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Department Head, Engineering Technologies

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107
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OSU – Oklahoma City, located in the heart of Oklahoma City, is looking for a Department Head, Engineering Technologies. 



Job Summary:


Will be the first-line administrator of the department.  Responsible for all issues related to the Engineering Technologies Department, such as curriculum, budget, personnel, class schedules, and student rights and responsibilities.  The department head must actively recruit and mentor engineering/power industry majors, serve on faculty committees, and perform other duties as assigned.


Rate of Pay:  Commensurate


Essential Job Functions:

1. Supervise professional full-time faculty and staff within the Engineering Technologies Department.

2. Provide advisement and services as needed in the collaborative efforts between the department and the OSU-OKC Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Division.  

3. Teaching load of 12 credit hours per semester with a 3 credit hour release time for department head duties (Fall & Spring).  There is no teaching assignment required during the Summer semester.

4. Participate in any grant related activities of your department or the Division.

5. Supervise the development/distribution of department publications.

6. Coordinate development of an appropriate and efficient class schedule each semester.

7. Coordinate with transfer institutions in the articulation of courses and/or degree programs.

8. Remain current with theory and practice in engineering, coordinate and monitor professional growth activities for faculty.

9. Develop a proposed budget for submission to the Division Head of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and recommend all budget expenditures to the Division Head.

10. Coordinate the recruitment, selection, and recommendation of adjunct faculty and actively participate in the selection of fulltime faculty.

11. Develop and monitor faculty teaching loads.

12. Evaluate faculty.

13. Supervise textbook selection.

14. Supervise implementation of the Student Success Model for retention.

15. Supervise implementation of assessment model.

16. Participate in an active advisory board for degree programs.

17. Establish and maintain effective cooperation and coordination with all other divisions, departments, and support units on campus.

18. Assist the continuing education department, giving ideas regarding engineering courses, workshops, and/or programs.

19. Participate in professional organizations.

20. Performs maintenance, inventory, and a current replacement plan for electronics equipment.

21. Effectively perform other assigned duties, as needed.

The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.  



Master's degree in Engineering or related discipline


Work Experience:

Must be qualified to teach and provide leadership in electronic engineering technology degree program; one year of college-level teaching experience; previous experience in teaching.  Minimum of one year of successful administrative experience preferred.


Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:

Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing with clear, grammatically correct English and prepare complex reports on deadline

Requires interaction with supervisors, colleagues, students, alumni, advisory committee members, and the public, using tact, discretion, and independent judgment.

Must be demonstrably proficient in Microsoft Office (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel), as well as e-mail and Internet.

Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior.

Working Conditions:

Indoor work environment (classroom and lab setting)

Exposure to low voltage


Physical Requirements:

Requires ability and adequate dexterity to operate tools and equipment required for job


The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Apply online at For further assistance or information, call 945-3206.


Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Oklahoma State University campuses are tobacco and vapor-free.

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.



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