POSITION SUMMARY: The position of Director, Undergraduate Interior Architecture, is a full time, twelve - month faculty position. The person in this position will teach two courses per academic school year. Teaching areas are flexible and are determined based upon department need but may include both graduate and undergraduate interior architecture courses, both lecture and studio based. Administrative responsibilities include mentoring students; assisting with departmental needs; CIDA accreditation process; serve on college committees; and continue in professional practice and/or research. The Director, Undergraduate Interior Architecture reports to the Dean of the School of Interior Architecture
PRIMARY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Demonstrate innovation and visionary perspectives, • Possess a trans/multi -disciplinary academic background and outlook, • Manage complex situations with fairness and transparency, • Enable a diverse, creative, and hands-on adjunct faculty, • Understand studio culture, • Foster collaboration and partnership building (both internally and externally), • Understand and oversee issues of accreditation, • Have an academic and/or professional background in interior design/interior architecture and a record of accomplishment • Possess a record of accomplishment teaching interior design at graduate and undergraduate level • Engage in an ongoing dialogue about the program and design practice • Mentor undergraduate and graduate students • Provide service to the department, college, and community
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Candidates should have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in a design discipline, a professional Interior Design degree, which may be at the bachelor’s level, and be a NCIDQ certified interior designer with teaching experience at the college level.
STANDARD EXPECTATIONS: Team and Interpersonal Skills: Success in this position requires proven ability to develop professional positive rapport with other team members including support staff and senior staff.
Service Orientation: Success in this position requires a service-oriented perspective in which, to the greatest extent possible, students and other employees are treated in such a way as to feel valued and well served in their contacts with the facilities team as a professional representative of the BAC.
Confidentiality and Discretion: Success in this position requires the ability not only to maintain the confidentiality of student and employee records, but also the ability to discern when it is appropriate to divulge privileged, if not necessarily confidential, information.
The Boston Architectural College (BAC) is an independent, professional college in Boston's Back Bay that provides an exceptional design education by combining academic learning with innovative experiential learning and by making its programs accessible to diverse communities. The College offers professional and accredited graduate and undergraduate degrees in architecture, interior architecture, landscape architecture, and design studies. The core of the BAC experience is a unique learning model where design education happens in the classroom and in the professional workplace simultaneously. Students are taught, mentored, and advised by over 400 practicing professionals, strengthening the connection between workplace experience and classroom learning. Founded in 1889 as a club for practicing architects, the BAC has remained closely tied to Boston's professional design community throughout its history. The BAC has been recognized by DesignIntelligence as providing World-Class Programs with High Distinction, by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation for Outstanding Institutional Practice in Student Learning Outcomes, and by the Carnegie Foundation for community engagement.
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