President of Clark Atlanta University (Job Announcement) #jobs #hbcu #hbcujobs

President of Clark Atlanta University

Institution: Clark Atlanta University
Location: Atlanta, GA
Category:
  • Executive – Presidents and Chancellors
Posted: 10/17/2014
Type: Full Time

The Clark Atlanta University Board of Trustees and Presidential Search Committee seek its fourth president and invites expressions of interest and applications for the presidency of the only private, independent, graduate research institution in the HBCU community. Formed in 1988 as a result of the consolidation of two independent black institutions–Atlanta University (1865) and Clark College (1869), Clark Atlanta is a regionally accredited, highly rated residential, coeducational, United Methodist Church-related, comprehensive research university. The university campus has 39 academic, administrative, and student support buildings located on 126 acres of land about 1.5 miles from the heart of Metro Atlanta. CAU is one of the five member institutions of the Atlanta University Center (AUC) Consortium, the only Historically Black Consortium of private colleges and universities in the nation.

The university, one of the largest of the 37 member UNCF colleges, offers undergraduate, graduate and professional, and nondegree certificate programs in 38 major areas of study through four academic schools: Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Social Work. The highest enrolled undergraduate fields are: Biology, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Mass Media Arts, and Psychology. CAU facilitates outstanding interdisciplinary and collaborative research initiatives and sponsored programs between the university and national and federal laboratories, other universities, and industry, including small and medium high-tech companies as well as houses world renowned Centers of Excellence in Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development and Functional Nanoscale Materials.

There are 173 full-time faculty members with 79% holding a terminal degree. The student-faculty ratio is 14:1 for an enrollment of 3,458 (2,629 Undergraduate; 829 Graduate) students. The student body is comprised of 74% female and 26% male; 46% in-state, 52% out-of-state, 2% international from 15 foreign countries; and almost 2,500 residential students.

In student life, the campus has 60 chartered student organizations including fraternities and sororities. Eleven intercollegiate athletic men’s and women’s teams compete in the NCAA Division II, Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Total cost to attend per year is $34,599 and approximately $60 million dollars of endowment support financial aid and operations.

The next president will be guided by the University’s focus on becoming a dynamic 21st century research university of choice for a diverse student body that will, as graduates, help improve the quality of life in our global society.

The Board seeks a distinguished, energetic and transformative leader who can accelerate the growing reputation and success of the university. Candidates for the position will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Fundraising Experience
  • Distinguished and Appropriate Credentials
  • Relevant Experience in Higher Education
  • Superb Communication Skills
  • Strong Community Service, and
  • Leadership Abilities Demonstrated at the Education, Local, State, National, International, and Business Levels

The search committee will begin review of applications in mid-November, 2014, and will continue its work until an appointment of a new president is made in early February, 2015. Applicants should submit a letter of interest that addresses CAU’s mission and strategic initiatives, curriculum vitae, and five references with email and phone numbers (references will not be contacted without expressed permission of the candidate). Please submit applications to Joe W. Laymon, Chairman of the Search Committee at CAUPresident@agbsearch.com.

Drs. John Garland and James Davis, Consultants with AGB Search, Inc. are assisting the search. You may direct inquiries and questions tojwg@agbsearch.com or jdavis@agbsearch.com, phone numbers 937-416-5819 or 540-539-9415. For a copy of the profile and additional information, please consult www.cau.edu or www.agbsearch.com.

Clark Atlanta University is an equal opportunity institution.

