Department Head - Performing Arts - Job #2753

$55,000 - $62,000 yearly
  • Pensacola State College
  • May 01, 2020
Full time   Art & Art History Theatre & Dance Other Academic Administration & Affairs

Job Description

Pensacola State College

Pensacola State College is located on Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast. Pensacola State College is one of 28 public colleges in the Florida College System committed to affordable, open access to educational opportunities. The College offers baccalaureate and associate degrees, career certificates, developmental education, adult education, and GED preparation.

 

The Human Resources Office is accepting applications for the following administrative position in the Performing Arts Department: 

 

DEPARTMENT HEAD - JOB #2753

The Department Head, Performing Arts is a 12-month administrative position with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2020, 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.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a master’s degree in Conducting, Music, Music History, Music Literature, or Music Performance 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 experience in post-secondary education; demonstrated academic leadership in the performing arts; and active involvement in community performing arts.

 

Application Details

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 tmccreary@pensacolastate.edu.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open Until Filled – Review of applications will begin May 5, 2020. For first review by screening committee, the online application and supplemental materials must be received via the online employment application system by May 4, 2020.

 

Pensacola State College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, ethnicity, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or genetic information in its programs, activities, and employment.  For inquiries regarding the College’s nondiscrimination policies, contact the Executive Director of Institutional Equity and Student Conduct, 1000 College Blvd., Building 5, Pensacola, Florida 32504, (850) 484-1759.

 

 

AN EQUAL ACCESS/ EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled – Review of applications will begin May 5, 2020. For first review by screening committee, the online application and supplemental materials must be received via the online employment application system by May 4, 2020.