College of Arts and Humanities

Job Postings

The College of Arts and Humanities is expanding its staff and faculty. Available postions can be viewed through UCF's Human Resources' Employment Opportunities website.

Instructor or Lecturer and Art Gallery Coordinator (School of Visual Arts and Design)

Description: The School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a full-time 12-month Art Gallery coordinator. This is a non-tenure earning position at the rank of instructor or lecturer. The UCF Art Gallery coordinator will create an innovative exhibition and lecture program that inspires and informs SVAD arts and designs majors and also appeals to the broader university and regional communities. The successful candidate will teach, perform service, and participate in campus and community life. UCF supports and rewards teaching excellence and offers undergraduate B.F.A and B.A degrees as well as M.F.A and M.A degrees in Emerging Media. The School of Visual Arts and Design has approximately 2,700 majors across five areas that include Architecture, Art History, Digital Media, Film, and the Studio Arts. The position’s anticipated start date is August of 2017.

The school is seeking an energetic, resourceful, and creative professional with a minimum of two years of full-time experience in a gallery or museum. The Gallery coordinator will develop curatorial projects and implement an exhibition program that enhances UCF’s educational mission and curriculum. The Gallery coordinator will collaborate with the SVAD exhibition committee to envision, plan, and produce exhibitions and programming; develop collegial relationships with faculty and students; and cultivate the pedagogical role of exhibitions.

The UCF Art Gallery coordinator will direct and manage all gallery operations including, but not limited to: managing a budget; training and managing gallery staff, supervising volunteers and interns; planning, preparing, and promoting exhibitions and programming; overseeing the collection and acquisitions; fostering public relations by initiating community outreach; and collaborating with established public art programs.

Associate or Full Professor and Chair, History (History)

Description: The Department of History at the University of Central Florida invites applications for the position of department chair with an expected start date of August 2017. The academic home for the department is in the College of Arts and Humanities. The chair reports to the dean of the College of Arts and Humanities. The successful candidate will deftly manage programs, personnel, and budget, as well as actively pursue opportunities for collaboration and innovation.

UCF is a growing metropolitan research university in Orlando enrolling over 64,000 students. The department offers a B.A. and an M.A. in History and includes a vibrant Public History program. The department also participates in the Texts and Technology Ph.D. program – an interdisciplinary program housed in the College of Arts and Humanities. The History Department takes pride in its reputation for quality instruction and publication. For more information see www.history.cah.ucf.edu.

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

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.

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