab at the USF Center for Global Health and Infectious Diseases Research in Tampa, Florida.

Chatham University — Adjunct Professor, Immersive Media

Chatham University — Adjunct Professor, Immersive Media

We welcome adjunct faculty who will collaborate on course development for the Immersive Media program curriculum, as the field is constantly evolving.

City University of New York (CUNY) — Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Ph.D. Program in Educational Psychology

City University of New York (CUNY) — Assistant, Associate or Full Professor – Ph.D. Program in Educational Psychology

The Ph.D. Program in Educational Psychology at the CUNY Graduate Center seeks a tenure-track or tenured faculty member in quantitative methods, broadly conceived as including statistics, measurement, and research design.

University of South Florida College of Public Health — Non-Tenure- Earning Assistant Professor, Master’s in Health Administration Program

University of South Florida College of Public Health — Non-Tenure- Earning Assistant Professor, Master’s in Health Administration Program

The University of South Florida College of Public Health invites applications for a non-tenure earning Practice Pathway faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor to teach and participate in scholarly activity in the CAHME- accredited MHA Program.

In Memoriam: Arthuryne J. Welch-Taylor, 1917-2022

In Memoriam: Arthuryne J. Welch-Taylor, 1917-2022

Arthuryne Welch-Taylor taught at Texas Southern University, Prairie View A&M University in Texas, and what is now the University of the District of Columbia.

Bryn Mawr College — Development Officer

Bryn Mawr College — Development Officer

The Development Officer is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of a portfolio of approximately 150 individual donors and prospects with the capacity to make gifts of $100,000 or more.

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.

University of Washington Bothell — Lecturer Part-Time competitive multi-year in Interactive Media Design

University of Washington Bothell — Lecturer Part-Time competitive multi-year in Interactive Media Design

The Computing and Software Systems Division of the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell seek to fill multiple positions for Lecturer Part-Time faculty in our Interactive Media Design.

Yale University  — Associate Director of Fellowships and Funding

Yale University — Associate Director of Fellowships and Funding

The Center for International and Professional Experience at Yale University is seeking a highly organized, student-focused individual with exceptional written communication, project management and interpersonal skills to direct the competitions for a portfolio of national fellowships including Fulbright and Truman and manage and oversee Yale’s International Study Award.

Cerritos College  — College Psychologist

Cerritos College — College Psychologist

Provides student mental health counseling and assigned associated services, including individual and group acute care therapy, crisis intervention, assessment, conduct consultation, and mental health awareness and promotion services, and serves as the department administrator/manager in the absence of or in coordination with the Associate Dean of Student Health and Wellness.

University of Oregon  — Pro Tem Instructor (Political Science) - Open Pool

University of Oregon — Pro Tem Instructor (Political Science) – Open Pool

The Department of Political Science at the University of Oregon seeks qualified applicants with expertise in American politics for its open instructor pool.

Shorter College  — Academic Operations Manager (for Second Chance Pell Program)

Shorter College — Academic Operations Manager (for Second Chance Pell Program)

The Academic Operations Manager is responsible for ensuring that all components of the academic program for Second Chance Pell program are executed effectively.

John Carroll University  — Graduate Enrollment Coordinator, Counseling Graduate Programs

John Carroll University — Graduate Enrollment Coordinator, Counseling Graduate Programs

The Graduate Enrollment Coordinator’s responsibilities will include managing the enrollment funnel for all graduate Counseling programs at John Carroll, from point of inquiry to matriculation.

University of Nevada, Reno  — Instructional Designer

University of Nevada, Reno — Instructional Designer

This position will support the instructional design and instructional technology needs of the campus. The position is responsible for training on instructional technologies, faculty development support and course design guidance and assistance.

National Defense University — Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

National Defense University — Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

The National Defense University is recruiting for a VP for Academic Affairs and Provost to serve as the Chief Academic Officer of the premier national security institution focused on advanced joint education, leader development and scholarship.

