Essential Functions: Teach and mentor the next generation of Arts Leaders in the MFA Theatre Management and MA in Arts Administration programs and perform other duties as assigned by the Chair. A successful candidate's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion will intersect with their skills in artistic leadership, community building and engagement, and team building; their entrepreneurial agility will bring innovation to the business and management aspects of creative production. Candidates are expected to maintain a significant level of research or professional creative activity consistent with progress toward promotion and tenure and utilize a proactive approach towards the recruitment and retention of students. The professor will work alongside the departmental faculty and staff to fulfill its professional training and educational mission, and will serve on university, college, and departmental committees.
Qualifications: MFA or PhD degree or advanced degree with professional experience; a record of professional activity in leadership in the arts and community building; ability to communicate effectively within an ethnically and culturally diverse community that is centered in an urban environment
Internal Number: 76_209622
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.