Instructor/Lecturer (Program Coordinator) (Variable-Time) (Grayslake, IL)
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Description of Position: The Department of Curriculum and Instruction is seeking a Program Coordinator and Clinical Supervisor for an off-campus program at the University Center of Lake Country in Grayslake, IL. This is non-tenure track, term position in the area of Elementary Education with particular emphasis on instruction and clinical supervision of field experiences for undergraduate students focused on earning a Professional Educator License.

Responsibilities of the Position:

  1. Supervise undergraduate clinical experiences in approved public schools.
  2. Secure placements for future clinical placements in approved public schools maintaining formal agreements with Southern Illinois University Carbondale to provide practical experiences.
  3. Attend monthly clinical supervision meetings using a phone or video link through the internet.
  4. Serve as a liaison between SIU Carbondale and the University Center of Lake County, between the SIU Carbondale campus and the public schools in the Lake County region, between SIU Carbondale and the regional community colleges, and between the SIU Carbondale faculty and the UCLC faculty.
  5. Oversee the completion of the Educational Affiliation Board Agreements with the public schools.
  6. Assist with the recruitment and retention of current and new students for the program.
  7. Arrange faculty meetings during the semester.
  8. Assist Curriculum and Instruction Department Chair with hiring future faculty to teach courses.

Requirements of Candidates:

  1. The rank of Lecturer requires a doctorate degree with an emphasis in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, Education Leadership or other closely related field.
  2. Successful teaching experience in one or more levels: Pre-K to 12th grade classrooms.
  3. Experience as an educational leader in a P-12 school setting.
  4. Excellent communication and time management skills.

Preferred qualifications:

  1. Experience in supervising or mentoring novice teachers.
  2. Student Teacher Supervisory experience in public school classrooms.

Appointment: This is a variable-time, non-tenure-track appointment for spring 2018. The successful candidate may be re-appointed for future semesters contingent on programmatic needs, funding, and job performance.

Application Deadline: December 15, 2017, or until filled.

Applications Procedure: Complete applications must include a letter of application that indicates the position of interest and describes the candidate’s: 1) related work experience; 2) teaching philosophy and experience; and 3) curricular or programmatic interests or innovations. An application should also include a curriculum vitae or resume, a copy of highest transcript, and full names, title and contact information (including phone numbers and e-mail addresses) for a minimum of three (3) persons willing to serve as references.

Send PDF files to coehs.business.office@siu.edu

Or send hard copies to:

Search Committee – Lecturer (Program Coordinator) Grayslake, IL
c/o Susan Wills
College of Education and Human Services
Wham Building, Room 115-Mail Code 4624
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
625 Wham Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans 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.