Assistant Vice President for the Arts

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Qualifications and Characteristics 

The successful candidate for AVP for the Arts will possess many of the following qualifications and characteristics: 
  • Demonstrated leadership skill in a highly complex, matrixed environment, preferably in higher education. 
  • Track record of success in developing and executing high-impact programs. 
  • Demonstrated success in leading large, diverse functions, strategic analysis, decision-making, planning, and accomplishment of goals and tactical agendas. 
  • Advanced understanding of the educational mission of a top research university. 
  • Excellent oral and written skills as well as strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to collaboration. 
  • Experience working with a wide array of stakeholders preferred, including faculty, students, donors, staff, and external partners. 
  • Successful track-record managing diverse teams. 
  • A commitment to fostering a diverse and dynamic working environment. 
  • Advanced degree desired, preferably terminal degree in the arts or related field.

Located 35 miles south of San Francisco and 20 miles north of San Jose, Stanford University is in the heart of Northern California’s dynamic Silicon Valley. To the west of the University’s 8,180-acre campus are the Santa Cruz Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, and to the east San Francisco Bay. Known as The Peninsula, the area is rich in natural beauty, culture, and entertainment. 

Applications, Inquiries, and Nominations 

Screening of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the completion of the search process. All inquiries, nominations, referrals, and CVs with cover letters submitted via Stanford Careers portal will be sent to Isaacson, Miller.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

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