The School of Music at the University of South Florida is searching for a creative and visionary leader who will help define and create a preeminent 21st Century School of Music. The Director will serve as the academic and administrative officer of the School of Music, reporting to the Dean of the College of The Arts. The Director is responsible for facilitating and supporting a high level of research productivity for faculty and students in addition to developing a collegial and rigorous academic community. The Director is a key member of the Dean’s Leadership Team- a collaborative, consultative and dynamic group of directors, who work closely to advance the mission and goals of the College of The Arts and the University of South Florida.
The ideal candidate will facilitate and build a collaborative shared vision for the School of Music that embodies the recently completed strategic plan that includes a focus on research/creative practice, access, fundraising, and meaningful community engagement. A successful candidate will invest in current and future students, alumni, and community partnerships and actively build collaborative relationships. Embracing opportunities to embed the School of Music in the rapidly growing regional communities, including USF campuses in Tampa, St Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee will distinguish the School of Music and advance the international stature of the College of The Arts and the University of South Florida.
QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience):
Terminal degree (PhD, DMA, etc.) in music or related area of study or equivalent professional experience.
An established record of distinguished research, teaching, creative activity and service, that are sufficient for a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.
Demonstrated experience designing curricula or programs that address the needs of music students in the 21st Century.
Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate across disciplines in and outside of the arts.
Evidence of commitment to work with diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and constituents in support of university, college and School of Music missions and values.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.... Read More