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Associate or Full Professor and Director, School of Visual Arts & Design

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Position Details

Position Number 36103
Class Title Associate or Full Professor and Director, School of Visual Arts & Design
Administrative Title Director (124)
Job Description

The School of Visual Arts & Design at the University of Central Florida (UCF) is conducting an internal search for the director of the school.

The director’s duties include program administration, personnel, teaching, research, and student recruitment, as well as developing relationships with community partners including those in arts organizations and industry. The director is also responsible for developing an academic vision and facilitating program development, interdepartmental collaboration, and productive relationships within the university structure. The directorship is a 12-month, full-time position, with an anticipated start date in August 2017.

The academic home for the School of Visual Arts & Design is in the College of Arts & Humanities. The school director will report to the dean of the College of Arts & Humanities.

Position Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must be a current tenured associate or full professor within the School of Visual Arts & Design.


• Applications from associate professors should demonstrate a clear pathway to full professor;
• Demonstrated record of strong teaching, research and service;
• Demonstrated record of successful and sustained experience in academic administration;
• Demonstrated experience with operational processes, including budget and personnel management, program administration, and faculty and student recruitment.

Special Conditions

This position is open to current UCF employees only.

Additional Application Materials Required

The university requires that all candidates apply online. Candidates must complete an online application at the UCF HR website for position number 36103. In addition to the online application, candidates must also attach a letter of application summarizing relevant background and experience, a statement of administrative philosophy, a current CV, and names and contact information of three professional references when applying.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be uploaded at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit documents at a later date.

The committee will begin reviewing applications immediately. For any questions, please contact the search committee chair, Lynn Hepner at

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 701046
Job Open Date 03/10/2017
Job Close Date 04/06/2017
Open until filled No
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area College of Arts and Humanities (CAH)
Department CAH-School of Visual Arts and Design
Annual Salary Negotiable
Type of Appointment Regular
Job Category Faculty
Work Location Orlando (Main)
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current UCF employee?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc 1
  4. Other Doc 2
  5. Other Doc 3
  6. Other Doc 4
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  8. Other Doc 6
  9. Other Doc 7