Position Announcement – Director of American Academy in Rome

The American Academy in Rome (AAR) invites qualified individuals to apply for the position of Academy Director. The individual selected to fill this 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, in particular in those fields of scholarship and the arts served by the AAR, is also desired for this position as well as some degree of fluency in spoken and written Italian.
Reporting to the President in New York, the Director provides intellectual and managerial leadership for all the activities and programs of the Academy in Rome. The Director (together with the Deputy Director in relation to administrative matters), manages a culturally and linguistically diverse staff of approximately 70, with direct reports from the Drue Heinz Librarian, the Andrew W. Mellon Professor, the Andrew Heiskell Arts Director, the Deputy Director (joint report to the President/CEO), and the Executive Secretary to the Director.
For more information and to apply, visit aarome.org/jobs.
(Deadline for receipt of materials is October 11, 2013.)