Position Announcement

Center for Creative Photography
University of Arizona

The University of Arizona is seeking a dynamic leader as Director of the Center for Creative Photography.

Established in 1975, the Center for Creative Photography is the premiere research collection of American photographic fine art and archives, promoting creative inquiry, dialogue, and appreciation of photography’s enduring cultural influence. CCP’s collections include some of the most recognizable names in 20th century North American photography: Ansel Adams, Wynn Bullock, Harry Callahan, Aaron Siskind, Frederick Sommer, W. Eugene Smith, Lola Alvarez Bravo, Edward Weston, and Garry Winogrand.

The Center for Creative Photography is poised to expand its internationally-recognized collections, broaden local, national and international visibility, position its collections and staff as resources for transformative interdisciplinary scholarship, and advance student engagement, public outreach, and strategic partnerships to ensure its sustainable future.

The Director will build on the Center for Creative Photography’s distinguished record of success, advance its 21st century vision, and lead it to greater prominence.

For a complete position description visit or contact R. Brooks Jeffery, Chair of the Director Search Committee, (520) 621-2991,

In 2016 the Center created a strategic roadmap to guide the Center towards the future. To read more about this roadmap, follow the link: