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Founding Dean, School of Education

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Please submit cover letter, CV, statement of leadership philosophy (upload along with the other required documents mentioned here), and a list of 3-6 references.

Posting Details

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Position Details

Title Founding Dean, School of Education
Appointment Status Tenure
Department IUPUI Executive Management
Position Summary

IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis), Indiana’s premier urban research university, seeks a dynamic, visionary leader to serve as Founding Dean of the IUPUI School of Education.

The Founding Dean will provide academic and administrative leadership and direction to the urban research-focused School of Education in Indianapolis undergoing transition to an independent School. With an annual operating budget of $7.5 million, the School currently serves 685 undergraduate and 300 graduate students with approximately 40 full-time and 70 part-time faculty and 30 full-time and 40 part-time staff. The School’s research, teaching, and service partnerships with schools and communities reflect IUPUI’s institutional commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion, public scholarship, translational research, and creative activity in urban environments.

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Basic Qualifications

Doctorate in education or a related discipline;

Appointment at full professor;

Significant and substantive experience as an academic administrator

Department Contact for Questions

Stephen Hundley
Senior Advisor to the Chancellor and
Professor of Organizational Leadership
301 University Boulevard, Suite 4049
Indianapolis, IN 46202

via email at

Additional Qualifications

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Salary and Rank Full professor; Salary open or competitive
Special Instructions

Please submit cover letter, CV, statement of leadership philosophy (upload along with the other required documents mentioned here), and a list of 3-6 references.

For Best Consideration Date 02/08/2018
Expected Start Date 07/02/2018

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. List Of References
  4. Other
Optional Documents