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Outreach Coordinator

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Review of applications will begin on December 1st, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application materials (CV, letter of application, and letters of recommendation (minimum of 2)). Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit applications to http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4931. Questions regarding the position or application process should be directed to: Megan Tansley, School of Art, Architecture + Design at Indiana University, 127 Fine Arts Building, 1201 East 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405. Phone: 812-856-7448. Email: mtansley@iu.edu. The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status)

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Position Details

Title Outreach Coordinator
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington School of Art, Architecture + Design
Position Summary

The School of Art, Architecture, and Design (SoAAD) is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic colleague for a full-time position in the new Master of Architecture program as the community SoAAD Architecture Outreach Coordinator. The primary location of this position is Columbus, IN, with the secondary location being Bloomington, IN.

SOAAD (https://soaad.indiana.edu/) is dedicated to developing a faculty body composed of diverse scholars and practitioners. We seek a forward-thinking colleague who wishes to be part of an innovative graduate program in architectural design and who is committed to interdisciplinary engagement and exploration of the convergence of Design, Architecture and the Studio Arts with the Communities they will serve. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to educate emerging leaders in architecture and design with community.

We are looking for candidates who have knowledge of architectural design and architectural practice including substantial experience in the construction and management of design projects that link multiple disciplines to each other within the built environment.

We seek candidates who can provide collegial leadership in a team-based environment. We are especially interested in architects, artists, engineers and designers who have an interest to link academic architecture and design education to community service and community values. A strong candidate will have demonstrated an ability to work successfully with clients, community, students, faculty and administration.

Position Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Responsible for establishing community engagement with the IU M.Arch program, linking community needs and opportunities with IU M.Arch faculty and students in alignment with mission goals of the program.
• Responsible for identifying and reporting to the Director opportunities within Columbus and the State that link and align the knowledge and educational assets within the IU M.Arch program and SoAAD to the needs of the Community regarding design in architecture, landscape, urban design, community planning and public installation and art.
• Responsible for the planning, management and organization of collaborative projects between the IU M.Arch program and the Columbus community, industry and State-wide projects in coordination with faculty and students of the M.Arch program and within SoAAD.
• Responsible for organizing and coordinating public education needs within Columbus to the IU M.Arch program: BCSC (Bartholomew County School Corporation) and adult educational opportunities and needs, including working closely with the Exhibit Columbus team and the Landmarks Columbus team.
• Responsible for building an engagement strategy between Civic Lab of the CEC (Columbus Education Coalition) with the IU M.Arch program in the area of civic/community engagement.
• Responsible for providing professional orientation and counsel in professional practice and the NCARB in accordance with the requirements of the NAAB (National Architectural Accreditation Board) to students within the program.
• Maintains all professional requirements required by the NAAB including all classes and courses to maintain professional currency with NAAB regarding professional advising to students
• Works with the Director and Associate Director in the preparation, management and execution of the NAAB accreditation reports
• Provided council to the M.Arch curriculum committee, gallery programming, grant and fabrication research area regarding opportunities for community and university engagement.
• Provides to the Director a monthly report on the activities of engagement between the IU M.Arch program and the Columbus and IUB communities.
• Provide academic instruction, when required, in professional practice, structures, or community organization and planning (one credit bearing courses per year).
• Teach an annual course load of one, three-credit courses during the 10-month academic year; specific courses in the architecture program to be determined based on candidate’s experience and expertise. Potential for summer teaching.
• Provide department, university, and professional service.

Founded in 1820, Indiana University Bloomington is the flagship campus of IU’s eight campuses statewide. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of our world-class contributions in research and the arts.

The School of Art, Architecture + Design houses fourteen different areas in art, design, and merchandising. This is where art, merchandising, architecture, and design merge to shape the future of creativity from imagination to implementation.

Basic Qualifications

All candidates should have
• Expertise in the design, construction and management of projects that contribute to the built environment.
• Minimum of a master’s degree in a design field that relates to architecture, preferably a terminal degree in Architecture, Fine Arts (with an emphasis upon fabrication and assembly), or Engineering by the start date of employment, or demonstration of significant professional experience in architecture, architectural management and construction.
• Demonstrate the ability to prepare and to articulate proposals for design projects in the built environment for clients and community
• Demonstrated record of design/build management skills

Department Contact for Questions

Megan Tansley, School of Art, Architecture + Design at Indiana University, 127 Fine Arts Building, 1201 East 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405. Phone: 812-856-7448. Email: mtansley@iu.edu

Additional Qualifications

• Professional experience in the design profession and fabrication industries
• Demonstrated record of community oriented design or construction projects
• Experience in teaching

Salary and Rank Salary commensurate with experience
Special Instructions

Review of applications will begin on December 1st, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application materials (CV, letter of application, and letters of recommendation (minimum of 2)). Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit applications to http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4931. Questions regarding the position or application process should be directed to: Megan Tansley, School of Art, Architecture + Design at Indiana University, 127 Fine Arts Building, 1201 East 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405. Phone: 812-856-7448. Email: mtansley@iu.edu.

The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status)

For Best Consideration Date 12/01/2017
Expected Start Date 01/15/2018
OAA # 21710-25

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Personal Contact: At Professional Meeting or Conference
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    • Personal Contact: Referred by colleague or advisor
    • Announcement: Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Announcement: IU Bulletin for Academic Appointees
    • Announcement: Other Journal or Magazine
    • Announcement: Other Website

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Letter of Reference 1
  4. Letter of Reference 2
  5. List Of References
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 3
  2. Letter of Reference 4
  3. Other