Director, Communications Skills and Arts Division (CSA) | Kent State University

Director, Communications Skills and Arts Division (CSA)

This is a 9-month faculty position within the Department of Pan-African Studies which may be held by either a TT or an NTT faculty member. The Director should have a thorough understanding of linguistic and grammatical principles, as he/she oversees programs related to communication skills and arts. A permanent member of the English Department Writing Program Committee, the Director will have a joint appointment in Pan-African Studies and English. S/he is responsible for the selection and supervision of all faculty members who teach in the Department’s College Writing Program and those who work in the Department’s Help Center/Computer lab.  Working in consultation with the faculty, the Director advises DPAS/Writing Program faculty on the direction and content of the DPAS/College Writing classes. He/she may also oversee student publications, assist with the editing of Department materials as needed and oversees the DPAS scholarships for majors and minors as well as the Kim Todd-White Scholarship. The Director reports at regular Unit meetings and submits an annual report. The Director receives up to 12 credit hours teaching release per academic year unless there are dire and/or extenuating circumstances or with permission from the Dean.