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 University of Wisconsin – Madison

Position Vacancy Listing
PVL # 73310

Please Note: A change was made to this position announcement on 04/19/12

Working Title:
Director, Bolz Center For Arts Administration
Official Title:
Degree and area of specialization:
Master’s degree in arts administration, business, or related field.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Significant work experience (5 or more years) managing nonprofit, public, or higher education arts or arts support organizations, with strong professional ties to the arts and culture industry. Ability to develop and deliver university-level courses in arts administration or cultural management, with well-qualified candidates having demonstrated success with such teaching. Must have excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills, and be able to comfortably contact and interact with both external (upper-level executives, foundation officers, public officials) and internal (faculty, students, and staff) constituencies.
Principal duties:
– Teach core Arts Administration Seminar connecting MBA core curriculum with industry-specific issues in management, marketing, finance, accounting, development, boards and governance, and related elements of arts administration and cultural management.
MHR (236) 773 Seminar – Arts Administration (3 credits in fall semester of 1st year of MBA program)
MHR (236) 774 Seminar – Arts Administration (3 credits in spring semester of 1st year of MBA program)
MHR (236) 790 Master’s Research and Thesis (6 credits spread across fall and spring semester of 2nd year of MBA program)
– Plan and organize educational workshops and seminars for students, alumni, cultural professionals, and Advisory Board members.
– Develop and deliver Professional Development seminars locally and nationally, as needed.

– Advise and support master’s thesis/capstone requirement for all second-year students.
– Advise each student’s Project Assistantship with campus and local arts organizations to support hands-on learning.- Organize and execute the complete MBA student admission process for the Center, including recruitment of high-quality candidates, contact with prospects, and interviews of applicants, all in close collaboration with the MBA Program Office
– Advise and support student participation in national conferences
– Serve as primary contact person for graduate students in the Bolz Center’s MBA program, and provide academic and professional guidance.
– Work closely with organizations and students for the purpose of placing students in summer internships and full-time positions.

– Design, develop, and manage cross-campus efforts as part of the Bolz Center’s Arts Business Initiative, connecting arts and creative majors to business education and community.
– Organize and host annual research symposium as part of the Arts Business Initiative.

– Serve as primary contact person for the Bolz Center’s MBA program and related projects.
– Design and implement strategies for strengthening the Bolz Center’s alumni and industry relations, advancing the Center¿s international reputation as a thought leader.
– Develop and maintain close contacts with alumni and upper-level executives, and recruit new members of the Advisory Board from this pool. Plan and actively participate in Advisory Board meetings.
– Secure contributed resources through annual, capital, and special project funding, in partnership with the UW Foundation and the Bolz Advisory Board.
– Recruit and retain host organizations for the Project Assistantship placements on campus and around Greater Madison.
– Develop and budget annual marketing plans for the Center that align with the marketing and branding efforts of the Wisconsin School of Business.
– Develop, in consultation with internal/external designers, websites and promotional materials (incl. newsletters and annual reports) that enhance awareness of Bolz Center.
– Organize biennial Bolz Collegium.

– Manage operational activities related to the Center’s space, equipment, technology, and finances.
– Prepare annual budget and annual report.
– Independently or jointly with faculty and staff plan and/or lead informational meetings, speaker visits, field trips, or other co-curricular learning opportunities.
– Participate in regular meetings with other Centers staff directors, the Associate Dean of master’s programs, MBA Program Office staff, and the Bolz Center’s Academic Policy Committee.
– Develop knowledge of the School’s courses and program structure for the purpose of student advising.
– Undertake bi-annual benchmarking of curricula and program activities with relevant national and international programs.
– Supervise Bolz Center staff.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
A period of evaluation will be required

Appointment Type:    Academic Staff
Department(s):    BUS/SCH OF BUSINESS
Full Time Salary Rate:    Minimum $75,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Term:    This is a renewable appointment.
Appointment percent:    100%
Anticipated begin date:    JUNE 01, 2012
Number of Positions:    1

Application must be received by: MAY 17, 2012

Unless another application procedure has been specified above, please send resume and cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing #73310 to:
Jason Jankoski

Phone: 608-265-5075
975 University Ave

Fax: N/A
Grainger Hall

Email: jjankoski@bus.wisc.edu
Madison, WI 53706-1324
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.