The Art Institute of Chicago is seeking an Executive Director of Fabrication and Facilities Management to develop and maintain a shared vision for the growth and development of Instructional Fabrication facilities and services throughout the organization. The Executive Director will not only gain free admission to the Art Institute and other Chicago cultural institutions, but they'll also work closely with Administration, Facilities Staff, Environmental Health & Safety, Design and Construction, Security, Department Faculty/Chairs, and the Dean's Office.
The ideal candidate will have experience with the operational aspects of running fabrication facilities such as a woodshop, metal shop, ceramics facility and digital output or similar studio environment where multiple tools and techniques are used in the fabrication of objects. Three to five years employed in a technical academic facilities management position along with increasingly responsible administrative experience working in higher education is strongly preferred. Apply Now, if this sounds like your kind of gig!