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Center Director, Bolz Center for Arts Admininstration in the Wisconsin School of Business

The Bolz Center for Arts Administration in the Wisconsin School of Business seeks a Center Director who can provide intellectual and administrative leadership of the MA in Arts & Creative Enterprise Leadership program, build institutional bridges across campus and in the greater community, and teach core arts management, entrepreneurship, and leadership courses. The Director provides instruction associated with more than one lecture or laboratory course, assists with the design and execution of administrative functions associated with academic instruction and the development of pedagogy/andragogy or assessment tools/resources to support quality student learning.

Link to posting here: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/511707/director-bolz-center-for-arts-administration

Essential responsibilities include: 
– 10% Designs curriculum and/or techniques for instruction in a disciplinary area and suggests new ways of effective instruction in courses within that discipline
– 5% Assesses learner performance and prepares reports recommending instructional improvements
– 5% Develops teaching techniques that enhance course effectiveness in alignment with desired outcomes and established strategy and trains faculty and other instructional staff in use of said instructional techniques and programs
– 5% Presents evaluations of teaching methods and techniques to those in the institution and elsewhere
– 40% Provides classroom, online and/or laboratory instruction, including grading
– 5% Supervises the day-to-day activities of work unit employees involved in instructional support as needed
– 5% Develops grant proposals for instructional development and may serve as principal or co- principal investigator on grants to develop new teaching methods in the discipline
– 5% May administer budget and personnel for instructional grants and programs
– 20% Assists in defining the objectives of the program and plays a major role in carrying out program duties 


Qualifications:

– Designs curriculum and/or techniques for instruction in a disciplinary area and suggests new ways of effective instruction in courses within that discipline
– Assesses learner performance and prepares reports recommending instructional improvements
– Develops teaching techniques that enhance course effectiveness in alignment with desired outcomes and established strategy and trains faculty and other instructional staff in use of said instructional techniques and programs
– Presents evaluations of teaching methods and techniques to those in the institution and elsewhere
– Provides classroom, online and/or laboratory instruction, including grading
– Supervises the day-to-day activities of work unit employees involved in instructional support as needed
– Develops grant proposals for instructional development and may serve as principal or co- principal investigator on grants to develop new teaching methods in the discipline
– May administer budget and personnel for instructional grants and programs
– Assists in defining the objectives of the program and plays a major role in carrying out program duties

This position requires significant work experience (10 or more years) managing nonprofit, public, or higher education arts or arts support organizations, with strong professional ties to the arts and culture industry. Well qualified applicants will possess:

– Ability to develop and deliver university-level courses in arts administration, arts entrepreneurship, and cultural management in in-person and online modalities, with well-qualified candidates having demonstrated success with such teaching.

– Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated ability to empower, advocate for, and value a broad range of students of diverse identities and experiences, as shown through pedagogy, mentoring, and related activities.

– Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills, and be able to comfortably contact and interact with both external (public officials, upper-level executives, foundation officers) and internal (faculty, students, and staff) constituencies.

Education: 
Required Master’s degree in Arts Administration, Business, or related field. PhD or terminal degree preferred.

Additional Information: 
Diversity and inclusion are primary values for the WSB and are integral to achieving our strategic goals. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion across all spectrums. Our school is committed to continuously increasing the cultural competence of its staff and faculty members through school-wide forums and professional development opportunities.

To ensure consideration, application materials must be received by January 12, 2022.

A link to the full job posting and application instructions can be found here:  https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/511707/director-bolz-center-for-arts-administration