Senior associate dean for VCUarts


About the Role

Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of the Arts (VCUarts) is seeking a seasoned administrative leader with faculty rank to assume a broad portfolio that supports a vibrant academic environment. Reporting directly to the VCUarts Dean & Special Assistant to the Provost for VCUarts Qatar, the Senior Associate Dean acts as a chief of staff as well as the Dean’s key advisor and strategic partner. The Senior Associate Dean must be able to prioritize, execute, and follow through on senior-level matters and initiatives related to recruitment and admissions, Finance, Human Resources, Facilities/Operations and Information Technology. This person will streamline the leadership teams’ collaborative work to ensure the best outcomes when implementing the vision and priorities of the Dean and VCUarts. Besides providing oversight on the Richmond campus, this position will liaise with the leadership at VCUarts Qatar in order to ensure effective management and operations of that campus.

How to apply

VCU’s Executive Search Team is assisting Virginia Commonwealth University in this search. Application materials should be submitted to the VCU job portal located at the link below:

VCU job portal:

Confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to Tanya-Lee Giscombe. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. 

Inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to: 

Tanya-Lee Giscombe @