Department Head of Art and Design
The Department of Art and Design at Missouri State University, in Springfield, Missouri, seeks applications for a Department Head of Art and Design beginning July 1, 2018. The Department of Art and Design at Missouri State University is one of seven departments in the College of Arts and Letters. The Department Head provides active leadership in recruitment and retention, curriculum development, hiring and evaluation of faculty, coordinating Brick City Gallery exhibitions and leading diversity efforts. The Department Head also provides leadership to all areas of department, including BA and MFA programs. Required Qualifications: Candidate must have terminal degree (doctorate or 60-hour MFA) in art or design; tenured as a full professor in the department of Art and Design. Must have at least five years of comprehensive administrative experience; experience leading a large, complex multidisciplinary department, including responsibility for recruitment and evaluation of personnel, guiding curriculum development, and budgeting. Must demonstrate support of initiatives in arts education and art and design professions. Must demonstrate commitment to providing a diverse environment. Must be successful in teaching, research and service; have excellent communication skills.