The American Academy in Rome (AAR) invites qualified individuals to apply for the position of Academy Director, starting summer 2017. The individual selected to fill this Rome-based position will ideally have an established reputation in one of the four humanities disciplines served by the AAR (ancient studies, medieval studies, renaissance and early modern studies, and modern Italian studies) or one of the seven arts disciplines served by the AAR (architecture, landscape architecture, design, historic preservation and conservation, literature, music, and visual arts). Broad cultural interests, as well as some degree of fluency in spoken and written Italian, is also desired for this position.
Reporting to the President/CEO based in New York, the Director works with the President on intellectual and programmatic activities and provides managerial leadership for all AAR activities in Rome, including a diverse Italian and American staff of approximately 45.
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