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The Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education (ALCE) at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is seeking an accomplished, visionary leader for the position of Department Head. Responsibilities of the Department Head include leadership of all department programs and administrative responsibility for strategic planning, fiscal management, and human resources. This includes recruitment, development, and retention of faculty and staff. The Department Head should provide effective advocacy for the department within and outside the university, and actively secure resources to strengthen its mission. The department is seeking an individual who will foster excellence in teaching, research, and extension, and encourage a positive, collegial climate and participatory decision-making process within the department. Ongoing university-wide strategic investments and priority setting in curriculum development and research activities will provide the Department Head with a unique opportunity to shape the academic mission and programs of the department.
Review of applications will begin April 3, 2018, and will continue until a suitable candidate is selected. For more information and to apply, go to http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/84653