Associate Arts Professor; Director, Moving Image Archiving and Preservation (MIAP) Program - NYU

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The Department of Cinema Studies seeks a director for its high-profile, two-year Master of Arts degree program in Moving Image Archiving and Preservation, position to begin Fall 2017. MIAP educates and trains future professionals to manage and curate archival collections of video, film, and digital media. (See With a graduate degree and extensive professional practice, the MIAP director will be appointed as an Associate Arts Professor.

As a full-time, non-tenure track member of the Department of Cinema Studies faculty, the MIAP director will have responsibilities that include teaching, research, and administration. The director also serves on select departmental committees and attends department meetings and functions.

The director will: oversee and evaluate the program; develop curriculum and internship opportunities; hire adjunct faculty; plan resources; lead fund-raising initiatives, including grant-writing and donor cultivation; recruit applicants; and advise students. The director must bring vision to the role and implement new directions to maintain MIAP’s international status as a leading center of research and education in the field.

Strong teaching record; in-depth knowledge of, and experience in, the preservation and management of audiovisual collections (including film, video, audio, born-digital, and multimedia items); active engagement with innovations in the field; capacity to oversee and manage a complex educational training program; and the ability to work with diverse teams and supervise staff.

Please complete the online application, attaching a copy of your curriculum vitae, letter of application, contact information for three referees, and supporting materials (e.g., publications and/or documentation of professional activities). Please contact with any questions.

Application deadline is October 14, 2016. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications may be considered beyond October 14 in order to identify an appropriate pool of finalists.

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