Assistant Department Head - Pensacola State College in Pensacola Florida

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Pensacola State College

Pensacola, Florida 32504

United States
(Job #2355)

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Pensacola State College

Pensacola State College is located on Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast. Pensacola State College is one of 28 public colleges in the Florida College System committed to affordable, open access to educational opportunities. The College offers baccalaureate and associate degrees, career oriented certificates, developmental education, adult education, GED preparation, and standard high school diplomas.

The Human Resources Office is accepting applications forthe following professional position in the History, Languages, and Social Sciences Department:


The Assistant Department Head position in the History, Languages, Social Sciences and Education Department is a 12-month administrative position.  The Assistant Department Head will assist the department head with the administration of the department with duties to include, but not limited to, supervising department faculty and staff, advising students, observing and evaluating faculty, performing curriculum review and development, teaching courses, providing assistance in the hiring of full-time and part-time instructors, assisting with the management of the departmental budget, participating in the recruitment and retention of students, and performing other duties as assigned. This position reports to the District Academic Department Head, History, Languages, and Social Sciences.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a master’s degree in history, philosophy, a foreign language, one of the social or behavioral sciences, or a related area; and two years teaching or administrative experience.  Must be qualified by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to teach in one of disciplines in the department. Successful results of a criminal background check are required.

Pursuant to College policy, it is an employment eligibility requirement for an applicant to meet the requirements of § 435.04(2), Florida Statutes, related to background investigations.  Any person failing to meet the requirements of the statute will be deemed not qualified to hold employment in this position.  A Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) approved background check will be conducted on every successful candidate as a condition of employment, and any person who fails to disclose any adverse information contained in the background investigation at the time of submitting the employment application will be disqualified from employment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Full-time teaching experience in a post-secondary institution; supervisory experience in an academic environment; and experience in the assessment of student learning outcomes.


SALARY RANGE:     $45,000.00 - $55,000.00 (Depending on the qualifications, the salary is negotiable.)

FRINGE BENEFITS:  The value of the benefits package provided by the College is nearly 38% of the base salary and includes major medical insurance, life insurance and Florida retirement contributions.  Supplemental life, dental, vision, and disability insurance are available at group rates.  Other benefits offered include participation in the wellness program, tuition waivers, educational opportunities, and paid sick and annual leave.

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume’ to supplement the online application.  If veteran’s preference is claimed, a copy of the DD-214 must be submitted.  The supplemental materials must be uploaded and assigned to the online application.  If you have any questions about this process contact Tanesha McCreary via email at

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   Open Until Filled – Review of applications will begin February 19, 2016. To receive full consideration, the online application and supplemental application materials must be received by February 18, 2016.

Pensacola State College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or genetic information in its educational programs and activities.  The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies:  Associate Vice President, Institutional Diversity at (850) 484-1759, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Boulevard, Pensacola, Florida 32504.



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  • Administrative experience
  • Academic Department Head
  • Supervisory experience
  • Accreditation
  • Curriculum review and development
  • Recruitment and retention
  • Faculty and staff administration
  • Evaluation of faculty
  • Higher Education
  • Teaching experience
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Manager
Salary: $45,000 - $55,000
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter