Assistant To Department Chairperson (45)
Request/Posting Number 0711884
Classification Title Assistant To Department Chairperson (45)
Working Title Assistant to the Department Chairperson
Job Class # 163420
Type of Position Administrative Professional
Percent Appointment: 1-100 (For Student Employment and Graduate Assistant Only; state hours per week) 100% (12 month continuous position)
Department Special Education - 05910000
Job Category Staff
General Summary This position supports the department chair in furthering the department mission. Responsibilities include coordination of course offerings and course scheduling, coordination of recruitment efforts, academic support for SED teacher candidates, master's program advising, and student relations.
Required Qualifications 1. Master's degree
2. Special education teaching and advising experience
3. Experience at variety of levels
4. Knowledge of teacher preparation
5. Higher education organization
6. Excellent communication and problem-solving skills, consultation skills
7. Independent worker with excellent interpersonal skills
8. Basic computer skills, word processing and email skills
9. If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
Necessary Licenses/Certifications/Degrees Master's degree
Hiring Rate/Range Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Work Hours Generally Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm with occasional weekend and evening hours as business needs dictate
Proposed Starting Date: May 2019
Posting date 04-11-2019
Closing date 04-21-2019
Special Instructions to Applicants Initial application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
All application materials must be submitted online. Application materials submitted via fax, email, or mail will not be accepted.
Please prepare in advance separate documents representing a cover letter, reference list (at least three professional references and contact information), and resume/C.V. to attach to this application.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity, and Access at 309-438-3383.
If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.
Contact Information Jan Olson
Departmental Homepage www.specialeducation.ilstu.edu/
Required Applicant Documents PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply For This Posting". Resume/C.V.
Optional Applicant Documents Certification of Retirement Annuity (required for SURS annuitants only)
Civil Service Test Not Applicable
Physical Requirements: Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
-Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis.
-Ability to work for extended periods at computer workstation.
-Ability to distinguish colors on a monitor.
-Ability to use a computer in day-to-day work (i.e. type on a keyboard and use a mouse).
-Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations on and off campus.
-Ability to maintain a high level of concentration.
-Ability to perform sedentary work involving sitting the majority of the time.