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Department Chairperson/faculty position available July 1, 2013.
Responsibilities: 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; promote teaching excellence, scholarly and creative endeavors, and engaged service. Rank dependent upon qualifications.
Minimum qualifications: doctorate in one of the department’s program areas (elementary, early childhood, reading/literacy) or related area; 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 of collaboration skills.
Preferred qualifications: experience as a department Chair or equivalent leadership position; experience with budgets, resource management, and new technologies; experience with clinical and field-based teacher preparation; strategic planning skills; demonstrated skills in hiring, supervising, evaluating, and promoting faculty and staff; experience in writing and directing grants; demonstrated commitment to social justice.
Send cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, transcripts, and the names and contact information for five references to:
Dr. Pat Clark, Search Committee ChairDepartment of Elementary EducationBall State UniversityMuncie, IN 47306
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. www.bsu.edu/elementary education Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Click on the Acrobat link below for a complete position description: 101306 Position DescriptionTo download Adobe Acrobat, go to http://get.adobe.com/reader.
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