Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis — Executive Associate Dean for the Institute for Engaged Learning

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) seeks an innovative and visionary academic leader to serve as founding Executive Associate Dean (EAD) to lead the new Institute for Engaged Learning (IEL). The Institute aspires to become a national model for scaling and scaffolding high-impact practices across the curriculum at an urban research university.

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Set to launch in fall 2018, the IEL will be the catalyst for experiential, applied, and integrative learning experiences that are a hallmark of an IUPUI education. The IEL will also be a coordinating mechanism to integrate the newly approved institutional learning outcomes, the IUPUI+, into the undergraduate curriculum (To see the IUPUI+: As a member of the Division of Undergraduate Education and reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education, the founding EAD will be a collaborative leader who can foster relationships among a highly motivated group of faculty and staff committed to student success and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

IUPUI is Indiana’s urban public research university located in Indianapolis and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. Candidates must be sensitive to the needs of and demonstrate experience working in an academic community that is diverse with regard to gender, race, color, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation or identity, ability status, protected veteran status, and religion. Indiana University is an equal opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a provider of ADA services.

Review of applications will begin June 6, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Ideally, the new Executive Associate Dean will begin September 1, 2018. For questions and additional information, please contact Dr. Kristina Sheeler, chair of the search committee at

Individuals from all academic fields and specialties will be considered. Based on IUPUI’s commitment to diversity, the search committee particularly welcomes applications from under-represented groups.

For complete position information and to apply:

Please include in the application 1) cover letter detailing specific qualifications for the position, including commitment to and experience with high-impact practices in higher education, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) names and contact information for three references.