Assistant Dean for Marketing & Communications
College of Applied Health Sciences
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
The College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is a catalyst to prepare students to be a change agents in the world through impact, innovation and inspiration. We are seeking a dynamic and strategic thinker to assume the newly created position of Assistant Dean. A senior leader will provide vision for a college-wide marketing and communications strategy and branding. The assistant dean will continue efforts to reinvent the marketing and communications team while being a forward thinker introducing and evaluating new technologies and industry trends. Working collaboratively, the position will promote a culture of service, creativity, innovation and excellence. The position is a full-time, 12 month Academic Professional position.
The College of Applied Health Sciences has a remarkable record of leadership in science, instruction and engagement that promotes health, well-being, and quality of life. The three academic units of the College, Kinesiology and Community Health; Recreation Sport and Tourism; and Speech and Hearing Science, are highly ranked in national surveys. The College is home to the Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES), the unit that provides services for all UIUC students with disabilities and the Chez Veterans Center, the largest, most comprehensive facility of its kind in the United States, designed specifically as a one-stop-shop for veterans' and military-connected services.
The college has a very successful, integrated academic advising program, serving over 2,000 undergraduate students, and a new Academic Enrichment and Leadership program for first generation students and students from underrepresented groups. The College also houses the Center on Health, Aging, and Disability which provides leadership in interdisciplinary research, education, and outreach efforts that promote health and wellness; healthy aging across the lifespan; healthy communities; and optimal participation of individuals with disabilities.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Normal office environment. Movement between buildings required.
Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Appointment Status and Start Date
This is a full-time (100%), 12 month Academic Professional appointment. The proposed start is as soon as possible after the closing date.
To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by 12/16/2021. Please complete your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter, resume and the names, address, phone numbers and email addresses of three professional references. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
For more information about this position, applicants may contact AHS HR at email@example.com
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