EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR-VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS – University of Alabama at Birmingham

To implement 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. To advance programming, branding and raising the visibility and influence of the visual and performing arts at UAB locally and internationally. To 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. To manage audience development, fundraising planning and executions, marketing and advertising, external community relations and the overall operational, financial and administrative management of ASC and AEIVA. To work with the Senior Directors of AEIVA and ASC to maintain relationships and partnership agreements with musical, performing, visual arts, educational and community organizations within UAB and the surrounding community to advance outreach activities and collaborative partnerships. To lead the Senior Directors of Development and Business Services in providing shared support services. To guide the growth, public image and increased brand awareness of ASC and AEIVA. To serve as the spokesperson for AEIVA and ASC, to guide the mission, vision and values of ASC and AEIVA and engage our community, membership, donors and volunteers to promote the visual and performing arts

Bachelor’s degree in management of the arts or related field and ten (10) years of related experience required. Master’s degree preferred. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.

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Job Category

 Professional & Managerial


 060000000 UAB Arts

Employee Status


Shift Day/1st Shift
To apply: https://uab.taleo.net/careersection/ext/jobdetail.ftl?job=T56131&src=JB-10060

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