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Program Director, Doctor of Computer Science

Job Summary

The Department of Computer Science at Judson University seeks a Program Director for the Doctor of Computer Science program. This position is a full-time, professional track faculty position with split teaching load and program administration. The ideal candidate will have a doctorate in Computer Science or related field with experience leading academic programs in higher education.

Primary Responsibilities

In relation to Division Chair duties, candidate is responsible for:

  • Maintain the currency of program content and learning resources, which includes new course development
  • Recruit, Orient, Develop, and Evaluate full and part-time faculty
  • Respond to program-related faculty concerns
  • Work with Program Manager to ensure faculty/adjunct contracts are timely and correct
  • Facilitate program orientation for new students
  • Advise/refer students as appropriate
  • Remain professionally active, keeping pace with current teaching, and learning theories and developments in the Program field
  • Participate in appropriate institutional meetings
  • Participate on committees which are assigned
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Teach within program as agreed upon with Associate Provost for Curriculum
  • Hold an earned doctorate in Computer Science, Higher Ed., or related field
  • Demonstration of knowledge and experience in the program being managed
  • Experience teaching at the university level in the field covered by the Program
  • A minimum of three to five years working with administrative matters in an educational environment.
  • Commitment to Christ-centered Christian higher education
  • Commitment to the Mission, Educational Goals, and Community Standards of the University
  • Support Christian liberal arts education, with the ability to integrate faith in the discipline in an engaging and compelling manner
  • Collaborative skills to work with colleagues in the Division and throughout the University
  • Ability to promote the Program and represent Judson University to various stakeholders, both within and outside the University, and to work collegially with them

Rank and salary based on qualifications, education, and work experience.

Contact Information

Applicants must provide a complete application packet including:

  • Letter of application
  • Faculty application
  • Curriculum vitae, and
  • Unofficial transcripts of both undergraduate and graduate work (official transcripts will be required upon hiring) and

Please submit all application materials to: Ms. Christina Watson, Executive Assistant to the Provost, at


The position will remain open until filled. The appointment will begin August 1, 2020.

About Judson University

Judson University is a Christian institution representing the Church at work in higher education. Its campus is located along the picturesque Fox River in the city of Elgin just 45 miles northwest of Chicago, Judson is home to over 1,200 students from 36 states and 26 countries. We offer more than 50 undergraduate majors, minors, and pre-professional programs; 7 master’s degrees and two doctoral programs..

Judson University has an established policy of equal academic and employment opportunity. This policy is applied to all qualified students, employees, and applicants for admission or employment, in all University programs and activities, without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or military or veteran status.

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