Loyola University Chicago seeks an accomplished, passionate, innovative, strategic, and values-driven leader to serve as the next Dean of the School of Social Work. The School takes pride in the professionalism and service of its faculty, staff, and students, who are improving the lives of individucals, families, and communities through Cura Personalis, micro, mezzo, and macro practice. Community engagement, DEI, and social justice are integral values of the University and the School. Together with the faculty, the Dean will strive to ensure that the School of Social Work fulfills its mission of educating students for a lifetime of service and strong leadership characterized by the values of a Jesuit education.
Founded in 1870, Loyola University Chicago, with 16,899 students, is one of the largest Jesuit universities in the country, with a vibrant urban campus located in a world-class city. The University boasts a 151-year history as a leader in Jesuit, Catholic education. With primary campus locations on the northeast side of Chicago, in the heart of downtown, and in the western suburbs, Loyola reaches into the life of the city. Loyola students can study at the esteemed John Felice Rome Center and study abroad programs in more than 60 countries.
Reporting to the Provost, the Dean will have the extraordinary opportunity to serve as a campus- and city-wide leader and build a compelling strategic vision for the future of the School. The Dean will be an energetic and collaborative partner with the University's faculty, students, staff, and administration in advancing the educational mission of the University. The Dean will empower faculty and staff to more fully utilize the School as a platform for what is possible, ensuring that the mission is inclusive and informs the educational experience of every Loyola community member. Loyola's location in the heart of Chicago allows students and faculty to engage readily with a wide range of nearby organizations for research partnerships and to practice their professions in the service of the local community. Given its Jesuit tradition, breadth of programs, academic quality, and vibrant urban location, Loyola University Chicago's School of Social Work is poised to enhance its already significant impact under the leadership of a visionary Dean.
For best consideration, please send all nominations and applications to:
Jim Sirianni, Managing Director
Mark Halligan, Senior Associate
For more information, please visit Loyola University’s home page at https://www.luc.edu/
Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for mission and diversifying the faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion (except where religion is a bona fide occupational qualification for the job), national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.