Associate Chair of Liberal Arts

Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah, GA

ID: 7063423
Posted: February 7, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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The liberal arts department is home to SCAD Core, one of the most academically diverse general education programs at any arts university in the U.S. Students learn to express, defend, and investigate new ideas in required and elective classes in subjects including anatomy, astronomy, biology, communication, English, foreign languages, mathematics, philosophy, physics, political science, and psychology.

Join SCAD Savannah as the associate chair for liberal arts. In this role, you will develop curriculum and assist the chair in evaluating professors within the department through class observations, review of student evaluations, review of service and professional development, and review of contributions to departmental goals. You’ll also teach classes annually, as assigned.

In consultation with the chair, dean, and department members, you’ll develop a strategic plan for the department that is consistent with the goals of the School of Liberal Arts and with the overall SCAD strategic plan. With the department chair, you will provide vision and leadership for the liberal arts department, and you will work with the chair and dean to provide professional development opportunities for professors. In addition, you will foster interdepartmental collaboration and continue to enhance the reputation of the SCAD liberal arts department in academic and professional circles. You will also work with the admission department to recruit talented undergraduate and graduate students to SCAD.

The ideal candidate is able to motivate students and faculty of diverse backgrounds to think creatively and critically. A minimum of three years of experience instructing at the college level is required, and university-level administration experience is preferred.

— Doctorate in a related field

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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Note: Only complete packages will be considered. An unofficial transcript of your highest degree awarded, cover letter, resume or CV, and portfolio are required. For the portfolio, you have the option to upload electronic documents/images, or a URL.


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