STRATEGY & SEARCH
Dean, College of Communication
Butler University seeks a forward-thinking, thoughtful, and innovative leader who brings a vision for excellence and a plan to achieve just that. Indianapolis is a top-15 media market, and the University offers the benefits of a large public university in an intimate residential campus setting. This is an opportunity to work with a President who has a track record of being on the leading edge of innovation in education and who values the intersection of academics and entrepreneurship. Butler University’s College of Communication is home to a breadth of undergraduate and graduate programs in communication, journalism, film, sports media, PR, Web design and many others, which prepare students for success in the digital age and in a global society. The College’s innovative, experiential approach to discipline‐based education ensures that graduates can excel in their chosen professions or post‐graduate study.
Dean of Libraries
Butler University seeks an innovative and collaborative leader committed to fostering excellence in student learning, providing access to comprehensive educational resources, and advancing research and scholarship as its next Dean of Libraries. This is an exciting opportunity to support new and diverse networks via online masters and certificate programs, enhance interactions with the university’s colleges, and to further propel Butler University to national recognition as an entrepreneurial and visionary university. The ideal candidate will understand the evolving roles of academic libraries in higher education and will lead efforts in space utilization, information literacy, and digital collection initiatives that are inclusive and accessible to the learning needs of undergraduate and graduate residential students and online students. The successful candidate will possess a growth mindset, a futuristic approach to technology, and a willingness to be flexible and innovative in directing library resources and instructional support towards university initiatives that will ensure that Butler University is at the forefront of 21st-century educational delivery.
Assistant Dean for Innovation, Business
Butler University’s Lacy School of Business (LSB) invites applications and nominations for a visionary leader to support the Dean and faculty with new opportunities, offerings and partnerships. The Assistant Dean for Innovation reports to the Dean and is responsible for key internal and external strategic initiatives.