Department Chair & Professor - Art and Art History

Charlotte, North Carolina
$140,000 - $160,000
Sep 27, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Chair reports to the Dean of the CoA+A, sets Departmental priorities in consultation with the faculty, provides vision and leadership in strategic planning, administers Departmental and College policies, and assumes final responsibility for curricular programming, departmental operating budgets, planning documents, self-studies, and annual reports. The Chair takes an active role in, and assumes final responsibility for hiring all faculty and administrative staff, including personnel evaluation protocols. The Chair is responsible for assigning faculty workloads, individual course schedules, and service duties, and coordinates these with university metrics, recruitment functions, and university graduation initiatives. In addition, the chair takes a leadership role in departmental advancement. The Chair represents and advocates for the Department to the Dean and the Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, and serves as an active member of the arts community beyond the University. 

Responsible for the daily operation of the department and the department programs. The Department Chair/ Director will promote excellence in department programs within the University. Chair/ Director responsibilities are classified as professional duties requiring leadership and mentoring of faculty, administrative expertise to include vision, long term and short-term planning, decision-making and coordination of instruction. 

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline. 

Preferred education, skills and experience would have the successful candidate hold a terminal degree in an art or art history discipline or related field, have an established record of artistic and/or scholarly research, provide evidence of effective teaching, and possess demonstrated leadership skills. Preferred additional qualifications include arts administration, fundraising, and artistic or managerial experience in professional arts venues and institutions. This is a tenured position; eligibility for tenure rank (Associate or Full Professor) will depend on the background and experience of the candidate. 

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