Associate Professor/Professor, Director of the School of Visual and Performing Arts

University of Louisiana at Monroe
March 16, 2023
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Associate Professor/Professor, Director of the School of Visual and

Performing Arts

Salary

Depends on Qualifications

Location

LA, LA

Job Type

Full-Time

Division

Academic Affairs

Job Number

01034

Control Number

7817

  • Description
  • Benefits
  • Job Summary

    The ULM School of Visual and Performing Arts seeks a candidate with a background in providing visionary academic, administrative, and fiscal leadership. The Director is the chief executive officer and administrative head of the School of Visual and Performing Arts. The Director holds academic rank as a faculty member in the School and is charged with the administration, instructional leadership, and supervision of the operation of the School through its instructional programs, research, publications, and service activities.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the College Leadership Council
  • Serve as the liaison between the faculty and administration
  • Provide strategic direction and vision for all of the programs in the School
  • Oversee and manage the budget for the School (travel requests, reimbursements, supply management, etc.)
  • Conduct annual evaluations of faculty and staff
  • Oversee faculty recruitment, professional development, promotion and tenure
  • Respond to faculty concerns and complaints
  • Foster interdisciplinary initiatives, public relations, alumni outreach
  • Determine scheduling, workload, and course rotations
  • Maintain complete set of syllabi for each term
  • Guide the program review process
  • Facilitate curricular decisions
  • Manage School equipment, supplies, and classrooms
  • Provide accreditation and assessment oversight
  • Oversee research proposals and grants
  • Oversee School graduate programs and provide supervision of graduate coordinator/s and program coordinators
  • Coordinate and oversee recruitment and retention efforts
  • Assure textbook orders are completed in a timely manner

  • Oversee record retention

  • Oversee the graduation check-out process
  • Appoint School committees with the advice of the Associate Director
  • Appoint program committees with the advice of the Program Coordinator
  • Teach required course load in subject discipline
  • Maintain scholarly activities
  • Oversee operation of the Sound of Today Band
  • Oversee management of Brown Auditorium and Biedenharn Recital Hall
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • A terminal degree in a discipline housed in the School of Visual and Performing Arts and background in providing visionary academic, administrative, and fiscal leadership.
  • Supplemental Information

    Required Attachments:

    CV Letter of Interest List of References Applicant's Administrative Philosophies

    The School of Visual and Performing Arts houses programs in Art, Dance, Music, and Theatre, including undergraduate degrees in Art, undergraduate and graduate degrees in Music, and the minor in Dance. Hosting hundreds of events on the ULM campus each year, the School of Visual and Performing Arts serves as the cultural hub for Northeast Louisiana and is the greatest source of performances desired for quality-of-life by residents of the region. The School of Visual and Performing Arts has Cooperative Endeavor Agreements with several arts organizations in North Louisiana, including the Monroe Symphony Orchestra, Strauss Theater, Twin Cities Ballet, and the Miss Louisiana's Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageant. https: // ulm.edu/vapa/

    Employees are eligible for a full benefits package (health, dental, vision, life, retirement, leave, etc.) ULM offers a wide range of employee benefits. Read here for more information regarding benefits.

    Agency

    University of Louisiana Monroe
    

    Address

     700 University Avenue
    

    Monroe, Louisiana, 71209

    Phone

     318-342-5140
    

    Website

     https:// www. ulm.edu
    

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