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University of Northern Iowa

Location: Cedar FallsIA 50614 Document ID: AB341-2E5M Posted on: 2018-02-1502/15/2018 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time

Department Head

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time Service Schedule:Academic Year

Position Description:

University of Northern Iowa's Department of Curriculum & Instruction seeks applications for Department Head. Position requires exercising leadership at the department, college, university, state, national and international levels; advocating for departmental and college interests; recruiting, retaining, and supporting the development of faculty; implementing strategies to attain departmental and college aspirational goals; developing long-term strategic partnerships; implementing fundraising and scholarship initiatives; overseeing departmental operations; and supporting development of new curriculum including congruence with state licensure requirements for teacher candidates.

UNI has a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. We seek faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges to work together to build our national prominence in any of four distinct but interrelated areas of our vision and strategic plan: engaged learning, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community engagement. Successful candidates with background and interest in these areas will form clusters to advance our work, joining current faculty conducting teaching, scholarship, and service in these areas.

Education Requirements:

Earned doctorate in Curriculum & Instruction, Teaching and Learning, or related area required.

Required Qualifications:

Required qualifications include distinguished record of teaching and scholarship that qualifies the candidate for a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate/Full professor in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction; distinguished record of service reflecting successful, interdisciplinary, transparent, collaborative leadership; evidence of relevant organizational leadership that demonstrates strong interpersonal, communication, and mentoring skills; experience teaching at the pre-k-8 level; and demonstrated commitment to equity and social justice.

Desirable Qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants with evidence of successful school/community partnerships; experience with diverse course delivery programs, such as online learning, professional development school programs, or professional development courses/workshops; vision for collaborative work with community colleges and other higher education institutions; and demonstrated mindset for using technology in leadership and education.

Online Application Required Documents

Required Documents:Curriculum Vita

Professional References:

Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process. Number of References: 3 Cover Letter:A plain text cover letter is required.

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.

Contact Information:

Attention: Your curriculum vita should not be sent to the contact below. The curriculum vita will be attached during the Online Application Process.

Contact:Shuaib Meacham - shuaib.meacham@uni.edu
Schindler Educ Ctr 107
Phone: 319-273-2760
Department URL: https://coe.uni.edu/curriculum-instruction

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