Interim Chair (Associate Professor or Professor)
Department of Educational Administration and Higher Education
SIU Carbondale

Responsibilities of the Position: This position is appointed by and reports to the Dean of the College of Education and Human Services. The Interim Chair will be the chief administrative and fiscal officer of the Department of Educational Administration and Higher Education and will be responsible for fiscal and personnel management, recruitment and retention of students, academic leadership, program development and evaluation, encouragement of research development for faculty and students, and promote service activities to various educational communities. In addition to administrative responsibilities, the Interim Chair may teach courses and will be expected to continue a program of professional development in her/his discipline.

Qualifications: This position requires a person who holds the rank of associate professor or professor and on current assignment in the Department of Educational Administration and Higher Education. In addition, preference will be given to candidates who possess or can demonstrate skills in providing professional and academic leadership.

Deadline for Applications: November 25, 2013, or until filled

Application Process: Complete applications must include a letter of application related to the particulars of this position, a curriculum vitae, and contact information (names, mailing and email addresses, and phone numbers) for three references. These items should be sent to:

Send PDF files electronically to swills@siu.edu (Susan Wills)

Or send hard copies to:
Search Committee - EAHE Interim Chair Position
College of Education and Human Services
Mail Code 4624
625 Wham Drive
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU Carbondale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a
diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and
will receive consideration.