1+ months

Part-Time Instructor in Arts Administration

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Part-Time Instructor in Arts Administration
Requisition Number DU05996
Department Name 8X600:Arts Administration
Work Location Lexington, KY or Virtual Based Instruction
Salary Range $2,500-$4,000 per course
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education

Graduate degree in Arts Administration

Required Related Experience

2-3 years as an arts administrator.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Must be able to communicate effectively and use software systems for course instruction.


Varies per course taught

Job Summary

The College of Fine Arts seeks applicants for part-time faculty instructors to teach online or in the classroom for the Department of Arts Administration. College teaching and Course Management System experience is preferred.

The Department of Arts Administration at the University of Kentucky is the first stand-alone department in the field in the United States. The department currently offers a BA in Arts Administration, a completely online MA in Arts Administration, an online graduate certificate in Fundraising and Development, and online professional development courses. Pending final approval, the department will launch a completely online Ph.D. in Arts Administration in 2020-21.

The undergraduate program, founded in 1987, is the oldest BA in Arts Administration nationwide. Annually, there are approximately 130 students enrolled in the degree program.

The graduate program, launched in 2013, was the first completely online MA in Arts Administration at a state institution. The MA is designed for working professionals and operates year-round. On average, the MA program has 65 enrolled students. Graduate courses are taught online exclusively.

The department values innovation in pedagogical models; the advancement of research in the field of Arts Administration; and collaboration among faculty, students, staff, and community.

When prompted, submit the following application materials:
● Curriculum Vitae highlighting all teaching, research, and arts administration experience.
● A cover letter which identifies courses you would be qualified to teach from the undergraduate https://finearts.uky.edu/arts-administration/arts-administration-ba-courses and graduate courses curriculum https://finearts.uky.edu/arts-administration/graduate-courses
● Names and contact information of two references who can speak to the candidate’s teaching abilities (specific request #1).

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Verbal and written communication abilities; proficient computer skills; problem solving capabilities; experienced in managing multiple projects; ability to work in a collaborative, team-based environment.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

5+ years of experience working in a diverse environment and/or with students from diverse backgrounds. College teaching and Course Management System experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2019-10-01 Expires: 2021-02-12

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