To provide academic and administrative leadership for an academic school.
Additional Basic Function – if applicable:
The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University seeks an innovative and energetic leader to serve as Director of this distinguished School.
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Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Develop, update, implement, and coordinate teaching, research, and service missions of the school.
Oversee budgetary, personnel, and program activities of the school; coordinate faculty promotion, tenure, and reappointment reviews and make recommendations to College Dean.
Oversee development, implementation, and revision of new and existing academic programs; oversee curriculum development; coordinate faculty workloads; develop course schedule.
Represent and promote school within the University and external community.
Oversee student advising; may advise graduate and undergraduate students.
May oversee internship, scholarship, or grant programs.
May serve as building curator.
Serve on department, division, and University committees.
Provide leadership and oversight of a large/complex department (e.g., department with multiple units).
Perform related duties as assigned.
Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:
The successful candidate will be a strategic, skilled individual who will build upon the School’s legacy of excellence. As chief academic and administrative officer, the Director will also have the opportunity to leverage the significant artistic and academic resources of the College of the Arts, where it resides, as well as form partnerships with programs at Kent State University broadly. S/he reports to the Dean of the College of the Arts at Kent State University.
Terminal degree in one of the disciplines of the school; six to seven years relevant experience. Qualifications should be commensurate to be appointed at the rank of associate professor within the school.
Academic programs; budgeting; personnel matters to include faculty relations and university governance; personal computer applications
Written and interpersonal communication
Provide leadership and direction; analyze situations and develop effective solutions
Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:
Qualifications should be commensurate to be appointed at the rank of full professor within the school.
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Assisting the search will be Ellen L. Meyer, Executive Search Consultant, AGB Search, firstname.lastname@example.org, 404.808.2903. Prospective candidates are welcome to contact Ms. Meyer by email to discuss this opportunity.
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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco is not permitted on any of Kent State’s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit www.kent.edu/smoke-free<http://www.kent.edu/smoke-free>.
The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
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About Kent State University
Kent State University's eight-campus system, among the largest regional systems in the country, serves both the development of a true living/learning approach at the Kent Campus and the regional needs on seven other campuses throughout Northeast Ohio.The Kent Campus provides the resources and facilities of a large, diverse Ohio university, while the Regional Campuses – Kent State University at Ashtabula, Kent State University at East Liverpool, Kent State University at Geauga, Kent State University at Salem, Kent State University at Stark, Kent State University at Trumbull and Kent State University at Tuscarawas - offer the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges. Today, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development locally and internationally as one of the premiere Ohio universities. Kent State is ranked among the nation's 77 public research universities demonstrating high-research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Liquid Crystal Institute, for example, conducts research that translates into technologies used globally in laptops, calculators and flat screen televisions.