Chair of Liberal Arts

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Chair of Liberal Arts Location: Savannah Position Number FC9954 Position Type: Full Time Position Title Chair of Liberal Arts Specialty: Liberal Arts Category: Work Year: Academic Year

SCAD Savannah seeks an experienced chair for its liberal arts department, home to SCAD Core, one of the most academically diverse general education programs at any arts university in the U.S. In SCAD Core classes, 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.

In this full-time role, you will develop curricula and assist professors within the department through class observations and reviews of student evaluations, contributions to departmental goals, and service and professional development. In consultation with the School of Liberal Arts dean and department members, you will develop a strategic plan for the department that is consistent with the School of Liberal Arts' goals and overall SCAD strategic plan. You will provide professional development opportunities for professors, foster interdepartmental collaboration, and continue to enhance the reputation of the SCAD liberal arts department in academic and professional circles. Among other duties, you will also work with admission to recruit undergraduate and graduate students and teach classes annually as assigned.

The successful candidate is able to motivate students and faculty of diverse backgrounds to think creatively and critically. The candidate demonstrates the leadership ability to transform strategic vision into implementation through measurable actions, as well as a commitment to teaching, learning, and excellence in academics. Outstanding interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills are essential, as is evidence of success in creative and collaborative endeavors.

  • Doctoral degree required
  • Distinguished record of scholarship, teaching, and professional expertise
  • Minimum of five years of experience instructing at the collegiate level
Posting Date: 03/22/2022 Closing Date: Open Until Filled Yes ADA TAG
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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