Founding Director, Applied Technology and Founding Director, Data Visualization

Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia is seeking candidates for two new positions: a founding Director for Applied Technology and a founding Director for Data Visualization. The Applied Technology and Data Visualization director positions are for two new programs: one program in Applied Technology offering a Master’s Degree or a Graduate Certificate and the other program in Data Visualization offering a Graduate Certificate.  Both programs 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 together and with a faculty advisory group to administer and develop these new programs, hire instructors as needed, and teach up to four graduate courses each. 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, software, and experience in academic 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.

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.

The complete Profile for the Applied Technology positions may be found at: The complete Profile for the Data Visualization position may be found at: More information about Agnes Scott College is available at:

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 apply for the position of Director of Data Visualization, please send the same materials 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 e-mail below and we will contact prospective candidates directly.


Dr. Kelly Ball

Assistant Dean for Graduate and Extended Programs

Agnes Scott College



This search is being assisted by:

Dr. Gwendolyn E. Boyd

Executive Search Consultant

AGB Search

Cell: (301) 538-1019

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.