Position as Chairperson available July 1, 2014.
Responsibilities: promote teaching excellence, scholarly and creative endeavors, and engaged service; plan, direct, and coordinate the academic, operational, personnel, budgetary, and student activities of the department; provide leadership and direction in the development and implementation of academic programs.
Rank dependent upon qualifications.
Minimum qualifications: earned doctorate in one of the program areas (or related area) of the department—elementary education, early childhood education, or reading/literacy education; experience in PreK-12 settings and higher education; evidence of leadership and communication skills; demonstrated excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service; evidence of high level collaboration skills.
Preferred qualifications: experience as a department chair or equivalent leadership position; experience with budgeting, resource management, and new technologies; experience with clinical and field-based teacher preparation; experience in writing and directing grants; skills in short- and long-range strategic planning; demonstrated skills in hiring, supervising, evaluating, and promoting faculty and staff; commitment to social justice.
Send cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, transcripts, and the names and contact information for five references to:
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. www.bsu.edu/elementaryeducation
Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.
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