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TITLE: LEAP Institute for the Arts Instructors—Open Pool
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Academic Faculty
COLLEGE: College of Liberal Arts
DEPARTMENT: Office of the Dean

Responsibilities: the College of Liberal Arts Office of the Dean hires part-time instructors to teach courses for the LEAP Institute for the Arts, a Special Academic Unit housed in the College. Undergraduate courses for the LEAP minor may include: LEAP 200, Advocacy in the Visual and Performing Arts, LEAP 220, Technology and the Arts in the 21st Century; and LEAP 300, Arts Outreach and Community Engagement. Graduate courses for the LEAP Master in Arts Leadership and Cultural Managment may include LEAP 650, Arts Events Management. Online versions of all these courses may also be available.

Required Qualifications for undergraduate courses:
• MA in arts management or liberal arts discipline;
• Evidence of experience in teaching arts management and leadership;
• Evidence of excellent teaching capability at undergraduate level.

Required Qualifications for graduate courses:
• Ph.D or equivalent terminal degree in arts management or associated liberal arts discipline;
• Evidence of experience in teaching arts management and leadership;
• Evidence of excellent teaching capability at graduate level.

Required Qualifications for online courses:
• Online teaching experience or willingness to participate in online teaching workshops offered through The Institute for Learning and Teaching (TILT).

Reflecting unit and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the unit’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Rolling application deadline: 31 December. This pool expires on that date. Individuals wishing to apply beyond this date must reapply, with any pertinent updated material.

To Apply:
To add your name to the applicant pool, please apply online.

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