Rothwell Mellon Program Director for Creative Futures

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Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF) Department Exec Dir for the Arts-506000 Working Title Rothwell Mellon Program Director for Creative Futures Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty Position Posting Category Other Salary Range $45,200-$55,000 Full Time/Part Time? Full-Time Permanent Hours per Week 40 Vacancy ID NF0003753 Position ID 20030350 Posting Open Date 05/13/2019 Application Deadline 06/04/2019 Open Until Filled No Proposed Start Date 07/01/2019 Position Summary

This position directs Carolina Performing Arts’ new Creative Futures initiative, a four-year Andrew W. Mellon Foundation-funded initiative with the aim of establishing a new model for community engagement through artistic creation. Creative Futures is comprised of a series of multi-year projects through which we will engage artists, communities, faculty, and students in co-creative partnerships. Informed by scholarship and research, these partnerships will empower communities to express their creativity and channel relevant issues, enrich university teaching and learning, and pioneer a new model for commissioning work. The Program Director for Creative Futures will report to Carolina Performing Arts’ Director of Programming.

Educational Requirements

Relevant bachelor’s degree required. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Qualifications and Experience

At least three years of work experience in nonprofit administration is required, with a focus on the arts and/or engagement in a higher education environment preferred. Experience working with grant-funded programs in the arts and a deep knowledge of the local Chapel Hill community and surrounding Triangle region are preferred. Advanced degree in related field preferred.

The successful candidate will possess many of the following skills and attributes: excellent communication and interpersonal skills with individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds; ability to work in a team and maintain collaborative relationships within Carolina Performing Arts and with faculty and staff at a variety of levels across the University; creativity to develop connections between the research and teaching missions of the University, artists, and community partners; knowledge of academic department or curricula administration and research-intensive university environments; expertise in program development, documentation, assessment, and evaluation; skills in making presentations, public speaking, and facilitating discussions; ability to manage complex tasks/projects with a high degree of independence; familiarity with common technologies in higher education and with social media; and strong managerial, fiscal, and administrative abilities particularly in relation to grants.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions Quick Link Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Annette Strom, Associate Business Manager Department Contact Telephone or Email [email protected] Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Please select the response below that describes your level of education that best or mostly closely satisfies the education requirements for this position.
      • Bachelor’s degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
      • Bachelor's degree in any field/discipline
      • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
      • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in any field/discipline
      • None of the above




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    Posted: 5/14/2019
    Application Due: 5/30/2019
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