Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Indiana University
United States

Please see Special Instructions for more details.
***Indiana University Liberal Arts Employees Only*** Applicants should review the requirements and submit letters of intent, the names and contact information for three references, and vitae: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/9391 Nominations or questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Dr. Jeffrey Wilson, Search Committee Chair, IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, Cavanaugh Hall, Room 207B, 425 University Blvd. Indianapolis, IN 46202 jeswilso@iupui.edu (317)274-1128


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Position Details
Title Associate Dean for Student Affairs ***Indiana University School of Liberal Arts Tenured Faculty Only***
Appointment Status Tenure
Department IUPUI Liberal Arts


Position Summary
Nominations and applications are invited for the position of Associate Dean for Student Affairs in the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts at 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 expanding and 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 Associate Dean for Student Affairs supervises a staff that provides a wide range of services to undergraduate students, from orientation and advising to entering and transfer students, career counseling for students and alumni, scholarship processing and distribution, and management of all undergraduate academic records, including those pertaining to admission, probation, dismissal, athletic verification, and certification for graduation.

Position Responsibilities: Associate Dean of Student Affairs, School of Liberal Arts.

Reporting to the Dean and working with other Associate and Assistant Deans, the Associate Dean of Student Affairs primary responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
• supervision of academic advising, career services, recruitment and retention, and scholarship management with a focus on promoting and practicing diversity
• providing leadership in the articulation of issues and the development of policies affecting students, student learning, and academic standing (e.g., probation, dismissal, reinstatement, etc.)
• working with students on an individual basis to address issues that affect their academic success
• overseeing the school’s academic misconduct policies and procedures.
• articulating issues for consideration at the school and campus levels so that the campus can make improvements
• supporting faculty, departments, and programs in issues affecting student learning, including recruitment, retention, advising, developing culturally responsive and inclusive curricula, career services, and co-curricular activities
• overseeing and managing several school specific scholarship programs
• identifying issues and developing policies, with an intentional diversity and inclusion plan, that affect student recruitment, success, and retention
• working closely with University College, the home of entering students, and with all other schools on campus
• working with other leaders to help facilitate such campus initiatives related to RISE as study abroad, undergraduate research, and service and experiential learning
• representing the School of Liberal Arts and its students’ interests in the campus community including through service on campus- and university-level committees
• working with faculty on an individual basis related to student issues in the classroom
• process student-and faculty-initiated grade changes and grade appeals
• coordinate and manage school-level events such as the annual Celebration of Scholarship and Post-Commencement
Recognition ceremonies

Basic Qualifications
Qualifications of the Associate Dean:

Candidates must hold 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.

Qualifications for all candidates include demonstrated leadership skills with a record of successful administrative achievement in higher education and experience working with students and faculty on issues related to recruitment, retention, enrollment services, and advising. 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; demonstrated understanding of technology use in higher education; demonstrated commitment and/or experience in community engagement.

Candidates should be committed to supporting and advancing school and campus goals related to diversity, equity and inclusion. 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.

Indiana University is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse learning environment and supporting the professional development of all individuals. IU prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, sex, gender identity, marital status, national origin, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Indiana University is also a provider of ADA services.

Department Contact for Questions
Dr. Jeffrey Wilson, Search Committee Chair,
IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, Cavanaugh Hall, Room 207B,
425 University Blvd. Indianapolis, IN 46202

jeswilso@iupui.edu
(317)274-1128

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank Commensurate with experience/Faculty-Tenure Eligible (FTX)/Associate Dean (AAJ)


Special Instructions
Indiana University Liberal Arts Employees Only***


Applicants should review the requirements and submit letters of intent, the names and contact information for three references, and vitae: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/9391

Nominations or questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to:
Dr. Jeffrey Wilson, Search Committee Chair,
IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, Cavanaugh Hall, Room 207B,
425 University Blvd. Indianapolis, IN 46202

jeswilso@iupui.edu
(317)274-1128

For Best Consideration Date 03/23/2020
Expected Start Date 07/01/2020
OAA # IN-LART-LART20002
Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Will you hold a doctoral degree by the date indicated in the job advertisement?
Yes
No


How did you hear about this position?
Personal Contact: At Professional Meeting or Conference
Personal Contact: Direct Contact by Search Committee
Personal Contact: Referred by colleague or advisor
Announcement: Chronicle of Higher Education
Announcement: IU Bulletin for Academic Appointees
Announcement: Other Journal or Magazine
Announcement: Other Website


Applicant Documents
Required Documents
Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Application
List Of References
Optional Documents
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