Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts

University of Northern Colorado / Greeley, CO

Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts

University of Northern Colorado


Position Title: Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts

Department: Academic Affairs

FTE: 1.0

FLSA: Exempt

Job Type: Full-Time

Job EEO Category: Executive/Administrative/Managerial


Job Summary: The Dean of PVA is responsible for academic programs, fiscal resources and personnel within the college. The Dean provides leadership to the college in support of faculty development and graduate and undergraduate education. In addition, the Dean leads external fundraising efforts and is responsible for building relationships with the local community and state-level constituents. The Dean will report to the Provost and is expected to work collaboratively and in partnership with members of the Provost’s leadership team and the university community.

Minimum Qualifications: It is expected that candidates will have a terminal degree in a discipline within the College of Performing and Visual Arts, or equivalent professional experience, and will be able to meet the requirements of a full professor.

Preferred Qualifications: Ideal candidates will also have academic administrative and supervisory experience at the rank of chair or higher or demonstrated equivalent experience. In addition, successful candidates will possess the following personal and professional characteristics: strong interpersonal and communication skills; innovative and visionary leadership acumen; and financial acuity and have experience overseeing complex budgets.


Desired Start Date: 07/01/2021

Open Date: 09/26/2020

Open Until Filled: Yes

Salary and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits available include health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement plans. Dependents and spouses of UNC Employees who are employed at 0.5 FTE or above are eligible for undergraduate dependent tuition grants of up to 50%. These tuition grants will cover in-state tuition charges. Further requirements may exist. Other benefits may be available based on position.

Additional Requirements: Satisfactory completion of a background check, educational check, and authorization to work in the United States is required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. The successful candidate must submit original transcripts within one (1) month of hire.