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Application Information

Contact: Clark Atlanta University
Email Address: CAUPresident@agbsearch.com

Data Integrity Specialist (Job Announcement) Clark Atlanta #job #hbcu #hbcujobs

Data Integrity Specialist

General Function (Description):
The position of Data Integrity Specialist is funded 100% by Title III. The Data Integrity Specialist is responsible for the integrity and accuracy of donor records in the donor database or a similar client management database system (Banner, Raiser’s Edge, e.g.). The incumbent will also enter a wide range of fundraising, demographic and biographic data into the database. The position will perform research, analysis, interpretation, and documentation in support of the constituent records. He/she works within the guidelines, policies and mission of the organization.
Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist in implementing the Title III approved plan.
  • Enter fundraising, demographic and biographic data
  • Maintain database consistency through training and strict adherence to database standards
  • Create simple data lists as needed
  • Create simple giving reports and constituent profiles as requested
  • Update addresses and phones within BANNER as they become available, and create monthly reports detailing this process to ensure benchmarks are met
  • Create and maintain policy/procedures documents for Development Services, as well as participate in software implementations

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Effective oral and written skills, strong organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills, the ability to supervise and motivate volunteers and staff
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong computer skills including basic proficiency with Microsoft Office programs
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and technical skills
  • An understanding of the non-profit, voluntary and social services sector
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks and deadlines, and work cooperatively with specified constituents
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and to exhibit good judgment in making independent decisions concurrent with University policy
  • Effective oral and written skills, strong organizational skills and strong attention to detail

Minimum Hiring Standards:
Education – Bachelor’s degree preferred or combination of education and professional equivalent work experience.
Years of Experience At least one year of experience in a development office, including demonstrated database management/report querying experience, utilizing web-based applications and other development databases as well as experience in data mining.

Application Information

Postal Address: Office of Human Resources
Clark Atlanta University
223 James P. Brawley Dr., SW
Atlanta, GA 30314
Email Address: jobs@cau.edu

Administrative Assistant (Job Announcement) Clark Atlanta #job #hbcu #hbcujobs

Administrative Assistant

General Function (Description):
Provide general office services as outlined in job description, implement administrative systems, policies and procedures, monitor administrative projects, operate word and statistical processing software, and navigate social media platforms.

 

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Execute and implement policies and procedures related to the Social Work Clinical PhD Activity in the following: Policy and Procedures Handbook, WMYJSSW Policy Manuals, Clark Atlanta University Policy Manuals and Title III Policy Manuals.
  • Maintain detailed business and accounting records sufficient to permit the Program Coordinator and/or Title III Office to audit the work provided.
  • Develop procedures to systematically evaluate Program processes and outcomes, including the process for monitoring and evaluating the Program goals, as well as using the results of evaluation to improve Program services, and operations.
  • Gather blank copies of all Personnel Forms, instructions and due dates, related to the planning and implementation of the Social Work Clinical PhD Program
  • Collect completed Personnel Forms from all Program employees and submit to the Program Director for signature no later than the close of the day before the Form is due.
  • Maintain a copy of all Forms and submit originals to the appropriate Office on or before the due date.
  • Order equipment, supplies, supplemental materials, meetings, and consultant travel, room and board
  • Implement inventory tracking and maintenance system for equipment, supplies, supplemental materials, meetings, and consultant travel, room and board
  • Provide general office services for Program consultants and manage consultants’ contractual agreements
  • Attend Title III Program, School, University, and Community meetings related to the planning and implementation of the Social Work Clinical PhD Program Proposal
  • Consult with CAU Library Liaison to compile comprehensive library holdings and/or electronic access and other informational and educational resources necessary for achieving Program mission and goals
  • Collaborate with Chairs and members of School Curriculum Committee, School Dean, University Curriculum Committee, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Academic Council and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools as preparation for submission and follow-up of the Social Work Clinical PhD Program Proposal
  • Implement system for tracking and reporting the status of the Social Work Clinical PhD Proposal from the School Curriculum Committee through the School Dean, University Curriculum Committee, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Academic Council through SACS
  • Provide occasional assistance outside the normal schedule to accommodate and support the office.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Effective oral and written skills, strong organizational skills, strong attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook with typing skills of at least 55 wpm
  • Experience with CMS database like Banner, Raiser’s Edge, etc.
  • Experience with social media platforms like Facebook, LinkedIn, Tweeter, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to work well with all levels of administration, faculty, staff and students
  • discreet handling of all confidential information
  • Ability to compose correspondence, reports and requests for Program Coordinator and consultants
  • Demonstrate self-motivation with the ability to work with little or no supervision, meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, provide recommendations and effectively communicate updates to others
  • Should be able to work outside the core office hours when needed

