Associate Chair of Art History

Savannah, Georgia, United States
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Job description

Join SCAD Savannah as the associate chair for art history. 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 School of Liberal Arts goals and overall SCAD strategic plan. With the department chair, you’ll provide vision and leadership for the art history department, and you’ll work with the chair and dean to provide professional development opportunities for professors. In addition, you’ll foster interdepartmental collaboration and continue to enhance the reputation of the SCAD art history department in academic and professional circles. You’ll also work with the admission department to recruit exceptional 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.

Named among the best small cities in the U.S. by Conde Nast Traveler, Savannah offers an inviting climate and a culturally rich downtown, providing a real-world workshop for the study of art and design. The university blends seamlessly into the Savannah landscape and provides students with a dynamically layered learning environment in which to thrive.

Requirements:

  • Doctorate in a related field

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.

How to apply

Apply online

Note: Only complete packages will be considered. An unofficial transcript of your highest degree awarded, cover letter, portfolio, and resume or CV are required.

he Savannah College of Art and Design is the most comprehensive art and design university in the world, offering more degree programs and specializations than any other art and design university. SCAD is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution conferring bachelor's and master's degrees in distinctive locations and online to prepare talented students for professional careers. SCAD offers students a choice of degree programs in 46 majors and 50 minors in locations in Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia, in Lacoste, France, online through SCAD eLearning, and now in Hong Kong. SCAD is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and welcomes all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation or disability.