Indiana University South Bend is seeking a strong, dynamic leader to serve as Assistant Dean for the School of Nursing. The Assistant Dean, as the chief nursing administrator of the School of Nursing, organizes, directs, develops, administers and supervises all operations in the nursing programs in collaboration with the dean. The appointment is 75% administrative and 25% teaching. This tenured, twelve-month appointment begins January 1, 2021.
The School of Nursing (SON) is in the Dwyer College of Health Science which houses six programs with 37 full time faculty members. The SON consists of a traditional Baccalaureate degree (BSN), a Registered Nurse (RN) to BSN mobility option completion program, and a Master's of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program. here are 17 full-time faculty in the SON who serve over 200 students. Indiana University South Bend School of Nursing prepares holistic, caring, ethical professional nurses who respect the uniqueness of each individual. Our nursing graduates function in cohesive healthcare teams using critically evaluated evidence. The BSN and MSN programs are accredited through CCNE. The RN to BSN program is offered as a consortium with all the Indiana University campuses. Each of the nursing programs is positioned for enrollment growth.
South Bend, Indiana is an affordable and walkable city of more than 100,000 residents. Located on the St. Joseph River and just a short drive from Lake Michigan, South Bend is rich in recreational activities. Its residents also enjoy the many cultural events offered through South Bend's five universities and its vibrant arts community.
IU South Bend's strategic plan includes a commitment to advance diversity and open-mindedness and to create a civil, welcoming, and caring culture for all. Of over 5,200 students, over 25% self-identify as minorities. The population of Hispanic students is over 10% and IU South Bend has seen significant increases in the admission of Latino/a students. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates who have mentored minorities or other underrepresented groups are encouraged to highlight such efforts in the application.
Indiana University is an equal employment and Affirmative Action Employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.
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About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.