Minimum Hiring Standards:
Education B.A or B.S. degree in business administration, marketing, public relations and/or computer sciences
Years of Experience A minimum of three years program assistant experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Application Information

Postal Address: Office of Human Resources
Clark Atlanta University
223 James P. Brawley Dr., SW
Atlanta, GA 30314
Email Address: jobs@cau.edu

Assistant/Associate Professor Africana Women’s Studies (Faculty Announcement) Clark Atlanta #job #hbcu #hbcujobs

Assistant/Associate Professor Africana Women’s Studies

General Function (Description):
The Assistant or Associate Professor duties will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, advising for graduation requirements and thesis/dissertation advising, scholarly research and publication in peer-reviewed venues, and service duties to the department and campus.

 

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities: 

The Assistant or Associate Professor duties will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, advising for graduation requirements and thesis/dissertation advising, scholarly research and publication in peer-reviewed venues, and service duties to the department and campus. Courses will include Africana Women’s Studies core courses, but may also include cross-listed courses in African American Studies or History, as qualifications allow. Student advising from university and department handbooks to ensure timely student movement through program and guidance to produce quality academic scholarship. Developing publication record and national reputation for quality scholarship is central to the position, as Clark Atlanta University is a research institution. Service to departmental unit, School of Arts and Sciences, and other areas of campus are expected.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong conceptual grasp of historical and contemporary issues in the African Diaspora, particularly around women and development on the African continent and/or Caribbean
  • Successful university-level teaching and relevant professional experience in Black women’s studies, Black studies, or gendered disciplinary lens; record of serving university communities to enhance undergraduate and graduate student preparation for the rigors of all areas of higher education; and commitment to community development at local and national levels desired
  • Knowledge and experience with scholarly research, academic publishing, and graduate teaching required; experience mentoring students for national/international scholarly success necessary, especially in academic professional development, job search training, and applied research
  • Ability to work professionally with colleagues and experience advising graduate student theses and dissertation in a variety of areas required; connection to national professional organizations and international research experience preferred; a history of cross-campus and administrative service necessary and grant writing experience desirable.

Minimum Hiring Standards:
Education – Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Women’s Studies, African American Studies, or appropriate discipline, earning at least 18 graduate credits in a women’s studies related research area.
Years of Experience At least three to five years of teaching at the university level (not including graduate teaching assistantships) and scholarly publication record are required.
Years of Management/Supervisor Experience Administrative experience desirable.

Application Information

Postal Address: Office of Human Resources
Clark Atlanta University
223 James P. Brawley Dr., SW
Atlanta, GA 30314
Email Address: jobs@cau.edu

Director of Athletics (Job Announcement) Clark Atlanta #job #hbcu #hbcujobs

CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY
Job Description Position Title: Director of Athletics
Department: Athletics
Reports To: Vice President of Student Affairs

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All duties listed are essential functions for the position. It is understood that other related duties may be assigned.

General Function (Description):

The Athletic Director of Clark Atlanta University will provide leadership and direction for all competitive intercollegiate sports programs. Current intercollegiate sports include Football, Baseball, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Men’s and Women’s Cross-Country, Men’s and Women’s Track and Field, Women’s Tennis, Volleyball, and Softball. The Athletic Director is responsible for maintaining an athletic program that stresses the student-athlete concept. The Athletic Director is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by Clark-Atlanta University, the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC), and the NCAA.

