Director of the School of Music and Director of the School of the Arts (Art & Art History, Theatre,

University of Nebraska at Omaha
Nebraska, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Other Arts, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration
Employment Type
Full Time

Director of the School of Music
Director of the School of the Arts (Art & Art History, Theatre,Writer’s Workshop)

The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and its College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media (CFAM) seek two visionary, strategic leaders to serve as directors of two of the three Schools in CFAM. These directors are key members of the Dean’s Leadership Team—a highly collaborative, consultative, and dynamic group of directors who work closely to advance their Schools’ and College’s missions.

UNO is Nebraska’s metropolitan university--a university with strong academic values and significant relationships with the community that transforms and improves lives on a local, regional, national, and international level. Since its inception in 1908, UNO has been firmly anchored in the community, forging partnerships with business, government, education, arts, and civic organizations. As a metropolitan public research university of over 15,000 students, UNO has long set the pace for accessible higher education in Nebraska and continues to offer an academically rigorous experience to a diverse community.

Required Qualifications:
• A terminal degree in one of the disciplines within the School of the Arts (Art & Art History, Theatre, and Writer’s Workshop) or the School of Music.
• An established record of distinguished research, teaching, creative activity, and service sufficient to warrant a tenured faculty appointment in the School of the Arts or the School of Music.
• A minimum of three years’ arts or music administrative experience that includes budget oversight.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, including negotiation, conflict resolution, and team building skills to effectively lead in a collegial and professional manner.

A full description of each position, including a leadership agenda, desired qualifications, and instructions on the application process can be found in the position profile:

Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. Applications received by November 16, 2021, will be given full consideration.

Both search committees are being assisted by Dr. Wanda Durrett Bigham, Senior Consultant, who can be reached at or by calling 334-425-6865.

The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity,national origin, sex,pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is an AA/EEO/ADA institution.


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