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College of Fine Arts Dean Search

  • Deadline:
    Oct. 21, 2011, midnight
  • Location:
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, US

The University of New Mexico

The University of New Mexico invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean, College of Fine Arts.  The College of Fine Arts encompasses the Departments of Art and Art History, Music, Theatre and Dance, Cinematic Arts, The Bunting Visual Resource Library, Tamarind Institute, and the University Art Museum. Our degree programs align with the Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media Program; our faculty engage with the Art, Research, Technology and Science Laboratory. Ninety full-time faculty, sixty-five part-time faculty and seventy-two staff members serve approximately 1400 undergraduate majors and 200 graduate students. We’re housed at UNM’s Center for the Arts, which consists of four primary academic buildings, four major performance halls, multiple exhibition spaces, and a print study facility for scholarly research in a recognized print and photo collection.
Founded in 1936, CFA enjoys a rich history of quality educational programs, scholarship and artistic achievement that broadens understanding of the cultural heritage of our state, the Americas and the world. With a tradition of faculty and student research, creativity and innovative curricula, the college is an area of excellence at the University, an economic engine in the arts, and a cultural leader in New Mexico contributing to the quality of life in the Southwest.
The Dean, who reports directly to the Provost/Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, provides academic and administrative leadership to the College of Fine Arts.  As the primary academic and administrative officer of the faculty of the College of Fine Arts, the Dean will assume a central leadership role in continuing development of the college’s disciplines toward national eminence with a solid commitment to research, creative work and teaching. The Dean is responsible for improving and promoting the College of Fine Arts in areas of instruction, research, fiscal management, development and personnel.
How to Apply: 
Applications should be submitted online through https://unmjobs.unm.edu, by referencing posting #0812670.   For best consideration, applications should be submitted by 10/21/2011, and the position is open until filled.  Nominations can be submitted electronically to Jennifer Love, Search Coordinator, at jenlov22@unm.edu (phone: 505.277.2611)
The University of New  Mexico is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educator. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.