The Indiana University School of Social Work invites applications for Director and MSW Program Director of the South Bend campus. This is a twelve-month position, beginning July 2019, with primary responsibility for South Bend program administration with some teaching, research, and external service duties. This position reports to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, represents the IUSSW on the South Bend campus Academic Cabinet and in other campus roles, collaborates with the South Bend BSW Program Director, and mentors and supports the scholarly work of faculty in South Bend.
The position requires that the candidate be qualified to be appointed with tenure at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The successful candidate will reside in South Bend but will be expected to travel for meetings to Indianapolis and other School program sites.
The Indiana University School of Social Work (IUSSW) is a university-wide system school with an MSW Program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education since 1923 and a BSW Program accredited since 1975. The IUSSW is headquartered at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and uniquely houses a Department of Labor Studies. The School has programs on campuses across the state of Indiana including Indianapolis, Bloomington, Richmond, Gary, New Albany, Fort Wayne, and South Bend. As the primary provider of Indiana's social work workforce, the School enrolls over 1,600 students across programs (PhD, MSW, BSW) and campuses, with approximately 320 BSW and MSW students enrolled on the South Bend campus. The mission of the IUSSW is excellence in education, research, and service to promote health, well-being, and social and economic justice in a diverse world.
Essential qualifications for South Bend Director and MSW Program Director include an earned doctorate in social work or a related field; an MSW with at least three years of post-MSW practice experience; at least three years administrative experience in a social work education setting; a teaching, research and publication record sufficient to meet criteria for tenure and associate or full professor rank; command of CSWE accreditation standards; demonstrated excellence in public relations; experience in successful mentoring of emerging scholars; excellent written and oral communication skills; and skill in curriculum development and academic program monitoring and evaluation. The successful candidate will evidence a commitment to fostering a program responsive to diverse ways of thinking and knowing about the world and a value for interdisciplinary and community collaborations.
Department Contact for Questions:
OAA #: IN-SOCW-SOCW19005
Appointment Status: Tenure
Internal Number: 7655
About Indiana University
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.