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Executive Positions

Department Head/Producing Artistic Director, Fall 2022

The UTK Department of Theatre operates The Clarence Brown Theatre (CBT), a LORT D Equity theatre (League of Resident Theatres), and is a member of the University/Resident Theatre Association (U/RTA). The Department and the CBT are fully integrated in all aspects of mission and function. We offer a four-year general Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre with optional concentrations in Honors, Acting, and Design and Technology, and a three-year Master of Fine Arts degree in Theatre with concentrations in Acting, Costume Design, Lighting Design, Scenic Design, and Sound and Media Design. The integration of our academic programs with The Clarence Brown enables us to compete among the finest University theatre programs in the nation. Our MFA programs recruit nationally among the most elite professional programs, and our BA program is a leader in the region, offering a strong liberal arts degree with exceptional performance, design, and other production opportunities.

The Department seeks a vibrant leader of 21st-century theatre. The successful candidate will be an energetic, creative, and flexible individual with the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; accountability and forthright communication; and teamwork and collaboration. We seek a leader who manifests in their existing and future research, teaching, and service their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

For a full position description and to apply for this incredible opportunity, please visit Department Head/Producing Artistic Director website.


Director, Center for Transportation Research, Tickle College of Engineering

The University and College invite applications and nominations for the position of Director, Center for Transportation Research  (CTR). The position provides the strategic vision and leadership to ensure excellence in transportation-related research, administration, outreach, and workforce development that aligns with the University’s land grant mission, advancing the university, the State, and the nation.

The Center for Transportation Research (CTR) has been a nationally and internationally recognized research entity at The University of Tennessee since 1972. Our group has been the research venue for some of the brightest and most innovative faculty, researchers, and graduate students in the nation’s transportation arena.

Today, CTR has over $10 million in sponsored research under contract, providing increased opportunities for students and researchers. Considering the breadth of our transportation system, the quality of newly graduated transportation students must be of the highest caliber. CTR supports the UT College of Engineering’s responsibility to supply well-educated transportation students to the growing field of transportation professionals.

Transportation research, education, and technology transfer activities are vital if we are to rebuild the nation’s aging transportation infrastructure and encourage solutions to tomorrow’s transportation problems. These initiatives present new technical challenges, involve specialized personnel skills, and require innovative partnerships and management approaches. CTR strives to address these needs for the nation, our region, and our community.

To learn more about this incredibly impactful opportunity, please visit: Director, Center for Transportation Research


Executive Director of Operations, Center for Global Engagement

Reporting directly to the Office of the Provost, the Center for Global Engagement works to lead, coordinate, and support the university’s strategies for global education, research, and engagement. With approximately 1,200 international students from over 100 different countries, some 500 international scholars, and more than 1,500 UT students studying abroad every year, the CGE keeps UT connected around the world.

The Center for Global Engagement consists of seven major units and is responsible for developing and managing global engagement activities across the University. CGE provides leadership to strengthen the University’s global reach and impact, foster international and intercultural awareness and understanding, assist faculty to internationalize their teaching and scholarship, and prepare students to become global citizens.

The Executive Director of Operations reports to the Vice Provost for International Affairs (VPIA) and provides executive-level staff support to the VPIA, serving in leadership roles and coordinating initiatives. The Executive Director will help organize and ensure the implementation of campus-wide efforts originating from CGE and ensure that the Center is effectively leveraging staff capacity to provide services to the Colleges, utilizing data for decision making at all levels, and strengthening operational practices between the units and campus partners to meet the global vision.

To learn more about this leadership opportunity, please review the full position description: Executive Director for Operations, Center for Global Education