Open Leadership Positions

The College of Arts and Sciences  at the University at Buffalo is seeking innovative leaders to serve as Directors for two new and exciting initiatives:

The Arts Collaboratory

An inaugural Director of the Arts Collaboratory will oversee the initiative to bring the arts together to increase visibility, encourage fluidity among disciplines, and promote interconnections. The Arts Collaboratory will further elevate our artists and artists-in-training. When fully realized, the Arts Collaboratory will incorporate dynamic physical facilities, develop visionary programming that emphasizes collaboration, enhance experiential learning opportunities, and promote vibrant community engagement. 

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Center for Diversity Innovation

An inaugural Director of the Center for Diversity Innovation (CDI) will oversee the CDI mission to design and deliver interdisciplinary research-based, data-driven diversity and inclusion best practices in education, training, hiring, workplace improvements and strategic decision making to fuel social inclusion and economic revitalization in Western New York and across New York State.

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Sustainable Urban Environments Initiative

An inaugural Director of the Sustainable Urban Environments Initiative will oversee the initiative intended to lead to significant growth in local, regional, national, and international prominence for Sustainability scholarship, education and practice across the College’s disciplines. 

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UB is an AA/EOE and welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

About the College

The College of Arts and Sciences is part of a big university but with a small college feel. We are the largest academic unit at the University at Buffalo, housing 28 departments, 15 academic programs, 23 centers and institutes, two art galleries, and major theater and music performance venues. We provide education and scholarship in the Liberal Arts and Sciences to the University, the Western New York community and the world at large.

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From performers and technicians to educators and advocates, passionate people form the heart of our creative community. The Arts Collaboratory unites artistic endeavors across UB, Buffalo and beyond.

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By emphasizing support of current diversity-focused research and activities, the Center for Diversity Innovation will help transform UB's students, faculty and staff into more empathetic global citizens.

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The Sustainable Urban Environments Initiative is poised to engage Buffalo as a living laboratory in an effort to create the sustainable city of the future. The lessons we learn here will change the world.

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In a rapidly evolving digital society, the Digital Humanities Initiative represents a pioneering effort to use emerging technologies as instruments of a revolutionary humanities education.

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From our language to our methods to our tools, the ways we communicate today are strikingly complex. Through the Strategic Communications Hub, we will come together to talk, teach, explore and grow.