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Chair of the Department of Dance
Kennesaw State University

Date Posted Oct. 31, 2019
Title Chair of the Department of Dance
University Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, GA, United States
Department Department of Dance More About This Department...
Application Deadline Feb. 1, 2020
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2020
  • Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Dance

Chair of the Department of Dance
Associate Professor or Professor of Dance

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a twelve-month, tenure track faculty position of Chair of the Department of Dance and Associate Professor or Professor of Dance in the Department of Dance that begins July 2020.

The Chair shall provide academic and administrative leadership for the Department. The primary responsibilities of the Chair include, but are not limited to, providing program oversight and advancement; supporting a transparent shared governance environment; managing and allocating resources; establishing and implementing the Department’s strategic plan; managing and developing faculty and staff; teaching; reviewing and managing the Department’s budget; fundraising and working with external advisory boards; leading the Department’s marketing and alumni relations; overseeing student development; communicating with constituents in a respectful and collegial manner; and overseeing program accreditation and assessment.

Desired qualifications include a record of excellence in higher education administration; an established body of peer-reviewed scholarship and/or creative activity at the national and international levels; excellence commensurate with tenure, and appointment to the rank of Associate Professor or Professor; a record of excellence in performance curation; commitment to the artist-scholar model; a record of effective teaching; understanding of and passion for a Bachelor of Arts program that emphasizes the professional practice of dance and dance scholarship within a liberal arts context.

Completion of an earned terminal degree in the field of dance (Ph.D., M.F.A., Ed.D. or foreign equivalent) is required.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs.
Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit

  • Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

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Contact Information

  • Harrison Long
    College of the Arts
    Kennesaw State University
    Kennesaw, GA 30144
  • 4705786884


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