Job Title Assistant or Associate Professor of Arts Administration
Requisition Number FE02609
Department Name 8X600:Arts Administration
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
PhD in arts, public administration, policy, nonprofit management or related
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.
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 Spring 2022 or Fall 2022. 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 https: // www. uky.edu/universitysenate/college-fine-arts-rules and
are based on those general guidelines that appear in the University of
Kentucky Administrative Regulations
https: // www. uky.edu/regs/sites/www. uky.edu.regs/files/files/ar/ar2-1-1.pdf .
Please refer to these documents for full details on promotion and tenure
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 (https: // finearts.uky.edu/arts-
administration/arts-administration-ba-courses) and three (3) graduate
courses curriculum (available at https: // finearts.uky.edu/arts-
administration/graduate-courses and https: // finearts.uky.edu/arts-
administration/phd-courses) 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 August 18 and will be accepted until the position is filled.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Minimum two (2) years professional experience as an arts administrator
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
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
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.
Posting Specific Questions
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Specific Request 1
Specific Request 2