Dean, College of Health and Human Services


Indiana State University

Dean, College of Health and Human Services

Indiana State University seeks applications and nominations for a forward-thinking and experienced leader to serve as the Dean of the College of Health and Human Services. The Dean is responsible for oversight of degree programs, human and fiscal resources, strategic planning, external funding, and faculty programs.  The Dean leads efforts in interprofessional health education.

The College offers degree programs from the baccalaureate through the doctoral level for school, community, and clinical settings.  Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean is responsible for the academic and administrative leadership of a diverse set of academic units:

   • The School of Nursing, which is comprised of the Department of Advanced Practice Nursing, the Department of Baccalaureate Nursing, and the Department of Baccalaureate Nursing Completion;

   • The Department of Applied Health Sciences;

   • The Department of Applied Medicine and Rehabilitation;

   • The Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport; and

   • The Department of Social Work.

The Dean also oversees multiple centers, clinics, and partnerships which include: Physical Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation Clinic, Sycamore Nursing Center, Sycamore Outdoor Center, West Central Indiana Area Health Education Center, Rural Health Innovation Collaboration, and RHIC Simulation Center.

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Founded in 1865, Indiana State University is a comprehensive, state-assisted public institution offering degrees through the doctoral level. Indiana State is also classified as an engaged institution by the Carnegie Foundation and has been named to the President’s Higher Education Honor Roll for Community Service each year since its creation. For five consecutive years, Indiana State has ranked in the top three among 303 national universities for community service; this year the University is ranked second. The Princeton Review has recognized Indiana State as one of the 156 “Best Midwestern” for 13 years in a row, and has placed it on the “Green Colleges” list for the fourth consecutive year. This fall, Forbes honored the University for the sixth consecutive year; Indiana State ranks number 647 among Top Colleges, 254 in Public Colleges, 249 in Research Universities and 162 in the Midwest.

Nomination and Application Process

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. However, in order to assure the fullest consideration, applicants are encouraged to have complete applications submitted by March 15, 2017. Requested application materials include a letter of interest; curriculum vitae; and the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least five professional references. All applications, nominations, and inquiries will remain confidential. References will not be called until after the first screening of applications and then only after the applicant has given explicit permission. All application materials must be submitted electronically in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Please direct all applications, nominations, and inquiries for the position to the search firm assisting the University at the contact information below:

Ryan Crawford, Partner

or Gretchen Hoffman, Senior Associate

Refer to Code “ISU-CHHS” in subject line

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Indiana State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.