Announcement
July 29, 2015

Seeking a Managing Director

École Européenne Supérieure d’Art de Bretagne (EESAB)
EESAB Rennes.

École européenne supérieure d’art de Bretagne (EESAB) higher arts school is a state institution for cultural cooperation (EPCC), created by the French State, Brittany regional council, Brest city council, Lorient city council, Quimper district council and Rennes city council. With a total of 820 students and 1,900 pupils on four sites, it employs 185 permanent members of staff and has a budget of approximately 10m EUR. The school is accredited to award masters-level diplomas in Art, Design and Communication. It provides public classes and is also a forum for research, exhibitions, creativity, publishing and experimentation.

Responsibilities
– In consultation with the four campus directors, developing the coherence of curricula and courses available at the school
– Coordinating and developing research and international cooperation projects
– Developing collaboration with university laboratories and institutions in France, Europe and further afield
– Developing schemes for assisting students with professional insertion and a lifelong training programme
– Consolidating the school’s governance
– Equipping the four-campus school with its own communication and information system
– General management of all departments, setting income and expenditure budgets

Profile
– Experienced individual with a background in contemporary design and/or arts higher education
– Experience in international projects and complete proficiency in English
– Outstanding ability to coordinate teams and complex projects
– Skills in HR management and finance
– The ability to make a multi-site school function as a network

Job description
– Frequent travel to the Brest, Lorient, Quimper and Rennes campuses
– Five-year term, renewable for three-year periods
– Full-time
– Employment status: senior management, local civil service
– Tenured or contract position

Please send your application by post (cover letter, CV and a statement of intent setting out the broad outline of planned teaching, artistic, cultural and scientific orientations) to:
Madame la Présidente de l’École européenne supérieure d’art de Bretagne, Direction générale, 34, rue Hoche, 35000 Rennes before September 25, 2015.

Full job description downloadable from the website.

 

École européenne supérieure d’art (EESAB) is seeking a Managing Director

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