JORDAN COLLEGE OF THE ARTS
DEPARTMENT OF ARTS ADMINISTRATION
Butler University's Jordan College of the Arts (JCA) invites
applications for an Assistant Professor, non-tenure track faculty
position in the Department of Arts Administration beginning August
2015. Responsibilities include 12 units of undergraduate
classroom instruction per semester including introductory level and
upper division courses, advising & mentoring arts
administration students, participation in the College and
University through service, and continued research/creative/service
work in the field. Candidates must have:
• A terminal degree and professional experience
in a relevant field
• Significant work in the field of Arts
Administration and/or specific arts disciplines
• College-level teaching experience preferred
Desirable candidates will also have experience and a willingness
to teach online/hybrid courses and have broad national arts/culture
contacts. Candidates with teaching or professional experience
in fundraising, arts marketing, arts education, community
engagement and leadership are especially welcome.
Butler University's Department of Arts Administration is one of the
first comprehensive undergraduate arts administration programs in
the country. The department awards a Bachelor of Science
degree in Dance Arts Administration and Bachelor of Science degrees
in Arts Administration with concentrations in either music, theatre
or general/multi-arts; there are currently 90 majors. This JCA
program is fully integrated into the University's liberal arts
curriculum and arts administration students are required to be
personally involved in multiple art forms. The undergraduate
arts administration program focuses on preparing students for
careers working with a wide variety of artists and nonprofit arts
organizations. Students are given opportunities to learn and
develop skills through experiential learning, internships and
special projects with small and large arts organizations.
The Jordan College of the Arts at Butler University includes
undergraduate programs in arts administration, art + design, dance,
music & theatre; a graduate program in music; and the Butler
Community Arts School, an arts education program. The
respective departments are accredited by the National Association
of Schools of Music, Dance and Theatre.
Founded in 1855, Butler University is a nationally recognized
master's comprehensive institution located in Indianapolis. The
University's six colleges offer more than 65 undergraduate areas of
study, 8 pre-professional programs, and 19 graduate programs to a
student body of approximately 4,700. The student-to-faculty ratio
at Butler is 11:1 and the average undergraduate class size is 20.
The University supports over 44,000 active alumni living in all 50
states and nearly 80 countries worldwide.
Those interested in applying should submit cover letter, curriculum
vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for
3 professional references. The requested information should
be submitted in a single PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application review will begin December 2014.