The William States Lee College of Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for the Professor of Practice/Director for the Leadership Academy position. This is a non-tenure-track, 12-month full-time position.
Responsibilities: The Professor of Practice/Director for the Leadership Academy teaches the introductory engineering and engineering technology courses; engages and motivates students; provides accurate and timely career exploration counseling and academic advising; mentors and participates in recruiting events and summer orientation and registration; leads the Engineering Leadership Academy; supports planning, implementation and assessment of student academic and professional development programs such as the residential Freshman Learning Community, MAPS retention program, ENGAGE ME (multicultural Engineers) and WE (Women Engineers) ENGAGE; participates in activities designed to engage alumni and employers; and assists in writing proposals for external funding.
Minimum qualifications: Candidates must have a Master of Science degree in engineering, engineering technology, engineering management, or an engineering-related degree from an accredited university. Preference will be given to candidates with at least twenty years of professional work experience in an engineering-related position and who are registered professional engineers. Candidates must be a self-starter, able to work independently and with a diverse team; demonstrate excellent leadership, organizational, and communication skills; and multi-task in a fast-paced environment that serves a diverse student population, faculty, alumni, and employers. As such, candidates must be able to create an inclusive environment that facilitates student learning and development.
Application procedure: Only electronic submissions will be accepted through https:// jobs.uncc.edu, and applicants are subject to a criminal background check. Please submit a cover letter (addressing all areas of responsibility and qualifications in electronic posting), resume, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Therefore, we celebrate diversity that includes but is not limited to ability/disability, age, culture, ethnicity, gender, language, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status.
UNC Charlotte (www.uncc.edu) is a research university with an enrollment of 30,000 students located in a dynamic urban region of 1.8 million people. The Lee College of Engineering offers BS programs in civil, computer, electrical, mechanical, and systems engineering; BS programs in civil, electrical, fire and safety, and mechanical engineering technology; and a BS in Construction Management. The college also offers MS and Ph.D. degrees in selected disciplines.
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About Lee College of Engineering, UNC Charlotte
UNC Charlotte is a research university with an enrollment of 30,000 students located in a dynamic urban region of 1.8 million people. The Lee College of Engineering offers BS programs in civil, computer, electrical, mechanical, and systems engineering; BS programs in civil, electrical, fire and safety, and mechanical engineering technology; and a BS in Construction Management. The college also offers MS and PhD degrees in selected disciplines.
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