National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP)

Purdue Global Academic Department Chair: Nutrition, Health & Wellness (remote)

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Purdue Global
Remote, United States (remote)
28 days ago


Our Opportunity:

The Department Chair supervises full- and part-time faculty in teaching their courses, being responsive to students, remaining current in their respective discipline and ensuring their involvement in providing course feedback and participation in professional development activities. The Department Chair is also expected to ensure the currency, relevance, and appropriateness of the curriculum as a whole and work with course leaders and the Assistant Dean of Curriculum in the development and maintenance of courses within the assigned program.

What to expect in this role:

  • Directly supervise full and part-time faculty including interviewing, hiring, and training; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Partner with the Scheduling Manager and/or Assistant Chair (if applicable) with the scheduling of classes and/or assignment of full time faculty and part time adjunct.
  • Review faculty performance to ensure maintenance of the classroom standards.
  • Take a lead role in assigned course curriculum oversight in conjunction with course leaders and the Assistant Dean of Curriculum.
  • Make recommendations to the Associate Dean as appropriate related to hiring, evaluation, and retention of faculty in assigned courses. Metrics include percentage of faculty with terminal degrees, student end of term survey results and GPA distribution in sections and courses.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the University as a whole. Assessment will include positive working relationships with peers and external departments.
  • Participate in student retention activities and provide a beginning point of contact for faculty with student escalation issues.
  • Provide a meaningful learning experience for each student in every course.
  • Perform other administrative and job-related duties as assigned. 

What we’re looking for:

  • Doctoral degree in Nutrition/Nutritional Sciences OR Doctoral degree in Health and Wellness related field with a Master's degree in nutrition/nutritional sciences.                        
  • Minimum three years’ experience in post-secondary education (experience with online instruction is a plus).
  • Three years of professional experience in a managerial/supervisory role in a health or academic setting preferred.
  • Exceptional computer skills using Microsoft Office applications, Google, and Zoom or similar meeting technology.
  • Must be forward-thinking and self-directed, with the ability to lead faculty and project teams. Creativity in multiple and diverse arenas is a plus.
  • Exhibits high energy and is able to communicate effectively across multiple levels in a diverse organization.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and time-management skills, and ability to work independently in a virtual environment with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule. 

Additional Information:

  • The target salary for this position is $77,000-80,000
  • Learn more about our benefits:
  • Purdue University Global will not sponsor employment authorization for this position.   
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position. 
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime) 
  • Purdue Global is proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Our goal is to recruit and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We celebrate the diversity of thought, backgrounds, and skills necessary to support an inclusive environment. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. All individuals are encouraged to apply.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 68331824
  • Workplace Type: Remote
  • Location:
    Remote, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Purdue Global
  • Position Title: Purdue Global Academic Department Chair: Nutrition, Health & Wellness (remote)
  • Job Function: Admin
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Salary: $77,000.00 - $80,000.00 (Yearly Salary)
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