Program Director/Professor of Practice
The University of Florida, College of Design Construction and Planning, School of Architecture is seeking a visionary leader to serve as Program Director and Professor of Practice for our new Master of Science Concentration and Graduate Certificate in Themed Environments Integration at CityLab-Orlando, the College’s off-campus facility in Orlando, Florida. The University of Florida is a top public, comprehensive, land grant, research institution, recently ranked 8th among all U.S. public universities by U.S. News and World Report. UF is dedicated to achieving and maintaining a culture of educational and research preeminence.
The Program Director of The Master of Science in Architectural Studies (MSAS) concentration and graduate certificate in Themed Environments Integration is expected to provide aspirational leadership including significant attention to faculty and student recruitment and outreach. The Program Director’s duties include: teaching, student and faculty recruitment, enrollment management, advancement and management of program curriculum including the internship program, management of non-disclosure agreements, and program administration including budget management. The Program Director will conduct industry and community outreach and assist with School and College fundraising. This is a 12-month non-tenured faculty appointment, located in Orlando, Florida. The position responsibilities are 50% program administration and outreach, and 50% teaching.
Salary: Commensurate with experience and education.
Applicants must be a leader and demonstrate a record of excellence in the Themed Environments (TE) Industry. Candidates must have significant design and implementation experience, and have extensive experience leading and participating in collaborative working teams. A minimum of 15 years of experience in leadership positions in the TE industry is required. At a minimum, candidates are required to hold a professional master’s degree in a design discipline. It is anticipated that the appointment will be at the rank of Professor of Practice without tenure. Candidates for this position must have a commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.
Application Instructions
Please include the following in your application:
1. Letter of interest that details the applicant’s qualifications for this position;
2. Curriculum vitae, including relevant administrative experience;
3. Portfolio of selected work demonstrating the applicant’s research/scholarship, creative activity, teaching and/or outreach;
4. Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) references. Should we need the candidate to supply references, they will be contacted via email to request Confidential Letters of Recommendation via Interfolio with instructions on how to request.
Application: Interested applicants must apply online at using job number 44173 to ensure full consideration, the required information listed above should be submitted by March 15, 2019, at which time the search committee will begin reviewing applications. Applications received after this date may or may not be considered, at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority.
Inquires may be directed to:
Frank M. Bosworth, Search Committee Chair
Telephone: 407-610-8325
Selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).
If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: 44173

Contact Information
Maryrose Kramer
University of Florida
1480 Inner Road Room 231
Gainesville, 32611