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Chair, Associate (#5006)

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Applicants may be required to provide current letters of recommendation, sample publications, and teaching evaluations prior to interview. Upload (1) cover letter of application describing how knowledge, skills, experience, and philosophy fit this position, (2) vita, (3) copies of graduate transcripts, (4) list of three references with contact information

Position Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FAC0002P
Classification Chair, Associate
Working Title Chair, Associate (#5006)
Job code 2050FACUL
Type of Position F
FTE 1.00
Representation Non-Union
Department Allied Health & Comm Disorders
Position Description Summary

Collaborate with chair, coordinators, and staff to provide dynamic leadership for academic programs in Audiology, Physical Therapy and Speech-Language Pathology as well as the Physical Therapy and Speech-Language-Hearing Clinics. Assume administrative responsibility to support exemplary academic and scholarly role within the School, maintain professional/disciplinary currency, further the development of and advocate for the academic areas, serve as a member of the school senior leadership team, and promote research productivity including encouraging proposals for external funding, teach courses, and oversee graduate research in discipline area as appropriate. Further, he/she will carry out his/her duties using methods consistent with the standards set forth in the accreditation and certification requirements of the programs’ accrediting bodies including the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE).

Required Qualificaitons

Ph.D. or other doctoral degree in one of the academic disciplines (or a closely related discipline) represented in the school; eligibility for tenure, eligible for appropriate academic credentials. Evidence of leadership skills, effective interpersonal skills, successful teaching, research, professional service, and mentoring. Must comply with School immunization policy.

Preferred Qualifications

Successful academic administrative, clinical administrative, budgetary, and grant experience; experience with professional accreditation and credentialing processes.

Hiring Rate/Range Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Working Hours NA
Posting Date 03/15/2017
Closing Date
Priority Review Date 04/14/2017
Open Until Filled? Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants may be required to provide current letters of recommendation, sample publications, and teaching evaluations prior to interview.

Upload (1) cover letter of application describing how knowledge, skills, experience, and philosophy fit this position, (2) vita, (3) copies of graduate transcripts, (4) list of three references with contact information

Link to Department Homepage http://www.chhs.niu.edu/ahcd/
Physical Demands

Talking – expressing or exchanging ideas means of the spoken word. Those activities in which the must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.

Hearing – Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make discrimination in sound.

Sedentary work – Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.

The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work.)

Background Check Required Yes
EEO Statement

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Visa Policy
ADA Accomodation

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this vacancy?
    • NIU HR Website
    • College of Health & Human Sciences Website
    • Word of Mouth
    • Listserv
    • Mailing
    • Phone Contact
    • HigherEdJobs
    • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
    • American Physical Therapy Association
    • Counsil of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences & Disoder
    • Other
  2. If other, please indicate where you learned about this vacancy

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts (unofficial with official required at hire)
  4. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Portfolio/URL
  2. Teaching Evaluation