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Director, School of Information Technology

Normal, Illinois 61790
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Illinois State University invites applications for the position of Director of the School of Information Technology. The School seeks a dynamic and collegial Director to lead thriving undergraduate and graduate programs. The Director is responsible for long-range planning, fiscal management, personnel recruitment and evaluation, advancement, assessment, school accreditations, curriculum review and development, and oversight of the teaching and research laboratories. The Director shall encourage high quality research, teaching, and service and advocate for the resources needed to sustain the School’s mission. The Director shall develop partnerships within and outside the University as well as promote the School’s programs to alumni, business, government agencies, and other educational institutions. The preferred start date for this position is July 1, 2019.

ISU recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff, and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are especially welcomed. Women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and people of color are encouraged to apply.

The position is a twelve-month tenure track appointment. The salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included.



Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in an area appropriate to the School of Information Technology with academic achievement that merits appointment with tenure at the rank of associate or full professor. In addition, applicants must have the ability to work collegially and effectively with faculty, students, administrative colleagues, alumni, and professional communities served by the School.  For full consideration, applicants should have successful experiences in accreditation, teaching, administration, graduate education, a record of significant accomplishments in research, and demonstrated experience in grant, contract, or project activities. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language.  Initial review of applications will begin on November 5, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

To assure full consideration, please complete an online application for posting number 0711108 at www.jobs.IllinoisState.edu/ and attach a cover letter, vita, statement of administrative philosophy, and names of three references (with phone numbers and email addresses) by November 5, 2018.


The School: The School of Information Technology (it.illinoisstate.edu) is one of eight units in the College of Applied Science and Technology. The School offers four undergraduate majors in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Information Systems, and Network and Telecommunications Management and a Master of Science in Information Systems. The undergraduate CS and IS programs are accredited by ABET. The School has approximately 775 undergraduates, 65 graduate students, and 21 full-time faculty.

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