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Deputy Director, Arts and Public Life

The Deputy Director provides senior day-to-day leadership to the Arts and Public Life Initiative. Under the leadership of the Director, the Deputy Director manages all staff, develops and executes organizational operational and strategic plans, manages capital development initiatives, oversees all financial budget administration of the unit, direct APL’s daily operations including finance, fundraising, marketing, communications, and human resources. In addition the Deputy Director promotes and creates community partnerships and engagements with community and key stakeholders. Oversees and manages the programmatic mission of the unit. Directs the planning and implementation of major capital and operational multi-million dollar redevelopment projects. Reporting to the Director of Arts and Public Life, the Deputy Director works closely with colleagues across UChicago Arts, the Office of Civic Engagement, and organizations throughout the city to promote the success of APL.

Anyone external to the University who is interested in the position to apply online through the UChicago employment portal at:

Search University Staff Opportunities, Posting # JR06905

PLEASE NOTE: If you are an internal candidate (including temporary or student employees), you should apply through your personal Workday site, and not through the External Job Site.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process may contact Human Resources by calling 773-834-1841 or by emailing with their request. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Washington Park, Chicago