The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, a comprehensive college for the performing and media arts, seeks an experienced theatrical chief executive director/producer and Division Head for a tenure track faculty appointment.
The Division Head of TAPAA acts as Chief Executive Director and Producer for a complex academic unit that produces eight mainstage productions, numerous studio productions and select special events annually. The Division comprises programs in Acting, Arts Administration, Dance, Musical Theatre, Opera and Theatre Design & Production. This individual will have direct responsibility and oversight of:
1) General and production management of all series
2) Division finances and fiscal success, including production series and the management and growth of multiple endowments
3) Production series programming in coordination Program Directors and faculty
4) The academic integrity of graduate and undergraduate degree programs
5) Faculty and staff members, including adjuncts
6) Participation in marketing and fundraising activities.
The successful candidate for the position of Division Head will demonstrate proven effectiveness as an Executive Director, Managing Director or General Manager of a professional producing organization in theatre, opera or dance and/or as an executive leader of an academic program that prepares theatre artists for professional careers through an extensive curricular and production system. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in both arenas.
The position requires knowledge of and practical experience in all aspects of managing the production process and personnel. The successful candidate possesses the ability to operate within multiple levels of organizational structure and authority; to work closely with Program Directors to assess needs and formulate strategic plans that build cross-disciplinary collaboration; to take the time to gain institutional knowledge and to articulate a compelling vision of the Division's future; and to negotiate and advocate for the needs of the Division within the College. As a facilitator of shared governance with individual departments, this individual should have the ability to gather, integrate and act decisively upon decision-making input. Applicants should hold a terminal degree in a related field. However, significant professional experience may stand in lieu of a terminal degree.
Salary commensurate with experience. Full benefits package.
August 1, 2018
Apply online at https://jobs.uc.edu (Requisition #23741) with a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and contact information for at least three references.
The University of Cincinnati's College Conservatory of Music (CCM):
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