Fine/Performing Arts (2021-FAD 499687 Chair Dept of Art & Design Internal Applicants Only)

  • California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB)
  • San Bernardino, California
  • Sep 28, 2021
Full Time Museum and Arts

Job Description

Description:

California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of Los Angeles and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. CSUSB serves approximately 20,000 students, of which 81% are first-generation college students and graduates about 5,000 students annually. As a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has one of the most diverse student populations of any university in the Inland Empire, and the second highest Hispanic enrollment of all public universities in California. CSUSB employs 467 full-time faculty and offers 48 undergraduate, 35 graduate, and one doctoral degree programs and 14 academic programs with national accreditation.

At CSUSB, diversity, equity and inclusion are values central to our mission. We recognize that diversity and inclusion in all its forms are necessary for our institutional success. By fully leveraging our diverse experiences, backgrounds and insights, we inspire innovation, challenge the status quo and create better outcomes for our students and community. As part of CSUSB's commitment to hire, develop and retain a diverse faculty, we offer a variety of networking, mentoring and development programs for our junior faculty. We are committed to building and sustaining a CSUSB community that is supportive and inclusive of all individuals. Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply. CSUSB has received the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, which recognizes CSUSB's ongoing commitment to service-learning, a high-impact practice that combines classroom instruction with meaningful volunteer service and correlates strongly to student success.

JOB SUMMARY

The Department of Art & Design at CSUSB is searching for a new Department Chair. This invitation is for candidates internal to the Department of Art and Design at CSUSB only. The ideal candidate will be an experienced faculty member with demonstrated leadership and administrative skills, an established record of scholarly research and evidence of commitment to student success. The Department Chair will serve in a leadership capacity in support of the College of Arts & Letters' mission and institutional values. They will provide academic and administrative leadership and facilitate the orderly conduct of the affairs of the Department and the College. The responsibilities, to varying degrees, include, but are not limited to, the following:

TYPICAL ACTIVITIES

The successful candidate will provide responsible and professional leadership in managing the day-to-day operational needs of the department, including supervision of support staff, scheduling courses, evaluating and mentoring faculty, fiscal management and allocating facilities and equipment for teaching, research and service activities. The Chair will also represent the Department and College with on and off-campus constituencies and maintain positive public relations with these groups. In addition, the Chair is encouraged to develop and participate in activities that support the university's strategic plan. This plan emphasizes: a) student success; b) faculty and staff success; c) stewarding resources; d) community engagement and partnerships; and, e) enhancing the campus identity.

Qualified candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population and to working effectively with faculty, staff and students across a wide range of disciplines.

Please review FAM 641.65 for more information on the responsibilities of department chairs: https://www.csusb.edu/sites/default/files/upload/file/%28Admin%29Chair_Responsibilities.pdf

Qualified candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population and to working effectively with faculty, staff and students across a wide range of disciplines.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Appropriate graduate degree in a field related to art, design, art history, or visual studies.

Applicants must hold a rank of Associate or Full Professor at the time of application.

Area of specialization in Art History, Design, Studio Art, or Visual Studies is open.



REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS


  • Degree in hand by time of appointment. (Appropriate graduate degree in a field related to art, design, art history, or visual studies)


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Evidence of scholarly activity, publication, and innovation is valued. Evidence of exemplary graduate-level teaching and leadership experience at program level is preferred and should be noted in application.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with CSUSB. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: CSUSB cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.

Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that CSUSB has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to CSUSB or individuals in the university community.

For health and well-being, CSUSB is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Art & Design is located in the College of Arts & Letters and offers undergraduate degrees in Art History, Design, and Art, and an MFA in Studio Art. In any given year that department has approx. 500-600 students in its majors, and between 15-20 graduate students. The department is housed in the Visual Arts Building, 100,000 sq. ft. of workshops, studios, classrooms, gallery space, and offices which boasts professional level equipment for art and design teaching and creative activities.

To find out more about the Department of Art and Design please visit www.csusb.edu/art

For more information regarding the position, please contact:

Recruitment Chair

Dr. Edward Gomez

(909) 537-5183

Edward.gomez@csusb.edu

Department Chair

Dr. Matthew Poole

(909) 537-5808

matthew.poole@csusb.edu

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit


  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter that includes:


a. A statement of your teaching philosophy

b. A statement of vision for the department


  1. Reference List - names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three (3) referees whom we may contact to obtain letters of recommendation. Confidential letters of recommendation will be solicited from those listed as references on the application if the applicant is moved forward in the recruitment process. Non-confidential letters of recommendation can be uploaded by the applicant during the application process.


Formal review of applications will begin 4th April, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply by using this CSU Recruit hyperlink at:

https://secure.dc4.pageuppeople.com/apply/873/gateway/Default.aspx?c=apply&sJobIDs=499687&SourceTypeID=796&sLanguage=en-us&lApplicationSubSourceID=11248

Salary is commensurate with experience.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:
https://www.csusb.edu/human-resources/current-employees/employee-relations/conflict-interest


Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Bernardino, California 92407 United States View Map