Visiting Academic Manager

Education Justice Project (EPOL)
College of Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Education Justice Project (EJP) seeks a Visiting Academic Manager. This full-time position, which reports directly to the EJP director, is responsible for the administration of EJP’s academic programming at Danville Correctional Center (DCC). The position provides direct supervision, communication, and support to the Education Justice Project (EJP) program coordinators and instructors, and ensures that EJP maintains a stable, professional relationship with DCC and the IL Department of Corrections. The Visiting Academic Manager must exercise excellent independent judgement and discretion within an environment that is frequently fraught and volatile.  Please see complete posting and apply by April 15 at Job Details: Visiting Academic Manager - College of Education, Education Justice Project (141300) (illinois.edu)

Visiting Manager of Reentry Guide Initiative

Education Justice Project (EPOL)
College of Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Education Justice Project (EJP) seeks a Visiting Manager of Reentry Guide Initiative (RGI).  This new position will be responsible for the writing, production, and distribution of EJP’s reentry publications, currently two books each year, and a website. The position provides direct supervision and support to RGI coordinators, support staff, and volunteer team members, and ensures that RGI maintains a stable relationship with the IL Department of Corrections, Mexican consulates, and other external partners. The Visiting Manager must exercise excellent independent judgement and discretion within environments (incarceration, immigrant deportation) that can be fraught and volatile.  Please see complete posting and apply by April 15 at Job Details: Visiting Manager of Reentry Guide Initiative - College of Education, Education Justice Project (141330) (illinois.edu)

Project Manager Illinois Center for Transition and Work & Illinois Training Capacity Building Project, Department of Special Education, College of Education

The College of Education has a position open for a Project Manager.  This position will support two grant-funded projects: (a) the Illinois Center for Transition and Work and (b) the Illinois Training and Capacity Building Project.  Primary duties include coordinating the daily workflow for both grants, designing innovative training materials, maintaining active social media and website presence, and communicating and collaborating with team members within and outside of the grant projects.

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.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Project Management

  1. Manage and oversee day-to-day activities, functions, and operational logistics related to the daily operation of the projects.
  2. Develop and maintain an efficient and effective daily workflow related to meeting project goals.
  3. Manage human and material resources.
  4. Serve as a resource person, create linkages, and act as a liaison to other campus and community groups.
  5. Process travel reimbursements, purchasing requests, honorariums, and other activities in TEM.
  6. Maintain supply inventory for the office and the needs of the staff, students, and contractors within the grant projects.
  7. Work closely with grant leadership and staff to both follow and drive progress towards ensuring project milestones are met and that staff efforts are utilized as efficiently as possible.
  8. Submit reports (daily, quarterly, or annually) to the program directors and/or funding agent as assigned.
  9. Complete other tasks as assigned.
  10. In state travel may be required.

Instructional Design

  1. Create/design high-quality, engaging, interactive, and effective e-learning webinars.
  2. Design high-quality training materials (e.g., manuals, research briefs, slides, posters, workshop/conference materials, and other resources).
  3. Design and maintain the website for each grant project.
  4. Create effective means for disseminating information via social media and maintain social media communications.
  5. Assist project staff with the dissemination of materials (print & digital), training, and other related products developed by the projects.
  6. Complete other tasks as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • One year in education, training and/or work experience in project management. Master’s Degree in an area consistent with the duties of the position may be substituted for one (1) year of work experience. Experience maintaining websites and digital platforms; Experience managing multiple tasks with varying timelines; Experience supporting/supervising hourly staff and/or students. Demonstrated expertise with standard office technology (Microsoft Office Suite)

Preferred:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Experience as a project manager
  • Experience formatting professional presentations and online surveys
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and accessibility relating to content
  • Proficiency in a Content Management System (e.g. Sitefinity, Wordpress, Drupal)
  • Strong design and writing skills in relationship to web pages and the online environment
  • Working knowledge of the university system for billing, travel reimbursement (TEM), Banner, and ordering supplies

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability in decision-making.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal relationship skills, including the ability to interact effectively with team members and university staff.
  • Attention to detail, adaptability, and dependability.
  • Able to independently travel around the state to support grant related activities

SALARY AND APPOINTMETN INFORMATION:

This is a full-time Civil Service Program Coordinator position appointed on a 12-month service basis. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position.  The expected start date is as soon as possible after the close of the search. Salary is commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

Applications must be received by April 30, 2021. Apply for this position using the “Apply for Position” button below.  If you have not applied before, you must create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu.  If you already have a profile, you will be redirected to that existing profile via email notification.  To complete the application process:

Step 1) Submit the Staff Vacancy Application.
Step 2) Submit the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability forms.
Step 3) Upload the following documents:

  • cover letter
  • resume (months and years of employment must be included)
  • academic credentials (unofficial transcripts or copy of diploma may be acceptable) for all degrees attained
  • names/contact information for three references 

In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for this position using the “Apply for Position” button below. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For further information about this specific position, contact Stacy Dymond at sdymond@illinois.edu.  For questions about the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment

Assistant Director of Online Programs

At this time, the College of Education invites applications for the Assistant Director of Online Programs. Under the direction of the Director of Online Programs, the person in this position will facilitate student recruitment and outreach, assist with enrollment management and business analytics, and provide student success services for the College of Education’s online programs.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Recruitment and Outreach:

  • Coordinate student recruitment for College of Education online programs through online webinars, recruiting events, onsite meetings and responding to prospective student inquiries
  • Work with College of Education departments, MOOC providers, and college partners to identify new online program opportunities for emerging markets / communities; coordinate regular online informational webinars for prospects about College of Education online programs
  • Collaborate with College of Education and Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL) marketing teams to implement long and short-term marketing campaigns; coordinate the development and dissemination of marketing materials including maintaining webpages and social media platforms, development of videos, news releases, and related reports 
PLEASE SEE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION WITH ALL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES HERE

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Required: 

  • (Specialty Factor) Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Business Analytics, Marketing, Advertising, Communications, Instructional Technology or a related field
  • (Specialty Factor) Two years of experience in online student recruitment and marketing online programs, managing social media platforms at the institutional, college or department levels in the higher education environment. Demonstrated experience in enrollment management and business data analytics in the higher education environment; Demonstrated experience in gathering and analyzing data relating to key performance indicators of online programs, generating reports, and presenting findings to internal and external audiences.
PLEASE SEE FULL PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE IN FULL JOB DESCRIPTION HERE

Application:
This is a full-time Civil Service Program Coordinator position appointed on a 12-month service basis. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position.  The expected start date is as soon as possible after the close of the search.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

Applications must be received by May 10, 2021. Apply for this position using the “Apply for Position” button below.  If you have not applied before, you must create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu.  If you already have a profile, you will be redirected to that existing profile via email notification.  To complete the application process:

  1. Submit the Staff Vacancy Application.
  2. Submit the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability forms.
  3. Upload your cover letter, resume (months and years of employment must be included), and academic credentials (unofficial transcripts or diploma may be acceptable) and names/contact information for three references.
  4. In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for this position using the “Apply for Position” button below. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For further information about this specific position, contact Sangeetha Gopalakrishnan at gsangee@illinois.edu.  For questions about the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment.