We are seeking a leader who will advocate for the role of the department’s active and committed faculty and students within the context of a Carnegie Tier 1 research university. The Chair will help promote programs that foster the next generation of art and museum educators, change agents, radical inquirers, critical thinkers, and public intellectuals regionally, nationally, and internationally. Additional responsibilities include college and university service, teaching in the program, student mentoring, and sustaining relevant professional activities.
The Chair will report to the Dean and work closely with CVAD’s Associate Deans, their fellow chairs, and the director of the Foundations Program as a part of the college’s leadership team. The Chair will support the university’s commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and access in all academic and personnel matters. The Chair will manage fiscal and personnel issues, represent the department to internal and external constituencies, and guide in departmental initiatives. The Chair will adhere to and foster the highest standards of ethical conduct, compliance with applicable laws and regulations, diversity, appropriate financial oversights and controls, as well as safety, security, and confidentiality precautions relation to the position.