Dean, School of Communication and the Arts wanted in NY


Marist College seeks an innovative, dynamic and entrepreneurial Dean of its School of Communication and the Arts. The Dean is the chief academic and fiscal officer of the School and a member of the President's Cabinet. This is a unique leadership opportunity in an institution dedicated to teaching excellence and academic innovation. Marist has been ranked as one of the best colleges and universities in the nation. Technology has played a key role in Marist's evolution, including a new major in Digital Media, an online Master of Art degree program in Communication, and a gaming concentration. The School of Communication and the Arts currently has 35 full-time faculty and approximately 800 undergraduate and graduate students. Our faculty and students have received significant recognition at national and international conferences for their research, and the School has established relationships and internship opportunities with many fortune 500 corporations.

The School’s largest major is offered in Communication, which features an exciting internship program in New York City. The new Dean will be expected to establish new strategic relationships in the Communication industry and further strengthen the reputation of the media arts, broadcasting, journalism, and communication programs. The School also offers the Bachelor of Art degree with majors in Studio Art and Art History, the Bachelor of Professional Study degree with a major in Fashion, and the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Digital Media. Offerings also include minors in Music and Cinema Studies as well as a Certificate in Art and Advertising Design.

The new Dean will have the opportunity to leverage Marist's superior technological learning environment and its excellent faculty credentials to develop programs of distinction and create new relationships with external stakeholders, including alumni, and academic and corporate constituents.

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