The School of Art at Northern Arizona University seeks applications for its Director. The Director will provide dynamic and inclusive leadership to advance the School of Art degree programs and will oversee the Beasley Gallery. While the specialization is open, we seek a teacher-artist/scholar who can teach classes offered in the School of Art. Candidates who embrace technology are especially invited to apply as the university expands its blended/online offerings and our New Media BFA and CIDA-accredited Interior Design programs grow. Teaching responsibilities include teaching one course per year.
The School of Art currently houses three degree programs: BFA in Studio Art (with emphases in Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Printmaking, and New Media), BS Art Education, and BS Interior Design. These programs are all delivered in Flagstaff. The Interior Design program is also delivered in Scottsdale. The faculty consist of 25 full-time and several part-time members. We have over 500 majors and contribute to the Liberal Studies program through our Art Foundations courses. For more information, please visit the School of Art's website.
Terminal degree in one of the disciplines represented in the School or in a relevant field
Rank of Associate Professor or Professor
1 year of administrative experience
Applicant must be authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship now or in the future
Demonstrated academic leadership and administrative experience, including familiarity with budgets and supervision
Record of excellence in teaching in a relevant field
Evidence of strong creative or scholarly publication record
Demonstrated experience with and commitment to working with diverse populations on campus and in the community
Demonstrated success in fundraising and grant writing
Ability to manage facilities that house art-specific equipment
Demonstrated expertise of working with technology in management, teaching, and communication
Demonstrated success with community outreach and engagement in the arts
This vacancy will be open until filled or closed. Review of applications will begin on October 28, 2019.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button at the end of the job description if viewing this position through the NAU HR website. Otherwise, to view the original post and to apply, proceed to nau.jobs, follow the 'Faculty and Administrator Openings' link, locate vacancy 604581, and then "Apply" at the bottom of the page.
Applications MUST be submitted via this online process, others will not be accepted for consideration. The attachments must contain:
Letter of application
Curriculum vitae including contact information for at least three references
Undergraduate course syllabus in a relevant field
Creative or scholarly work sample
Other materials may be requested of finalists selected for an interview.
If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the HR website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.
If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 604581
About Northern Arizona University-School of Art
A home for your artistic ambitionsThe NAU School of Art celebrates creative, free-spirited individuals who express themselves through their art. If you want to pursue your passion for the arts, either creating or teaching, this is where you’ll find the mentorship, experience, and inspiration you seek.