Dean of the College of Art and Design

  • Deadline:
    Nov. 30, 2011, 5 p.m.
  • Location:
    College of Art + Design, Louisiana State University, , Louisiana, US

Dean of the College of Art and Design

The College of Art and Design is Louisiana's foremost school for the fine arts, art history, and the design professions. The college is comprised of the following departments and schools: School of Architecture, School of Art, Department of Interior Design, and the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture. The college's programs are nationally recognized. Landscape architecture is nationally ranked at number one for undergraduate education and number two for graduate education. The ceramics area is ranked fifth in the country by U.S. News & World Report. All departments have nationally award-winning faculty and students. More information about the college can be found at

For full consideration, application materials including five professional references should be submitted by November 30, 2011. The target start date for this position is July 1, 2012. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Letters of nomination may be e-mailed to the search committee chair at

LSU is Louisiana's flagship public research university, located in the state capital, Baton Rouge, 80 miles northwest of New Orleans. LSU carries the designation of a "very high research activity" university by the Carnegie Foundation and is only one of 21 universities nationwide holding land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant status. For the third straight year, LSU is ranked in the first tier for "Best National Universities" in U.S. News & World Report's 2011 edition of America's Best Colleges. The University's website,, includes LSU's strategic plan, as well as links to the full array of programs and opportunities at LSU. Information regarding LSU's Flagship 2020 agenda can be found online at

BENEFITS: LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; annual and sick leave; 14 paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!