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Director of School of Education

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Work type: Academic Staff - 12 Month, Limited
Location: Platteville
Categories: Education

Position Summary:

The Director of School of Education will have a strong vision for the continued success of the School of Education and be responsible for supervising all personnel in the School of Education as well as building and maintaining strong relationships across campus and with educational communities and alumni.    

The Director will oversee recruitment and retention of students and faculty, facilitate and support continuous improvement of teaching and professional development of faculty and staff, oversee academic planning, program development, assessment, annual reporting, and fiscal management of the school.

This is a 12-month basis, tenured position. 

Responsibilities:

  • Represent the School of Education by serving on university committees, attending state DPI meetings and professional education and licensure meetings
  • Oversee academic planning, program development, assessment, annual reporting, and fiscal management
  • Oversee recruitment and retention of students and faculty
  • Facilitate and support continuous improvement of teaching and professional development of faculty and staff
  • Work collaboratively to create a vision for the continued success and growth of the School of Education

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • Doctorate in Education or related discipline
  • Distinguished academic record in teaching and scholarship
  • Experience in or working with K-12 schools
  • Experience and/or expertise in teacher preparation and practices
  • Demonstrated administrative leadership in academic setting

Why It’s Great to Be a Pioneer:

Department Information: The University of Wisconsin-Platteville has been preparing teachers for more than 150 years, earning an outstanding reputation as an institution that is committed to quality in its educational offerings. With programs approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, you'll be preparing students for a career in education at various levels. You'll help students develop communication skills including technology and media, knowledge of content and how to teach that content, and human relations.

 

Campus Information: The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

Application Deadline:

To ensure full consideration applications must be received by February 1, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
  • A current CV
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

            Leigh Monhardt, monhardtl at uwplatt.edu (Use "@" in appropriate place)

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

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Diversity Statement

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.



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