Department Chair Resume Samples

The Department Chair will take the responsibility of overseeing the academic unit operations and functions in a University. Common work duties listed on the Department Chair Resume include the following – developing robust plans, articulating the goals and objectives of the department, supporting the mission of the University, promoting programs within and outside the campus, serving as a mentor to the faculty and colleagues; shaping the curriculum, informing the department of perspectives and actions, aiding in curriculum development, and facilitating open communication with UG and graduate students about department programs.

Those interested in this field should mention the following skills on their resumes – familiarity with the academic environment, knowledge of hiring, advocacy, and staff recruitment; proficiency with course scheduling; and in-depth knowledge of departmental administration. Most of the successful resumes mention a Doctoral degree and training in a variety of fields.

Department Chair Resume example

Department Chair Resume

Summary : Obtain a position where education, travel experience, and technology experience will be an asset.

Skills : Communication Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Managed full- and part-time music faculty, budget, and personnel, including instructional and travel budgets.
    2. Provided leadership in the department, including achieving accreditation with the National Association of Schools of Music.
    3. Oversaw the development and execution of short- and long-term goals for the department; helped develop programs for the region.
    4. Produced unique scholarly publications and presentations in relationship to piano pedagogy, music education, and music technology.
    5. Presented sessions at local, national, and international conferences, as well as published scholarly articles inappropriate music publications.
    6. Helped to organize colloquiums by inviting various guest speakers.
    7. Worked with a member committee to arranged the department symposium.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Education


Department Chair I Resume

Objective : Proven ability in problem solving, people management, and motivation. A self-starter, who is able to maximize time and efficiently work under pressure.

Skills : Communication Skills, Inter Personal Skills.

Description :

    1. Promoted Bachelor programs to graduates of networking degree programs.
    2. Managed programs and instructional staff within two schools of study.
    3. Ensured proper instruction and delivery of curricula.
    4. Coached instructors to improve classroom performance and student engagement.
    5. Promoted volunteer and internship opportunities for technology students.
    6. Responsible to the Chair of the Division of Behavioral, Natural and Social Sciences.
    7. Identified students not meeting mastery on targeted objectives.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
M.B.A


Department Chair III Resume

Summary : Collaborated with supervisors in portfolio assessments, curriculum development and conflict resolution. Extensive background in student assessments, teaching strategies.

Skills : Management, Conflict Resolution, Team Leadership, Budgeting.

Description :

    1. Expanded the number of Advanced Placement college-level courses offered by the Social Studies Department.
    2. Advocated for the Department to offer Advanced Placement Comparative Politics to compliment the stand-alone.
    3. Increased both the pass rate and the number of students registering for Advanced Placement college-level courses.
    4. Increased the number of students registering for Advanced Placement courses.
    5. Substantially increased the pass rate in Government and Economics courses.
    6. Worked with department members in developing, implementing, and evaluating long-range plans for the department.
    7. Instrumental in initiated a teacher evaluated system that was accepted by the Department.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Doctoral In Education

Sr. Department Chair Resume

Summary : Dedicated educator with experience combining; analytical, practical and interpersonal skills in delivering and managing instruction in Career.

Skills : Educator, Editing, Writing, Reporting, Research.

Description :

    1. Incorporated blended learning model; trained and encouraged peers to use Open Educational Resouces to improve student retention.
    2. Promoted instructional practices- resulting in increased student participation and parent involvement.
    3. Wrote data analysis section for campus; devised system to track school-wide data trends.
    4. Implemented intervention strategies resulting in students moving to mastery levels within one semester.
    5. Collaborated with a select team to identify instructional strategies to address deficiencies per tested skill.
    6. Selected as a district and regional presenter for my ability to curate information to peers, administrators, and stakeholders.
    7. Created a highly effective mentoring program targeting students of poverty, ELL, and Special Needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Teaching

Department Chair/Representative Resume

Summary : Obtain a position where education, travel experience, and technology experience will be an asset.

Skills : Analytical Skills, Resource Allocation.

Description :

    1. Managed full- and part-time music faculty, budget, and personnel, including instructional and travel budgets.
    2. Provided leadership in the department, including achieving accreditation with the National Association of Schools of Music for the first time in the institution's history.
    3. Oversaw the development and execution of short- and long-term goals for the department; helped develop programs for the region.
    4. Delivered instructional content via classroom, online, and combined methods using eLearning and traditional delivery methods.
    5. Trained faculty on technology, including Learning Management Systems (LMS) Blackboard, Sakai, and Canvas.
    6. Produced unique scholarly publications and presentations in relationship to piano pedagogy, music education, and music technology.
    7. Presented sessions at local, national, and international conferences, as well as published scholarly articles inappropriate music publications.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Education

Department Chair/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : Obtain a position as a corporate trainer or leader in a business setting utilizing background in education and expanding leadership potential.

