The Arts Management Program at American University invites applications for a full-time contract appointment for Academic Year 2023-2024. Rank will be dependent on education, experience, and stature in the field. The appointment is a 9-month position and will commence on August 28, 2023. The position is potentially renewable.
Housed within the Department of Performing Arts in the College of Arts and Sciences, the Arts Management Program offers world-class graduate education for professionals across the visual, performing, media, community, online, or emerging arts. Highly qualified applicants will have at least three years of professional arts management practice and demonstrated teaching experience at the university level. Candidates must have at minimum a master’s degree in arts management or a related field. Areas of specialization could include financial management, governance, fundraising/development, or general arts management. Commitment to student success is a core value of the program, and a key aspect of the position.
The successful candidate will teach six arts management courses over the academic year, including supervision of graduate capstones. Potential courses could include financial management, governance, fundraising/development, as well as special topics courses in the candidate’s area of specialization, all primarily at the graduate level. Active service including advising students and overseeing events or other non-classroom related activities is expected. Additionally, the candidate will work closely as part of the collaborative Arts Management faculty team to build upon the program’s demonstrated commitment to inclusion, impact, and innovation.
Salary is competitive with an expected range between $65,000 and $70,000, plus an attractive benefits program.
Review of applications will begin May 22, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications via: http://apply.interfolio.com/124708. For the initial submission, please only include: (1) letter of application addressing: qualifications, experience, previous teaching, and interests; (2) a statement on diversity and inclusion, and (3) a curriculum vitae. Letters of reference and additional materials will be requested at a later date. Please contact Richard Streeks, Administrative Coordinator, 202-885-3422 or email@example.com if you have any questions.
American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many national, regional, and local arts organizations located within the nation’s capital, as well as centers of government, policy, research, and business. For more information about American University, visit http://www.american.edu. For more information on the Arts Management Program, visit artsmanagement.american.edu.
American University offers an attractive program of health care benefits for its employees and families. Other employee benefits include life insurance, long-term disability coverage, and a generous retirement plan with investments managed by TIAA/CREF or Fidelity Investments. There are options for dental insurance, long-term care insurance, and legal assistance. In addition, the university provides educational benefits for faculty members, their spouses or same-sex domestic partners, and their college-age dependent children under certain conditions. Details on AU benefits can be found here: https://www.american.edu/hr/benefits/
American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus. To ensure the health and safety of our community, American University requires that all faculty and staff are vaccinated for Covid-19. To learn more about American University’s health and safety directives please click here. https://www.american.edu/hr/how-we-work/vaccinations.cfm
Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.