The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at North Carolina A&T State University seeks an energetic and innovative chairperson for the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, who possesses a distinguished record of scholarly and professional accomplishments, appreciates the integration of learning, discovery and engagement, and has significant administrative experience. The Chair responsibilities are conducted over a 12-month appointment period. Candidates are expected to exhibit a strong commitment to scholarship and excellence and an open and collegial style of communication. The responsibilities of the Chair include: administration of instructional programs, budgetary management, faculty development, instruction, academic advising, departmental assessment, departmental accreditation oversight, etc. The normal teaching load for departmental chairpersons is six credit hours per semester. Service to the College, University and community are expected. As the academic leader and chief administrative officer of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, the Chair reports directly to the Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.