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Dean, Dwyer College of Health Sciences

Indiana University South Bend
Indiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jan 18, 2022

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Administrative, Deans, Student Affairs, Health Services
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Full Time
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Indiana University South Bend invites applications, nominations, and expressions of interest in its search for the next Dean of the Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences. The University is seeking a strong, dynamic leader to serve as Dean who can help lead the College forward in its efforts to positively impact students and the region. This individual must have an earned doctorate in one of the disciplines in the College or a related field and have a record suitable for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.

The Dean, as the chief academic officer of the College, helps to create a climate of intellectual vitality and excellence, upholds a welcoming and inclusive environment, bolsters student success, and supports faculty in their teaching, clinical work, research, and service. The College has 40 full-time faculty and 12 staff serving approximately 1,000 students across a range of academic programs. Undergraduate offerings include applied health sciences, clinical laboratory science, dental hygiene, health sciences, nursing, and radiological sciences. The College has a long-standing Master of Science in Nursing, and has recently added a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (OT) and a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP). The College is organized into a School of Nursing, a School of Rehabilitation Science (including OT and SLP), and a School of Applied Health Sciences, which includes the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science, the Division of Dental Education, the Division of Health Sciences, and the Division of Radiography and Medical Imaging Technology.

Indiana University South Bend (IU South Bend) is the premier comprehensive public university dedicated to serving the needs of North Central Indiana and beyond. As a regional campus of Indiana University, IU South Bend provides a diverse population the opportunity to affordably earn a prestigious IU degree through its quality undergraduate and graduate programs. Indiana University South Bend enrolls nearly 4,500 degree seeking students, making it the largest of the regional campuses of Indiana University. IU South Bend is also the oldest regional campus, offering its first classes in 1916.

A detailed leadership profile is available at this link.

All applications, nominations and inquiries are invited. Applications should include, as separate documents, a letter of interest addressing the themes in this profile and a CV or resume. WittKieffer is assisting Indiana University South Bend in this search. For fullest consideration, candidate materials should be received by March 9, 2022. Application materials should be submitted using WittKieffer’s candidate portal. Nominations and inquiries can be directed to Ryan Crawford and Jenna Brumleve at

EEO/AA Statement  

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. Upon application submission you will be asked to review and complete voluntary data collection for AA/EEO purposes.

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If you have a disability and need assistance with an application, special arrangements can be made to accommodate most needs by contacting Academic Affairs at: 574-520-4183.

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