Purchase College — Dean, School of the Arts

Dean, School of the Arts

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, a salary commensurate with experience of the chosen candidate and a full benefits package.

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 programs in Arts Management and in Entrepreneurship in the Arts. Approximately half of the undergraduate and a majority of the graduate degree seeking students are within the School of the Arts. The two academic Deans work together with the faculty & staff from all areas across the campus to deliver the academic mission of the college.

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 and encourages students to Think Wide Open.

At Purchase College, the arts play a special role. Liberal education infuses the arts and the arts infuse the campus.

The full prospectus for the position may be requested by contacting Anna Oyola, Executive Assistant to the Provost, at anna.oyola@purchase.edu

Interested candidates may apply online at http://jobs.purchase.edu

In addition to the application, a resume, one page cover letter expressing interest in and summarizing qualifications for the position, and a document listing three references with contact information must be uploaded. 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 Celery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Celery 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

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