Associate Dean for Academic Programs ***Indiana University School of Liberal Arts Tenured Faculty Only***
Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Location: Bloomington, Indiana
Internal Number: 11756
Department: IUPUI Liberal Arts
* Indiana University School of Liberal Arts Tenured Faculty Only* IUPUI
Nominations and applications are invited for the position of Associate Dean for Academic Programs, Indiana University School of Liberal Arts at Indianapolis (IUPUI). The mission of IUPUI is to provide excellence in teaching and learning; research, scholarship, and creative activity; and local, national, and global civic engagement. Each of these core activities is characterized by collaboration within and across disciplines and with the community, a commitment to ensuring diversity, and pursuit of best practices.
The mission of the IU School of Liberal Arts is to create and exchange knowledge that promotes understanding of the human experience. The aspiration of the School is to become a model 21st-century urban liberal arts school and a preferred location for learning and research in the humanities and social sciences.
The position's responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1.Undergraduate & Graduate Academic Program Development, Administration, and Support
· provide support and coordination among campus units and SLA for curriculum development and revision as needed to
o support new degree development and accelerated BA/graduate programs
o work with other schools on joint and multidisciplinary programs
o represent SLA on the IUPUI Undergraduate Affairs Committee
o work with the dean, chairs and directors on course remonstrances among the schools at IUPUI and across Indiana University
· serve as the dean's oﬃce representative to
o the SLA Undergraduate Curriculum and Standards Committee
o the SLA Graduate Curriculum Committee
o the SLA Online Education Committee
· work with the Oﬃce of Student Aﬀairs to
o oversee degree maps
o oversee transfer credit processes
2.Course Scheduling & Enrollment Management
· data analysis and strategic planning for and oversight of scheduling and enrollment management of all courses in the School
3.Assessment & Reporting
· coordinate with campus oﬃces and SLA departments and programs on program reviews
· coordinate with campus oﬃces and SLA departments and programs on assessment of student learning, including review of general education courses
· serve as one of the SLA representatives on the IUPUI Program Review and Assessment Committee
· write the school's annual assessment report to the campus
· report on academic programs and performance for the School of Liberal Arts
4.Special Program Oversight
Provide oversight of and serve as dean's oﬃce liaison with special programs, including
· General Studies
· Honors Program
· Individualized Majors Program
· IU Online Collaborative Programs
o serve as SLA representative to the IU Online Collaborative Programs Committee
Candidates must have academic qualiﬁcations and achievements consistent with an appointment as a tenured full or advanced associate professor in the School of Liberal Arts. Data analytic skills, a record of scholarship, evidence of excellent teaching, and a commitment to promoting diversity are required.
Documented leadership ability such as chairing a department or running a center; strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated support for and motivation of faculty, students and staﬀ; demonstrated ability to foster high quality teaching and research; commitment to maintaining and promoting institutional change; commitment to using assessment to improve student learning.
Qualifications of the Associate Dean: Candidates must have academic qualifications and achievements consistent with an appointment as a tenured full or advanced associate professor in the School of Liberal Arts. Administrative experience, a record of scholarship, evidence of excellent teaching, and a commitment to promoting diversity are required.
Other qualifications include: documented leadership ability such as chairing a department or running a center; nationally recognized record in scholarship; strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated support for and motivation of faculty, students and staff; demonstrated ability to foster high quality teaching and research; commitment to maintaining and promoting institutional change; experience with international programs; demonstrated understanding of technology use in higher education; demonstrated commitment and/or experience in, community engagement; and demonstrated commitment to and/or record of procurement of external funding.
The IU School of Liberal Arts is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion, and equity for all, regardless of race, ethnicity, nationality, citizenship status, language, heritage/ancestry, culture, faith or religion, political views, age, gender, sexual orientation and expression, pregnancy, social class, economic status, physical and neurological (dis)ability, veteran status, and more.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
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.