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Blumberg Center Project Director

Indiana State University   Terre Haute, IN   Full-time     Education
Posted on June 21, 2024
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Blumberg Center Project Director

Indiana State University is looking for candidates to fill a leadership position within the Bayh College of Education’s Blumberg Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Special Education.

The selected candidate will be responsible for overseeing the currently titled Promoting Achievement for Students with Sensory Loss (PASS) program. The purpose of the PASS program is to provide statewide support, technical assistance and professional development opportunities for educators that will improve instructional quality, promote academic achievement, and foster successful post-secondary transition outcomes for students with sensory loss. In addition, the PASS project director would oversee two special education licensure programs: Blind/Low Vision and Deaf/Hard of Hearing.

Applicants should possess an extensive knowledge base of the education of students with sensory loss and have significant experience providing educational services to students with sensory loss.

The PASS project is funded by a grant provided by the Indiana Department of Education. The director would also be responsible for meeting grant guidelines, completing necessary reports, and collecting project data to support subsequent grant applications to provide longevity to the program.

If you are interested in becoming the PASS director, please refer to the information below for details on how to apply. It is important to note that the university prefers this position to be based fully on-site at our beautiful Terre Haute, Indiana campus.

Required Qualifications

Qualified candidates must have a minimum of a master’s degree in Education or a related field and 3-4 years with experience in K-12 public schools.

Application Process:

The review of applications will begin on July 8, 2024, and will continue until August 5, 2024. For a full description and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.indstate.edu/postings/48608

About the Institution:

Indiana State University is a Tier 2 national University with a Carnegie classification of doctoral/research. Nationally ranked and accredited, we are in Terre Haute, IN and have been recognized by the Princeton Review and the Wall Street Journal among the best universities in the Midwest. Indiana State is one of the most diverse college campuses in Indiana and home to a welcoming community of students, faculty, and staff representing nearly every U.S. state and 36 countries around the world.

Our beautiful, active, pedestrian-friendly campus is located within walking distance of local shops, restaurants, and activities in Terre Haute’s historic downtown district. Situated near the Indiana-Illinois border, we are located 70 miles southwest of Indianapolis and within a few hours of major metropolitan centers in St. Louis, Chicago, and Louisville. On campus, there are 160 student-run organizations, an expansive Student Recreation Center, a Performing Arts Series, and University Speakers Series, among other attractions. Indiana State Athletics, known as the “Fighting Sycamores,” fields 15 NCAA Division I athletic teams in the Missouri Valley Conference.

Ranked nationally for social mobility, Indiana State University transforms the lives of our students through experiential learning, community engagement, and career readiness, serving as a dynamic educational partner for businesses and industries throughout the Midwest. Our faculty provide instruction in small class sizes that provide opportunities for personalized instruction and feedback. Indiana State supports and recognizes faculty research and scholarship, providing an internal grants resource pool and other forms of support, and awarding faculty research honors each spring. Indiana State University is a place of belonging where students, faculty, and staff learn, thrive, and grow together.

Indiana State is a place of belonging where students, faculty, and staff learn and thrive together. Join our Sycamore family!

Indiana State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring people with many varied backgrounds, identities, and characteristics to join our institution; additionally, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures.