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Berklee College of Music: Assistant Chair, Professional Music Department (deadline 10/16/17)

  • Berklee College of Music is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Chair of the Professional Music Department. As one of the largest majors at the College, Professional Music is an established program that offers a “design-your-own major/entrepreneurial approach” for students. The Department works closely with students to individualize their undergraduate program of study to be directly aligned with career goals. Further, the Department offers innovative instruction, regularly engages with music industry professionals, sponsors visiting artists and annual events, oversees Berklee Revelation Records (a student-run initiative) and provides opportunities for experiential learning.
  • The Assistant Chair will serve as an academic and administrative leader of the Department—working under the direction and supervision of the Chair. This is a 12-month administrative position with a renewable contract.
  • The Assistant Chair will be an experienced administrator and teacher with professional experience in music-related career environments. S/he will have evidence of industry engagement, strong leadership qualities, and managerial and organizational skills. S/he will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a wide variety of constituencies on- and off-campus. The ideal candidate will be forward thinking and possess a commitment to the education of music students.

Friends University: Tim and Gail Buchanan Chair in Fine Arts (no deadline listed, posted 9/25/17)

  • The Tim and Gail Buchanan endowed Chair in Fine Arts position was established to deliver education in the context of a Christian world view that recognizes Jesus Christ as Lord. The endowment provides the fine Arts chair with modest discretionary funds to support the goals of the Fine Arts division. The goal of the endowment is to attract a division chair who will live and educate in a manner that is consistent with the mission of the endowment and the university.
  • The Fine Arts Chair has supervisory responsibility over all faculty and staff members in the Fine Arts division. This position provides administrative and educational leadership to faculty and staff members of the Division of Fine Arts, leading and directing the educational, operational, financial, personnel and planning activities of the division. The successful candidate will work with faculty and administration to develop a vision for a thriving Fine Arts division. In addition to a normal workweek Monday through Friday, frequent additional evening and/or weekend hours will be required/requested.
  • Responsibilities will include; leading the Fine Arts Division full-time faculty, adjunct faculty, and staff; evaluate and develop professional growth plans for faculty and staff; maintain visibility within the arts community of Wichita to ensure growth of the Fine Arts program; develop and implement plans for recruiting prospective students to the university; administer academic resources by planning and managing department and division budgets; provide leadership for meeting the National Association Schools of Music (NASM) accreditation requirements; participate in various committees as indicated in faculty handbook; perform other duties as assigned.
  • Friends University seeks applicants to fill a full-time Fine Arts Chair position to begin July 2018 in Wichita, Kansas. Requirements for this position include a minimum of three years in academic administration, with experience in traditional undergraduate education; the possession of a terminal degree in an arts-related discipline—a Doctorate degree is preferred. Other requisite skills include the ability to think outside the box, using creative and innovative approaches; the ability to work in a fast-paced, high volume, and changing environment; the possession of excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, including experience and comfort in public speaking and presentations.

Georgia College: Department Chair - Music (Deadline 9/18/2017)

  • The department chair provides leadership for the department and works collaboratively with the faculty to meet the academic needs of students, and to foster excellence in programs, instruction, scholarly activity, and service. The position is a 12-month appointment reporting to the dean of the college. As a member of the music faculty, the department chair contributes to the work of the department through teaching (half-time), remaining active as a scholar, composer or performer and through service. The department chair must have the capability to effectively manage course scheduling, budgets, personnel and facilities, contribute to NASM accreditation, lead curriculum development, cultivate and maintain alumni relations, raise funds, and carry out other department leadership functions in addition to performing other duties as assigned.

Georgia Institute of Technology: Chair of the School of Music (Deadline 11/01/17)

  • The Georgia Institute of Technology invites nominations and applications for the position of Chair of the School of Music in the College of Design in Atlanta, Georgia. Appointment is anticipated on or before July 1, 2018. The School offers a B.S. in Music Technology, a Master of Music Technology, and a Ph.D., as well as a Music Minor open to all students at Georgia Tech. The School is positioned to be the premier School of Music Technology in the country.

Miami Dade College: Department Chair, Music Business (Deadline: Open until filled, posted 9/7/17)

  • The Music Business Department Chair provides academic leadership, serves as an integral member of College and Campus administrative teams, and works closely with Academic Deans, Associate Deans, Directors and Campus Presidents. Facilitates learning, quality teaching, scholarships, and services. The position manages programs in Music Business which are offered on several Campuses and oversees the integration of the Music Business program with the Film, Television, & Digital Production program. Provides support and advice in the collective bargaining process, and ensures adherence to relevant areas of any collective bargaining agreement.

Nazareth College: Associate/Full Professor and Chair, Music (deadline 10/16/17)

  • The College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for the position of Chair of the Music Department at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, tenure-eligible, with an 11-month appointment anticipated to begin July or August 2018. The department seeks candidates committed to undergraduate teaching excellence at a comprehensive institution that supports both liberal arts curricula and professional programs. Applicants who will contribute to the college’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive environment are encouraged to apply.
  • The ideal candidate will have demonstrated significant achievement and distinction in teaching, scholarship, and service, sufficient to warrant appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. In addition, documented successful administrative experience in the areas of strategic planning, curriculum development and assessment, accreditation, faculty governance, and budget management is required. We invite candidates who have experience in inter-professional collaboration, interactions with diverse communities and cultures, and mentoring faculty. Preference will be given to candidates with successful grant writing and/or fundraising experience.

Pacific Lutheran University: Chair, Department of Music, Associate or Full Professor (Deadline: 11/1/2017)

  • The Department of Music of the School of Arts and Communication at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA, seeks a dynamic chair with a vision to sustain and advance a widely acclaimed program of artistic and academic excellence. Rank of Associate or Full Professor. Teaching responsibilities based upon expertise and needs of the department.


Palo Alto College: Department Chair (Fine & Performing Arts/Speech Comm) (open until filled, posted 10/2/17)

  • The Department Chair will support the Alamo Colleges vision for student success and performance excellence by managing and teaching in assigned department(s) at the College. Chairs ensure that the department functions efficiently, effectively, and in accordance with College and District procedures and policies and other accreditation and certification guidelines.
  • Minimum Education and Experience: Level of educational completion as required for faculty status. Experience in college teaching, instructional administration and program planning and development with a record of increasingly broad responsibilities.
  • Preferred Education and Experience: Master's degree in one of the following disciplines: Arts, Speech, Music or Drama. Five years of experience leading academic departments in a higher education institution. Seven or more years of experience as a faculty member at a higher education institution​​.

University of South Alabama: Department Chair, Music (deadline 12/1/17)

  • The Department of Music at the University of South Alabama invites applications for the position of Department Chair to begin August 15, 2018. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or D.M.A. in Music and currently hold the rank of Associate Professor or Professor at a regionally accredited four-year institution.
  • Responsibilities: Administrative duties of the department chair. Teach courses in area of expertise. Contribute to the scholarly advancement of the field through research and/or creative activities. Serve on department, college and university committees.

Winthrop University: Chair, Department of Fine Arts (deadline 1/12/18)

  • Winthrop University, a highly ranked, public, comprehensive university, announces a national search for Chair of the Department of Fine Arts within the College of Visual and Performing Arts. The ideal candidate currently holds the rank of Associate or full Professor with a record of effective administrative leadership, excellent teaching, productive scholarship, and meaningful professional stewardship.
  • The Chair serves as a member of the College of Visual and Performing Arts administrative leadership team reporting to the Dean of the College, and works collaboratively with 16 full-time department faculty, plus staff members and Chairs of Design, Theatre and Dance, and Music to develop and implement strategic initiatives, curricula, and policies. This is a 10.5-month tenure-track faculty appointment with a teaching requirement and reassigned time granted for administrative responsibilities.
  • Preferred qualifications for the position include: Terminal degree in a discipline within the Department of Fine Arts. Evidence of relevant administrative experience. A record of teaching, scholarship, and professional engagement commensurate with appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. 5-7 years teaching experience at the post-secondary level. Experience working collaboratively and effectively with faculty, students, administrators, staff, and external constituencies. Experience in curricula development. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Experience with and knowledge of assessment. Experience with the standards of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). Effective supervisory skills.


Dean PositionsEdit

Bridgewater State University: Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (deadline 11/30/17)

  • The Dean is the chief academic and administrative officer of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, consisting of the departments of Anthropology, Art and Art History, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, Dance, Economics, English, Global Languages and Literatures, History, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Theater and the School of Social Work. The Dean articulates the goals of the College, both within the university and to the outside community. The Dean also oversees several centers and interdisciplinary minors within the College.

Butler University: Dean of the Jordan College of the Arts (deadline 08/21/17)

  • Butler University invites nominations and applications for an exceptional leader to serve as Dean of the Jordan College of the Arts. The Dean reports to the Provost and provides strategic academic and administrative leadership for the College.

Belmont College: Associate Dean, College of Visual & Performing Arts (deadline 10/25/17)

  • Belmont University and the College of Visual and Performing Arts are seeking applications for a new Associate Dean position to begin August 1, 2018. The Associate Dean will serve as a member of the College of Visual and Performing Arts leadership team and report to the Dean of the College. CVPA includes the Department of Art, Department of Theatre and Dance, and the School of Music. Each area is accredited by the National Arts accrediting organizations of NASAD, NAST and NASM. Teacher certification programs in Arts disciples are accredited through CAEP.
  • The Associate Dean will serve as a collaborative leader in a positive, collegial environment with college department chairs, directors, staff, and academic leaders from across campus. The Associate Dean will work to develop and implement academic curricula, procedures, and processes pertaining to curriculum development and revision; accreditation reporting and planning; assessment/assurance-of-learning activities; student advising practices/academic affairs; and faculty development in the College. The chosen candidate will accomplish these tasks while demonstrating a strong commitment to the vision, values, purpose and strategic priorities of the University and the College. This 12 month, tenure-track faculty appointment will teach in the college and be granted time for administrative responsibilities. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in an Art, Theatre, or Music discipline.

California State University, Los Angeles: Dean, College of Arts & Letters (deadline 9/30/2017)

  • California State University, Los Angeles, invites applications for the above Administrator IV position.
  • The Position: The Dean reports to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs. The Dean provides academic and administrative leadership to nine departments, the Fine Arts Gallery, the Arts and Letters Advisement Center, the University Times and California’s only prison-based degree program.
  • The Dean serves as the chief operating and academic officer of the College of Arts and Letters and is responsible for creating and sustaining an environment in which academic excellence is pursued by faculty, students, administrators and staff. With the Provost and other officers of the University, the Dean participates in developing University policy and strategic planning and represents the College internally and in the larger community and region. To support the growth and success of the College, the Dean also seeks broad-based support from external constituencies and plays a leadership role in fundraising and development for the College. The Dean is responsible for providing dynamic leadership to the College’s nine departments: Art; Communication Studies; English; Liberal Studies; Modern Languages & Literatures; Music; Theatre and Dance; Philosophy; and Television, Film, and Media Studies.


Chicago College of Performing Arts, Roosevelt University: Assistant Dean, Enrollment Management (deadline 9/15)

  • The Assistant Dean of Enrollment Management in the Chicago College of Performing Arts (CCPA) is the proactive and collaborative leader of the CCPA enrollment team, providing enrollment services that meet the unique needs of both the Music and Theatre Conservatories, while anticipating and responding appropriately to external challenges and regulatory changes. The Assistant Dean of Enrollment Management is responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of comprehensive new student admission and financial services for CCPA students that includes local, regional, national and international student recruitment. This is a full-time, exempt, administrative position that reports to the Dean of the Chicago College of Performing Arts. Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in related field; minimum six years leadership and supervisory position in a collegiate admissions office. Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree preferred with a minimum of 5 years' experience in performing arts college recruitment.

Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District: Dean, Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (deadline 10/30/17)

  • Under the direction of the Vice President of Instruction, plan, organize, and direct the operations of a major instructional division; administer, supervise and evaluate the performance of academic and classified personnel; evaluate educational programs, courses and other experiences that will directly result in the educational growth of the students. The Dean functions within a college structure that emphasizes collaboration across department lines and is assigned responsibility for selected college-wide functions.
  • The following departments currently make up Humanities/Social Science: 1) Art 2) Communication Arts; comprised of English and Reading 3) Communication 4) American Sign Language 5) English-as-Second Language 6) World Languages; comprised of Arabic, Aramaic, French, and Spanish 7) History, Social and Behavioral Sciences; comprised of Psychology, Political Science, History, Sociology, Social Work, Kumeyaay Studies and Anthropology 8) Humanities, Philosophy and Religious Studies 9) Performing Arts; comprised of Music and Theatre Arts


Indiana Wesleyan University: Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities (Deadline: None listed)

  • The School of Arts and Humanities is housed in IWU’s College of Arts and Sciences on the residential campus in Marion, Indiana. The School houses the Divisions of Art + Design, Communication and Theatre, Modern Language and Literature, and Music.
  • Education Requirements: Earned Doctorate in a discipline within the School of Arts and Humanities
  • Position Summary: Serve as strategic academic leader of the School of Arts and Humanities by providing leadership for the faculty in terms of program development, accreditation self-study, curriculum, administration, teaching, scholarship, and service. The Dean will coordinate School of Arts and Humanities initiatives with leaders of other IWU academic and operational units to achieve the University’s mission.

Jacksonville State University: Dean, School of Arts & Humanities (Deadline: Open until filled)

  • The Dean is the chief administrator of the School and is responsible for providing academic and administrative leadership that fosters excellence in teaching, scholarly activity, and service. The Dean manages the human and fiscal resources of the School, sets goals through strategic planning, supports and develops academic programs, and represents the School and the University to the public.
  • The School of Arts and Humanities includes the following: Art, Drama, English, History and Foreign Languages, Music, the Honors Program and the Office of Academic Services. For more information regarding these departments and divisions, please visit the following link: http://www.jsu.edu/arts-humanities/index.html
  • Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate required, preferably in a discipline of the School. Previously tenured at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor at a regionally accredited college or university. Three years’ experience as an academic administrator, leading an academic unit at a regionally accredited college or university. Three years’ university-level teaching experience at a regionally accredited college or university.

Marian University: Dean of the College of Arts, Sciences and Letters (Deadline: 01 October 2017)

  • Marian University seeks a strategic, innovative, creative thinking leader deeply committed to developing a vision for a modern liberal arts university. We invite applications for the full-time position of the Dean of the College of Arts, Sciences and Letters.
  • Marian University is a Catholic applied liberal arts institution that welcomes diverse spiritual traditions. Sponsored by the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes, Marian University engages students in the education of the whole person. We embrace justice and compassion and transform lives for professional service and leadership in the global community.

Millersville University: Dean of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (Deadline: 10/31/17)

  • The Dean of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and serves as the chief academic officer for the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, providing vision, leadership and advocacy for the College, its programs, faculty and staff in the departments of: Accounting and Finance, Art & Design, Communication & Theatre, Economics, English, Foreign Languages, Government & Political Affairs, History, Management & Marketing, Music, Philosophy, Sociology/Anthropology.
  • Anticipated start date: July 2018. Salary is competitive and dependent upon qualifications and experience.
  • Required Qualifications: An earned terminal degree from an accredited institution in one of the disciplines in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and a minimum of five years of progressively responsible academic administrative experience.

Missouri Southern State University: Dean of Arts and Sciences (open until filled, posted 10/11/17)

  • Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) invites applications for the position of Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences.
  • The School of Arts & Sciences has accredited Bachelor degrees and certificate programs in the following departments: Art, Biology/Environmental Health, Chemical & Physical Sciences, Communication, Criminal Justice, English & Philosophy, International English, International Studies, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Music, Social Science, Social Work, and Theatre. In addition, some departments also offer Master’s level programs and/or course work.
  • As the chief academic officer of the School, the Dean is responsible for providing the vision and leadership required to fulfill the mission of the School and to achieve its strategic goals. The Dean should be an inspiring leader with an entrepreneurial spirit that fosters close relationships with the faculty, alumni, and community leaders. The Dean reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and has responsibility for all administration and management of the School, its faculty, and its resources. Department chairs assist the Dean in the administration of the school.
  • The ideal candidate should have a proven record of academic and administrative accomplishment, excellence in leadership, experience as department chair responsible for faculty evaluations, and the ability to work collaboratively with a variety of constituencies within the School of Arts & Sciences, across the University, and in the community.

Montgomery College: Dean for the Visual, Performing, and Media Arts (deadline 10/11/17)

  • As a senior academic officer for the Visual, Performing and Media Arts (VPMA), the instructional dean works collaboratively with his/her faculty and staff, the Vice President and Provost, fellow deans in the Arts, Business, Education, English and Social Sciences (ABEESS) unit, across Montgomery College, and with community stakeholders to foster and promote exceptional academic programs, vibrant arts events, expanded educational pathways and opportunities, and innovative educational approaches to increase student enrollment and success. The dean is responsible for creating a shared vision in the VPMA area and providing effective strategic leadership that advances the College’s Academic Master Plan, including the six academic goals which are: Increase graduation, increase transfer, decrease time to degree, decrease cost of degree, align curricula with four-year institutions, and align curricula with the needs of business and industry. The dean is also expected to support the goals of the College’s strategic plan, MC 2020.
  • As an institutional leader and the focus for arts leadership at the College, the dean also garners support for the College’s arts programs and events from alumni, internal and external stakeholders, including non-profit and for-profit sectors, government and other educational and arts-related organizations. The dean builds coalitions and promotes outreach efforts that engage the College, its partners, and other stakeholders to anticipate and respond to county, state, national and international trends and issues in art education and event management. Further, the dean leads energetic efforts to form and sustain partnerships in delivering arts programs, quality academic programs, and cultivating development and fundraising opportunities with the public and private sectors in support of the College’s students, programs, and events.

Oberlin Conservatory: Assistant/Associate Dean for Artistic Programming and Operations (Deadline: 8/14/2017)

  • The Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time Administrative and Professional Staff position as Assistant/Associate Dean for Artistic Programming and Operations beginning in the 2017-18 academic year.
  • Reporting to the Dean of the Conservatory, the Assistant/Associate Dean for Artistic Programming and Operations holds primary operational responsibility for all Conservatory performance activities, enhancing artistic operations, implementing special projects, liaising with various offices on campus, and representing Oberlin in the broader professional community both nationally and internationally.

Palm Beach Atlantic University: Dean of the School of Music & Fine Arts (no deadline listed, posted 9/19/17)

  • Type: Full-Time
  • Date Available: Fall 2018/2019
  • The Dean is the administrator of the academic program of the school and reports directly to the Provost.
  • The Dean is responsible for providing leadership and administrative oversight for all programs of the school. The dean makes recommendations regarding the academic budgets and personnel within the school and ensures that all aspects of the school operate within institutional policies. The dean serves on the Council of Deans, the chief academic decision-making group within the university, and the Provost’s Administrative Council, the chief policy and procedure coordinating group within the university. The dean may also teach up to 6 credit hours each academic year.
  • Qualifications: Education: a terminal degree (or equivalency) in the discipline within the school or other related fine or performing art that is commensurate with the expectations of the position.
  • Experience: significant administrative experience in an academic or nonacademic setting.


Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University: Assistant Dean of Academic Operations (Deadline: 06 September 2017, but review begins immediately)

  • The Peabody Institute is seeking an Assistant Dean of Academic Operations. Reporting to the Senior Associate Dean of Institute Studies (SADIS), the school's senior academic officer, the Assistant Dean of Academic Operations will provide complex administrative and project support needed to ensure smooth operation of the academic enterprise while actively supporting an exciting agenda of institutional change. 
  • Reporting to the Senior Associate Dean of Institute Studies, the Assistant Dean for Academic Operations has the primary responsibility for supporting the work of the academic enterprise by supporting faculty development, faculty evaluation, and external reviews; partnering with Development, Finance and Administration, IT and Facilities to implement strategic objectives of the Institute; coordination of professional staff on Human Resources matters; and manage and coordinate special projects on behalf of the Senior Associate Dean. 
  • Education and Experience: Masters' degree is required, doctorate preferred; five years' experience in administration and teaching at the post-secondary level, in addition to academic credentials and professional accomplishments appropriate to the candidate's discipline; excellent oral, written and personal communication skills; demonstrated success working effectively in complex, collaborative environments. An academic background in music is not required although highly desirable.

Pikes Peak Community College: Associate Dean of Humanities (deadline 10/31/17)

  • The Associate Dean works under the direction of the Dean and assists the Dean by providing leadership in and management of division operations. The Associate Dean shall represent the division to the broader instructional environment, while conveying the policies of the college and implementing those policies within the division. The Associate Dean shall maintain commitment to quality instruction, the primary objective of the institution.
  • The Associate Dean will be responsible for the following discipline areas: Art, Communication, Dance, Foreign Languages, History, Humanities, Music, Philosophy and Theatre.

Pima Community College: Interim Academic Dean of Arts & Humanities (Deadline: 04 September 2017)

  • As part of the administrative staff of the College, the Dean provides leadership to faculty and staff, sets direction for college-wide programs in Arts and Humanities, and provides overall direction of program curricula and operations. The Dean provides leadership for assigned program(s) offered throughout the College in the best interest of students; and maintains the highest standards of integrity in accordance with the mission, values, and core themes of the College.
  • The Dean of Arts and Humanities will lead, plan, initiate, and review all humanities and fine arts programs across the College. This includes oversight of the faculty in the division and any programmatic staff. In this role, the Dean helps coordinate and ensure consistency in service provided to students across the College.
  • Job Requirements: Master's degree in humanities, art, music, fine arts, film, or theater or a closely related field. Three or more years in a significant leadership role related to Arts or Humanities. Three years (or equivalent) teaching experience. Three or more years of prior supervisory and budget experience. Experience with implementation and in-depth knowledge of guided pathways. Understanding of teaching and learning theory, and its applications in higher education
  • Preferred Requirements: Experience in an applied area of Arts or Humanities outside higher education
  • Job Announcement will close September 4, 2017 with an anticipated start date October 2, 2017. This is a interim (temporary) appointment which will expire on June 30, 2018.

Prince George's Community College: Dean of Humanities, English and Social Sciences (deadline 10/20)

  • Reporting to the Executive Vice President and Provost of Teaching, Learning, & Student Success, a key member of the Teaching, Learning , and Student Success leadership tam, and core member of the President’s Expanded Senior Leadership Team, the Dean of Humanities, English, and Social Sciences ensures the educational welfare of students and the professional needs of faculty and staff in the division. The Dean is responsible for promoting academic, administrative and fiscal leadership in accordance with College’s strategic plan. The Dean fosters and supports innovative teaching and learning approaches for the division, actively promotes and advocates for College’s implementation of guided pathways, and supports students throughout their educational journey. The Dean is responsible and accountable for the development, expansion, and continuous improvement of high-quality programs within the division, designed to address community needs and provide stackable credentials and degrees that provide seamless articulation with secondary and postsecondary partners as well as the College’s noncredit programs and offerings. The Dean develops long- and short-range plans, and exercises management responsibility for academic program planning, faculty matters, and administration, including staffing, budgets, and facilities. The Dean fosters a high-quality environment of teaching and intellectual achievement, and creates and strengthens partnerships within and outside the College.

Roger Williams University: Founding Dean of the School of Humanities Arts and Education (deadline 10/15)

  • Roger Williams University (RWU), with an enrollment of over 6,500 students, is experiencing an unusually dynamic period of growth and development. The President and Provost, now in their 7th and 6th years respectively, embrace entrepreneurial endeavors, model collaboration, advocate creative initiatives, and support the University's deans as they advance their individual schools and colleges. In order to provide more effective leadership, the University reorganized its Feinstein College of Arts and Sciences and its School of Education into a School of Social and Natural Sciences (SNSS) and a School of Humanities, Arts and Education (SHAE). The inaugural Deans of each will have the opportunity to frame a strategic vision for their school and to oversee its implementation. They will work with the faculty, administration, staff, students, alumni, and donors, of their respective schools to develop strategies to advance the quality of student learning, foster collaboration across programs and schools, and support research and creative work by faculty, in coordination with the overall direction of the University.

San Jose State University: Dean of the College of Humanities and Arts (deadline 9/19/17)

  • San Jose State University seeks a strategic, innovative leader and a powerful spokesperson deeply committed to the humanities and the arts for its next dean of the College of Humanities and the Arts. The College of Humanities and the Arts offers high-quality programs that prepare students to be lifelong learners, skilled critical thinkers and professionals in the arts. 

SUNY Purchase: Dean, School of the Arts (no deadline listed, posted 9/6/17)

  • The School of the Arts at Purchase College, SUNY seeks candidates for the position of Dean of the School of the Arts, with a term to begin in August of 2018. The appointment will be a Management/Confidential (non-bargaining unit) position with the State of New York, with a full benefits package, and a salary commensurate with experience of the chosen candidate.
  • The position is one of two academic Deans for the campus (the other being the Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences), and oversees four academic divisions (Art+Design, Dance, Music, & Theatre Arts) as well as the degree programs in Arts Management as well as in Entrepreneurship in the Arts.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts (deadline 11/27/17)

  • The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts. The university strongly encourages nominations of, as well as applications from, individuals traditionally underrepresented in the academy.
  • As the chief executive officer of the College of Fine and Applied Arts, the Dean provides creative, effective and collaborative leadership in the planning and implementation of the university’s research, teaching, and public engagement missions. The Dean is a visionary leader who partners with the College’s faculty, students, and staff to advance creative practice and scholarship; prioritize diversity, equity and inclusion; and communicate the significance of the College’s contributions to the community, the state and the wider world. The Dean is an advocate for the College in the context of both the campus and the variety of publics that Illinois, a preeminent land- grant research university with a global mission, seeks to engage.
  • The ideal candidate will possess superb leadership skills; outstanding administrative, budgetary, and fundraising experience; a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and an ability to manage the challenges of undergraduate, graduate, and professional education in a complex university environment. Candidates whose backgrounds are in a university setting should hold a terminal degree and have a distinguished record of teaching and scholarly or research accomplishments. Candidates whose backgrounds are in a professional setting should have a distinguished record of professional accomplishments and demonstrate an understanding of and investment in scholarly achievement and a familiarity with the academic enterprise. Additionally, a proven record of achievement, commensurate with an appointment at the rank of full professor, is required. The position of College of Fine and Applied Arts Dean is a senior administrative position with a seat on the Provost's Council of Deans. This is a full-time, 12-month appointment with a negotiable start date and salary will be commensurate with experience.

University of Mary Hardin Baylor: Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts (review begins immediately, posted 10/5/17)

  • Title: Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts
  • Post Date: 10/05/2017
  • Position Available Date: 06/01/2018
  • The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor welcomes inquiries, nominations, and applications for Dean of its College of Visual and Performing Arts, available on June 1, 2017 [sic]
  • The Dean provides leadership to 26 full time faculty and staff. The College of Visual and Performing Arts is comprised of two departments: Art and Music. In addition, we offer a Conservatory of Music Program. The College also hosts a variety of camps and conferences throughout the year. The Art Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design and the Music Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.
  • The Dean will lead the College of Visual and Performing Arts to support the University’s mission to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society. The Dean will have the opportunity to impact the College through academic leadership, curriculum development and other program advancement; faculty research; accreditation; budget and resource development; assessment and evaluation; continuous quality improvement; and the recruitment and retention of faculty, staff, and students.
  • UMHB deans teach up to two courses per year, serve under a 12-month faculty contract and appointment letter, and report to the Provost & Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.

University of Oregon: Dean, School of Music and Dance (deadline 10/16/17)

  • The University of Oregon invites nominations and applications for dean of the School of Music and Dance. Reporting to the provost and senior vice president of academic affairs, the dean is the chief academic and administrative officer, oversees all aspects of the school's mission and operation, and serves as the chief spokesperson and fundraiser for the school.

Winthrop University: Associate Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts (deadline 11/1/17)

  • Winthrop University, a highly ranked, public, comprehensive university, announces a national search for a new Associate Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts. The Associate Dean serves as a member of the College of Visual and Performing Arts administrative leadership team reporting to the Dean of the College, and works collaboratively with department chairs and faculty, staff members, and other academic leaders to develop and implement strategic initiatives, curricula, and policies. This is a 12-month faculty appointment with a teaching requirement and reassigned time granted for administrative responsibilities.
  • The ideal candidate has a high energy leadership style characterized by transparency and collegiality; a solutions-focused, “roll-up-your-sleeves” work ethic; and a strong commitment to the University's and College’s vision, core values, and strategic priorities. S/he has proven success as a strategic leader in an arts-based higher education environment with accomplishments in designing, developing, and implementing excellent, innovative and effective programs. A record of success developing and implementing undergraduate programs is expected, while graduate level experience is preferred but not required.
  • The ideal candidate is committed to the importance of the role of new technologies in the teaching and practice of the arts; the ability to bridge faculty and administrative roles and interests; experience with faculty development and evaluations that promote teaching effectiveness and professional, creative, and scholarly activity; demonstrated ability to apply knowledge of best practices in the areas of student recruiting and retention; academic advising; and experience in program assessment, student and course assessment, and institutional accreditation.
  • Preferred qualifications for the position include: Terminal degree in a discipline within the College of Visual and Performing Arts. 3-5 years of progressive academic leadership and administrative experience at or above the level of department chair or equivalent, such as management of academic personnel processes, policies, and procedures, programs for faculty recruitment, retention, and development, and strategic planning. 5-7 years teaching experience at the post-secondary level. Experience working collaboratively and effectively with faculty, students, administrators, staff, and external constituencies. Experience in curricula development. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Superior analytical and organizational skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Experience with and knowledge of assessment. Experience with the standards of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST), or National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD). Experience with the standards of The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC). Effective supervisory skills.


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Belmont University: Director, School of Music (deadline 11/10/17)

  • Belmont University and the College of Visual and Performing Arts are seeking applications for a new Director of the School of Music position to begin June 1, 2018. Belmont University is a thriving, nationally ranked, private liberal arts University located in Nashville, Tennessee. The School of Music is a large, comprehensive music unit with diverse undergraduate and graduate programs and a long tradition of excellence. The Director will serve as a member of the College of Visual and Performing Arts Leadership Team and report to the Dean of the College. The School of Music is accredited by NASM and exists in a creative community that includes Visual Art, Theatre and Dance.
  • The School of Music Director will serve as a collaborative leader in a positive, collegial environment with the Associate Director and Assistant Director for the School of Music. The Director will manage and guide the daily operations of the music unit while providing artistic and academic leadership that demonstrate a strong commitment to the vision, values, purpose and strategic priorities of the College and the University. This 12-month, tenure-track faculty appointment will teach in the college and be granted time for administrative responsibilities. Teaching responsibilities will be based on expertise and need. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in Music.

California State University, Fullerton: Director, School of Music, Tenured (deadline 12/4/17)

  • California State University, Fullerton seeks a Director of the School of Music, at the rank of tenured Associate Professor or Professor, who is an outstanding artist/scholar/teacher and an experienced administrator with a forward-looking vision. We seek an individual who is deeply committed to supporting excellence across all music disciplines in a collaborative manner and who shares CSUF values and dedication to building a diverse, collegial community. Candidates who are able to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community demonstrated through strength in teaching, research and service will be strongly considered.
  • The ideal candidate is an artist/scholar who can demonstrate a successful teaching and leadership record in a university setting and who displays high energy, research excellence, and a commitment to diversity, technology, collaboration, and program development. The successful candidate will lead the way in defining and implementing a vision for the School of Music, with the goal of enhancing its strengths and keeping it competitive with respect to today’s changing academic climate and the challenges newly confronting higher education, particularly in the arts and humanities. The Director is expected to seek the advice and recommendation of his/her colleagues while conducting School of Music affairs in a collaborative and democratic manner. The Director is typically appointed for a three-year term, with opportunities for re-appointment based on departmental election.

Gettysburg College: Director of the Sunderman Conservatory of Music (Deadline 9/8/17)

  • Gettysburg College, located in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, seeks an ambitious, innovative, and inspiring leader to serve as Director of the Sunderman Conservatory of Music, a unique educational model embedded within an engaged liberal arts environment. This appointment offers an exciting and significant opportunity for a talented music educator to lead a young and vibrant conservatory through its next period of growth and evolution at a nationally ranked liberal arts residential college that is committed to educating and preparing students for lives of meaningful engagement through intensive academic study, experiential learning, and service to the community and the profession of music. The Director serves as the intellectual and artistic leader of the Conservatory and reports directly to the Provost of the College.

Kent State University: Director, School of Music (deadline 12/1/17)

  • The College of the Arts at Kent State University seeks applications and nominations for the position of Director of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music. Anticipated starting date for the position is July 1, 2018. As executive administrator of the school, the Director must be skillful in: Leading all aspects of teaching, research and creative activity, advocacy, outreach and fund-raising; recruiting high quality faculty and students; communicating effectively with the wider musical community; articulating a clear and consistent vision for the continued development of the school through consensus building; overseeing the school’s budget within a responsibility center management environment. The Director reports to the Dean of the College of the Arts www.kent.edu/artscollege.
  • Education and Experience: Terminal degree in one of the disciplines of the school; six to seven years relevant experience. Qualifications should be commensurate to be appointed at the rank of associate professor within the school.
  • Preferred Qualifications: qualifications should be commensurate to be appointed at the rank of full professor within the school.

Missouri State University: Director of Missouri Fine Arts Academy (Assistant Professor) (deadline 10/9/17)

  • The Director will report to the Dean of the College of Arts and Letters and will also hold a tenure-track Assistant Professor joint faculty appointment that serves two of the following seven departments with teaching and creative contributions: Art and Design, Communication, Theatre and Dance, Music, English, Modern and Classical Languages and Media, Journalism and Film. The academy director is responsible for recruiting applicants and overseeing the selection process; communicating with applicants and their high school counselors and teachers; designing the curriculum and planning the entire three-week series of events and programs. Additional duties include maintaining records, communicating with MFAA alumni and establishing an alumni database, development activities that will eventually result in an endowment for the program, and promoting the program in the community and throughout the state.
  • The Assistant Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with an intermediate academic rank who has demonstrated achievement in the areas of teaching, research, and professional service appropriate to the discipline. The Assistant Professor’s teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic department head and may include serving as an academic advisor. The Assistant Professor engages in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and is expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research, based upon the availability of resources and consistent with the mission of the University.
  • Candidate must have terminal degree (doctorate or 60-hour MFA) affiliated with the arts and letters departments in the college and experience in performance, directing and arts advocacy. Must have at least five years of teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level and working in an interdisciplinary environment. Must demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Must be successful in teaching, research/creative endeavor and service; have excellent communication skills.

San Jose State University-Director of the Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies (Musicology) (deadline 9/15/17)

  • Assistant or Associate Professor (Tenure-track). Starting Date: January 22, 2018, with possibility of extending start date to August 20, 2018 if necessary. Initial appointment will be as Director of the Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies under renewable term conditions. Individual shall be responsible for overall strategic leadership of the Center. Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the School of Music and Dance, including, but not limited to, courses in Music Appreciation, Music History, upper-division writing, and graduate seminars in Research and Bibliography, Music History, and Performance Practice. Act as thesis advisor for master's students and serve on graduate student committees. Participate in School administrative activities, and serve on School, College, and University committees. Build and sustain a record of research, scholarly, and creative activities.
  • Also posted at Musicology/Ethnomusicology 2017-18.

Texas Tech University: Director of the School of Music (no deadline listed, posted 9/15/17)

  • The School of Music, within the Texas Tech University J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts, seeks applications and nominations for an aspirational leader as Director of the School of Music at the rank of tenured, full professor. The ideal candidate will imaginatively lead a thriving environment that exemplifies the highest standards of an agile, creative, and scholarly community. The successful candidate will begin service in this full-time position at the beginning of the 2018 fall semester.
  • Required Qualifications: Terminal degree in specialty or skill taught in the department
  • Preferred Qualifications: Candidates who are nationally and/or internationally recognized with demonstrated leadership and administrative experience, a record of distinguished scholarly accomplishment and/or comparable achievements in music; significant organizational leadership and fiscal responsibility; an established record of advancing diversity; and credentials that merit appointment at the rank of full professor.
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University of Massachusetts Amherst: Director, Recruitment, Admissions, & Career Planning (Priority deadline: 23 August 2017)

  • The Director of Recruitment/Admissions/Career Planning coordinates all recruiting, admissions, scholarship, enrollment management, and career planning activities for the University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Music and Dance for undergraduate and graduate students. The Director also serves as the Department's primary contact with University Admissions, Financial Aid, and Career Development Services, and is responsible for establishing excellent and timely communication with these units, faculty, staff, prospective students, and parents.
  • Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Music, Arts Management, or related field with 2 years of relevant experience; An understanding of the music discipline and musical training that enables discussion of the department and its programs effectively with prospective students and their parents as well as UMass Admissions and Financial Aid staff; Ability to work independently and to prioritize and complete multiple complex tasks with different timetables and deadlines in a busy environment and to work as needed evenings and weekends; Skill in building relationships, with a record of being an engaged, thoughtful, and extroverted communicator who is capable of relating effectively to a wide range of constituents, including prospective students and parents, students, faculty, staff, and alumni; Demonstrated ability to utilize word processing, spreadsheet, and data base programs effectively and efficiently; Evidence of an ability to work as a team member; Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in Music, Arts Management or related field with 1 year of experience in admissions and recruiting in higher education.

University of Oklahoma: Director, A. Max Weitzenhoffer School of Musical Theatre (deadline 1/22/18)

  • RANK: Director and Full Professor with Tenure
  • STARTING DATE: July 1, 2018
  • RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will lead a diverse and esteemed faculty in a collegial and collaborative environment of shared governance, and will support and expand the school’s programs and facilitate excellence in teaching, recruitment, research, creative activity and learning. The candidate will conduct classes and - depending on his or her strengths – on occasion choreograph, direct, or serve as music director/conductor for the school’s production season.
  • REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate, MFA, or equivalent. The successful candidate will be a proven and respected leader who has demonstrated the highest standards of achievement in academic and/or musical theatre performance disciplines, and has demonstrated success in managing large budgets, asset and program development, fund raising, and student/faculty mentoring.
  • DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: The qualified candidate will have notable and distinguished prior experience as a Department/School of Musical Theatre (or Theatre) administrator and advocate, and be a proven leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • APPLICATION: Application review will begin January 22, 2018. Please submit letter of application, up-to-date curriculum vitae, teaching statement, creative/scholarly philosophy and activities, and administrative philosophy, and a list of five current references with contact information.

University of Texas at Tyler: Director of The School of Performing Arts (deadline: review begins 10/16/17)

  • The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for the position of Director of The School of Performing Arts to begin on October 16th, 2017 and continue until position is filled. The university seeks candidates who will energetically lead the department in continuing to build excellent undergraduate and graduate programs, and mentor faculty in teaching, research and creative activity, and service.
  • The preferred candidate should possess an appropriate terminal degree in music, administrative experience in higher education, and an established record of teaching, scholarship and service sufficient to justify appointment with tenure. Other desirable qualifications include: working collaboratively with faculty on curriculum, performances, and budget; the ability to recruit and retain students and faculty; knowledge of faculty evaluation; and a record of community outreach with local civic and arts organizations, and active involvement in fund-raising. The School of Performing Arts is currently in a capital fundraising campaign, and the Director will work closely with the Development Officer assigned to the College of Arts and Sciences. In the near future, UT Tyler will undergo both SACS and NASM re-accreditation. Salary is commensurate with experience.

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Levine Music-Head of Campuses (deadline 08/31/17)

  • Levine Music invites applications and nominations for the newly-created position of Head of Campuses, available Fall 2017. The Opportunity: The Head of Campuses (HOC) is a new senior-level leadership position responsible for overseeing the school-wide customer service operations, management of all Levine campuses, and will assist the CEO with new campus development. The HOC is also the lead point of contact for all prospective and existing students at Levine's main campus in Northwest DC, and oversees the movement of prospective and current students through the enrollment and re-enrollment processes at all Levine campuses. 

University of Tulsa, Applied Assistant Professor of Arts Management (Deadline: 10/02/2017)

  • The University of Tulsa invites applications for a nontenure-track Applied Assistant Professor of Arts Management, commencing in August 2018.The ideal candidate will excel in teaching, engage actively in service, and demonstrate knowledge about the field of arts management, including an understanding of the contemporary challenges and opportunities faced by nonprofit arts organizations. Among the position responsibilities are 1) teaching core undergraduate Arts Management courses and others as needed, in-addition to overseeing student internships and independent projects; 2) directing the university’s Alexandre Hogue Gallery and its programming, including working with students to facilitate the space as a “laboratory” for Arts Management students; and 3) facilitating connections with cultural organizations and stakeholders in the region.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in Arts Management/Administration or relevant field such as Art History, Museum Studies, Theater, Music, or Nonprofit Management; 3-5 years arts management experience in a professional or university setting
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Teaching experience (1-5 years) at the university level
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  For full consideration, please submit information by October 2, 2017

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