Chair, Department of English, Howard University

The Department of English seeks a dynamic, energetic leader with the ability to effectively engage faculty, staff, students, and external constituencies in a collegial and collaborative manner. The Chair manages a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and is responsible for faculty and staff recruiting, development, retention, resource attainment, financial management, and stakeholder relationship management. In partnership with the senior administration, the successful candidate will be expected to embrace and contribute to the mission of the University and demonstrate an understanding of the special and historic mission of HBCUs in general and Howard University in particular. At this critical juncture in our history, the Chair will have tremendous opportunities to help chart a bold vision for the future of the Department and its relation to the humanities. Completed applications (as outlined in attached ad) should be addressed to the Chair of the search committee: Dr. Mbye Cham at:  

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