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 Provosts 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.
At Purchase College, the arts play a special role liberal education infuses the arts and the arts infuse the campus. Purchase College is part of the State University of New York system.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. It is important that this prospectus be consulted BEFORE applying for the position through the online system at https://jobs.purchase.edu.
Please note that phone calls, hard copy, or direct e-mail submissions of application materials will NOT be accepted nor returned.
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.