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F220117 – Director - Arts Management Program

Position Summary:
The Arts Management Program at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, seeks a senior (Professor or Associate Professor) faculty member working in the fields of social justice/equity and arts management who will serve at least two three-year terms as Director of the Program. Arts Management at UB is an international, interdisciplinary, and diverse MA program.
We are seeking candidates who demonstrate commitment to engagement with the continuously changing relationships between art works and their audiences in the increasingly complex cultural, socioeconomic, and political systems that challenge sustainable arts environments; any academic field may provide the foundation for such commitment. Arts Management at UB is also committed to increasing the diversity of the arts management field at every level of engagement. This is a changing moment for the field of arts management and the UB Program. We seek a faculty member with collaborative leadership skills, who can help shape and promote our program’s vision through mutually creative interaction with faculty, students, art-makers and performers, community organizations, and other units within the university. The position will begin Fall semester 2023.
Candidates should hold a PhD or terminal degree in their field, have experience teaching within the U.S. university system, have some managerial experience at an arts organization, and a publication record or equivalent accomplishment appropriate to rank. Ideally, candidates will also have some administrative experience. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications of the candidate and competitive for a tenured faculty member at a public research university.
The University at Buffalo is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and to modeling an inclusive campus community that values the expression of differences to promote excellence in teaching, learning, and personal and professional development. We encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.
Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.
The University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications:
• PhD or terminal degree in field of expertise;
• teaching experience within the U.S. university system;
• managerial experience at an arts organization;
• publication record or equivalent accomplishment appropriate to tenured faculty rank.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Administrative experience in a higher education setting.

FTE:  1.00
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and in keeping with our commitment, encourages women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans to apply.