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Dean, School of the Arts

Company: John Wiley & Sons , Inc.
Location: Charleston
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Internal Title:
Dean, School of the Arts
Position Type:
Tenured Administrative
School of the Arts
School of the Arts
Position Description:
Reporting directly to the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, the Dean is the chief academic and administrative officer of the School of the Arts (SOTA). With an outstanding record of scholarly achievement, this academic administrator oversees the departments and programs within the School. This visionary leader is dedicated to the success of students, faculty, and staff and advances the development of strong partnerships with local, regional, state, and national communities that benefit the School and the students.

A consensus builder, with a deep appreciation for the liberal arts and sciences, the Dean values collaboration, teaching, research, creative activities, and service. Along with unquestioned integrity and trustworthiness, the Dean demonstrates the highest ethical standards and sound judgment with transparency, fairness, and respect. A strong advocate for the Arts, the Dean strengthens relationships, collaborations, and partnerships internally, as well as externally.

Expectations of the Position
--- Comprehensive knowledge of the creative and performing arts and extensive experience in academic administration within an arts school with multiple disciplines and departments

--- Strong commitment to the arts and an understanding and appreciation of the opportunities and challenges facing schools of the arts, now, and the future

--- Demonstrated effectiveness in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion with faculty, staff, students, and programming

--- Broad experience with different budgeting models that best support the needs of programs and departments in SOTA, including developing and implementing budgets and requesting, managing, and allocating resources

--- Ability to articulate the needs of SOTA and, with faculty, develop a vision that will advance the programs

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1) Application packet must include the following: a) Cover letter that describes strengths, skills, and knowledge that will benefit this position, b) Current curriculum vitae, and c) At least five professional references with full contact and e-mail information. ( References will not be contacted without applicant's consent. )

2) Submit application packet to CofC-DeanArts@myersmcrae.comby February 25, 2023, (preferably as PDFs) for best consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.
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