Assistant or Associate Professor of Arts Administration

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Job Title:

Assistant or Associate Professor of Arts Administration

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

8X600:Arts Administration

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Tenure Track Status:

Tenure Track

Required Education:

PhD in arts, public administration, policy, nonprofit management or related field required.

Required Related Experience:

Three to five (3-5) years college-level teaching expected or equivalent. Online teaching experience desirable. Evidence of ongoing arts and culture research, scholarly and creative activities.

Required License/Registration/Certification:


Job Summary:

The University of Kentucky seeks a dynamic and passionate faculty member to join the Department of Arts Administration in the College of Fine Arts beginning in August 2021. The rank of the incoming faculty member is open and will be determined based on the candidate’s background and experience. The faculty member will teach courses within the core curriculum of the Department of Arts Administration, pursue a research agenda in the Arts Administration field, and hold service responsibilities.

The faculty member will teach face-to-face undergraduate and online graduate courses as assigned by the Chair; supervise and/or serve on graduate exams and project committees; advise graduate students each semester as assigned. The faculty member is required to continually practice, expand, test and/or disseminate their professional expertise through research related to arts administration. Additionally, the faculty member will serve on committees for the Department, College, and University, as requested; professional service to the field desirable; and assume other duties as assigned.

The criteria for evaluation, promotion, and tenure reviews are specifically defined in the Evidences for the Evaluation of Faculty in Cases of Promotion and Tenure and are based on those general guidelines that appear in the University of Kentucky Administrative Regulations . Please refer to these documents for full details on promotion and tenure criteria.

When prompted in the employment system, applicants will submit the following materials: CV/Resume highlighting all teaching, research, and arts administration experience; Cover letter which identifies a minimum of three (3) courses from the undergraduate ( and three (3) graduate courses curriculum (available at and which you would be qualified to teach; Statement of research agenda (upload under Specific Request 1); Teaching philosophy (upload under Specific Request 2).

Please also include the names and contact information for three additional references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit reference letters within the employment system. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Minimum two (2) years professional experience as an arts administrator preferred.

Open Until Filled:


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.




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Posted: 5/13/2021
Application Due: 6/10/2021
Work Type: Full Time