Associate Professor or Full Professor w/additional title of Dean of the College of Health and Human Services

Indiana University at Bloomington
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$6.8
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Title Associate Professor or Full Professor w/additional title of Dean of the College of Health and Human Services

Appointment Status Tenure Department IU Northwest Office Of Academic Affairs Position Summary

Indiana University Northwest, one of seven campuses of Indiana University, is seeking a dynamic, innovative, and equity-focused leader as Dean of the College of Health and Human Services located in metropolitan Northwest Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Park. At Indiana University Northwest, the Dean of the College of Health and Human Services is a leader in health care education and public services preparation. The Dean exercises broad responsibilities for all aspects of the academic, student, and external community dimensions in coordination with faculty and other university leaders. The Dean of the College of Health and Human Services reports to the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

The IU Northwest College of Health and Human Services provides students a premier undergraduate and graduate education through its fully accredited programs (Nursing, Health Information Management, Dental Education, the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Radiological Sciences).

The position is a twelve-month appointment that will include a tenured faculty appointment in one of the academic programs offered in the College.

Position Summary:

Supervision : Supervise and provide leadership for the faculty and exempt and non-exempt staff in the College of Health and Human Services. This currently involves a budget of $6.8 million, preparation of yearly budget requests, and regular monitoring of revenue and expenses.

Accreditation : Monitor accreditation of each of the reporting units by keeping abreast of changing accreditation standards and by supporting the development of programs and curricula that meet accreditation standards.

Recruitment and retention : Implement a clear action plan to enhance faculty, staff, and student recruitment and retention. Build upon an environment of stability, equity, and inclusion for all faculty, staff, and students.

Leadership : Ensure academic excellence in the hiring, promotion and tenure of faculty in Indiana University Northwest's College of Health and Human Services; communicate a clear vision for Indiana University Northwest's College of Health and Human Services, including the Schools of Nursing, Social Work, Public and Environmental Affairs, and the Health Information Management, Radiological Sciences, and Dental Education programs, emphasizing the campus and university commitment to diversity and inclusion, community engagement, research with undergraduate students, and programmatic assessment, to ensure continuous quality improvement.

Curriculum and academics : Continue to advance and elevate the quality of teaching and curricula by interrogating and implementing national and accredited best practices, continuous quality improvement, and by implementing specific methods for the evaluation of teaching, including observation; focus on curricular development that prepares students for addressing health disparities and emphasizing quality clinical training and partnerships.

Teamwork : Work productively with the other academic Deans and the Executive Vice Chancellor from the Indiana University Northwest campus, all campuses of Indiana University, and with external constituencies, to ensure the success of the academic programs in the college, and the success of our graduates.

Fund raising : This individual will seek external funding opportunities together with the Vice Chancellor for External Affairs and the campus Chancellor.


One of seven campuses of Indiana University, IU Northwest is located in metropolitan Northwest Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Park. The campus has a diverse student population of approximately 3,500 degree-seeking students and 1,800 dual-credit students and has been recognized by the Department of Education as a minority and Hispanic serving institution. The campus offers Associate, Baccalaureate, and Master's degrees from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health and Human Services, the School of Business and Economics, the School of the Arts, and the School of Education. The campus is also host to IU School of Medicine-Northwest-Gary, the region's only four-year medical doctorate program. As a student-centered campus, IU Northwest is committed to academic excellence characterized by a love of ideas and achievement in learning, discovery, creativity, research, and community engagement. Indiana University Northwest is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. The University actively encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Basic Qualifications

Required Qualifications

· Terminal degree in a discipline finding its home in Indiana University Northwest's College of Health and Human Services (Nursing, Public and Environmental Affairs, Social Work, Dental Education, Health Information Management, and Radiologic Sciences)

· Demonstrated inclusive leadership, committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in curricula, student services, and in personnel and leadership decisions in a school, college, or department.

Preferred Qualifications

· Progressively responsible academic administrative experience

· Strong evidence of managerial experience directly supervising faculty/staff, and working with budget

· Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and research

· Experience with accreditation in the disciplines found in the College of Health and Human Services

· Knowledge and skills directly related to leadership in the preparation of future certified professionals who could graduate from IU Northwest's College of Health and Human Services

· A record of distinguished scholarship

· Demonstrated knowledge of the opportunities and challenges facing higher education today

· A leadership style that influences the community (internal and external) to identify and face challenges; that is adaptable, inclusive, and decisive

· Financial acumen and proven abilities in budgetary and financial management

· A track record as an effective manager of people with a management style built on respect, communication, collaboration, and fairness

· A reputation for integrity, transparency, accountability, and enthusiasm

· Interpersonal skills that enable effective relationships with all stakeholders, including other University leaders, alumni, advisory boards, professional officials, and leaders in the industries represented in the College of Health and Human Services

· Superior written and oral communication skills

· Direct experience supervising and managing clinical academic settings.

Department Contact for Questions

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Bala Arshanapalli, Ph.D., Associate Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Professor and Chair of the Search Committee, 3400 Broadway, Gary, IN 46408 (219) 980-6919, [email protected]

Additional Qualifications Salary and Rank Salary is commensurate with experience and education. Special Instructions

Interested candidates should review and complete the online application that requires uploading curriculum vitae; letter of application; statement of research and teaching philosophy; list of five references with contact information to include mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone numbers at https: //

For Best Consideration Date 05/31/2023 Expected Start Date 07/01/2023 OAA # IU-100399-2023

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Application
  • Statement of Research and Teaching
  • List Of References
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