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Title:  Principal Agent and Assistant Director
Working Title:  Assistant Director and State Program Leader for Family & Consumer Sciences
Position Number:  103322
Category Status:12 Month Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty
Unit: University of Maryland Extension – Family & Consumer Sciences
Location: Symons Hall ,College Park, Maryland

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The AVP has institution-wide responsibility for leadership, management, coordination, and development of international programs. The AVP works with faculty and with other administrators to develop policies governing international programs and leads the campus in implementing these policies. The AVP will expand the university’s international culture and programs by expanding short-term study abroad and longer-term exchange opportunities for students, increasing faculty exchange programs, promoting international collaborative projects, expanding strategic relationships with global partners, and recruiting international students.

The AVP works closely with academic deans, department chairs, faculty, and other campus leaders and is responsible for building and maintaining strong and collaborative relationships with other campus units and working with appropriate faculty across the university to develop programming and curriculum. Other duties, chosen in consultation with the provost, may be assigned to reflect the successful candidate’s expertise and interests.


Assistant/Associate Professor, Dietetics
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
College of Education and Human Development
Western Michigan University

Position: Assistant/Associate Professor, Dietetics, Position #8394 (beginning August 2018).

Qualifications: Earned doctorate or completion of doctorate by August 1, 2018 in human nutrition or closely related field with significant graduate coursework in human nutrition.  Must be a Registered Dietitian.  Evidence of successful teaching experience, research/scholarly activities, and experience with or promise of seeking external funding.  Strong classroom and interpersonal skills.  Preference will be given to candidates with prior practitioner experience.

Applications are now being accepted to fill the position of
Dean of The College of Human Environmental Sciences
Start date 8/16/2018

The College of Human Environmental Sciences (CHES) at The University of Alabama (UA) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean. The Dean serves as the chief academic and administrative officer of the College and reports directly to the Executive Vice President and Provost of The University of Alabama. The ideal candidate will be a visionary leader who will advance the national and international status of the College, advocate on behalf of the College, and work effectively with University leadership. Additionally, the ideal candidate must be a collaborative leader with outstanding interpersonal skills who inspires faculty, staff, and students to achieve excellence and who supports the strategic mission, vision, and goals of The University of Alabama.

The Oklahoma State University Department of Nutritional Sciences is seeking a qualified candidate to fill an open non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Associate Extension Specialist who will serve primarily as the Community Nutrition Education Programs (CNEP) Coordinator. The individual in this position will be responsible for the overall leadership, implementation, and management of the SNAP-Ed and EFNEP grant programs administered through the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service (OCES). The ideal candidate for this position will possess extensive experience in developing, implementing, providing, and evaluating education programming provided through the Cooperative Extension system. This 11-month position (renewable contingent upon available funding) will start July 1, 2018. In addition to a competitive benefits package, the salary is commensurate with candidate qualifications and experience.

District Extension Program Specialist- Family & Consumer Sciences
Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service – SE District Office
314 Broadway, Suite 211
Ada, OK 74821

Job Summary:  The Southeast District Extension Office is inviting applicants for the Program Specialist, Family & Consumer Sciences. This person is responsible for working with county extension educators, state specialists, and volunteers in providing educational leadership for all Family and Consumer Sciences programming in the district, including development, implementation, and evaluation of programs. Position is administratively accountable to the District Extension Director and programmatically accountable to the Assistant Director and state program leader for Family & Consumer Sciences.

The Director/School of Family & Consumer Sciences provides leadership to the School of Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. 
The Director is administratively responsible to the Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and works collaboratively with the other Directors and Department Heads of the college. 

The position responsibilities include:

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Kansas State University invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position with exceptional potential in Career and Technical Education (CTE). Responsibilities include: Coordinating Career and Technical Education programs leading to 6-12 teacher licensure; teaching and supervising pre-service teacher candidates in EITHER Secondary Business Education OR Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) education; engaging in research and scholarship in CTE; collaborating with colleagues in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and the College of Education and serving as liaison to colleagues in the College of Business, the College of Human Ecology, the College of Agriculture, and the K-State Polytechnic Campus; serving the professional development and/or graduate course needs for the early career alternatively licensed CTE teachers and traditional graduate students; Advising graduate students in C&I; planning, writing, and implementing extramural funded projects; and providing service to the department, college, university, and profession.

The responsibilities of the Department Chair are to provide ethical leadership. The Chair is an advocate for the Department, manages operations including the budget, faculty evaluation, oversight of program reviews, building of the schedule, recruitment of faculty and students, serving on university committees, teaching and advising students. The Chair also strives to build community partnerships and alumni relations. Reports to the Dean of the School of Life and Health Sciences.

Required Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate or MFA in Interior Design, interior architecture, or closely related field.
  • NCIDQ Certification or eligibility
  • Work experience in interior design, interior architecture or closely related field.
  • Technological literacy in AutoCAD® and Sketch UP
  • Commitment to teaching, scholarship, and service that is consistent with the mission of the university, "Education with a Christian Purpose".

Preference given to applicants who meet the qualifications listed above and have been exposed to family and consumer sciences theory with experience in teaching, program coordination and mentoring faculty.

Position: Lecturer in Apparel Studies Division. Full time, 10-month appointment, beginning August 2018

Qualifications - Required: Master's degree or higher in Apparel and Textiles or closely related field; preparation or experience in higher education teaching; ability to prepare and teach relevant courses in apparel and textiles; ability to articulate the intersections of faith and learning; and collaborative working style (strong communication and interpersonal skills) with colleagues and students.  Desirable: Ph.D. or MFA (terminal degree); evidence of successful teaching experience in higher education; proficiency with apparel design/product development technology; professional experience in the apparel industry or collaborative relationships with apparel design/product development and merchandising professionals.