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Faculty Position in Art History and Chair of the Fine Arts Department
The College of Mount Saint Vincent (Riverdale, New York) seeks an Art Historian with a strong, student-centered focus, a demonstrated record of effective teaching and administrative experience and an earned doctorate in Art History. Appointment will begin August 15, 2013.

Founded in 1847 by the Sisters of Charity of New York, Mount Saint Vincent was the first women’s college in New York City and began conferring baccalaureate degrees in 1911. Its programs became coeducational in 1974. The College of Mount Saint Vincent is an academically excellent, authentically inclusive, Catholic and ecumenical liberal arts college with approximately 1350 undergraduate students and 225 graduate students located in Riverdale, New York. Located on a beautiful 70-acre campus of rolling lawns and wooded hills overlooking the Hudson River, the College is just 12 miles from midtown Manhattan. Deeply rooted in its Catholic tradition and mission, the College continues to prepare students for lives of professional accomplishment and service.

The individual appointed to this position will be expected to work with the other full-time members of the Fine Arts department to develop new programs including a BA in Fine Arts. Excellent organizational, supervisory, and communication skills are required, as well as the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with diverse student populations, faculty, and staff. This is a tenure eligible faculty position with administrative responsibilities as chair of the department. The position requires vision, imagination, and the ability to carry projects through to completion. The Chair oversees the academic programs, budgets, faculty and staff in the Fine Arts Department and works in partnership with the Dean of the Undergraduate College, the Provost/Dean of Faculty, and the other Department Chairs at the College. Responsibilities include teaching courses in Art History, including possibly courses in non-Western art, advising and mentoring students, engaging in scholarly activities and participating in service activities. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience

College of Mount Saint Vincent is committed to provide equal opportunity, employment, and advancement opportunities to all individuals. The College of Mount Saint Vincent does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws.