Superintendent of Laboratory Schools and Assistant Dean for the College of Education
Company: Illinois State University
Posted on: November 12, 2021
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Dean for the College of Education Title: Superintendent of
Laboratory Schools and Assistant Dean for the College of Education
Campus Location: Normal, IL General Summary The Superintendent of
the Laboratory Schools and Assistant Dean for the College of
Education is a senior administrative position within the College of
Education at Illinois State University. The successful candidate
will convene and coordinate the work of the Laboratory School
administrative team and serve on the administrative council for the
College of Education. They will provide instructional leadership
for the Laboratory Schools, conduct research and evaluation,
monitor fiscal resources, review personnel needs, coordinate
special education services, and monitor compliance with state
requirements, and partner with area school districts to provide
regional special education programming. Additionally, the
successful candidate will articulate the schools' programs, issues,
and related matters to appropriate administrators at Illinois State
University and serve as a liaison to other agencies and individuals
outside the university. In practice, they will serve as the chief
executive officer, chief financial officer, and chief program
officer for an organization operating within the context of a
In addition to these identified responsibilities, the successful
candidate partners and collaborates with local school districts,
including District 87 and Unit 5, for potential opportunities in
instruction, working with teacher candidates, policy, professional
development of teachers, and other aspects. In addition, they seek
out and apply for grants that advocate for innovative programming
and new initiatives with the K-12 laboratory schools and
principals. The successful applicant also presents at the regional
and national levels to promote the outcomes of the laboratory
school innovations. The Superintendent and Assistant Dean
identifies schools similar to the lab schools within Illinois and
across the nation and seeks potential partnerships with these
institutions. They may also seek out and partner with schools in
other countries who may be interested in collaborative professional
development for teachers and administrators as well as learning
opportunities for students in the laboratory schools. Required
Qualifications 1. Completion of a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Education or
2. Experience in curriculum development, research, and/or teacher
3. Administrative certification by State of Illinois with a
superintendent's endorsement or administrative certification from
another state with the ability to transfer to a State of Illinois
4. Minimum three years teaching experience in Pre-K- 12.
5. Minimum three years building-level or central office
6. Evidence of effective communication and collaboration skills
with people of diverse backgrounds.
Desired Qualifications 1. Evidence of effective communication and
collaboration skills with lab school stakeholders including
university colleagues, lab school administrators, lab school
faculty associates and staff, parents and community members.
2. Evidence of scholarship.
3. Familiarity or willingness to learn fundraising.
4. Ability to relate to diverse populations in the schools and
academic departments across the university.
5. Demonstrated experience in pedagogical practices related to
6. Demonstrated experience of flexible thinking and innovation.
7. Supports faculty associate research and grant development.
8. Knowledge of lab school structure.
9. Five years teaching experience and five years building-level or
central office administrative experience. Functional Expectations
Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable
1. Effectively communicate on a daily basis.
2. Move about in various locations across campus as needed to
complete day-to-day work.
Proposed Starting Date July 1, 2021 Salary Rate / Pay Rate Pay is
commensurate with qualifications and experience, combined with an
excellent benefits package Required Applicant Documents To assure
full consideration, an application along with a resume/C.V., cover
letter, and reference list (including the names and contact
information for at least three professional references) must be
submitted online no later than November 11, 2021. PLEASE NOTE:
These documents are required to be submitted online in order to
complete the application process. Please have these documents ready
prior to clicking on "Apply" Contact Information for Applicants
Important Information for Applicants This position is subject to a
criminal background investigation based on University Policy 3.1.30
and any offer of employment is contingent upon you passing a
satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin
work until the criminal background investigation results have been
received and cleared by Human Resources. Illinois St ate University
is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable
accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or
other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by
contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309)
438-3383 . The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any
confidential information you provide in confidence.
If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call
Human Resources at (309) 438-8311 . Application Opened: 10/11/2021
09:00 AM CST
Application Closes: 11/10/2021 11:55 PM CST
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