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Dean, School of Music and Fine Arts - Palm Beach Atlantic University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: West Palm Beach, FL
Position: Dean, School of Music and Fine Arts
Deadline: November 1, 2017
Posted: October 3, 2017

Job Description / Duties

The Dean is the administrator of the academic program of the school and reports directly to the Provost. The Dean is
responsible for providing leadership and administrative oversight for all programs of the school. The dean makes
recommendations regarding the academic budgets and personnel within the school and ensures that all aspects of the school operate within institutional policies. The dean serves on the Council of Deans, the chief academic decision making group within the university, and the Provost's Administrative Council, the chief policy and procedure
coordinating group.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Required Qualifications: Terminal degree in one of the academic areas of the School of Mu sic and Fine Arts; significant administrative experience. The candidate must demonstrate a vibrant Christian commitment and the ability to integrate the Christian faith with traditional coursework.

Additional Information

Review of applications will begin November 1st, 2017 and continue until filled. Materials to submit with application: (1) Letter of application and signed questionnaire; (2) Curriculum vitae; (3) Unofficial copies of all transcripts; (4) Three letters of professional reference or a list of three professional references who will send letters directly; (5) Statement of teaching philosophy; (6) Separate statement indicating how the applicant has or intends to intentionally integrate a Christian Theistic Worldview in the teaching-learning process. With the application materials requested, one of the three
professional references needs to speak specifically about the candidate's spiritual vitality; a brief essay is also requested describing the candidate's spiritual journey, concluding with information about current (present year) involvement in the life of a local congregation/parish.

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Contact Information

Apply via Opportunities
Phone: (561) 803-2000

Employer Profile

The Music Department, accredited by NASM, offers the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in music and Popular Music as well as the Bachelor of Music degree with majors in Performance, Music Education, and Composition. A Master of Music degree in Performance has been approved to begin in the fall of 2018. Palm Beach Atlantic University is an urban, Christian institution with a Carnegie classification of MA I. Through its nine schools, the University awards baccalaureate and master’s degrees and doctoral degrees in fields in the liberal arts and selected professional programs. To learn more about Palm Beach Atlantic University, visit the web site at For Music Department, click on “undergraduate studies,” then “Schools,” then “Music and Fine Arts.”