Assistant to the Chair | Department of Accounting Handbook – College of Business Administration | Kent State University

Assistant to the Chair

An Assistant Department Chairperson may be appointed by the Department Chairperson after consultation with the FAC and the Dean. The Assistant Chairperson should hold a tenured or tenure-track accounting faculty position at the time of appointment. The length of the appointment should not exceed the end of the term of the Chairperson. Reappointment as Assistant Chairperson is possible after consultation with the FAC and the approval of the Dean.

The normal responsibilities of the Assistant Chairperson will be specified prior to appointment or reappointment. Significant changes in these normal responsibilities should be made only after consultation with the FAC. The workload equivalent of the administrative responsibilities of the Assistant Chairperson will be set prior to appointment or reappointment, or when significant changes in normal responsibilities are made. Administrative Assistant may be appointed by the Department Chairperson after consultation with the FAC and approval of the Dean. The Administrative Assistant may hold a non-tenure-track term appointment to the faculty or an administrative position approved through appropriate University processes. Reappointment to this position will be determined in accord with University policies and procedures for type of position held. The normal responsibilities of the Administrative Assistant will be established prior to appointment or reappointment; significant changes in normal responsibilities should be made only after consultation with the FAC.