Assistant Director, Technology for Health and Independence Graduate Program
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Description: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (illinois.edu) and the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health (kch.illinois.edu) in the College of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) (ahs.illinois.edu) is searching for an Assistant Director for a joint graduate program (MS in Health Technology) established between the Colleges of AHS and Engineering (engineering.illinois.edu).
The primary function of this position is to serve a key role in the development, approval and delivery of a new, innovative professional Master's degree, with responsibilities for professional support tasks associated with the program.
This position will answer to the Director and involve day-to-day logistical operations, strategic planning, curriculum development and revision, attainment of program approvals and accreditations (if appropriate), special projects, co-supervision of staff and graduate teaching assistants, student recruitment and marketing, admissions, student orientation and advising, coordination of student capstone experiences, evaluation of program effectiveness, alumni relations, serving on key program committees and acting as a liaison for the program with campus Center for Innovation Teaching and Learning, Admissions and Records, the Graduate College and the Campus Career Center. This is a full-time, 12 month, Academic Professional position.
Qualifications: Successful candidates must have earned a Master's degree in health, design, social or behavioral sciences or other related field, a record of experience and understanding of development and/or administration of an academic program in higher education, excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills and organizational abilities. Preferred qualifications include a doctorate, experience in online curriculum development and delivery, teaching experience, and general knowledge in health and/or technology.
The committee strongly encourages applications and nominations of women and persons of underrepresented groups.
Salary: Compensation is competitive and will be commensurate with the applicant's record.
Applications: To apply, create a candidate profile at jobs.illinois.edu and select the position for which you are applying; then upload all required documents, including curriculum vitae/resume, cover letter, and list of names and email addresses or phone numbers of three references. Candidates will be informed before references are contacted. The deadline for applications is November 27, 2017; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews may take place before the closing date but no hiring decisions will be made until after the closing date. The anticipated starting date is January 16, 2018 (negotiable).
For additional information, please contact Dr. Jeffrey Woods at (217) 244-8815, email: email@example.com.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu