Dean, College Of The ArtsThe Dean of the College of the Arts (COTA) reports directly to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. The Dean is expected to exercise leadership, vision and strategic thinking in academic planning; faculty recruitment and performance assessment; research, scholarly and creative activity development; program review and all aspects of accreditation. The Dean is responsible for leading the college staff and department chairs in managing the college's fiscal resources and personnel, for recruiting, evaluating and retaining a well-qualified faculty and staff, and for developing effective student recruitment and retention programs in the College. The Dean is expected to lead department chairs and the faculty in fund raising efforts to support the College's academic programs, research, performance, and exhibition activities.
An earned doctorate, appropriate terminal degree or professional equivalency in the arts
A record of university teaching, scholarly and creative activity that satisfies eligibility of appointment to the rank of tenured full professor in an academic program in the College
Demonstrated success in administrative leadership and rising levels of responsibility at the level of chair or above, including management of fiscal and personnel resources, recruitment, evaluation, and retention of a well-qualified faculty and staff, academic programs evaluation and review
A strong commitment to programs for student advisement, recruitment, and retention
Collaborative management style and demonstrated success in engaging in diverse constituent groups in strategic initiatives and academic planning
Successful experience with arts accreditation
Ability to manage fiscal resources effectively
Experience with college/university fundraising
A commitment to and/or expertise in educating a diverse student population
A passionate advocacy for research and creative activity in the arts/and arts discipline
Apply for this Position
Appointment is effective on or about July 1, 2014. Review of applications to begin on October 25, 2013. Position open until filled. Portfolio, recordings, scores, list of publications or appropriate media, an official transcript from institution awarding highest degree, and a signed SC-I form will be requested of finalists.a letter of application addressing Minimum Qualifications and Desired/Preferred Qualifications, academic resume, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of five professional references.
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