Vacancy: Director of the School of Art + Art History (College of the Arts, University of Florida)

Date of event:   28/11/2021 − 28/11/2021

Position: Full-time, 12 month, tenured faculty
Application Deadline: 28 November 2021
Date of Expected Hire: July 1, 2022
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, including a comprehensive and highly competitive leave and benefits package
Institution: The School of Art + Art History, College of the Arts, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

The School of Art + Art History in the College of the Arts seeks a dynamic director to lead our academic community with research and degree programs in art education, art history, design, museum studies, and studio art. We seek a strategic thinker with excellent emotional intelligence, communication skills, and administrative savvy who will help propel our school to new levels of excellence as part of a comprehensive land‑, sea‑, and space-grant research university (ranked #5 among U.S. public universities).

The University of Florida College of the Arts intends to be a transformative community, responding to and generating paradigmatic shifts in the arts and beyond. As artists and scholars, we embrace the complexity of our evolving human experience and seek to empower our students and faculty to shape that experience fearlessly through critical study, creative practice, and provocation. We seek a colleague who identifies as a change-maker. We seek a colleague who will prepare students to access and unsettle centers of power in a radically changing world. We seek a colleague who will position emerging artists and researchers as catalysts for equity on local and global levels.

Application Process
Applications must be submitted via the University of Florida’s online application system. Online applications must include the following: (1) a detailed letter of application that explains how you match the particular qualifications of this position and how your work and perspective will contribute to and enhance our transformative community; (2) a curriculum vitae; and (3) names and contact information of three professional references. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time, including letters of reference.

Application Deadline
To ensure full consideration, all application documents must be submitted by November 28, 2021. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty, seeking faculty of all races, ethnicities, genders, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

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