Dean, College of Performing and Visual Arts

Gillian McNally
Job Summary

The Dean of PVA is responsible for academic programs, fiscal resources and personnel within the college. The Dean provides leadership to the college in support of faculty development and graduate and undergraduate education. In addition, the Dean leads external fundraising efforts and is responsible for building relationships with the local community and state-level constituents. The Dean will report to the Provost and is expected to work collaboratively and in partnership with members of the Provost’s leadership team and the university community.

Minimum Qualifications

It is expected that candidates will have a terminal degree in a discipline within the College of Performing and Visual Arts, or equivalent professional experience, and will be able to meet the requirements of a full professor.

Preferred Qualifications

Ideal candidates will also have academic administrative and supervisory experience at the rank of chair or higher or demonstrated equivalent experience. In addition, successful candidates will possess the following personal and professional characteristics: strong interpersonal and communication skills; innovative and visionary leadership acumen; and financial acuity and have experience overseeing complex budgets.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. List of References