Campus Message 11.07.16

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to inform you of an internal search for the UIC Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR), formerly known as the NCAA Faculty Liaison. Our Intercollegiate Athletics is a Division I athletic program serving over 340 student athletes in 20 sports, which have won numerous league championships.

The Faculty Athletic Representative’s primary responsibilities are to promote academic integrity, to support institutional controls of our Intercollegiate Athletics, and to facilitate interaction of athletics and academics while enhancing the student-athlete experience at UIC. Additional information about the important role of the Faculty Athletic Representative can be found at the NCAA Faculty Athletic Representative Association website: http://farawebsite.org/what-is-an-far/fara-handbook/

FAR candidates must be full-time faculty with a strong interest in collegiate athletics. Previous experience in collegiate athletics is preferred although not required. The position requires a four year commitment and comes with an annual salary supplement. Administrative and logistical support and assistance will be provided by the administration of the Athletic Department. For full consideration, candidates should apply and submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae by November 14, 2016 to Teresa Soto Plutz at TeresaS@uic.edu.

We encourage you to share this opportunity broadly with our faculty to ensure the best possible pool of applicants for this exciting opportunity. If you wish to nominate a colleague for this position, please send the individual’s name and email address to Jerry Bauman, Dean of the College of Pharmacy and Chair of the search committee at jbauman@uic.edu, with a copy to Teresa Soto Plutz at teresas@uic.edu.

Go Flames,

Michael D. Amiridis
Chancellor

Jerry L. Bauman
Chair, Search Committee
Dean, College of Pharmacy