Dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication

Job description

DescriptionThe Dean provides overall leadership for the College, reporting directly to the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. Responsibilities include: creating an atmosphere that fosters student success; recruiting and retaining highly qualified faculty and staff; building and maintaining relationships with community partners; overseeing accreditation and assessment of the College’s programs; sustaining an environment that promotes and furthers TU’s values of diversity and inclusion; developing and managing a budget with fiscal responsibility; working collaboratively with other academic leaders to achieve overall institutional goals; communicating internally with transparency and fairness; supporting the College’s public-facing programs; and engaging effectively with external stakeholders. The Dean must also be willing and able to contribute to raising funds in support of the College.

QualificationsApplicants must hold an earned terminal degree in one of the disciplines associated with the College and possess a substantial record of intellectual/creative accomplishment, excellent teaching, and academic engagement that would qualify for appointment as a professor, with tenure in one of the college’s academic units. Applicants must have academic administrative experience of at least five years at the departmental level or higher, including experience with faculty and staff hiring, budget management, promotion and tenure, and instructional assessment. Other qualifications appropriate to the position include the ability to speak knowledgeably about the disciplines included within the College, a record of creative leadership and strong interpersonal skills, evidence of work with a diverse community, and engagement with development activities.  

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Organization: Academic Affairs Division
Primary Location: Main Campus
Job Posting: Sep 13, 2019




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Posted: 9/16/2019
Application Due: 12/15/2019
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