The Department of Fine Arts in the College of Arts and Sciences at Seattle University seeks a full-time, tenure track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor in Arts Leadership, beginning August 1, 2013.
The Master of Fine Arts degree ( MFA ) in Arts Leadership at Seattle University provides future arts leaders with an opportunity to merge the latest management practices of nonprofit organizations with the specific skills necessary to lead complex arts organizations.
Duties for this position include teaching arts management courses at the graduate and undergraduate level, research and scholarship, advising students, supervising graduate theses projects, and departmental and university service. Demonstrated excellence in teaching is expected.
Ph.D degree in cultural policy or arts administration is required as well as at least three years of professional experience in arts-related management, production, or research positions.
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Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 48 acres on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. More than 7,700 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools. U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges 2012” ranks Seattle University among the top 10 universities in the West that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer
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Applicants should submit materials at https://jobs.seattleu.edu, including a cover letter, a description of research and/or creative interests, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy and the names and contact information for three references. For further information please email Kevin Maifeld, Program Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline is midnight April 15, 2013.
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