Dept Number/Name: 0-2105-000 Mechanical Engineering
Salary Plan: Administration
Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $46,000 to
Position Number: 00017758
Organizational Summary: The Mechanical Engineering
department has approximately 282 undergraduates and 76 graduate students. The Mechanical Engineering department has 15 tenured and
tenure-track faculty members. The annual research expenditure of the department based on external funding was over $2.7 million in
Position Summary: Work, lead, and support academic activities related to the planning, recruitment,
marketing and assessment functions of the undergraduate and graduate programs offered by Mechanical Engineering. The person will work
individually and as part of a team in aspects such as programmatic developments, assessments, marketing, course scheduling and revision,
inventory and organization of space allocation, and support to faculty and students of the department.
Supervise: The person in this position must supervise, train and evaluate the Academic Program Specialist that reports to the
position. Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate FWSP/ hourly student(s).
Accreditation Matters: As part of the
department’s ABET and SACS accreditiation activities, the person in this position performs in-depth analysis of student performance on the
Fundamentals of Engineering Exam and prepares a bi-annual report of student performance. The person in this position makes recommendations
to the Chairman of noted curricular deficiencies.
Work and support tasks related to ME’s ABET and SACS accrediation processes, such as
design and implement surveys, gather, organize, and analyze data, prepare reports, and organize and conduct assessment activities with
various constituencies, i.e. employers, alumni, faculty, and the community at large.
This can include, but is not limited to, the design
and implementation of Alumni and Employers surveys, gather, organize, interpret, and analyze data, prepare the Alumni and employer Survey
Schedule Graduate Assistants: Evaluate the qualifications of graduate student(s) in the TA pool and based
on the input from the Graduate Coordinator assign them to appropriate positions based on their qualifications. Coordinates the semester
course schedule for graduate, undergraduate and distance learning courses.
Coordinate the recruitment and credentialing of adjunct
faculty. The Department uses a number of adjunct faculty to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. It also uses practitioners along with
faculty members in the Department’s capstone design courses.
New Course and Program Revision Activities: Coordinates
the submission and development process for new course offerings, new programs, and programs revision.
Serve as liaison with other
academic offices and departments regarding ME academic programs, representing the department in cross-functional teams. Serve as the
Departmental Attendance and Leave Coordinator.
Responsible for departmental FAIR reporting and for
inventory and organization of space
allocations within the department.
As needed, organize departmental and committee meetings, disseminate minutes from meetings and
schedule and/or manage the Departmental Chair’s appointments.
Program Marketing: Develop, implement, and disseminate
strategies and materials to recruit and retain undergraduate and graduate students and to promote the ME department. This includes the
preparation and dissemination of promotional and recruiting brochures, annual reports, departmental newsletters, and other electronic
materials (e.g., CDs about programmatic efforts).
Distributes brochures, reports, and newsletters to alumni and local industry. This
distribution may require visits in personnal vehicle to companies, agencies, or educational institutions.
Qualifications: This position requires a Master’s degree in education or a field of study related to the academic program, or a
Bachelor’s degree in those same fields with a minimum of two years of experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s
Information for Applicants
This position is subject to a
Level 1 criminal background check.
Job Opening Number: 31585
Posting End Date: Open Until Filled
How To Apply
Click on the
Apply Now button. When applying to an opening you will have the opportunity to upload a cover letter and
Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your
experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE
ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.
Click here for additional tutorial information.
Equal Employment Opportunity
USF is an equal
opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace.
The University of South Florida does not
discriminate on the basis of sex and prohibits sexual harassment. Any person may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment
(whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to be the victim of conduct that could constitute sex discrimination or sexual
harassment), in person, by mail, by telephone, or by electronic mail, using the contact information listed for the Title IX Coordinator.
Reports may be made at any time either online or
directly to the University’s Title IX Coordinator.
Campus map and location overview: USF – Tampa Campus
University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other
public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report’s national university rankings than USF. Serving more than
50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by
the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state’s 12 public universities. USF is a member of the
American Athletic Conference.
Working at USF
With more than 16,000 employees at USF, the University of South
Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment
that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through
on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance
plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.
To learn more about working at USF please
visit: Work Here. Learn Here. Grow Here.