Dean of Instruction and Learning Search - 2017 - Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Dean of Instruction and Learning Search – 2017

Dean of Instruction and Learning

Jose Torres, PhD, President of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy® (IMSA) invites you to apply for this leadership opportunity to foster a uniquely challenging, highly personalized program of advanced study for our talented students who understand and share our passion for our mission.  The Dean will lead IMSA’s residential academic affairs with responsibility for: curriculum, instruction, assessment and professional learning.  The successful candidate will begin July 1, 2018.

Dean of Instruction and Learning Position Summary

The Dean leads the distinguished faculty and academic staff of the residential academy.  The faculty of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy is committed to innovative student-centered, constructivist curricula designed to engage students in generative, critical thought.  The faculty’s rigorous performance emerges from a balance between disciplinary standards, IMSA beliefs, programmatic research, collegial interaction and individual passion.  The faculty also seeks to engage institutions in Illinois and beyond with an expectation to improve educational practice.


Dean Position Mission, Outcomes and Competencies


Application Process:

Applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume, salary history, and a statement of personal philosophy on the meaning and practical application of  “equity in education” to: Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Attention: Traci D. Ellis, Executive Director of Human Resources, 1500 Sullivan Road, Aurora, IL  60506, or  Letters of interest with all appropriate attachments listed above will be accepted and reviewed as received until the position is filled; however, priority will be given to those received on or before February 16, 2018.

The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, or national origin.  This policy also includes all disabled applicants, including disabled Vietnam era veterans.  IMSA utilizes only job-related criteria in making decisions concerning applicants and employees.