The University of Minnesota’s College of Design is looking for a leader to spearhead its new public interest design initiative. The new initiative director will help to bridge student creativity with the strong interest of government and foundations to create a new fellowship program and career path. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by July 9, 2012.
The director will be a highly motivated, collaborative and creative individual who will help build an internationally significant and visible program connected to the public-interest activities underway in the College and across the University. The successful candidate will have significant experience in public interest design; a demonstrated track record building effective relationships with potential donors or corporations to attract outside funding; demonstrated leadership skills; strong communication skills; the creativity to develop new ideas and initiatives; the strategic leadership skills to develop this new area of focus in the College; and the capacity and willingness to do whatever work it takes to get this done.
Inquiries about the position may be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Trevor Miller, 612-625-6566 / email@example.com. Inquiries regarding the application process may be submitted to Carrie Vigen, HR Specialist, 612-624-1721, firstname.lastname@example.org.