The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.0808 Tuesday, 4 May 1999.
Date: Monday, 03 May 1999 10:39:30 -0400
Subject: ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, CENTER FOR RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE STUDIES
The Center for Renaissance and Baroque Studies seeks an Associate
Director. The successful candidate will be a strong humanities
professional who will receive a 12-month associate staff appointment at
the University of Maryland.
Position Description: The Associate Director will report to the Center's
Director and will work closely with her in the overall administration of
the Center, deputizing for the Director in her absence. The Associate
Director will have a general knowledge of all Center programs, assist
the Director in grant administration, and be responsible for event
planning and overseeing various Center projects. In this capacity
he/she will supervise graduate and undergraduate students and serve as a
liaison with university administrators and faculty, advisory boards and
committees, and public school administrators and teachers.
Required: A Ph.D. in hand (or by December 1999) in art history,
literature, history or related field, continuing interest in scholarship
in that field, and at least two years of administrative experience.
Exceptional written and oral communication skills coupled with tact and
diplomacy; ability and interest in developing innovative programs in the
early modern period that are consistent with the mission of the Center.
Meticulous organizational and time management skills and the ability to
multitask and respond to evolving deadlines. Supervisory experience and
comfort with working in a networked, computerized office setting with a
strong web presence and the ability to work in a team setting.
Preferred: A Ph.D. in the Renaissance or early modern period, broadly
conceived, is preferred. Interest in academic and community program
development with experience in conference and event planning.
Familiarity with digital technologies in an educational setting. Salary
and benefits are commensurate with qualifications.
For best consideration, send letter and 3 references by May 21 to:
Dr. William L. Pressly, Chairperson/Search Committee, CRBS
1211B Art/Sociology Building
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
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