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The Director of the Alys Stephens Center (ASC) is an entrepreneurial leader who works in partnership with internal and external stakeholders to create an innovative and inspired vision for ASC and achieve success in its curatorial, audience engagement, and fiscal goals. The scope of responsibility includes maximizing contributed and earned revenue, providing staff leadership and mentorship, leading strategic short- and long-range planning, and cultivating integrated audience, university, student, and community relationships. Maintains a high professional profile at UAB, in the community, and at a national level of cultural presenting organizations, building relationships that benefit ASC and UAB in terms of its finances, audience development, and national visibility for the Center's increased regional and educational impact and creative programming.
This position serves as an administrative officer of the Alys Stephens Center (ASC) which involves having knowledge of all events and construction/ renovation projects within the facility, providing ASC programming budget projections, and creating an overall theme of direction for the ASC programming season. To assist and communicate as the liaison of ASC for a variety of stakeholders including UAB faculty and staff, community members, local institutions and organizations, as well as the regional, national, and international visual art community.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
*Oversee all daily operations, budgetary management, staff supervision, and overall creative direction of the ASC.
*Communicates effectively and systematically with all UAB Visual and Performing Arts Departments to further ASC initiatives.
*Works closely with arts staff to conceive, develop, and execute ASC performances and related educational programming with national/international visibility/appeal while also engaging a diverse audience of arts donors, university faculty and students, and regional/local institutions and communities.
*Serves as the liaison for ASC to a variety of stakeholders including UAB faculty and staff, community members, local institutions and organizations, as well as the regional, national, and international visual art community.
*Works closely with Directors and staff within UAB Visual and Performing Arts to identify opportunities for collaboration and implement the broader vision for the Arts at UAB.
*Works closely with UAB Arts Senior Director of Development on donor cultivation and fundraising initiatives.
*Perform other duties as assigned.
Annual Salary Range: $75,000.00 - $83,000.00 (Commensurate with qualifications and experience)
Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, Management, Administration, Fine Arts, Arts Administration, Music, Artist hospitality, or a related field and five (5) years of related experience required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.
:Professional & Managerial
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Work Arrangement (final schedule to be determined by the department/hiring manager):Onsite
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.