Skills : Effective communication skills, Project Management.

Description :

    1. Supported instruction and conducted evaluations for the department.
    2. Developed a competitive reading program (AMP's) recognized by the school system.
    3. Installed a school-wide bulletin board announcement system.
    4. Provided care to Pediatric patients Short term assignment due to need in the clinic.
    5. Additional administrative duties associated with the department.
    6. Hired faculty and adjuncts as well as conducted evaluations and reviewing student survey data regarding all department faculty.
    7. Coordinated and monitored curriculum development activities.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
M.S

Department Chair/Technician Resume

Summary : Experienced delivering superior results in management, training, customer service, and written and oral communication.

Skills : Training, Computer Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the management and course assignments of faculty and adjunct faculty within the department.
    2. Performed in an ethical manner consistent with the University's mission, vision, and cultural values.
    3. Hired, supervised, mentored, evaluated, and trained full-time and adjunct faculty within the department.
    4. Served as one of six department chairs on an administrative team responsible for faculty professional development, faculty supervision.
    5. Updated curriculum and class plans to address the advisory board and accreditation recommendations.
    6. Trained faculty in various software and teaching techniques.
    7. Created retention programs. Develop assessment practices and track grading trends.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Adult Education

Lead Department Chair Resume

Summary : Verifiable record of instituting cost savings and containment techniques, implementation of quality improvement strategies, program and revenue expansion.

Skills : Legal and Academic Writing, Mediation, Facilitation.

Description :

    1. Increased scholarship budget from annually.
    2. Conducted a Needs Assessment on Persons Who Exchange Sex for Drugs or Money and a subsequent model intervention/prevention program implementation.
    3. Initiated the CSWE accreditation process for the program through Candidacy and Site Visit Planning status.
    4. Re-designed existing Social Work curriculum to comply with CSWE and best practices standards.
    5. Served on numerous administrative workgroups and taught Intro to Social Work, Social Work with Communities.
    6. Researched and Programmed Evaluation, and Social Work Policy.
    7. Consulted business full time when the Academic Dean died in prior financial arrangements were nullified.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
J.D. In Law

Associate Department Chair Resume

Summary : Accomplished career demonstrating consistent success as an Administrator and Teacher at the secondary and higher education levels. Outstanding track record of student success.

Skills : Technical Skills, Management, Critical Thinking.

Description :

    1. Elected liaison conveying the concerns and desires of the faculty.
    2. Maintained licensure for all faculty members and managed health insurance and retirement plans.
    3. Mentored the new faculty in pedagogy and practice, oriented them in policies, programs, and procedures.
    4. Trained new employees regarding computer programs and grading modules.
    5. Created and facilitated an honor system for Raleigh Charter and sponsored the Honor Committee.
    6. Created, developed, and implemented an innovative curriculum in Algebra II.
    7. Advanced Functions and Modeling, and Pre-Calculus with an emphasis on active, social, and creative lessons.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Asst. Department Chair Resume

Objective : Educationally related position towards assisting adult students find productive career paths and educational options that will improve their quality of life.

Skills : Learning Management Systems, Project Management, Banking.

Description :

    1. Monitored and managed students' attendance, academic progress, and provide academic advising to students.
    2. Managed and mentored faculty (direct reports) to ensure that they are following standards of practice [SOP].
    3. Trained faculty and provided faculty development. Actively engaged in campus events and activities.
    4. Attended management and faculty meetings on a regular basis.
    5. Contacted students via phone or email to discuss absenteeism, current academic status and/or solutions if required.
    6. Conducted interviews with students who want to pursue an education in criminal justice, psychology, human services, and paralegal.
    7. Conducted at-risk meetings with students who are on probation or final probation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Psychology

Department Chair Resume

Summary : Dedicated Special Education Teacher focused on building each student's strength and confidence, as well as giving students firm guidelines, regularity and dependability to foster their social and academic growth.

Skills : Risk Management, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Supervised instruction for the Comprehensive Emotional Disabilities Services program.
    2. Served as principal's designee, department chair, and crisis resource teacher.
    3. Supported assistant principal, clinical staff, and teachers.
    4. Scheduled and administered the IEP process for all students eligible for special education services.
    5. Developed and implemented behavior management and crisis intervention techniques and plans.
    6. Collaborated with teachers and support staff regarding behavioral and/or social/emotional problems impacting student performance.
    7. Incorporated disciplinary actions and practices into the school program.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts