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Director of Interprofessional Education and Practice

Ball State University

Last Updated: 11/26/22

Job Description

College of Health Deans Office

Director of Interprofessional Education and Practice

Ball State University

We seek an experienced healthcare educator and leader to design, deliver and evaluate interprofessional education and practice activities. IPEP is an overarching educational philosophy for College of Health undergraduate and graduate students that guides programming across academic units and in collaboration with regional healthcare, social service, and educational entities.

The Director will collaborate with academic unit heads and other college leadership, including the Director of Interdisciplinary Clinical Operations for the Interprofessional Community Clinic and the Director of the Simulation and Skills Labs to develop engaging and interactive in-person, virtual, and asynchronous learning activities. The Director will also oversee the Healthy Lifestyle Center, which is emblematic of interprofessional education and practice through its interdisciplinary training of students to deliver prevention and community health services.

Now, more than ever is a time of transformation in healthcare education. The COVID pandemic and the unfolding realities of health disparities and racial injustice have challenged healthcare systems and universities to seek a new normal. At the Ball State University College of Health, we are rising to that opportunity. We graduate health professionals who are clinically knowledgeable, committed to advancing inclusive excellence, and ready to collaborate on interprofessional teams. We invite applications for the Director of Interprofessional Education and Practice to join us in preparing today’s public health, healthcare, and social services workforce.

At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Position Function: The Director of IPE&P is responsible for the development and administration of the IPE collaborative activities. The Director reports to the Dean and develops a working relationship with all members of the College of Health Leadership team, faculty, and community partners.

Minimum Qualifications: Accredited terminal degree or doctorate (depending on discipline). Three years of clinical practice and or experience in a health-related profession.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience in higher education; experience with curriculum design; ability to organize, manage projects within set deadlines; interprofessional education and practice in the related profession.

Required Certifications: Credentialed and/or licensed healthcare professional in a respective field and eligible for licensure in the state of Indiana.

Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/34307 . Include the following documents with your application: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, and Inclusive Excellence Statement.

The start date is negotiable.

In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500.

The option to upload transcripts, a resume, and up to 3 letters of recommendation is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through 11/25/2022.

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Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

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Destination 2040: Our Flight Path establishes Ball State University’s ambitious goals for our second century:

  • We pledge to provide a premier educational experience for every student.
  • We pledge to partner with the community to improve the lives of our neighbors.
  • We are dedicated to having a lifelong presence in the lives of our alumni.

And when we complement these promises with our commitment to our enduring values, we define that which makes our University and its culture distinctive.

Our faculty are collegial, collaborative, innovative, inclusive, and adaptive, both within and beyond one’s home unit. These attributes include commitments to collaborative discourse, interdisciplinary inquiry, and enterprising learning practices.

Our faculty are expected to be innovative, adaptive, engaging teachers across modalities; producers of impactful creative and/or scholarly work; leaders in meaningful service activities to multiple communities. We seek faculty members who are strategic thinkers, engaging our dynamic communities. We are committed to student and faculty success, impact, and access, within an environment that prioritizes inclusive excellence. We inspire each other to be critical thinkers and responsible citizens, so that we can pursue fulfilling careers and meaningful lives.

Ball State University lives the values of Beneficence. We invite you to be part of our community.

The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit: https://www.bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/humanresources/jobs/benefits-and-community/professional-staff

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.



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Muncie, Indiana, United States
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball Sta...