Lecturer in Arts Management

Theater/Dance Department

The Theatre/Dance Department at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater announces a full-time, Instructional Academic Staff Position in Arts Management beginning in the fall of 2013.  The preferred candidate will teach and develop courses in arts management and entrepreneurship, including on-line courses, courses that will serve the needs of non-traditional populations, and the college’s general education World of the Arts course, as well as coordinating the annual Creative Enterprise Symposium.  The candidate will also work with local and regional arts organizations, as well as other colleges at the university, to cultivate stronger connections between these units and organizations and the College of Arts and Communication.   Salary is dependent upon qualifications. 

Position Available: Fall 2013

Qualifications: MA in Arts Management preferred; MA with Professional Experience in a related area considered; strong evidence of successful university teaching; strong evidence of successful work with diverse and non-traditional student populations; ability to work evenings and weekends, and to develop Innovative, non-traditional curricular offerings (e.g. workshops, module courses, etc.)

Rank: Full Time instructional academic staff for academic year. 

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience and qualifications.

University/Community: Founded in 1868, UW-Whitewater is a premier regional public university with an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students in 50 undergraduate majors, 11 master’s degree programs, and on specialist degree program.  It offers high-quality career-oriented programs integrated with a model general education curriculum.  UW-Whitewater is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System.  Located in a community of 14,769 residents near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance to Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago.  For more information, please see www.uww.edu.

Department: The UWW Theatre/Dance Department has a staff of 10 faculty/academic staff members, serving around 80 theatre majors (BA, BFA, BSE) and 100+ minors, with 7 students in the Theatre BFA-Management/Promotions program and 24 students in the Arts Management Minor.  Six productions are mounted each year, including one touring children’s play and one dance concert.    The Theatre/Dance Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).  The Theatre/Dance Department serves a diverse population of students, and embraces the principles and practices of Inclusive Excellence that are reflected in the University of Wisconsin System’s commitment to diversity and educational opportunity.  For more information, please see www.uww.edu/cac/theatre/ .

Application: Interested persons should apply in writing to:
  Marshall Anderson, search chair
  Theatre/Dance Department
  800 West Main Street
  Whitewater, WI  53190
  FAX:  262-472-2808

-A complete application packet consists of:
-A letter of application
-A curriculum vita
-3 letters of recommendation (sent separately)
-Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts

For full description online: http://www.uww.edu/employment/

Deadline: Applications received by April 1, 2013 are ensured consideration.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications of women, people of color, person with disabilities, and all veterans.  Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise.  Names of finalists will be released.  UW-Whitewater conducts criminal background checks as a contingency to employment.  A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.