Assistant/Associate Dean for Undergraduate Student Affairs - College of Applied Health Sciences (A1

Location
Champaign, IL
Posted
Feb 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Assistant/Associate Dean for Undergraduate Student Affairs

College of Applied Health Sciences

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The College of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites nominations and applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Dean for Undergraduate Student Affairs. We seek to hire a reputable administrator who will serve as the college's advocate to fulfill and advance the missions of the college, the administrative units of AHS, and university, and be responsible for fostering excellence in educational experience and access to students.

The mission of the College is to promote health and wellness across the lifespan. The AHS research, teaching, and service programs were designed to improve the quality of life of people of all ages and cultures, promote the development of healthy communities, and help people with disabilities live full and independent lives. AHS has nationally recognized units in their fields, and is home to the interdisciplinary undergraduate program in Health, and 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.

The College is on the flagship campus of the University of Illinois with an enrollment of 42,000 students. The University has one of the largest library collections of any university in the country with over 13 million volumes, and is home to both the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures and the Krannert Art Museum. Illinois is consistently in the top tier of various national and international rankings of public universities.

The Urbana-Champaign community is home to award-winning parks, a diversity of cultures, Big-10 varsity athletics, community sports for all ages, and beautiful public gardens and campus landscapes. The downtown areas have grown into vibrant public spaces and entertainment districts over the past two decades. Both communities have recently made substantial investments in new public libraries, and the local schools take pride in their traditions of strong academic programs and extra-curricular activities.

Assistant Dean Qualifications: A master's degree is required in an AHS or related discipline. Applicants must have at least two years of academic administrative experience and/or leadership experience in implementing policy for undergraduate student affairs, academic advising or student affairs experience, a demonstrated record of success in interacting with students and faculty, and experience in working with a diverse population of students, such as student athletes, under-represented students, and first-generation students. It is expected that applicants will also have experience in other aspects of the responsibilities of the position listed above.

Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, this position will develop and implement policy related to undergraduate student affairs, including undergraduate admissions and retention, student recruitment, the college Honor's Program, student scholarships and awards, the Illinois Academic Enrichment and Leadership Program (I-LEAP), and representing the college on committees related to undergraduate affairs. This position reports to the Associate Dean of the College of Applied Health Sciences.

Associate Dean Qualifications: A doctoral degree is required in an AHS or related discipline. Applicants must have academic administrative experience and/or leadership experience in implementing policy for undergraduate student affairs, academic advising or student affairs experience, a demonstrated record of success in interacting with students and faculty, and experience in working with a diverse population of students, such as student athletes, under-represented students, and first-generation students. It is expected that applicants will also have experience in other aspects of the responsibilities of the position listed above.

Responsibilities: Developing and implementing policy related to undergraduate student affairs, including undergraduate admission and retention, student recruitment, the college Honor's Program, student scholarships and awards, the Illinois Academic Enrichment and Leadership Program (I-LEAP), and representing the college on committees related to undergraduate affairs. This position reports to the Dean of the College of Applied Health Sciences.

Salary: The salary is competitive and based on qualifications; the start date is negotiable.

Closing date: For full consideration an application must be received by January 16, 2017. 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 vision as it relates to undergraduate student affairs; 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:

Julie Bobitt, Ph.D.

Chair, Assistant/Associate Dean for Undergraduate Student Affairs

Email: jbobitt@illinois.edu

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

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).



Organization Name: Applied Health Sciences Admin
College Name or Administrative Unit: College of Applied Sciences
Category: Academic Professional
Open Date: 12/16/2016

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