Jordan College of the Arts, Department of Arts Administration

first_imgPOSITION: Butler University’s Jordan College of the Arts(JCA) invites applications for a full-time, 9-month facultyposition in the Department of Arts Administration beginning August2021, subject to final budgetary approval. Depending on thecandidate’s interests regarding service and research, the positionwill be for either an assistant professor (tenure-track) or alecturer (non-tenure track, three-year renewable contract).RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities include the delivery of18-24 units of undergraduate classroom instruction per year,including introductory level and upper-division courses; advisingand mentoring arts administration students; participation inservice to the department, college, and University; continuedresearch/creative/service work in the field; and contributing tobuilding an inclusive learning environment for an increasinglydiverse student population.QUALIFICATIONS: Required qualifications include:A terminal degree and professional leadership experience in ArtsAdministrationSignificant work experience in the field of ArtsAdministrationCollege-level teaching experience preferredA willingness and desire to collaborate within the department,Jordan College of the Arts, throughout the university, and thegreater community.Candidates with teaching or professional experience in fundraising,finance, special event planning and execution, and/or museums areespecially welcome. As the program looks to possibly grow in thefuture, desirable candidates may also have experience and awillingness to teach courses in graduate or certificate programsand have broad national arts/culture contacts. Additionally,candidates with experience in equity, diversity, inclusion, andaccessibility work within the arts, and/or teaching social justiceand diversity within the arts are encouraged to apply. ButlerUniversity, and especially the Department of Arts Administration,are focused on serving the whole student and as such, looks forcandidates who are dedicated to advising students beyond theircurricular needs. The Department of Arts Administration fostersstrong connections between faculty, staff, and students and seekscandidates who embody this ideal.APPLICATION: Those interested in applying should submit acover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy,and contact information for three (3) professional references. Therequested information should be submitted in a single PDF documentto [email protected] . Application review will begin January 1and continue until the position is filled.Butler University’s Department of Arts Administration is one of thefirst comprehensive undergraduate arts administration programs inthe country. The department awards Bachelor of Science degrees inArts Administration with concentrations in either dance, music,theatre, art, art history, or general/multi-arts; there arecurrently 90 majors. This JCA program is fully integrated into theUniversity’s liberal arts curriculum, and arts administrationstudents are required to be personally involved in multiple artforms. The undergraduate arts administration program focuses onpreparing students for careers working with a wide variety ofartists and nonprofit arts organizations. Students are givenopportunities to learn and develop skills through experientiallearning, internships, and special projects with small and largearts organizations.The Jordan College of the Arts at Butler University includesundergraduate programs in arts administration, art, dance, music,and theatre; a graduate program in music; and the Butler CommunityArts School, an arts education program. Butler University is aninstitutional member of National Association of Schools of Dance,Music, and Theatre.Founded in 1855 by abolitionist Ovid Butler, Butler University is anationally recognized master’s comprehensive institution located inIndianapolis. The University’s six colleges offer more than 65undergraduate areas of study, 8 pre-professional programs, and 19graduate programs to a student body of approximately 4,700. Thestudent-to-faculty ratio at Butler is 11:1 and the averageundergraduate class size is 20. The University supports over 44,000active alumni living in all 50 states and nearly 80 countriesworldwide.Butler University is an equal opportunity employer. Wecelebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive andequitable environment for all employees. We welcome applicationsfrom all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity,sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status,sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protectedcategory.last_img

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