Instructional Programming Coordinator

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Start date: 2014-09-28T00:12:43.343
Salary period: Annual
Coordinator for
Programming for the Education
Justice Project (EJP)
Department of
Education Policy,
Organization and Leadership
College of Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The College of Education's Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership seeks a Coordinator for Instructional Programming for the Education Justice Project (EJP). EJP offers university-level educational programs to men incarcerated at Danville Correctional Center, a medium-high security state prison about 35 miles east of the Urbana campus. It has three permanent paid staff and about 70 volunteer instructors. The Coordinator for Instructional Programing (CIP) is a new position within EJP, and will be a part-time (50%) 12-month, non-tenured academic professional position.
The CIP will oversee all EJP programming at the correctional center. This includes for-credit courses, academic advising, writing and math workshops, extracurricular reading groups, the guest lecture series, and more. The CIP also has responsibility for developing outreach to prospective students at the prison and for setting up systems to resolve student enquiries, issues, and problems. The CIP oversees orientation of incoming instructors and serves as the liaison between EJP instructors and prison administration and staff.
This position takes place about 75% at the prison and 25% in Urbana-Champaign. The ability to get full clearance to enter Danville Correctional Center (no felonies, no close family members or friends in Illinois state prisons) is a requirement of this position.
For full details about the position, and application procedures and requirements, see jobs.illinois.edu. The deadline for applying is October 15, 2014.
The University of Illinois is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. The University of Illinois is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications and nominations of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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