Program Director American Studies - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description


The American Studies Program seeks a Director to provide academic and administrative leadership for the program. Specific responsibilities include: advising majors and minors; budget oversight; curriculum development and implementation; recruitment and professional development of faculty (including promotion and tenure recommendations); recommendations to the Dean for faculty teaching and workload assignments, and for faculty merit-based salary increases; hiring and supervision of staff; communication of University and College policies and practices to the program; and advocacy of the program to the College, University, and wider communities.

Basic Qualifications

The position requires a Ph.D. and tenure in a department or program in the College of Arts and Science at Miami. Applicants should have teaching and research experience in or related to the field of American Studies, and familiarity with best practices in interdisciplinary education. Evidence of scholarly achievement and teaching excellence is required. Administrative experiences suggesting an ability to lead an academic program are also necessary.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants will be asked to upload vitae, a two- to three-page letter describing the applicant's vision for the future of the program and a statement of administrative philosophy, and three letters of reference when applying for this position. If applicant does not have access to letters of reference, they should be emailed to Please address all inquiries to Shelly Jarrett-Bromberg

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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