Kennesaw State University

Chair of the Department of Architecture


Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a twelve-month administrative faculty position as a tenured Professor and Chair of the Department of Architecture in the College of Architecture and Construction Management that begins July 2023.

Situated within the College of Architecture and Construction Management (CACM), this position reports to the CACM Dean and partners with the Construction Management Department Chair and the CACM Associate Deans to create an environment of academic excellence in the College.

As a key member of the College’s administrative leadership team, the next Chair will:

  • Provide leadership and vision for the Department
  • continue to encourage effective collaborative relationships
  • strengthen the program’s mission
  • increase the resources available for research, including cross-disciplinary initiatives
  • develop internship opportunities and alumni connections.

The KSU Department of Architecture is seeking an innovative and collaborative leader to foster the current strengths, reputation, and achievements and continue shaping the department’s vision, mission, goals, and objectives into the future. The new Department Chair will strengthen, encourage, and bring a strong commitment to the recruitment and retention of a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff. The chair, along with the Dean, will determine other goals and strategies necessary to achieve success.

This position will be primarily administrative service with teaching and scholarship opportunities. Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

Required Qualifications Include

  • A terminal degree, or the foreign equivalent, in Architecture with an academic background and appropriate credentials to be a tenured Professor in the Department of Architecture in the College of Architecture and Construction Management at KSU
  • Demonstrated record of effective and successful leadership
  • Demonstrated record of peer-reviewed research and creative practice (design, exhibitions, installations and/or publications)
  • Demonstrated record of exceptional teaching and mentoring
  • Tenured at an accredited institution

Preferred Qualifications Include

  • An earned doctoral degree, or its foreign equivalent, in a design-related field and/or professional licensure.
  • Demonstrated record of success in competitively funded scholarly/professional activities.
  • Experience with, and knowledge of, accreditation standards in architecture.

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit  Search for Job ID 251371.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia’s largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.