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Department Chairs oversee the operation of academic units in a university. Common job duties listed on a Department Chair resume sample are developing strategic plans, supporting university mission, articulating the department’s goals, and promoting university programs inside the institution and outside. Those interested in a Department Chair position should mention the following skills in their resumes: leadership, networking, familiarity with academic environments, strong communication and interpersonal skills, and computer competences. Most Department Chairs hold a doctoral degree and are trained in a variety of fields.

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Science Teacher/department Chair

Provided instructional leadership

  • Enhanced science curriculum alignment with standards, developed and implemented common
  • Manage the department in a manner that promoted positive and productive relationships between colleagues, students, parents and community.
  • Demonstrated a willingness to examine and implement change necessary to produce efficient and effective systems and increase student achievement.
  • Increased student's proficiency in science by 10% on the 8th grade state science assessment
  • Followed board policies and administrative rules and regulations.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
MA
Education
MA
Medical
2

DEPARTMENT Chair/director - CONSTRUCTION TRADES ELECTRICAL PROGRAM

  • Instrumental in conducting advisements and counseling for all students in the education department on a 30 day interval.
  • Built a team of 10 instructors, delivering all training and professional development efforts in the education department
  • Implemented and installed budget regulations, and conducted regular inventory flow analysis at a 100% pass rating
  • Developed and installed retention tools and systems, delivering outcomes of 90% retentions ratings and 85% attrition metrics.
  • Excellent knowledge of managing Campus Vue, managing reports, and contact manager.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
MS
Psychology
3

Teacher/volleyball Coach/department Chair

Developed and implemented innovative lesson plans weekly in order to engage and effectively teach students in the content area of algebra 1 and geometry.

  • Participated in Equity and Access training and implemented it in my classroom.
  • Collaborated with other colleagues for effective instruction strategies.
  • Maintained professional relationships with students, parents and staff.
  • Developed and conducted formative and summative assessments and applied findings to subsequent lesson planning.
  • Utilized LAUSD ISIS system.
  • Implemented successful classroom management strategies.
  • Promoted collaborative learning environment that is student centered.
  • Set high standards for all students.
  • Managed, advised and planned events for the Class of 2014 (including college fairs, prom and graduation)
  • Coach of Junior Varsity and Varsity boys' volleyball teams.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Teaching
4

Teacher/department Chair

  • Led small-group reading instruction for K-5 grade students using virtual Blackboard platform.
  • Assessed student learning through live session work and Dibels & Progress Monitoring.
  • Analyzed reading data for school, established small groups & reported data to administration on a quarterly basis. Submitted analysis reports for Central Region.
  • Completed Dibels Mentor training to be able to utilize data more effectively.
  • Conducted teacher & learning coach training sessions & established resources for both.
  • Department Chair & MTSS coordinator for K-5 Staff.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Education
MS
Education
5

Department Chair/instructor - Business Management and Accounting Program

  • Supervise, monitor, and evaluate Instructors to ensure that the students of [company name] receive the highest quality customer service in pursuit of their career goals.
  • Teach all courses within the program which include Accounting Fundamentals, Quick Books, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, Business Finance, Business Communications, and Federal Taxation.
  • Successfully guided, motivated, and counseled students in all areas of their academic careers.
  • Commended for consistently achieving superior evaluation on my yearly reviews.
  • Mentored students in the Academic Assistance Program
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
MA
Taxation
6

Spanish Teacher/department Chair

  • Instructed Spanish levels II, III, IV, AP Spanish Language and Culture, and AP Spanish Literature and Culture
  • Created curriculums focused on Common Core State Standard
  • Generated lesson plans according to the curriculum.
  • Assessed students by utilizing diverse approaches and techniques.
  • Modified lessons plans to accommodate the needs of handicapped students.
  • Enforced a strong learning environment to further foster students' education.
  • Utilized a wide range of authentic resources to incorporate culture into the lesson plans
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Teaching Of Spanish
MA
Literacy
7

Upper School World Language Department Chair

  • Screen candidates, coordinate and lead interviews for applicants to the Upper School World Language Department creating a balanced and diverse department.
  • Foster a professional and collegial climate within department of seven members and three languages.
  • Consistently examine curriculum with 9th-12th team to set goals and ensure shared practices within and across languages.
  • Consult and coordinate with 1st-12th World Language teachers and Academic Deans to align curriculum and maintain shared pedagogical vision and practices.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Spanish
MA
Teaching A Second Language
8

Spanish 1ab, 2ab Teacher, World Languages Department Chair

  • Taught Spanish 1AB and 2AB high school level courses to middle school students
  • Planned educational field trips both domestically and internationally
  • Participated in monthly World Language Resource Teacher meetings with Montgomery
  • Held parent teacher conferences
  • Served as the school’s Building Representative for the Montgomery County Education
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Spanish
MA
Human Development And Quantitative Methodology
9

Counselor and Department Chair

  • Provided supportive counseling services to assist students, staff and parents
  • Counseled a caseload of approximately 300 students to help them overcome personal, social or behavioral problems affecting their success
  • Provided crisis intervention
  • As department chair, collaborated closely with counseling and administrative staff to develop a comprehensive guidance and counseling program; served as a liaison with administrators and other department heads, and on the site-based decision making team
  • Worked with interdisciplinary team to recommend appropriate interventions to meet individual student needs
  • Assisted students with personal, educational, and career goals via individual and group activities; taught students how to use online resources including Naviance and College-In-Colorado websites
  • Managed logistics for special events such as national tests for large groups of students, parent information nights, student registration presentations, 8th grade transition night, financial aid nights, and college and career planning workshops
  • Supervised and proctored national tests
  • Developed curriculum and handouts, and taught classroom presentations on a variety of topics
  • Forged community connections and made referrals to outside agencies as needed
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
21
years
at this job
BA
Social Work
MA
Counseling And Career Development
10

Department Chair

School of Electronics / Instructor

  • Manage a department of 8 professors and 300+ students
  • Run curriculum advisory committee for electronics
  • Manage updates to curriculum to ensure material is up to date
  • Handle student and staff complaints through mentoring
  • Control attrition for the electronics Associates and Bachelors programs
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
AAS
Electronics Engineering Technology
BA
Electronics Engineering Technology
MA
Education

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