Chair, Division of Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship

Organization: Southern Methodist University
Category: Academic
Type: Full-time

Chair, Division of Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship

Feb 1, 2017

SMU Tenure-track
Chair, Division of Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship
Position Number 53123
The Division of Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship at SMU seeks nominations and applications for an exciting opportunity to direct and shape the future of two outstanding and highly regarded arts management masters programs, the MA/MBA in Arts Management, offered jointly by the Meadows School of the Arts and the Edwin L. Cox School of Business, and the MM in International Arts Management, offered jointly by the Meadows School of the Arts, HEC Montreal, and SDA Bocconi in Milan. The Division is also home to an undergraduate minor in arts management and a second, highly regarded minor in arts entrepreneurship. In addition to the Chair, there are three regular rank faculty and numerous adjunct faculty members. The Chair will be based in the Meadows School, hold faculty rank, and work with the faculties of both schools as well as the academic leadership of a diverse artistic community. 53123 The Meadows School is located in a vibrant urban area and is a dynamic, innovative, and inclusive institution.

The Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship program was founded in 1982, and its graduates have gone on to leadership positions nationally and internationally. Visit the Meadows School and the Division’s web site for detailed information The Chair will have the opportunity to shape the curriculum, develop new courses, teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, and work with students, faculty, and the broader Dallas-Fort Worth arts community. This individual will interact with a larger scholarly community from across the university to promote the Meadows School’s strategic goals of arts leadership, diversity, and global awareness.

Minimum qualifications: A Master’s degree is required. Candidates should have either an established track-record in research or substantial and equivalent practical experience in arts management. Preferred qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent experience in arts administration or related fields such as non-profit management, museum management, cultural studies, or visual and performing arts management. The successful candidate will be an energetic self-starter who will have excellent leadership, communication, and organizational skills, and a solid record of research publications. This individual must also demonstrate a strong commitment to graduate teaching, a global curriculum, and research issues. Also essential is the ability to mentor culturally diverse students and faculty as well as teach effectively at the graduate level. We encourage applications from a wide range of disciplines. Position begins July 2017.

Please submit the following: letter of application highlighting qualifications, complete curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation. The Division uses Interfolio ByCommittee for applications and digital uploads. Use the following link to apply and upload materials: . If you have a need to mail any materials, those can be sent to Dr. Zannie Voss, Chair, Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship, SMU, PO Box 750356, Dallas TX, 75275.
Review of applications will begin October 15, 2016. To ensure full consideration for the position, the application must be postmarked by November 1, 2016, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The committee will notify applicants of its employment decisions after the position is filled. Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

SMU is an inclusive and intellectually vibrant community of teachers and scholars that values diverse research agendas. SMU is in the culturally alive city of Dallas. Explore Virtual SMU at SMU offers excellent benefits including full same-sex domestic partner benefits, for further information see:

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