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative direction and oversight for all athletic programs and activities.
  • Supervise full and part-time athletics staff.
  • Monitor equality of opportunity in Men’s and Women’s athletics.
  • Collaborate on the preparation of press releases and the arrangement of media coverage for athletic events.
  • Attend team practice sessions and games and provide in-person support for the coaching staff and student athletes.
  • Conduct and present an annual evaluation of each head coach.
  • Recruit Student athletes in coordination with the Admissions Office and develop alumni athletic events, community relationships and fundraising opportunities.
  • Generate revenue through programs.
  • Coordinate the development of long-term strategies and facilities plans.
  • Provide leadership for marketing the athletic programs among students, faculty, staff alumni and the community
  • Provide and maintain athletic departmental budget and oversight of team budgets.
  • Maintain official departmental files, records and prepare reports.
  • Coordinate search committees for selection of new coaches.
  • Meet with head coaches on a regular basis and provide support for the professional development of the coaching staff members.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge in sports administration, marketing, promotion and fundraising.
  • Demonstrate a complete knowledge and understanding of athletic procedures and compliance guidelines of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, National Collegiate Athletic Association and the institution.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills and ability to respond to the general public concerning the total athletic program.
  • Demonstrate excellent judgment and strong decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrate and exhibit high standards of moral and ethical conduct.
  • Demonstrate fair and impartial treatment of staff, student-athletes and recognize the dignity of each person.

Minimum Hiring Standards:
Education
Bachelor’s Degree Required.
Master’s Degree in Physical Education, Administration or related field.
Doctorate in Sports Administration preferred.

Years of Experience
5-10 years collegiate experience in Division II Athletics, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
A strong commitment to the Student-Athlete concept and a working knowledge of the NCAA rules and regulations is required.

Years of Management/Supervisor Experience
10 years of Supervisory experience preferred.

Clark Atlanta University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Application Information:

Postal Address: Office of Human Resources
Clark Atlanta University
223 James P. Brawley Dr., SW
Atlanta, GA 30314
Email Address: jobs@cau.edu

University Registrar (Job Announcement) Clark Atlanta University #hbcu #jobs #hbcujobs

UNIVERSITY REGISTRAR, CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY, ATLANTA, GA

The University Registrar is responsible for overseeing the academic records of the institution and monitoring academic policies, procedures, and the undergraduate and graduate curriculum. The Registrar directs all facets of the operations of the Office of the University Registrar including but not limited to student registration and records, class schedules, instructional space assignments, graduation clearance, and other related matters. The University Registrar also plans and develops strategies for the maintenance, operation, and upgrading of the academic information infrastructure. The University Registrar trains and supervises a team of professionals, who provide excellent service to all University stakeholders. (The complete job description can be found on the CAU web page at www.cau.edu; under the Employment link.)

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline is required (Master’s degree is preferred) as well as three or more years of experience as a Registrar or an Associate Registrar and a minimum of three years of supervisory experience. The successful candidate will also have high integrity with strong organizational and leadership skills; experience with academic enterprise resource planning and management systems (Ellucian Banner or Colleague preferred), including knowledge of web-based registration, grade entry, and degree audits (e.g., Ellucian DegreeWorks); experience with class scheduling software (e.g., Ad Astra at http://www.aais.com/) and document imaging systems; excellent analytical and quantitative skills, with the demonstrated ability to manage complex administrative databases, are essential; a thorough understanding of federal and college requirements regarding FERPA and other applicable laws and regulations; familiarity with VA-Once athttps://vaonce.vba.va.gov/ and GoArmyEd at https://www.goarmyed.com/; familiarity with Athletics Compliance Assistance Software (CAi); excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills; ability to listen, build relationships, develop consensus, influence and make appropriate recommendations and decisions with key stakeholders is essential; Spanish language proficiency and experience with international student populations; commitment to collaboration with faculty, staff, and University administrators; and a strategic perspective on student enrollment management.

Starting Date, Salary, and Rank: The position will be open until filled. The salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, duties and responsibilities.

Application Deadline and Procedure: Screening of applications will begin immediately. To apply submit the following as one package: a cover letter detailing how your qualifications are compatible with the requirements of the position, a resume, transcripts from highest degree, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references via email or regular mail to:

Postal Address: Search Committee, University Registrar
Office of Human Resources
Clark Atlanta University
223 James P. Brawley Dr., SW
Atlanta, GA 30314
Email Address: jobs@cau.edu