Dean, School of Arts and Humanities


Dean, School of Arts and Humanities
College of Saint Rose

The College of Saint Rose invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities. The Dean provides leadership to the School's academic programs and will report directly to the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs as the College prepares to enter its second century. Located in Albany, New York, the College of Saint Rose is a diverse learning community with highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students participating in rigorous educational experiences that produce critical thinkers and motivated, caring citizens.

The School of Arts and Humanities seeks a leader who is innovative, visionary, creative, and most of all, passionate for the arts and humanities and the space these programs hold in our global society. The new Dean will work closely with the Provost, Deans, Chairpersons, and Faculty, providing leadership to advance the institution's priorities and develop an academic agenda that prioritizes enrollment growth and student success. Home to 40 programs in seven departments including music, art & design, communications, English, history and political science, philosophy, and world languages and cultures, the School is also largely responsible for the courses of study offered in the liberal education program. In addition, the School supports the Center for Art and Design, including approximately 50,000 square feet of instructional and studio space in three buildings on campus and in the artist district of Albany.

The next Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities should hold an earned Ph.D. or terminal degree in a programmatic discipline of the School and bring demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship/creative activity. The successful candidate will have experience in positions of increasing responsibility in the arts and humanities, ideally at the level of department chair or above, and will demonstrate leadership including new academic program creation as well as personnel and budget management.
A complete profile of this opportunity providing a full description of the opportunity, including the leadership agenda, preferred qualifications, and application process can be accessed at: The position will remain open until filled, but only applications received by January 24, 2019, can be assured full consideration.

This search is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. Nominators and prospective candidates may also arrange a confidential discussion about this opportunity with Kate Nolde at or Andrea Warren Hamos at

The College of Saint Rose does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, religion, creed, disability, national/ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status, military status, or domestic violence victim status or other protected statuses in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletics and other school-administered programs.

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