Founding Director, Applied Technology Master's and Graduate Certificate Program

Position Details

Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia is seeking candidates for the new position, founding Director for Applied Technology. The Applied Technology director position is for two new programs: one program in Applied Technology offering a Master’s Degree or a Graduate Certificate. The program will provide students with a foundational understanding of technology tools and methodologies and their application to companies and organizations.

Agnes Scott College is an independent national liberal arts college for women located in the metropolitan Atlanta area, affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). The distinctive mission of Agnes Scott is to educate women for the betterment of their families and the elevation of their region. Today, that mission has evolved into a commitment to educate women from around the world to “think deeply, live honorably and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times.”

The successful candidates will work with a faculty advisory group to administer and develop these new programs, hire instructors as needed, and teach up to five graduate courses. Candidates must have a PhD or terminal degree in a related field such as computer science, education, engineering, mathematics, physics, statistics, etc. and demonstrated expertise in relevant technology and program administration. These are three-year, renewable positions (subject to performance) that is currently non-tenure track with the possibility to convert the position to tenure track pending the program’s success. Faculty appointments will be commensurate with experience and the field of the terminal degree will determine departmental affiliation.

Nominations, Applications, and Inquiries

If you know an individual who is ready and qualified for one of these challenging opportunities, please share this information with him or her. If you have any personal interest in exploring one of these positions or learning more about them, we would be delighted to discuss them with you in strict confidence.

To apply for the position of Director of Applied Technology, a letter of interest, CV and reference sheet with the names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of five references, can be sent to: To ensure full consideration, these materials should be received on or before April 20, 2018. Nominations are also welcome. You are welcome to send the names of possible candidates to the Dr. Kelly Ball, Assistant Dean for Graduate and Extended Programs of Agnes Scott College.

The search is being assisted by Executive Search Consultant, Dr. Gwendolyn Boyd. She can be reached at

An equal opportunity employer, Agnes Scott College does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment. Agnes Scott College has a strong commitment to diversity and urges members of underrepresented groups to apply.