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The department offers five undergraduate majors, eight minors and two graduate degrees, which together represent the expanded range of art in the contemporary world. Undergraduate majors have the option of engaging with art as writers and scholars by studying Art History, Theory and Criticism, of investigating the expressive production of objects and materials in Studio, of learning about both traditional and new lenses-based techniques and time-based practices in Media, of exploring the artistic potential of programming and digital media in the Interdisciplinary Computing in the Art and Music (ICAM), and of delving into collaborative inter-disciplinary processes in Speculative Design.
At the graduate level, we are one of the few departments in the United States and indeed the world to offer terminal degrees for both artists and scholars. Launched in 2002, the Art History, Theory, and Criticism Ph.D is housed within one of the nation's leading centers of art practice and graduate education in studio, media, and—most recently—digital media. The Art Practice concentration is the newest feature of the Ph.D program, is one of the first doctoral programs in the country for practicing artists.
Under the general direction of the Student Affairs Manager, the incumbent is responsible for curriculum planning/development/administration, graduate program management and all student-related activities and other educational matters pertaining to prospective and enrolled graduate students in the Department of Visual Arts. Works on moderately complex issues. Receives assistance on more complex issues. Responsibilities include: (1) administering the Graduate Affairs efforts, including program and fiscal administration, advising, recruitment and administration, fellowships, student payroll/personnel, and curriculum/course scheduling; (2) serving as a key adviser to the Department Chair, Graduate Directors, CAO and all faculty members on matters relating to students' activities and academic progress, and enrollment issues; and (3) participating in the analysis, design and implementation of academic programs and services, policies and procedures, student records systems, development and long range planning.
Overtime may be required; weekends and/or evenings may be required.
Knowledge of services available to students through campus departments and colleges.
Professional training in counseling, college student personnel, or related field in higher education. Master's degree in counseling, college student personnel, or related field or combination of post-baccalaureate degree and the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proven sensibility to students' needs and concerns, able to deal with stressful and unpleasant situations at the department level.
Knowledge of University-specific computer application programs and pertinent databases.
Effective writing skills to author correspondence, including knowledge of correct usage of English language, grammar, punctuation, and spelling in order to formulate and present written material in a logical and comprehensive manner. Ability to adapt the writing style for a wide variety of audiences and purposes.
Ability to conceive, develop, implement, and evaluate student activities and programs that meet the needs of the student population and make recommendations based on that evaluation.
Ability to be prompt, reliable, dependable, and maintain a manageable work schedule. Ability to function effectively and harmoniously as part of a team.
Demonstrated capacity to adapt to and anticipate continuous changes in and electronic and automated environment. Experience with a variety of popular computer hardware and software packages and email systems (such as Apple, Word, Excel, FileMaker Pro.).
Strong analytical skills to identify procedural and organizational systems problems and formulate effective and efficient resolutions. Ability to develop attainable/innovative procedures and implement long-range goals.
Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to deal diplomatically with a wide variety of people at all levels in the University and with organizations and individuals outside the University.
Demonstrated initiative and problem solving skills to resolve conflicts, often across organizational units.
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