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The Department of Accountancy at Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. We serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge. We are interested in candidates who will bring excellence to campus via outstanding research, teaching, and service.


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, RECRUITING AND ADMISSIONS
Graduate Accountancy Programs
Gies College of Business
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

Position:         Assistant Director, Recruiting and Admissions
Reports To:     Program Director, BSA/MAS Programs

 Primary Function:  Responsible for leading the people, processes, and tools needed to successfully recruit and admit the proper mix and number of high quality students each year into Graduate Accountancy Programs.

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Recruiting

  • Lead the development, management and execution of recruiting strategy for each recruiting cycle for Graduate Accountancy Programs, focused on internal applicants and candidates from outside the University of Illinois
  • Design and implement a strategy to attract domestic students to Graduate Accountancy Programs
  • Recruit, and provide counseling and guidance to domestic and international prospective students
  • Develop partnerships with external organizations and agencies that will enhance the student pipeline
  • Leverage opportunities by collaborating with University/College leadership and academic divisions
  • Establish a high quality experience for the interested candidates in Graduate Accountancy Programs
  • Meet the program needs in terms of number of students needed to meet class room needs while maintaining the program standards
  • Deliver internal and external public presentations promoting Graduate Accounting Programs
  • Coordinate efforts with other staff members to implement recruitment and admissions plans, including supervising student workers
  • Some night and weekend obligations as well as occasional domestic and international travel for recruiting events, etc.

Admissions

  • Act as a liaison, along with the Admissions and Records Officer, to the Graduate College throughout the admissions process, including developing a working knowledge of Slate information management system
  • Along with support staff, and utilizing Slate, provide student recruitment and admissions data
  • Monitor yield issues and create strategies and tactics to maximize yield
  • Potentially perform information and assessment interviews of potential candidates
  • Support admission process and nurturing of applicants through enrollment

Miscellaneous

  • While primary duties will be focused on recruitment and enrollment, part of the role could include student services programming for admitted students
  • Help maintain databases and other tools for meeting the team goals

EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree required; MBA or other relevant master’s degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE

Required: At least four years of professional experience with at least two years of experience in recruitment, admissions, or relationship sales. Excellent organizational and communication skills, ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities, and proven success in managing across multiple stakeholders. Must demonstrate a service-oriented attitude for working with faculty and students. Working knowledge of computer-related databases and office-related software. Experience working with a diverse population.

 Preferred: Knowledge and experience within accountancy programs; higher educational experience; graduate recruitment experience.

APPOINTMENT STATUS:  This is a full-time (100%), benefits-eligible academic professional position appointed on a 12-month basis.  The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

TO APPLY: For full consideration, create your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references by January 18, 2019.  Interviews may be conducted before the closing date; however, no hiring decisions will be made until after the search has closed. For further information regarding our application procedures, email lrubarts@illinois.edu.

For further information regarding application procedures, email lrubarts@illinois.edu.

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

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 go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

 


 

Assistant, Associate, Full Professor
Department of Accountancy
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Tenure track faculty conduct leading-edge accounting research, deliver an engaging classroom experience, and provide support and leadership within the department and accounting academic community.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels
  • Tenure-track faculty are expected to conduct research in Accountancy
  • Senior faculty are expected to provide leadership in the department, the university and in the Accountancy discipline.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidates at advanced ranks must possess a PhD degree; candidates for assistant professor must possess or be near completion of a PhD degree.
  • Candidates must have strong research as well as demonstrated teaching effectiveness and leadership potential commensurate with position sought.

SALARY: Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience.

PROPOSED STARTING DATE: June 16, 2019, July 16, 2018 or August 16, 2019.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

For full consideration, please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your required documents, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, working papers, course evaluations and the names and email addresses or phone numbers of three professional references. Professional references will be contacted once the recruiting committee has requested them. Tenure track applications should be submitted by January 15, 2019. Applications received by November 6, 2018, will be given first consideration. Interviews may take place and offers may be made before the closing date, but all applications received by the closing date will receive full consideration for an open position. In your cover letter, please state which rank you are applying for. Please check http://www.business.illinois.edu/accountancy/recruit.html for official announcement and application procedures.

For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact: (Lynn Rubarts, 217-244-5464 and/or accyrecruiting@business.illinois.edu).

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

 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. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu 

 


 

Teaching Faculty (Open Rank)
Department of Accountancy
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

SPECIFIC DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND MINIMUM QULIFICATIONS

Clinical Professors/Teaching Professors/Lecturers/Instructors are expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels and engage in activities that maintain faculty qualifications under AACSB guidelines. This may include research for some positions.

Clinical faculty draw on specialized knowledge gained from professional practice. Responsibilities can include delivering an effective and engaging classroom experience, engaging in applied or experiential work that leverages specialized practices in fields the department deems relevant, and publicly engaging with current and potential partners on campus and within the larger business community. Candidates must have at least a masters or equivalent degree and extensive professional experience.

Teaching faculty deliver an effective and engaging classroom experience, publish on topics related to business pedagogy, and engage in related pedagogical activities so as to make both an instructional impact and a curricular impact within and beyond the department. Candidates must possess a PhD or equivalent terminal degree.

Lecturers deliver an effective and engaging classroom experience and support the department through service responsibilities. Candidates must possess a PhD or equivalent terminal degree.

Instructors deliver an effective and engaging classroom experience and support the department through service responsibilities. Candidates must have at least a master’s degree or equivalent degree and some professional experience.

SALARY: Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience.

PROPOSED STARTING DATE: January 1, 2019 or August 16, 2019.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

For full consideration, please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your required documents, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, working papers, course evaluations and the names and email addresses or phone numbers of three professional references. Professional references will be contacted once the recruiting committee has requested them. Applications should be submitted by April 30, 2019. In your cover letter please state which rank you are applying for. Interviews may take place and offers may be made before the closing date, but all applications received by the closing date will receive full consideration for an open position.

For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact: (Lynn Rubarts, 217-244-5464 and/or accyrecruiting@business.illinois.edu).

You also may visit http://www.business.illinois.edu/accountancy/recruit.html for additional information.

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

 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. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu.