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Academic Center Director*
Buena Vista University seeks to hire a Director to lead its Center for
Academic Excellence. We wish to hire someone whose passion is the support of
the academic needs of students, someone who can manage resources and
facilities but who is willing to be involved in the day-to-day operation of
the Center as well. We seek someone who is committed to developmental
education and to serving the needs of students who request special academic
accommodations. The Center offers programs in academic skills development to
our undergraduate students.
The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, be
comfortable working with students, faculty and staff and will have knowledge
of current theory and practice in developmental education. Experience in
student learning assistance and an MA in a pertinent field is required; PhD
is preferred. Teaching experience is expected; interest or experience in
academic advising is a plus.
Buena Vista University, founded in 1891, is located on the shores of
beautiful Storm Lake, Iowa with an enrollment of approximately 1,385
undergraduate students in a residential setting. Buena Vista University is
the country's leading New American College. For more information on our
university, please see our website at http://bvu.edu/

Send letter of application, curriculum vita, and phone number/email
addresses of at least three references to: Associate Dean of Faculty Dr.
Bruce Ellingson, Buena Vista University, 610 W. 4th Street, Storm Lake, IA,
50588. FAX: 712-749-1410. Screening begins November 1st and will continue
until position is filled. Women and minorities are strongly urged to apply.
OEO/AD. For further details see a full position description at
http://www.bvu.edu/~humanres/




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Karla Sanders, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Academic Support and Achievement
Eastern Illinois University
3004 9th St. Hall
Charleston, IL  61920
217-581-6056
fax:  217-581-7100