Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Job in the Arts

Deadline: October 6, 2012

Position: Chair, Department of Fine Arts: The University of Maryland Eastern Shore, MD.

Resumes and nominations are being accepted for a twelve month, tenure track position. Salary is commensurate with education, experience and qualifications. The position is available July, 2012. 
The School of the Arts and Professions seeks candidates who can provide competent management for the bureaucratic aspects of running a department. The successful candidate will be required to teach two classes per semester; engage in extensive service to the school and university communities; foster an inviting, collegial atmosphere; and provide leadership to junior and senior faculty. Performs other related duties as assigned. Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. or M.F.A in one of the disciplines housed in the department. Candidates must have a record of scholarship, successful teaching experience, and administrative experience in curriculum planning, program and faculty development, personnel supervision, budget management, and success in obtaining external grants. Candidate should have the ability to manage the details involved in running a department and a style of leadership that encourages collegiality and a positive working environment. Note: Individuals with degrees outside of the US may be subject to verification. Verification of degree is the responsibility of the candidate. 
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore, an 1890 Land-Grant Institution in the University of System of Maryland, is located in the historical town of Princess Anne, 15 minutes from the city of Salisbury and forty minutes from the resort of Ocean City, Maryland. The campus is centrally located 2-3 hours from Baltimore, MD, Washington, D.C., Virginia Beach and Philadelphia, PA. 
The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America. UMES is an EEO/AA employer, a drug-free workplace, and enforces a no-smoking policy applicable to all campus buildings. Minorities, women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 
How to Apply: Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested, qualified candidates should send letter of application, curriculum vita, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be required once a candidate is selected), and three current professional letters of recommendation to the Department of Human Resources, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, Maryland 21853-1299. E-mail: Web Site:

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