Smithsonian Institution — Senior Research Biologist (Sant Chair for Marine Science)

Smithsonian Institution — Senior Research Biologist (Sant Chair for Marine Science)

About Announcement Number: EX-22-23 Hiring Agency: SMITHSONIAN Position Title: Supervisory Research Biologist Open Period: 05/16/2022 – 06/27/2022 Series/Grade: SZ – 0401 00 Salary: USD $132,552 – USD $176,300 Work Schedule: Full-time Promotion Potential: SZ-00 Duty Location(s): 1 in District of Columbia, DC, US Telework Eligible: Yes For More Info:  Suleyka Lozins 202-633-6334 LozinsS@si.edu Overview Hiring Path: Open to the public Who May […]

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign — Dean of the School of Social Work

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign — Dean of the School of Social Work

The University seeks a visionary leader dedicated to enhancing the performance of the School and to furthering the values of the social work profession, including intelligent and informed policies, diversity and social justice.

Carleton College — Assistant Professor of Political Science

Carleton College — Assistant Professor of Political Science

The Political Science Department at Carleton College invites applicants for tenure-track Assistant Professor position in American Politics.

Once Again, Robert Smith Takes a Major Step to Help Blacks in Higher Education

Once Again, Robert Smith Takes a Major Step to Help Blacks in Higher Education

Robert F. Smith, founder and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, announced a gift of $15 million to the College of Engineering at Cornell University. The funds will be used to establish an endowed scholarship fund to provide financial aid for Cornell engineering students from urban high schools and graduates of HBCUs.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Miami University — Associate Director, Diversity Initiatives (CCES)

Miami University — Associate Director, Diversity Initiatives (CCES)

The position will assist in the implementation of proactive diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives that will support the objectives of the Center for Career Exploration and Success.

Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

Each week, JBHE will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. Here are this week’s selections.

University of South Carolina  — Dean of the College of Education

University of South Carolina — Dean of the College of Education

The University of South Carolina seeks a visionary, strategic, and collaborative leader to bring a forward-looking and innovative approach, informed by diversity, equity, and inclusion, as the next Dean of the College of Education.

NHTI – Concord’s Community College — President

NHTI – Concord’s Community College — President

Reporting to the Chancellor of the CCSNH, the President oversees the programs and operations of NHTI and the management of financial resources and facilities.

Boston University — Executive Director of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance

Boston University — Executive Director of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance

The ED is responsible for creating and managing student, alumni, faculty/staff and community programs that support countless opportunities for growth and self-expression through fitness, recreation, club and intramural sports, music, dance, and other community events.

Brown University — Postdoctoral Fellow in Slavery and the Public Humanities

Brown University — Postdoctoral Fellow in Slavery and the Public Humanities

The primary responsibility of the postdoctoral fellow will be to serve as project manager and to guide the coordination and implementation of a digitally published platform in support of the documentary film series Creating the New World: The Transatlantic Slave Trade in collaboration with Firelight Media directed by Stanley Nelson.

Virginia Tech — Head, Art + Architecture Library

Virginia Tech — Head, Art + Architecture Library

This position provides strategic direction for the Art + Architecture Library, which houses roughly 85,000 volumes and includes unique and rare holdings, architectural drawings, works of design, and visual art.

Miami University — Assistant Director for Mental Health Promotion and Education

Miami University — Assistant Director for Mental Health Promotion and Education

The Assistant Director for Mental Health Promotion & Education is an exciting new role in the Office of Student Wellness charged with enhancing, promoting, and developing resources, skills, programs, and opportunities related to mental health and emotional well-being for all Miami (Oxford) students.

College of William and Mary Dedicates a Memorial to the Enslaved Who Worked on Campus

College of William and Mary Dedicates a Memorial to the Enslaved Who Worked on Campus

The memorial resembles a fireplace hearth and is meant to symbolize both a place of community and the center of domestic enslavement. A vessel to hold fire that will burn on special occasions will be installed at the center of the Hearth at a later date.