1+ months

Part-Time Instructor in Arts Administration

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Part-Time Instructor in Arts Administration
Requisition Number DU08557
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 using Canvas and Google Suite applications.
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 offers three degree programs, BA, MA, and PhD and a Graduate Certificate in Fundraising & Development. 
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. 
In 2020, the Department launched the first PhD in Arts Administration as an online degree program. It enrolls 6-8 new doctoral students annually.
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 our current list of courses (available on our website)
 ● Names and contact information of two references who can speak to the candidate’s teaching abilities (specific request #1).

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires and rehires.  Prior to the first day of employment, all new hires and rehires must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.  
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: 2021-11-10 Expires: 2022-02-12

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Part-Time Instructor in Arts Administration

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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