Director of the Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative

The CUDC Director is appointed by the Dean with the approval of the Provost.  The Director reports to the Dean on all administrative matters and reports to the appropriate Associate/Assistant Dean for Program(s) on academic matters, as designated by the Dean.    The Director provides leadership of the CUDC and coordinates with the Associate/Assistant Dean and the Graduate Coordinator on the CUDC’s graduate teaching activities.  The Director reports to the Dean regarding all administrative and budgetary issues.  In all curricular matters and academic staffing, the Director coordinates with the Associate/Assistant Dean.

This position may be offered as an administrative position without tenure or as a Faculty position at the discretion of the Dean in consultation with the CAC and the approval of the Provost.  If the Director’s administrative responsibilities make up less than 50% of his/her duties, the Director will be appointed as a Faculty member.  If the Director’s administrative responsibilities make up     50% or more of his/her duties, the Director will be appointed to a full-time administrative position with which tenure, tenure eligibility and/or academic rank may be offered.

  1. Director's Administrative Duties

    The CUDC Director shall have responsibility for the following administrative functions:

    1. Encourages and supports the College in the development of outreach programs. 
    2. Promotes and engages in grant and funding development.
    3. Oversees and manages CUDC staff, services and programs.
    4. Administers the budget of the CUDC which is prepared in consultation with the Dean and subject to approval by the Provost and the Vice President for Administration.
    5. Reviews all contracts for community design and other research and public outreach services.
    6. Oversees and administers the recruitment of CUDC staff and consultants in consultation with the Dean 
    7. Establishes and chairs the CUDC Advisory Board.
    8. Promotes public awareness of the CUDC and its various activities.
    9. Other duties as assigned by the Dean.
  2. Director's Academic Duties

    The CUDC Director shall have the following academic responsibilities:

    1. Teaches, if teaching may be part of the Director’s initial appointment.
    2. Is a member of the Graduate Studies Committee and the CEC.
    3. Supports student recruitment efforts for the Graduate Program in Urban Design.
    4. Coordinates with the Graduate Coordinator in maintaining the Urban Design academic programs at the CUDC.
    5. Other duties as assigned by the Dean.