Executive Director, SIU Global Campus

Title: Executive Director, SIU Global Campus

Job Category: Administrative Professional

College: Office of the Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs


Position Summary:  Southern Illinois University Carbondale seeks applications for the position of Executive Director, SIU Global Campus. The Executive Director will report to the Provost. This a full-time, Administrative-Professional position with appointment at the rank of tenured Associate Professor or Professor in an appropriate academic unit.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administer and supervise Extended Campus office and initiatives, including fiscal officer delegate responsibility for budget of approximately $4 million, including online, off-campus and military programs.
  • Provide leadership in development and delivery of high quality off-campus (including military programs), distance education and continuing education initiatives, summer session coordination, and profession.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor a comprehensive Strategic Enrollment Plan.
  • Strategic fiscal planning including budgeting, major expenditure decisions and inventory.
  • Oversee preparation of budget information, assessment data, and narrative statements for reporting to the University and outside entities.
  • Serve as institutional representative to external partners.
  • Coordinate with academic administrators at all levels on matters of program delivery and curriculum development for distance education, off-campus program, and continuing education.
  • Provide guidance to colleges and units in establishing new distance education programs.
  • Advise Provost on off-campus/distance education program development in service of the University's goals of recruitment, retention, program assessment, degree completion, and continuing education.
  • Plan for future goals, programmatic directions, and focus for Extended Campus.
  • Direct and oversee assessment of courses and programs delivered to off-campus locations or through distance education.
  • Hire, assign, evaluate, and train personnel.  Conduct salary reviews.
  • Establish effective communication with University academic units to maintain effective service.
  • Administer continuing education activities, through coordination with outside agencies, academic and other units on campus.
  • Coordinate third-party agreements with public and private sector employers at off-campus locations, including preparation of memoranda of understanding.
  • Recommend tuition rates for new programs / courses.  
  • Will hold tenure at rank of Associate Professor or Professor in an appropriate academic unit.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree with record commensurate with faculty appointment at rank of tenured Associate Professor or Professor within a SIU Carbondale academic department or school.
  • One year of employment in higher education which includes experience with the review process for obtaining approval of state boards and/or regional accrediting associations for new distance education courses and programs.
  • Three years experience in higher education that includes development and coordination of distance education courses and programs (online and/or off-campus).
  • One year of experience supervising at least five employees.


Apply online at https://jobs.siu.edu/.  Please submit a cover letter and resume along with your application.

Application deadline: 2/18/2022 by close of business (4:30 PM)


Contact for further information: Melanie Terbrak

Contact email: mlterbrak@siu.edu

Contact phone: 618-453-7648


SIU Carbondale, member of the SIU System, is an anti-racist community that opposes racism, discrimination and inequity in any form, and embraces diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice for all people.


SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed
and encouraged and will receive consideration.