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Chair of Architecture

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Note: Only complete packages will be considered. An unofficial transcript of your highest degree awarded, cover letter, resume or CV, and portfolio are required. For the portfolio, you have the option to upload electronic documents/images, or a URL. Should you have questions regarding your application package, you may submit an email to Human Resources at scadfaculty@scad.edu.

Position Details

Position Information

Campus Location: Savannah
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Chair of Architecture
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Work Year: Academic Year
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At SCAD, architecture students learn to apply historical, cultural, theoretical and aesthetic concepts in combination with technical and practical expertise to design buildings that add value to the world and how people experience it. Join SCAD Savannah as a full-time chair of architecture and lead this unparalleled program.

In this role, you will direct, coordinate and evaluate the architecture department and be responsible for its day-to-day administration.

This is your chance to work with talented students from all over the world within the historic district of Savannah, Georgia, a walkable, bike-able coastal city that provides a living laboratory for the study of art and design.

Responsibilities:
- Develop curriculum and faculty teaching schedule
- Foster interdepartmental collaboration and continue to enhance the reputation of the SCAD architecture department in academic and professional circles
- Oversee departmental budget, including its development and implementation
- Work with the admission department to recruit talented undergraduate and graduate students to SCAD and to the department
- Teach classes annually, as assigned
- Evaluate professors within the department through class observations, a review of student evaluations, a review of service and professional development and a review of contributions to the department’s goals
- Work with the dean to provide professional development opportunities for professors
- Develop, in consultation with the dean and department members, a strategic plan for the department that is consistent with School of Building Arts’ goals and overall SCAD strategic plan

Requirements:
- M.Arch. or its equivalent or a terminal degree in a related field
- Industry experience
- Professional licensure or certifications
- Proven leadership and managerial skills
- Outstanding interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills
- Innovation, energy and personal and professional integrity
- Experience with curriculum development
- Ability to motivate students and faculty to think creatively and critically
- Ability to work with students and faculty of diverse backgrounds
- Leadership and supervisory experience in academia preferred

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Special instructions to applicants:

Note: Only complete packages will be considered. An unofficial transcript of your highest degree awarded, cover letter, resume or CV, and portfolio are required. For the portfolio, you have the option to upload electronic documents/images, or a URL. Should you have questions regarding your application package, you may submit an email to Human Resources at scadfaculty@scad.edu.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Portfolio
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

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