Associate Dean of College of Arts and Media

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 18, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Requisition 202100008ES Title Associate Dean of College of Arts and Media FLSA status Exempt Hiring Salary

Commensurate with education and experience.

Department Office of the Dean - College of Arts & Media Open Date 03/18/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Educational and Experience Requirement

Earned doctorate or terminal degree in any discipline within the College of Arts and Media ( CAM ). A record of high-quality performance as an educator, evidence of scholarly achievement, and ability and experience in administration at the unit, college, or university level. Must demonstrate human relations and managerial skills and an understanding of disciplines that comprise the College.

Nature & Purpose of Position

The Associate Dean is a critical member of the college’s administrative leadership team and participates in university-wide initiatives. The Associate Dean is expected to assist the Dean of the College in dealing with the needs of faculty, staff, and students of the College of Arts and Media ( CAM ), and providing oversight and evaluation for college-wide initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: general administration, curriculum and instruction, accreditation efforts, evaluationand assessment, faculty and student matters, internal and external communication, research activity, and campus wide activities. Committed to the College of Arts and Media ( CAM ) Equity, Diversity and Inclusion statement and action plan. Works to develop community partnerships and inter-university collaborations. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

As required to discharge duties effectively and efficiently. Experience in curriculum development, academic accreditation, peer assessment, and graduate education. The Associate Dean position requires candidate to have qualifications to be eligible to be hired at an advanced faculty rank: Associate or Full Professor within a College of Arts and Media ( CAM ) discipline, with tenure.
Position located in Huntsville, TX, one hour north of Houston (the fourth-largest metro area in the United States). The College of Arts and Media ( CAM ) consists of five academic units (School of Music, Department of Dance, Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre, Department of Mass Communication, and the Department of Art). With a growing population of undergraduate and graduate students (including online students in selected degree programs), CAM promotes academic excellence and active learning, research and creative activity, and meaningful service to our communities.
This position may be designated as a Campus Security Authority ( CSA ).

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Reference Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  2. Statement of Research & Goals
  3. Media Presentation
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3
  7. Transcripts
  8. Diversity & Inclusion Statement
  9. Web Site Sample
Screening Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • SHSU Website
    • SHSU Employee
    • Other
  2. If your response to the question above was 'Other' please indicate from what source.

    (Open Ended Question)

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