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The Ethnography of the University Initiative (EUI) seeks a Visiting Program Coordinator who will lead the program in its mission to promote research about the University of Illinois by (mainly) undergraduates across the curriculum. The research is then made available in a web-based archives (IDEALS). The position is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track appointment as a visiting academic professional in the Department of Anthropology. The appointment will initially be for one year( 2012-13). The appointment may be renewed and become regular contingent on strong performance review and availability of funding. The position is available as soon as possible after the closing date. Salary is competitive.
A pedagogical and research project, EUI operates as both a clearinghouse for student-generated research on the University, and as a coordinator of courses. Duties of the coordinator include recruiting, training and supporting faculty and students in the use of Moodle, Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocols, multimedia tools, and curriculum development; amending IRB protocols; evaluating and monitoring the submission of research documents for IRB approvals; organizing the student conference each semester; monitoring the budget; uploading research documents into IDEALS; pioneering technical and teaching innovations; maintaining the EUI website; and presenting about EUI to various constituencies
For 2012-13 EUI, in addition to running the current program the successful candidate will:
· Research possible funding sources and draft grant proposals
· Co-coordinate and draft a strategic plan
· Supervise graduate student interns (Strategic Plan; Research and Assessment)
· Supervise multimedia undergraduate hourly
· Work with UI Library staff to expand IDEALS functionality, both for UI students and for other institutions participating in EUI (Syracuse University, Ithaca College, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois State University, and Parkland College)
· Integrate multimedia into more courses by recruiting and training faculty and students, expanding current academic technology partnerships (including development of summer faculty workshop)
· Consider development of an income-generating webinar to be offered on a regular basis to train faculty nationwide in promoting undergraduate ethnographic and archival research
· Put in place more efficient ways of communicating relevant findings and/or recommendations to campus and community institutions named in EUI research
The successful candidate will have extensive experience working with students, faculty and administrators in a university setting, demonstrate broad interest in higher education, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. A Master’s degree is required. Experience with audio and video production and other multimedia tools is highly desirable.
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Please create your candidate profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload application materials through this system. To ensure full consideration, upload a letter of interest, a current curriculum vita, and names and contact information for three professional references by June 27, 2012.
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