Associate Dean/MSW Program Director - Bloomington campus

Indiana University Northwest
November 20, 2023
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Title Associate Dean/MSW Program Director - Bloomington campus

Appointment Status Tenure Department IUPUI School of Social Work Position Summary

The Indiana University School of Social Work (IUSSW) invites applications for Associate Dean and MSW Program Director of the IU Bloomington campus. The IUSSW, founded in 1911, is a university-wide system school with CSWE- accredited MSW and BSW Programs since 1923 and 1975 respectively, reaffirmed in 2021. School headquarters are located in Indianapolis at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) with programs on seven IU campuses. The School's annual enrollment totals approximately 1,800 students across programs (PhD, MSW, BSW) and campuses. Entering its fifth year of leadership under Dean Tamara S. Davis, the School is working from a strategic plan (https: // to advance impact, with an expressly renewed commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) serving as a central guiding pillar. The School is a founding member of the University's health sciences Interprofessional Practice and Education Center, providing opportunities for students and faculty. IU provides faculty opportunities for competitive funding to support timely and innovative research, such as the Racial Justice Research Fund for which five of our faculty received awards. See our recent Commitment to Research magazine to learn more about our faculty and student research (https: //

IU Bloomington Campus: IU Bloomington (IUB, in a city of 80,000) is the University's flagship residential campus. Founded in 1820, IU Bloomington is located an hour south of Indianapolis and is credited as one of the country's most beautiful college campuses. IU Bloomington is a member of the Association of American Universities and is a research-intensive campus of Indiana University. With over 34,000 undergraduate students and more than 11,000 students in graduate and professional programs, the campus has 17 colleges and schools comprising over 550 degree-granting academic programs. The campus is increasing its health science academic programs. Social Work and three other health science disciplines recently co-located into a new Regional Academic Health Center, aiming to support the preparation of students to provide interprofessional team-based care. The campus is also tied to the IUB Center for Rural Engagement and the Indiana Institute for Disability and Community.

This is a 12-month position, beginning in July 2023, with primary responsibility for the School's programs in Bloomington and includes program administration, teaching, research, and service duties. This position reports to the Dean, directs and represents the IUSSW on the Bloomington campus, collaborates with the campus BSW Program Director, IUSSW Senior MSW Program Director, and other relevant IUSSW area-specific directors (admissions, career services, field, and recruitment), and supervises social work faculty and staff in Bloomington. The Associate Dean also works collaboratively with Labor Studies leadership to support its campus-based faculty and staff. The Associate Dean is expected to travel for meetings in Indianapolis and other School program sites as needed.

Basic Qualifications

This position requires that the candidate be tenured in the School of Social Work. Essential qualifications for the Associate Dean and MSW Program Director – Bloomington include an earned doctorate in social work or related field; MSW with two years post-MSW practice experience

Department Contact for Questions

Margaret Knass, [email protected]

Additional Qualifications

Demonstrated administrative and leadership experience in social work education; command of CSWE accreditation standards; demonstrated excellence in public relations; experience in successfully mentoring emerging scholars; excellent written and oral communication skills; and skill in curriculum development and academic program monitoring and evaluation .

The successful candidate will evidence a commitment to fostering a program responsive to diverse persons, ways of thinking and knowing about the world, and a value for interdisciplinary and community collaborations.

Salary and Rank Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Special Instructions

To apply, please review the application requirements and submit an online application at https: // Applications should include a letter detailing qualifications for this position, a diversity statement, and a curriculum vitae. Review of applications will begin in November 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

For Best Consideration Date Expected Start Date 07/01/2023 OAA # IU-100146-2022

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