Illinois State University
About Illinois State University
Illinois State University, founded in 1857, is the oldest public university in Illinois. Illinois State is a co-educational, residential university that emphasizes undergraduate study with almost 21,000 students. Its 34 academic departments in six colleges offer 63 undergraduate programs in more than 160 fields of study. The Graduate School coordinates 38 masters, two specialist, and seven doctorial programs. Illinois State University is committed to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large-university opportunities and promoting the highest academic standards in teaching, scholarship, and community service.
Illinois State University is located in the growing twin cities of Bloomington and Normal, with a population of approximately 125,000, conveniently located approximately two hours from both Chicago and St. Louis.
Illinois State University, a first-choice public university, will be increasingly recognized as a national leader for educating high-achieving, motivated students who seek an individualized and transformative experience at an institution that:
- Offers premier undergraduate and graduate programs that integrate traditional knowledge and methods with emerging ideas and innovations
- Generates knowledge through high-quality research, scholarship, and creative activities
- Supports student learning and development inside and outside of the classroom
- Serves the region, state, nation, and world through its commitments to responsible stewardship, meaningful civic engagement, cultural enrichment, and the development of global citizens
We at Illinois State University work as a diverse community of scholars with a commitment to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large-university opportunities. We promote the highest academic standards in our teaching, scholarship, public service and the connections we build among them. We devote all of our resources and energies to creating the most supportive and productive community possible to serve the citizens of Illinois and beyond.
Pursuit of Learning and Scholarship
Illinois State University works with students as partners in their educational development inside and outside of the classroom so that students come to appreciate learning as an active and lifelong process. The University contributes new knowledge through research, scholarship, and creative activities in which all students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to participate. Faculty members embrace a balanced teacher–scholar model that values their contributions as teachers (facilitators of learning) and scholars (creators and discoverers of knowledge and information).
Illinois State University provides a supportive environment that places all learners at the center of teaching and scholarship. Innovative curricular and cocurricular programs, strong student-faculty-staff connections, and superior student services focus on each student as an individual. The University fosters academic and personal growth, recognizes unique educational aspirations, and acknowledges that each faculty and staff member is integral to student success.
Illinois State University affirms and encourages community and a respect for differences by fostering an inclusive environment characterized by cultural understanding, ethical behavior, and social justice. The University supports a diverse faculty and staff who mentor a diverse student population. The University endeavors to provide opportunities for all students, staff, and faculty to participate in a global society.
Illinois State University promotes an environment defined by the highest ethical standards. Leadership of the University is characterized by stability, adherence to shared values, collaborative decision making, and accountable stewardship of all university resources. Members of the University community work collaboratively through shared governance to ensure the success of the University and are dedicated to making ongoing improvements, always enhancing their contribution to Illinois State University and building on prior accomplishments. Teaching and learning, including research and creative activities, are conducted at the highest level of academic quality and integrity.
Illinois State University prepares students to be informed and engaged global citizens who will promote and further the goals of society. The University promotes active learning experiences through which students will gain an awareness and understanding of civic engagement as a lifelong responsibility. The University partners with business, industry, government, and educational entities providing leadership in local, statewide, national, and international initiatives; expanding service and outreach; and enhancing financial support for instructional, scholarly, and service activities.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
47 jobs with Illinois State University
The Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment at Illinois State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position.
Job Location Normal, Il 61790Posting date 09-19-2018General SummaryThis position is responsible for the strategic vision and coordination of recrui...
Job Location Normal, Il 61790Posting date 09-19-2017General SummaryThe Business Analyst provides leadership and direction to the Career Center team...
Job Location Normal, Il 61790Posting date 09-19-2017General SummaryIllinois State University, School of Theatre and Dance, seeks an Instructional A...
Job Location Normal, Il 61790Posting date 09-18-2017General SummaryThe Helpdesk Manager and Systems Administrator is primarily responsible for dail...
Job Location Normal, Il 61790Posting date 09-18-2017General SummaryThe Assistant Athletic Trainer will provide quality health care primarily to the...
The Illinois State University School of Music seeks an Artist Teacher of Horn to fill a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track vacancy.
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Illinois State University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position.
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Illinois State University invites applications for a tenure track position to begin 8/16/18.
The vice president for academic affairs and provost serves as the chief academic officer with responsibility for academic and internal leadership.
Job Location Normal, Il 61790Posting date 09-15-2017General SummaryThe Publications Editor is responsible for the development, accuracy, and releva...
Job Location Normal, Il 61790Posting date 09-15-2017General SummaryIn anticipation of possible openings throughout the academic year, the Economics...
The School of Music at Illinois State University seeks an Artist Teacher of Voice (mezzo-soprano), a tenure-track opening, to begin August 16, 2018.
Job Location Normal, Il 61790Posting date 09-14-2017General SummaryThe Assistant Athletics Communications Director will serve as the primary media ...
Job Location Normal, Il 61790Posting date 09-14-2017General SummaryThe Office Support Specialist handles numerous tasks daily that support the work...
Job Location Normal, Il 61790Posting date 09-13-2017General SummaryThe program coordinator focuses on special initiatives, program development and ...
The School of Social Work at Illinois State University invites applications for a position of Assistant Professor with a start date of 8/16/18.
Illinois State University (Normal, IL) seeks applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Early Modern European history, to begin 8/16/18.
Job Location Normal, Il 61790Posting date 09-12-2017General SummaryThe Department of Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality (EMDH) is one of 12 ...
Job Location Normal, Il 61790Posting date 09-12-2017General SummaryThe Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support (ICSPS) creates, suppor...