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Vice Provost, School of Creative Arts, Entertainment and Design

Location : Dallas, TX
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Job Title:Vice Provost, School of Creative Arts, Entertainment and Design

Salary Range: $190,000-$240,000



The Vice Provost of School of Creative Arts, Entertainment and Design serves under the Provost and is a motivated and highly engaged leader for our stakeholders.  The leader will be an ambassador who will work with a number of businesses, liberal arts, entertainment and design partnerships pertaining to professional and technical education, as well as actively engaging with community and employer partners for the purpose of creating new partnerships, responsive programs, and revenue opportunities.  This role will require a consultative, out of the box thinker who motivates, trains and collaborates with different levels of the organization to drive positive growth and outcomes.


The Vice Provost will have a proven and quantifiable track record, of enhancing academic quality, faculty excellence, diversity, equity and inclusion, and student success in a dynamic higher education environment.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

       A proven track record being a trend setter and dynamic leader in the field of creative arts, entertainment and design

       Strong aptitude of driving positive change and being an ambassador to promote our organization to become “best in class”

       Ability to be a storyteller outside the walls and within the communities of business, entertainment, hospitality and liberal arts to build alliances to better the experience for the organization’s stakeholders

       A history of progressively responsible experience as an academic administrator involving graduate or undergraduate programs, including responsibility for budget, personnel recruitment and evaluation

       Consultative approach in strategic planning, assessment of program(s)effectiveness, and development of guidelines to enhance academic units within the institution and with accrediting bodies

       Ability to guide teams with extensive knowledge of the educational space in growing the organization to the next level

       Demonstrated commitment to the promotion of diversity

       An understanding of emerging technologies and the effective application of instructional technologies to enhance student learning

       Highly collaborative leader with experience in a comparably diverse and complex college/university with a proven track record of enhancing academic quality, faculty excellence, institutional diversity, equity and inclusion, and student success

       An appreciation of shared governance and evidence of strong ability to work effectively  and collaboratively with administration, faculty, students, staff, and other constituent groups and partners, both within and outside a college or university with diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds

       Able to work collaboratively across institution to align course offerings and scheduling in order to promote greater student success and increased effectiveness and efficiencies

       Excellent time management, organizational and problem-solving skills and the ability to respond appropriately to issues in a dynamic rapidly changing educational/economic environment

       Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, complex ideas and information to a variety of stakeholders/constituents within the community network related to career and academic requirements

       Experience providing support for students(i.e., library, tutoring, and computing services)

       Ability to identify, address, and collaborate with other academic leaders on solutions to barriers preventing a significant portion of our population from having a job that pays a living wage

Required Qualifications :

       Master’s degree required (earned doctorate preferred) as confirmed by official transcripts

       Five (5) years of progressively responsible teaching, administrative and/or educational leadership experience

       Five (5-10) years proven related experiences and business leadership outside the educational space that can add value and progressive thought leadership to our organization

       Quantifiable experience within the specialities of hospitality, liberal arts, creative design

       Five (5) years upper level administrative/supervisory experience in a community college/higher education environment

       Demonstrated successful experience in strategic planning, fiscal management, resource allocation and personnel supervision

       Demonstrated distinguished record of teaching, scholarly publications, and/or creative accomplishments that exhibit commitment to academic excellence.

       ***Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***

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