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Alfred State College

Location: AlfredNY 14802 Document ID: AB454-38MY Posted on: 2017-11-1711/17/2017 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time

Department Chair - Allied Health

Department Chair - Allied Health


About Alfred State College:
Nestled in a beautiful valley in the Southern Tier of New York, Alfred State has a long tradition of drawing the best faculty and staff from every field. This College of Technology offers outstanding opportunities in more than 70 majors, where project-based learning, sustainability, and civic engagement are cornerstones of the curricula. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think, and they learn how to be involved in their community. That is why Alfred State graduates have a 99 percent employment and transfer rate.

Our faculty is dedicated to teaching and the academic success of our students. Alfred State seeks educators who are student-centered and engage in the life of the College. Our tenure process emphasizes teaching and university service with a more flexible approach to scholarship and professional growth.

Job Description:
Alfred State seeks an innovative leader for the position of Chair (10-month; compensation and rank commensurate with experience) in the Department of Allied Health.  The Department of Allied Health includes undergraduate programs in Health Information Technology (AAS), Coding & Reimbursement Specialist (Certificate), Radiologic Technology (AAS), Diagnostic Medical Sonography (AAS), and Healthcare Management (BTech).  The Chair will play a key role in promoting the development of these rapidly expanding programs, fundraising, and building partnerships with medical facilities.  The Chair is responsible for hiring, supervising, mentoring, and evaluating department faculty and staff; overseeing academic programs; assigning teaching responsibilities; coordinating accreditation activities; directing course and program assessment; developing and overseeing budgets; and performing other essential functions.  In addition to these duties, the Chair will assume a 50% teaching load in a discipline represented within the department, with opportunities to develop new courses in his/her area of expertise.

Completed applications received before January 1st will be given priority.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned Doctorate from an accredited university or Master's Degree with significant leadership in a healthcare organization
  • Leadership experience in a healthcare setting
  • Formal or informal teaching experience
  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations governing disciplines within the department
  • Excellent verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise the performance and work of others

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate from an accredited university
  • Experience with assessment and professional accreditation
  • Appropriate license/certificate required by the applicable professional agencies or state

Additional Information:
Pursuant to University policy, Alfred State College is committed to ensuring equal employment, education opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or ex-offender status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.

All applicants are subject to a criminal, employment, and educational background check.

Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the College at http://www.alfredstate.edu/university-police/annual-security-and-fire-safety-report. Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the SUNY Alfred State College University Police Department at 607-587-3999.

Application Instructions: All applicants must upload a cover letter and resume.





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