Open executive Job in Academic & University Dean, School of Education, Health and Human Behavior (FY19-112)

Faculty Position FY19-112

December 20, 2018     

Position Title


Hiring Unit

School of Education, Health and Human Behavior 

Job Description

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) invites applications for the position of Dean of the School of Education, Health and Human
Behavior. The Dean serves as the chief academic and administrative officer of the School which consists of the departments of: Applied
Health, Educational Leadership, Psychology, and Teaching and Learning as well as provides leadership for the SIUE East St. Louis Charter
High School, a University community partnership. 

Responsibilities for the Dean include developing, implementing, and monitoring the
teaching, research and service missions of the School; serving as chief administrative officer in all aspects of the school including
strategic planning, budgeting, and personnel management; increasing student enrollment by supporting recruitment and retention activities;
administering the policies established by the University and School; supporting educator preparation programs that serve the diverse needs
of the Metro-East region; demonstrating a clear commitment to community engagement, partnership development, interdisciplinary
collaborations, and enhancement of the national visibility of programs; enhancing the School’s commitment to diversity, equity, and
inclusion in every aspect of its operation; maintaining accreditation in existing programs; initiating and successfully implementing
fundraising and development plans; and facilitating communication within the School, between the School and the rest of the University, and
with the public. Additionally, the Dean serves as a liaison between the School and local school districts, state Departments of Education,
professional organizations, members of the business community, and other relevant entities. 

Since 1958, the School of Education,
Health and Human Behavior has prepared teachers and administrators who are widely sought after by school districts in the region.  Today,
these education programs are still going strong, and the school now has a thriving and more diverse set of programs that prepare future
professionals in fields such as public health, nutrition, psychology, speech-language pathology, exercise science, and college student
personnel administration.  

SIUE is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable
education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose to shape a changing world. Built on the foundation of a broad-based
liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them
to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live.  Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the
bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only a short drive from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE
campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 13,000. 


Candidates must have an earned doctorate from an accredited university; demonstrated administrative and scholarly capabilities; demonstrated
a commitment to teaching, research and public service: experience with, and a commitment to, diverse educational contexts; experience
managing complex budgets; and successful fundraising and/or development experience. The candidate must be qualified for academic appointment
and eligible for tenure as an associate or full professor in one of the departments of the School. 

Terms of

Continuing, 12-month, 100% appointment. The start date for the position will be in July 1, 2019. 

Source of Funds



Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Excellent benefits package included. 


Please submit a letter of application that includes a discussion of the candidate’s evidence of effective leadership, current vitae, one
scholarly manuscript, and contact information for three references via email to:

Application Deadline

Priority will be given to candidates who submit all materials by February 2, 2019

SIUE is a state university – benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1

Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment. 

Southern Illinois
University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against
any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We
encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.   

The SIUE Annual Security and Fire
Safety Report is available online at  The report
contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar
years.  This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus
Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.”  For those without
computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for
Administration, Rendleman Hall, Room 2228, 618-650-2536.

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