Seeking director

Seeking director

École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Lyon

Photo: Service communication Ensba Lyon.

March 25, 2024
Seeking director

Application deadline: April 12, 2024
École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Lyon
8 bis quai Saint-Vincent
Les Subsistances
69001 Lyon
Hours: Monday–Friday 8am–8pm

T +33 4 72 00 11 71
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The École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de Lyon (ENSBA Lyon), a public institution for higher education founded in the 18th century (and an EPCC—Public Establishment for Cultural Cooperation—since 2011) is dedicated to studies in Fine Arts and Design (Spatial, Graphic and Textile). It features an international team of renowned faculty and staff and a diverse body of 350 students. The school is located since 2007 on the exceptional site of Les Subsistances on the bank of the Sâone River, together with the creative center Les Subs. It expands over 10,000 sq meters of studio, production and technical facilities, auditoriums, exhibition space, and a prestigious library. 

ENSBA Lyon offers Bachelor (DNA) and Master Degrees (DNSEP) as well as 3rd Circles programs including DSRA (Higher Diploma of Research in Art) and the acclaimed one-year Post-graduate international study program (Post-diplôme) created in 1999.

The school operates with a budget of 8.7 million Euros and employs a total of 120 staff members, comprising administrative, technical, and educational staff, including 60 faculty.The institution also operates from two annex sites within the Metropole of Lyon, one for a preparatory class for art academies that hosts 60 students per year, and the other for the department of amateur classes in art, which has 870 registered users.

We are currently seeking for a dynamic, visionary, and inspiring director, with strong managerial and communication skills, for the ENSBA Lyon. An ideal candidate is a respected professional from the field of contemporary creation with a commitment to higher education and an extensive knowledge of global contemporary art and design, known for:

–Their proficiency in networking and collaborating closely with partners of various scales and influence
–Their ability to negotiate effectively with supervisory bodies and secure funding
–Their capacity to mobilize multi-disciplinary teams around projects dealing with education, research and experimentation in art and design
–Their significant professional experience at a comparable level of responsibility, a deep knowledge of the world of higher education and of research in the creative fields.

The ENSBA Lyon is an equal opportunity employer, that values diversity, and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for its students and employees.

Consisting of a CV and a letter of motivation, applications should be addressed to the President of the Ensba Lyon before April 12, 2024, at 12pm by e-mail to: recrutement [​at​]

In the linked PDF, one will find a summary of the principal missions and activities of the director, the skills required, the contract conditions, and the hiring procedure. Applications must be made in French.

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