Associate Dean (CVPA Academic Affairs)/Associate Professor/Full Professor

Syracuse University
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 12, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Faculty Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Deans
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job # 075936 Job Title Associate Dean (CVPA Academic Affairs)/Associate Professor/Full Professor Location Syracuse,NY Pay Range Commensuate with experience FLSA Status Exempt Hours Job Type Full-time Rank Open Rank Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description
Full-time faculty position (9-month academic appointment with summer stipend) as Associate Dean( CVPA Academic Affairs)/ Associate Professor/Full Professor.

Syracuse University College of Visual and Performing Arts invites applications for the position of Associate Dean( CVPA Academic Affairs)/ Associate Professor/Full Professor for Academic Affairs. This position plays a significant role on the College leadership team, working with the dean, the associate dean of research, graduate studies & internationalization, director of budget and planning, and seven academic chairs/directors to provide academic leadership for the College.

The next associate dean for academic affairs must have the integrity, perseverance, and vision required to assist the dean and the leadership team to address the vital issues facing the College while continuing to support the unique strengths and culture that create an exceptional learning environment. The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs should be an active and visible leader, become personally vested in the life of the College, and promote high expectations and accountability across the College. The Associate Dean should have a deep understanding of the power and influence of the arts, design, and critical commentary. Qualifications
  • The College is seeking a dynamic leader who brings passion and an understanding of the convergent disciplines and activities that fueled the College’s success and visibility in a large, complex academic environment.
  • Candidates must have earned a terminal degree in one of the College’s seven academic disciplines and a record of distinction in research and creative activity, teaching, and service that merits a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor.
  • The ideal candidate must also have at least four years of academic administrative experience establishing and maintaining robust academic procedures and processes. Additionally, candidates should have exceptionally strong and timely communication, analytical and leadership skills, and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.
Job Specific Qualifications
A resume or curriculum vitae must be attached online. Responsibilities
  • Associate Dean( CVPA Academic Affairs)/ Associate Professor/Full Professor is responsible for leading and collaborating with faculty leadership in developing, articulating, and carrying out the academic vision for each of the College’s 42 undergraduate and 17 graduate programs. This includes oversight of the Office of Academic and Career Advising; curriculum, accreditation and assessment of academic programs (e.g., NASAD, NASM and Middle States Commission on Higher Education) and internal program reviews.
  • Associate Dean( CVPA Academic Affairs)/ Associate Professor/Full Professor is responsible for addressing students’ needs such as grade appeals and other pertinent issues while also overseeing summer and online course offerings.
  • Additionally, Associate Dean( CVPA Academic Affairs)/ Associate Professor/Full Professor collaborates with the dean on full-time and part-time faculty searches and hires; tenure and promotion review; annual post-tenure and non-tenure-track faculty merit performance review; academic policies and procedures; and other special projects. Associate Dean( CVPA Academic Affairs)/ Associate Professor/Full Professor also represents the College on the University-wide Senior Associate Deans Council.

# HEJ Physical Requirements
n/a Tools/Equipment
n/a Application Instructions
For fullest consideration, candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in this position, and the names and contact information of four references. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. We will begin reviewing applications September 15, 2021.


The College of Visual and Performing Arts ( VPA ) at Syracuse University is committed to the education of cultural leaders who will engage and inspire audiences through performance, visual art, design, scholarship, and commentary. We provide the tools for self-discovery and risk-taking in an environment that thrives on critical thought and action.

The college is comprised of seven areas: the School of Art; the Department of Creative Arts Therapy; the Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies; the School of Design; the Department of Drama; the Setnor School of Music; and the Department of Transmedia. With approximately 1,887 VPA students (1,634 undergraduates; 253 graduates), 320 faculty (137 full time; 183 part time), and 65 staff, VPA is the second largest academic unit at SU and the largest professional college on campus. Together, students, faculty, and staff play a vital role in the academic and cultural life of the University and Central New York communities.

The college finds its oldest roots in what was known as the College of Fine Arts. Formally opening September 18, 1873, the college was the first degree-conferring organization of its kind in the United States. Its first alumnus graduated in 1875 with a bachelor of painting degree. Today the college boasts approximately 28,497 active alumni who live around the world and serve as proud representatives of SU and VPA . Learn more about the college at . About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit About the Syracuse area
Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal. EEOC
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities. Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members. Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity. Quick Link Job Posting Date 08/12/2021 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Priority Consideration Job Category Faculty Message to Applicants

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