Department Head, Visual Arts

$55,000 - $62,000 yearly
  • Pensacola State College
  • 1000 College Blvd, Pensacola, FL 32504
  • Oct 05, 2020
Full time   Art & Art History Humanities: Other Theatre & Dance

Job Description

Job Description:

DEPARTMENT HEAD: The Department Head, Visual Arts is a 12-month administrative position with an anticipated start date of January 4, 2021, though a different start date may be negotiated.  The Department Head will manage day-to-day operations of the department, supervise all programs offered by the department, develop course schedules, make faculty course assignments, supervise and evaluate department faculty and staff, manage the departmental budget, advise students, review and update departmental curricula, hire and supervise adjunct faculty, work toward the resolution of student complaints, serve on College committees, oversee planning and assessment activities, and perform other duties as assigned. This position reports to the Senior Dean, Academic Affairs.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a Master of Fine Arts degree or a master’s degree in Art History or related field and four years related full-time post-secondary teaching or administrative experience are required. Must be qualified by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC) to teach in one of the department’s disciplines. Successful results of a criminal background check are required.


Pursuant to College policy, it is an employment eligibility requirement for an applicant to meet the requirements of § 435.04(2), Florida Statutes, related to background investigations.  Any person failing to meet the requirements of the statute will be deemed not qualified to hold employment in this position.  A Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) approved background check will be conducted on every successful candidate as a condition of employment, and any person who fails to disclose any adverse information contained in the background investigation at the time of submitting the employment application will be disqualified from employment.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Prefer terminal degree; administrative experience in post-secondary education; demonstrated academic leadership in the visual arts; and active involvement in community visual arts.


SALARY RANGE:  $55,000.00 - $62,000.00 (Depending on the qualifications, the salary is negotiable.  However, the College does not generally hire at the top of the range.)                              


SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, résumé, and unofficial transcripts to supplement the online application.  If veteran’s preference is claimed, a copy of the DD-214 must be submitted.  Supplemental materials must be uploaded and assigned to the online application.  For assistance, contact Tanesha McCreary at


The benefits package provided by the College includes major medical insurance, life insurance and Florida retirement contributions. Other benefits offered include participation in the wellness program, tuition waivers, educational opportunities, and paid sick leave.


Supplemental life, dental, vision, and disability insurance are available at group rates. 



Pensacola State College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, gender/sex, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, or genetic information in its educational programs, activities or employment. For inquiries regarding Title IX and the College’s nondiscrimination policies, contact the Executive Director of Institutional Equity and Student Conduct at (850) 484-1759, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Boulevard, Pensacola, Florida 32504.

  • jobRequisitionId: JR1049
  • startDate: 2020-10-05-07:00
  • company: General Studies (Brenda Kelly)
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