School of Education, Benedictine University

710 9201
Position ID:Benedictine University-SchofEduc-ASTPROFSCHOOLOFED [#9201]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Lisle, Illinois 60532, United States [map]
Subject Area: Administrative
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2017/05/24, finished 2017/10/12, listed until 2017/08/24)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***


Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois and Mesa, Arizona.

We are Catholic. All are welcome. Benedictine University seeks employees who understand and contribute to the University’s mission and vision. Inspired by our Catholic Benedictine mission and identity, our academic community is committed to inclusion. As an institution, we express our commitment to our identity as a Catholic and Benedictine institution through our values as they are manifested throughout the University. As such, all employees are expected to support the University’s Catholic Benedictine mission and identity and to contribute to its distinctive intellectual life in an effort to help each student and each other to thrive academically, professionally, and personally in our religiously and culturally diverse academic community.


 Benedictine University

School of Education

Assistant Professor, Term Appointment, 2017 Fall Semester


Position Description: Benedictine University School of Education (SOE) invites applications for a full-time, 9 month, non-renewable, term appointment as Assistant Professor. Appointment date is August 2017.



·       Administrative functions directly related to the management of activities that support the teaching and missions of the University, College, and SOE.

  • Serve as interim licensure officer.

·       Teaching and service as outlined in the University Faculty Handbook.

  • Serve as academic advisor for program majors.

·       Facilitate curriculum development, implementation, and progression of SOE programs.

  • Participate in the systematic assessment of SOE programs.
  • Participate in professional and community activities.
  • Participate in academic activities at Department, College and University level.

Minimum Qualifications: 

·       Earned Doctorate degree in education from an accredited institution

  • Ability to interact successfully within a multicultural environment and to work harmoniously with colleagues, students  and the community


Preferred qualifications

·       Professional Educator License (PEL) in Elementary, K-12, and/or Secondary Education


Application Deadline: Review of applications begins immediately. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.   


Application Process:  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing current teaching experience, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, statements of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation (at least one addressing teaching effectiveness) through Academic Jobs Online at Any questions should be directed to:  Erica George, College of Education and Health Services Administrative Assistant to the Dean, Benedictine University, 5700 College Road, Lisle, IL, 60532; Phone 630-829-6084; Fax 630-829-6281; email:  Must have legal authority to work in the U.S. permanently. An EEO employer.


Candidates who are offered a faculty position at Benedictine University must present Official Transcripts and Curriculum Vitae (CV) in order to be considered for the position, and must present them to Human Resources before the position starts.


Benedictine University does not discriminate in its admissions or educational policies, programs or activities; scholarship and loan programs; athletic and other University administered programs or employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The laws applicable to Benedictine University include constitutional and statutory protections of the University's rights as a religiously sponsored institution.  This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all employment and personnel practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promotion, training and compensation.


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.


Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
5700 College Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532

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