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Pensacola State College

Pensacola, Florida 32504

United States
(Job #2383)

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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 classes, adult education, GED preparation, and standard high school diplomas.


The Human Resources Office is accepting applications forthe following administrative position in the Biological Sciences Department:



The District Academic Department Head, Biological Sciences position is a 12-month administrative position with an anticipated start date of August 8, 2016The District Academic Department Head will manage day-to-day operations of the department, supervise all programs offered by the department, develop course schedules, make faculty course assignments, supervise and evaluate department faculty and staff, manage the departmental budget, advise students, review and update departmental curricula, hire and supervise adjunct faculty, work toward the resolution of student complaints, lead the process to pursue or maintain the accreditation of programs, serve on College committees, oversee planning and assessment activities, and perform other duties as assigned.  This position reports to the Dean, Baccalaureate Studies and Academic Support.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a master’s degree in biology, anatomy, molecular biology, microbiology, zoology, or a related field, and four years related full-time post-secondary teaching or administrative experience are required.  Must be qualified by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to teach in one of the department’s disciplines. The 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:  Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a doctoral degree in biology, anatomy, molecular biology, microbiology, zoology, or a related field.


SALARY RANGE:   $55,000.00 - $65,000.00 (Depending on the qualifications, the salary is negotiable.  However, the College does not generally hire at the top of the range.)


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 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 (cover letter, resume, transcripts, licenses, etc.) must be uploaded and assigned to the online application.  If you have any questions about this process contact Tanesha McCreary via email at tmccreary@pensacolastate.edu.  


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled – Review of applications will begin May 12, 2016. To receive full consideration, the online application and supplemental application materials must be received by May 11, 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.



Keyword Phrases

  • Biological Sciences
  • Administrative
  • Department Head/Chair
  • Post secondary
  • Accreditation
  • Assessment
  • Department Chair
  • Academic Administration
  • Academic Advising
  • Academic Supervision
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: 4-99 years
Level of Job: Other
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter