Assistant Professor of Child and Family Development

Job Number: 
806
Location: 
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology
Department: 
Office of Academic Affairs

The Assistant Professor of Child and Family Development is a full-time, ten month, tenure-track position in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology.

Responsibilities: 

• Teach professional level undergraduate level courses
• Advise undergraduate students
• Coordinate and supervise student field experiences
• Coordinate on-going curriculum development activities to include web-based courses to accommodate traditional and nontraditional students
• Develop, and maintain positive community relations with relevant child and family agencies; child and family development centers and other community outreach organizations
• Develop personal and undergraduate research, particularly as it relates to child development
• Serve on departmental committees
• Seek external funds to support program activities and student scholarships
• Provide oversight and supervision of the Child Development Lab
• Integrate technology in the classroom and committed to alternative methods of program delivery to accommodate nontraditional students
• Participate in the continuous assessment, of student learning outcomes
• Provide service to the university and professional organizations
• Assist students in acquiring Internships
• Actively participate in recruitment of students
• Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

Minimum:
• Master’s degree in child development, family studies, or human development
• Teaching experience (two years) in child development, family studies, human development and/or early childhood education
• Experience in online teaching instruction
• Experience in early learning care & supervising a child development lab and writing accreditation/self-study reports
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office
• Excellent analytical, oral, and written communication skills
Preferred:
• PhD in child development, family studies, or human development
• Demonstrated success in research and scholarly activities

Interested persons should submit an FVSU employment application, cover letter, resume, official transcript(s), three (3) professional reference letters and a background investigation consent form to:
Office of Human Resources
Fort Valley State University
1005 State University Drive
Fort Valley, GA 31030-4313

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