February 14, 2017

Three academic leadership positions

Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)
(1) Justin Tsucalas, 2016. (2) Christopher Myers (’94), 2016. (3) Justin Tsucalas, 2016.

Located in the city of Baltimore, the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is committed to expanding the role of artists and designers as creative citizens who bring cross-cultural, social innovation and economic justice perspectives to their work, and who contribute to the vitality of the arts in Baltimore, the region, and the world. Through our educational programs and public events, MICA accelerates the knowledge, skills, habits, and work of creative people who are self-reflective, visionary, and entrepreneurial.

MICA is recruiting for three academic leadership positions that will be central to the development of educational programs, research, support services, and facilities that support this transformative and engaged vision of art and design education:

Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies
This position is the academic and administrative leader for the undergraduate area and plays a key role in the development of the overall academic priorities and strategic direction for the College. The Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies is responsible for planning, review, development, and oversight of all undergraduate educational programs, including budget and operations. This position manages and supports undergraduate faculty operations, including evaluations, sabbaticals, leaves and searches, in coordination with the Office of the Provost and with Human Resources. (The complete job description and on-line application can be found here.)

Associate Vice President (AVP) for Educational Planning and Development
This position provides leadership and coordination for all aspects of academic program planning, development, assessment, and accreditation at the College. The AVP for Educational Planning and Development works collaboratively with the faculty, staff and academic leadership to ensure the ongoing development and renewal of MICA’s academic programs and the delivery of high quality, comprehensive, and transformative educational experiences across all of the fields and areas of educational programming at the College. This position also provides leadership and support for academic program and policy development, the assessment of student learning, faculty professional development, and for planning and initiatives aimed at building an innovative, participatory, and socially-engaged culture of teaching and learning at the College. (Complete job description and on-line application can be found here.)

Associate Vice President (AVP) for Academic Services
This position is responsible for the supervision, integration and alignment of academic services that support the mission and operations of the College’s educational programs. The AVP for Academic Services works collaboratively with programs, offices, staff and academic leadership from across the College (Undergraduate, Graduate, and Open studies) to develop and expand MICA’s learning environment and to more fully integrate the academic, co-curricular, off-site and support experiences of students, faculty, and staff. (Complete job description and on-line application can be found here.)

Apply now
Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, and the names and addresses of 5 references. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, candidates should submit materials by March 1, 2017​​. As part of our college-wide efforts to create a more equitable and inclusive campus community, MICA is committed to diversifying its faculty and administration and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, professional practice, teaching, and/or service, to the equity and excellence of our academic community. People of color, people from underrepresented groups, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are highly encouraged to apply.

About MICA
Founded in 1826, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is the oldest continuously degree-granting college of art and design in the nation. The College enrolls nearly 3,500 undergraduate, graduate and continuing studies students from 49 states and 65 countries in fine arts, design, electronic media, art education, liberal arts, and professional studies degree and non-credit programs. With art and design programs ranked in the top ten by U.S. News and World Report, MICA is pioneering interdisciplinary approaches to innovation, research, and community and social engagement. Alumni and programming reach around the globe, even as MICA remains a cultural cornerstone in the Baltimore/Washington region, hosting hundreds of exhibitions and events annually by students, faculty and other established artists.

For more information about MICA, click here.


Three academic leadership positions at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)

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