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Integrated Arts Program Director (Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty)

Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences’ Klein Family School of Communications Design

Vacancy Number 300749

Position Type: 9-month faculty position with benefits package
Opens: 02/28/17     Closes: Open Until Filled

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications

Application screening will begin March 30, 2017. The academic selection team needs to receive complete applications with all required documents attached and needs prospective colleagues to have the required documents ready to attach in our system before starting or submitting electronic applications.

The University of Baltimore’s Klein Family School of Communications Design invites applications for a tenure-track (open rank) faculty position in Integrated Arts (beginning in August 2017, contingent on final budgetary approval).

Integrated Arts combines, in a unique way, courses in the traditional and applied fine arts and humanities with courses about the civic and business aspects of the arts. The program’s mission is to prepare students to help the arts, artists, and arts organizations succeed and prosper in the 21st century. The University is located in midtown Baltimore’s Station North cultural arts district; among our neighbors are Center Stage, Everyman Theatre, The Lyric, The Baltimore Symphony, Maryland Institute College of Art, Peabody Conservatory, arts and film festivals, and numerous gallery spaces. The innovative Integrated Arts program uses the neighboring arts and cultural communities as its laboratory. The program recently introduced a specialization, Performance Studies Baltimore, in collaboration with the Baltimore School for the Arts, Everyman Theater, and the Hippodrome Foundation, to prepare students for jobs in theatre.

Responsibilities include
•    directing and continuing to develop the university’s B.A. program in Integrated Arts;
•    advising majors in the program,
•    teaching face to face and online courses in Integrated Arts, as well as other KFSCD undergraduate programs and possibly in the graduate programs.
•    Working with multiple constituencies to coordinate and integrate arts and arts administration at the University of Baltimore
•    Advocating for co-curricular arts events and activities
•    Networking with area artists and arts organizations
•    Supervising and coordinating internships
•    Developing and revising curriculum
•    Identifying, recruiting and supervising adjunct faculty

Candidates with a record of creative and/or scholarly activities appropriate to the rank of assistant or associate professor are especially encouraged to apply. We seek an individual with potential for excellence in teaching and service to their profession and the university; a leader in program development, recruitment and retention of students, and constituency building; and a productive scholar or creative artist.

QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Required: A terminal degree (M.F.A. or Ph.D.) in an area related to the Integrated Arts program; expertise in at least one of the visual or performing arts; and higher education teaching experience.
•    Preferred: Administrative experience especially in arts administration and/or cultural arts history; experience working with curriculum; a demonstrated ability to work effectively with multiple constituencies; 3-5 years of higher education involvement; evidence of deep trans-disciplinary appreciation for the business and civic roles of the arts in local and regional culture.

For more information about the University, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Klein Family School of Communications Design, go to http://www.ubalt.edu/cas/about-the-college/schools-and-divisions/school-of-communications-design/index.cfm.

Salary, rank, and appointment will be commensurate with the candidate’s background, experience, and record of achievement. Employment offer is contingent on the position’s funding.

Electronic applications are required.  Before submitting your application, save these PDF (preferred format) or Word documents:

1.   current curriculum vitae
2.   a letter of interest addressing qualifications, as well as teaching and leadership philosophy
3.  
a list of references

The position is open until filled, and completed applications received by March 30, 2017 will receive full consideration. 

The University of Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.  The University of Baltimore ("UB" or "University") does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, race, religion, age, disability, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected characteristics in its programs, activities or employment practices.

We appreciate your interest in our vacancy.  Please review the information below before you visit http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html  to apply.

Questions regarding the electronic application should be directed to pmason@ubalt.edu. 

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The Candidate Gateway system serves as your connection to the University of Baltimore’s job application process. It is a free, safe and secure way for you to apply for the job you want, and it allows the Office of Human Resources to maintain accurate records. Your use of the system does not require you to surrender any of your rights to privacy or confidentiality during the application process. Only qualified members of UB’s Human Resources team and members of the relevant search committee can access your application information. The search committee will not have access to any information you provide to HR for affirmative action reporting purposes.

Please review the information below before you apply, and refer to it as you enter your application.

External applicants: Review the vacancy announcement at http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html and click the external applicant link to apply.

Internal applicants (students taking classes at UB and current employees) with login and password for MyUB: use the internal applicant link, log into My UB, then click the “View or Apply for Job Positions” link on the left.

  • Never use the Internet Explorer “Back” and “Forward” arrows to navigate. You will lose the information you have submitted.
  • To navigate between pages, use the “Next,” “Previous,” and “Return to Previous Page” buttons.
  • Use the “Save” button to save your information so you can return to it later and complete your application. Using “Save” does not complete the process to apply for a job opening.

ELECTRONIC APPLICATION NAVIGATION

A - ATTACHMENT UPLOAD

Save these PDF (preferred format) or Word documents before you apply:

1.   current curriculum vitae
2.   a letter of interest addressing qualifications, as well as teaching and leadership philosophy
3.  
a list of references

The position is open until filled, and completed applications received by March 30, 2017 will receive full consideration.

When you complete your electronic application and attach your documents:

Click “Save” to save the data you entered on that page. The message “You have successfully submitted your job application.” confirms only that you entered that page of information into the system. You must click “Next” to continue and complete the application process.

1. In the system's Apply Now Choose Resume page, select Upload a New Resume, and then upload the PDF  (preferred format) or Word document with your current curriculum vitae.  Then, click “Continue."

2. On the Apply Now Complete Application page, enter your contact information, and then click "Submit"

3. Online Questionnaire/Application Questionnaire:  Answer all of the questions, and then click “Submit."

4.  Complete the Submit Online Application page, then click "I agree to these terms", and then click Submit.

5. Click the "Careers Home" link.

6. Click the "My Career Tools" link near the top of the screen.

7. Click the Add Attachment link, select Cover Letter, attach a PDF (preferred format) or Word document with your letter of interest addressing qualifications, as well as teaching and leadership philosophy and then click "Save and Add More".

8. Click the Add Attachment link, select References, attach a PDF (preferred format) or Word document with a letter of interest addressing qualifications, as well as teaching philosophy.  Click “Save."

Questions/Help

If you have trouble viewing our job postings or submitting the electronic application, please contact Human Resources Recruitment at pmason@ubalt.edu

http://www.ubalt.edu/hr

Last Published 10/2/15