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Assistant Director and Advisor, History and Social Sciences Secondary Educator Licensure Programs
Northern Illinois University

Date Posted Jun. 9, 2022
Title Assistant Director and Advisor, History and Social Sciences Secondary Educator Licensure Programs
University Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL, United States
Department History
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Social Sciences - General

Primary Function
Responsible for the overall efficiency and functioning of the History and Social Science Secondary Education Licensure program, as well as advising students enrolled in the program. Duties also include collecting and analyzing students’ data, reporting data and information to Program Director, as well as representing the Secondary Education Licensure program in different committees and subcommittees.

Reports directly to the Director and Advisor for the History & Social Sciences Secondary Educator Licensure program.

Duties and Responsibilities (generally)
Maintains program advising materials and work in conjunction with Program Advisor and Program Director to ensure program web content is up-to-date and accurate.

Responsible for keeping program up to date with all ISBE, NCSS, and CAEP policies and practices with guidance from the Program Director.

Conducts semester grade checks for all licensure students enrolled in the program, updates files, and follows up with students as necessary. Advises students enrolled in first, second, third, and fourth semesters of program sequence

Collects and analyzes student performance data on a semester basis. Writes mandatory annual reports for university, state, and national accreditation needs with Program Director.

Priorities and work methods are set by the individual in this position with guidelines from program Director. Applicable guidelines include university procedures manual, program and departmental procedures, guidelines and procedures from State and CLA&S.

This employee has regular contact with students, faculty, other advisors and non-university personnel and acts as a program representative.

Is required to teach:
ILAS 201: Introductory Clinical Experience;
HIST 359/591M: History of Illinois.

May be asked to teach the following courses, as department needs require (must meet teaching qualifications):
HIST 401/501: Third Clinical School Experience in History/Social Sciences;
HIST 496/596: Hist. and Social Sci. Inst. for Secondary and Middle Grades Educators.

Minimum Required Qualifications for this position
Master’s degree, or higher, in one of the seven social sciences (Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, Anthropology, or Sociology), or secondary education with an emphasis in social sciences
One (1) year of full-time Social; Science teaching experience at Secondary education level.
Illinois Secondary Social Science Teaching License
Qualified to teach the following courses:
ILAS 201: Introductory Clinical Experience;
HIST 359: History of Illinois.

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