Purchase College — Dean, School of the Arts

Dean, School of the Arts

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 positon 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.

Approximately half of the undergraduate and a majority of the graduate degree seeking students are within the School programs. The two academic Deans work together with the faculty & staff in both areas, as well as with each other, the staff of the Provost’s Office, and staff in other sectors of the College, to deliver the academic mission of the Campus.

Founded on the principle that artists and scholars are indispensable to each other and to an enlightened society, Purchase College combines professional programs in the visual and performing arts with focused inquiry in the liberal arts and sciences. Located 25 miles north of Manhattan in Westchester County, the campus celebrates individuality, diversity, and creativity as we encourage students to Think Wide Open.

A full prospectus for the position, including minimum qualifications as well as the desired qualities and experience of our ideal candidate can be procured by writing to: Anna Oyola, Executive Assistant to the Provost, at anna.oyola@purchase.edu. It is important that this prospectus be consulted BEFORE applying for the position through the online system at https://jobs.purchase.edu.

Candidates are required to complete an on-line application and attach a resume specifying work experience and education, a cover letter (maximum one-page) expressing interest in the position and summarizing qualifications, and the names, addresses, and e-mail addresses (and phone numbers, if possible) of THREE (3) references, who can speak to your experience related to this position (attach as “Other Document 1”. Phone calls, hard copy, or e-mail submissions of application materials will NOT be accepted.

Nondiscrimination Policy – Purchase College is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to service, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants, or other members of the Purchase community (including vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic. To view the entire policy, please visit the following website: https://www.purchase.edu/departments/humanresources/AffirmativeAction.aspx

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Purchase College is an AA/EEO employer. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the University’s crime statistics for the past three years; and the availability regarding the University’s current campus security policies. Purchase College’s Annual Security Report is available at http://www.purchase.edu/Departments/UniversityPolice/clery.aspx

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.


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