The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a research university and academic health center that discovers, teaches and applies knowledge for the intellectual, cultural, social and economic benefit of Birmingham, the state and beyond. The Executive Director – Visual & Performing Arts will provide administrative leadership to the Senior Director of Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA) and the Senior Director of Alys Stephens Center (ASC) and will be responsible for direct oversight and management of operations for both entities. Responsibilities will include implementing the vision of the visual and performing arts as a vital part of the cultural fabric of Birmingham and the University of Alabama at Birmingham campus and advancing programming, branding and visibility of the visual and performing arts at UAB, locally and internationally. This position manages audience development, fundraising planning and executions, marketing and advertising, external community relations and the overall operational, financial and administrative management of ASC and AEIVA. Functions include working with the Senior Directors of AEIVA and ASC to maintain relationships and partnership agreements with musical, performing, visual arts, educational and community organizations.
· A Bachelor's degree in management of the arts or related field; Master's degree preferred
· 10 years of related experience (work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement)
About the University of Alabama at Birmingham
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is the largest research institution in the state of Alabama and the largest employer in the city of Birmingham. UAB is the only public, four-year degree granting university in the state's largest metropolitan area and is internationally renowned for its intensely collaborative culture that has—for nearly five decades—produced continual breakthroughs in education, healthcare, research and service.
The faculty and students of UAB have generated unique ideas and groundbreaking solutions to address the issues and challenges of a changing society. With 20,000+ students representing more than 100 countries around the world, UAB provides a collaborative learning experience that prepares students to lead, teach, conduct research, provide professional services, become the prominent scholars and societal leaders of the future, and contribute to our region's and our nation’s prosperity.
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UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.