Tuesday, August 06, 2013

JOB: Associate Dean for Academic Affairs - U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Open Position
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of Applied Health Sciences
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

The College of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) invites nominations and applications for the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (ADAA). The ADAA provides senior mentorship to the faculty, interfaces in a leadership role with the campus on matters of educational policy, ensures implementation of policies and procedures regarding faculty reviews, promotion and tenure guidelines, and professional development. The Associate Dean reports directly to the Dean. AHS has nationally recognized units in their fields, and is home to the interdisciplinary undergraduate program in Health, the Departments of Kinesiology and Community Health; Recreation, Sport and Tourism; and Speech and Hearing Science. The College enrolls about 2000 undergraduates and 300 graduate students. Our service unit, the Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES), has a record of leadership and is nationally recognized for providing outstanding support and services for students with psychological, physical and learning disabilities.

Qualifications: Candidates should hold an earned doctorate, with research and teaching credentials that would qualify them for the rank of Professor with tenure in one of the departments of the College. Administrative or leadership experience, an understanding of the mission of a land-grant university, and a demonstrated record of success in working with students and faculty from a wide variety of disciplines are desirable. The position is a 12-month, full-time (100%) academic professional appointment. As part of their appointment, successful candidates will be encouraged to maintain an active research program.

Salary and Start Date: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The anticipated contract begins August 16, 2014. Earlier start dates can be negotiated.

Closing date: For full consideration an application must be received by October 18, 2013.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Application procedure: Please create your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of intent; complete curriculum vitae; a statement of leadership philosophy; and the names, telephone numbers, and addresses of three references by the closing date. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. For more information about the position, applicants may contact:

Wojtek J. Chodzko-Zajko, PhD
Shahid and Ann Carlson Khan Professor and Head
Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Louise Freer Hall
906 S. Goodwin Avenue
Urbana, IL
IL 61801
e-mail: wojtek@illinois.edu
work     +1 (217) 244 0823
fax        +1 (217) 244 7322

Further information about the College may be found at http://www.ahs.illinois.edu/

Illinois is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).

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