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Associate Professor & Program Director of Arts Management

College of Charleston

College of Charleston

Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Associate Professor & Program Director of Arts Management

Posting Details

Internal Title Associate Professor & Program Director of Arts Management
Position Type Tenure-track
School/Area School of the Arts
Department Arts Management
Position Description
The Arts Management Program in the School of the Arts at the College of Charleston (artsmgmt.cofc.edu) invites applications for the Associate Professor/Program Director of Arts Management position beginning August 2024. The successful candidate will have robust academic and leadership experience with a record of teaching and scholarship commensurate with appointment as a tenured associate professor or professor in the Arts Management Program at the College of Charleston. Preference for this position will be given to candidates with a connection to an arts discipline; a demonstrated interest in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the program and in arts organizations; and expertise in one or more of the following areas: arts policy, fundraising and grant writing, creativity, and arts marketing.
The Associate Professor/Program Director is responsible for overseeing the operational and strategic management of the undergraduate Bachelor of Arts in Arts Management Program and Graduate Certificate in Arts and Cultural Management. The teaching load is four courses per year, and the incumbent is expected to regularly conduct research, engage with arts and cultural organizations, supervise faculty and staff, contribute to program development, advise and mentor students, and perform service to the College, community, and arts management profession.
Minimum Credentials: A terminal degree in arts management or a closely related field is required. (If the degree is in a related field, at least 18 hours of arts management-related graduate coursework is required.) The candidate should also have a track record of scholarly research and academic managerial experience as a program director, coordinator, or related role in a university environment. The successful candidate will have 5-7+ years of experience in arts management which can include a combination of teaching arts management and closely related courses at the college level and leadership experience in the arts. Candidates with both undergraduate and graduate teaching experience as well as online teaching are preferred.

College of Charleston
: The College of Charleston / University of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences university located in the heart of historic Charleston, SC. Since our founding in 1770, we have maintained a strong liberal arts curriculum. The university encompasses the unusual combination of an exceptional faculty, historic campus, coastal location, modern facilities and cutting-edge programs. The student body numbers approximately 10,400 in undergraduate and graduate programs combined.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Posting Date 11/01/2023
Closing Date 01/23/2024
Open Until Filled? Yes
Posting Number F2016373P
EEO Statement
The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.
Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/14604

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  5. Sample Publication 1
  6. Reference List
Optional Documents