|Chairperson, Department of Educational Administration & Foundations|
Company: Illinois State University
Location: Normal, IL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 11/29/2022
Expire Date: 01/29/2023
Job Categories: Education
Chairperson, Department of Educational Administration & Foundations|
The College of Education at Illinois State University invites applications for Chairperson of the Department of Educational Administration & Foundations (EAF). The College seeks a dynamic, collaborative leader to further the Departmentís mission and vision while advancing equity, diversity, inclusion, access+ (EDIA+) in our policies, personnel, and undergraduate and graduate programs. Additionally, the chairperson will be knowledgeable of the department's program requirements, policies, procedures, operations, and management; and CAEP accreditation processes.
The Chairperson will encourage high-quality teaching, research, and service, and advocate for resources needed to prepare educational leaders. The Chairperson will develop and maintain partnerships within and outside the University, as well as promote Department programs to campus, alumni, business, governmental, and other educational stakeholders.
A successful chairperson will:
- represent the social justice and equity ethos of EAF's programs
- promote excellence in instruction, scholarly and creative productivity, and service at Illinois State University
- coordinate the development and implementation of the Departmentís and Universityís vision and goal statements
- lead department effort toward achieving university and college initiatives
- create and implement a long-range fiscal management plan
- support personnel, faculty, and staff development
- conduct program assessments
- develop and implement curriculum reviews
- serve as a liaison between the department and other units of the institution
Preferred start date is July 1, 2023. ISU recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff, and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity and equity are especially welcomed. Women, veterans, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ+, and people of color are encouraged to apply.
Salary, Rank and Tenure: The position is a twelve-month, tenured appointment. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included.
Required Qualifications: To be considered, applicants must:
1. An earned doctoral degree from an accredited institution in the field of Education, Administration (PK-12 or higher education), Methods, Cultural Foundation of Education, or closely related field with academic achievements in scholarship, teaching, and service that merit appointment, with tenure, at the rank of full professor.
2. A minimum of five years of experience as an educator (PK-12), higher education/student affairs administrator, and/or school leader.
3. A record of progressive and successful academic administrative or other leadership experience at the program, department, college, or university level
4. Evidence of a demonstrated commitment to EDIA+
5. A successful record of teaching, scholarship, and service in their relevant discipline with experience in grant writing
6. Publications, teaching record, and service reflect a social justice and equity imperative
7. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position.