Lecturer - Creating a Pool - University College

Employer
Illinois State University
Location
Normal, Illinois

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Job No: 510761
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois

Title: Lecturer - Creating a Pool - University College

Employee Classification: Lecturer

Division Name: Academic Affairs

College/Unit: Ucollege, Honors, Support Services

Department: University College

Campus Location: Normal, IL

General Summary

In anticipation of possible openings through the 2021-2022 academic year, University College seeks to create a pool of qualified applicants interested in teaching one of our courses. Applications are accepted continuously and reviewed as vacancies become available. There may not be an actual vacancy at the time you apply.

These courses are designed to assist first-year students in any field of study as they begin their academic journey in college. Students in the courses will receive guidance on key factors that impact their transition and success in college and beyond. These include self-exploration, utilizing campus resources, academic skill building, identifying and strengthening transferable competencies, community involvement, participating in a global society, and exploring and preparing for educational and career goals. This course will assist the student to develop, utilize and apply the skills needed for success in college and beyond.

Instructor duties:
-Participate in training
-Participate in bi-weekly instructor meetings
-Meet weekly to plan with peer instructor
-Hold office hours each week
-Attend each class session
-Communicate regularly with program coordinator, peer instructor and associate director

This position is represented by the Illinois State University Education Association and may have associated dues or fees.

Additional Information

The mission of University College is to provide effective programs and services that assist students in making successful transitions into Illinois State University achieving their educational goals and realizing their academic potential in the first year and beyond.

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. Our 34 academic departments in six colleges offer 77 undergraduate programs in more than 160 fields of study.

Illinois State works as a diverse community of scholars, educators, and staff to support our 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.

Required Qualifications

1. Bachelor's degree
2. Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication skills
3. Ability and experience working with diverse populations of college-age students and peers
4. Working knowledge of basic office technology (ReggieNet, Office 365, Word, Powerpoint, etc.)
5. Demonstrated experience in working with college-age students, faculty and departmental staff
6. Strong knowledge of the ISU campus, including culture, resources and disciplines
7. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in English as a requirement for this position.

Desired Qualifications

1. Master's Degree
2. College level teaching or tutoring experience.
3. Prior experience working with FTIC students
4. Employed by ISU or previously employed by ISU
5. Understand challenges facing college students today

Work Hours

Varies

Functional Expectations

Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
1. Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis.
2. Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations across campus.

Proposed Starting Date

08/9/2021 or 01/3/2021

Salary Rate / Pay Rate

Varies

Required Applicant Documents

C.V., Reference List

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"

Optional Applicant Documents

Certification of Retirement Annuity

PLEASE NOTE: These documents may be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Special Instructions for Applicants

To ensure full consideration, please complete a faculty employment application, and attach a resume/CV and a list of at least three references with contact information. Additional materials may be requested from applicants at a later date. Applications will be reviewed as vacancies become available.

Contact Information for Applicants

University College:
Jamillah Gilbert
[email protected]

Human Resources:
Clay Gruenwald
[email protected]

Important Information for Applicants

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.

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. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

Application Opened: 02/08/2021 04:00 PM CST
Application Closes: Open until filled


Organization

About

Founded in 1857, Illinois State University was the first public university in the state and is one of the Midwest’s oldest institutions of higher education. It is a coeducational, residential university. Its 34 academic departments in six colleges offer 77 undergraduate programs in more than 160 fields of study. The Graduate School coordinates 41 master’s, nine specialist, and ten doctoral programs.

The 1,110 acre campus includes more than 60 major buildings with state-of-the-art technology, and Watterson Towers is one of the most unique structures, as this residence hall is the tallest building between Chicago and St. Louis. Other major facilities include a Center for the Performing Arts, a 360-acre farm, Bone Student Center and Braden Auditorium, a University Planetarium, Redbird Arena, and Hancock Stadium. From meeting facilities to cultural opportunities through the arts, and excitement of numerous sporting events each year, ISU is a vital part of the Bloomington-Normal community.

Vision

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

Mission

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.

Values

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). 

Individualized Attention

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.

Diversity

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.

Integrity

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.

Civic Engagement

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​.

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