Long Island University Brooklyn (“LIU Brooklyn”) invites nominations, applications, and expressions of interest for the position of Director of the School of Arts and Communication (“School”) on its Brooklyn campus. The Director serves a critical role as the School's chief academic and administrative officer, and liaison between the arts and communications community and the School. Reporting to the Dean of Arts and Sciences, the incoming Director will play a key role in articulating a dynamic vision for the School in a diverse, urban, and competitive environment; building external relationships with New York City's professional community; assessing and shaping the curricular and experiential opportunities; developing new and relevant programs in a variety of delivery models; and recruiting outstanding faculty and students.

Located in the heart of downtown Brooklyn, LIU Brooklyn is an urban, private institution that serves a diverse population of 8,500 students and offers nearly 160 programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in seven schools and colleges. Long Island University is one of the nation's largest comprehensive private universities with over 20,000 students. The University embraces academic innovation and experiential learning. Through its mission of Access and Excellence, the LIU community remains committed, above all else, to the educational needs and interests of its diverse student body.

The Director will have a strong commitment to educational excellence, curricular innovation, experiential learning, programmatic development, relationship cultivation and collaboration, arts education and training, and collaborative leadership.

LIU Brooklyn seeks a visionary leader with an entrepreneurial and collaborative drive, sincere appreciation for arts education and training, capacity for engaging with the local community to establish meaningful partnerships, appreciation for the culture and spirit of LIU Brooklyn, collaborative management style, profound commitment to urban education and diversity, and passion for spearheading the development of innovative educational programs and learning opportunities.

LIU Brooklyn has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist in this search. All applications, inquiries, and nominations should be directed, in confidence, to Dan Rodas and Cortney Tunis at

LIU is an equal opportunity employer. LIU is committed to extending equal opportunity in employment to all qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. LIU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.