POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Assistant Dean for Administration, Student Services, Facilities, and Technology Support
School of Law
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University School of Law is an outstanding, small public law school that provides its students with an optimal mix of theoretical and experiential educational opportunities in a student-centered environment in order to prepare them for a changing legal profession in a global environment. The SIU School of Law is seeking an exceptional individual to serve as Assistant Dean for Administration, Student Services, Facilities and Technology Support.

Minimum Qualifications: A Juris Doctor degree is required. Must be admitted to practice law in Illinois. Three years of Administrative experience in a university setting. Experience working with law students and knowledge of law school operations.

Preferred Requirements: Experience with SIUC campus administrative and civil service personnel policies and procedures. Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of constituency groups. Familiarity with University software programs, Continuing Legal education requirements and Student Financial Aid program.

Description: This position will be responsible for Management of the School of Law’s fiscal resources, management of administrative support services including hiring, placement, and promotion of civil service and AP staff; ensuring compliance with University policies and procedures. This position will supervise the Office of Student Affairs and administer student services programming; coordinate services and events for current students; and serve as a resource for law students experiencing stress at school or in their personal life. This position will also be responsible for supervising and managing the law school’s technology needs to conjunction with the Information Technology Department. Work with the Dean to complete reports and requests from Central Administration and outside accrediting agencies. Responsible for the management of the law school facilities.

Effective Date: The beginning date for the position is as soon as possible following completion of the search.

Application Deadline: Applications must be received in the SIU School of Law Dean’s office by close of business (4:30 p.m.), April 20, 2018.

Application Procedure: Applications may be submitted electronically via email to plynn@siu.edu or mailed.  A complete application will require a letter of application, resume, and the names of three references and their contact information. The letter of application should be addressed to:

Patricia Lynn
Dean’s Assistant
SIU School of Law
Mail Code 6804
SIU Carbondale
1150 Douglas 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.