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Sponsored Project Research Associate for TEAM Lead

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Illinois State University
Location
Normal, Illinois
Closing date
Jul 1, 2021

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Job No: 511421
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois

Title: Sponsored Project Research Associate for TEAM Lead

Employee Classification: Spon Proj Research Assoc

Division Name: Academic Affairs

College/Unit: College of Education

Department: Educational Administration & Foundations

Campus Location: Normal, IL

General Summary

The TEAM Lead is a federally funded grant that provides 94 participating rural, suburban, and urban public and private school principals with a professional development system aimed at increasing the capacity of school leaders to improve instruction through three complementary learning approaches, all of which are supported through on-going, job-embedded, one-on-one coaching. Housed at Illinois State University, the project partners with six Regional Offices of Education. A needed component of the grant is to hire someone for the remainder of the funded project to fill a variety of grant needs. This includes research and data collection activities, the compilation of manuals to house all professional development resources conducted during the grant, assistance with invoices, assistance with management and reporting of external data collected for evaluation, and marketing and dissemination work. Qualitative data collected will also be used to develop case studies that share the stories and best practices of the LEAD project in participating schools and districts in the project.
The person in this position is expected to carry out their duties independently, efficiently and effectively. Work will require extensive collaboration with ISU staff, participating ROEs, and district and school leadership partners across the state so must be able to work effectively in a collaborative environment and adapt project work to fit the needs of rural, suburban, and urban schools and districts.

Additional Information

This is a full-time grant funded position that will run through September 30, 2022.

Required Qualifications

1. Masters degree in education
2. Experience with data collection, including qualitative research and quantitative research
3. Experience with grant administration
4. Experience in the Birth - 12 education system as a school or district leader and/or previous education leadership work
5. Minimum of three years related management/supervisory experience
6. Experience working in an environment requiring systems thinking, flexibility, and change facilitation
7. Experience leading district and school professional development programs
8. Experience coaching and collaborating with teachers and administrators as they continue to grow in their profession
9. Experience designing and facilitating peer-learning support structures, such as professional learning communities, communities of practice, school/district partnerships mentoring, and regional and statewide learning networks (including virtual opportunities).
10. Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and execute large-scale projects
11. Strong communication and engagement skills.

Desired Qualifications

Doctoral degree

Work Hours

Generally Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm with occasional weekend and evening hours as business needs dictate

Functional Expectations

Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
1. Remain at a workstation for extended periods
2. Distinguish colors on a monitor
3. Move about in various locations on and off campus as needed to complete day-to-day work
4. Effectively communicate on a daily basis

Proposed Starting Date

July 2021

Salary Rate / Pay Rate

Pay is commensurate with qualifications and experience, combined with an excellent benefits package

Required Applicant Documents

Resume / C.V.
Cover Letter
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"

Special Instructions for 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 (specifically, the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references), and resume/C.V. to attach to this application.

Contact Information for Applicants

Donna Long
[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: 05/21/2021 09:00 AM 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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