School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)


Faculty Position in Arts Administration

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University, Bloomington campus, invites applications for a full-time lecturer faculty position in the area of arts management.  Applicants with professional experience and the ability to teach in the areas of fund development in the arts, management of performing arts organizations, budgetary planning and financial management, and/or the leadership of performing arts organizations are encouraged to apply. Very experienced candidates with significant, current national or international reputations may be considered for a clinical rank.

SPEA-Bloomington is a world leader in arts administration and public affairs education. Arts administration students and faculty benefit from working in one of the largest and most highly ranked schools of public administration and public policy in the United States, and from a campus and community with a tremendously rich cultural life. SPEA offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in arts administration, and has achieved over the decades a very successful network of alumni working in arts organizations and the public sector around the globe.

Review of applications will begin February 1st and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, a current vita that includes a history of professional experience, a statement of teaching interest, any evidence of teaching experience, and names and contact information for three persons who could provide letters of recommendation through our online application system  If there are any questions, please submit to:  Professor Michael Wilkerson, Indiana University, SPEA Room 260, 1315 E. Tenth Street, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405.

Confidential inquires or questions about this job announcement can be forwarded to Michael Wilkerson, director of arts administration programs, at

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.


Qualified candidates will have an excellent academic record at or beyond the level of the Master’s Degree or equivalent, professional experience in arts management or policy, and a commitment to high quality teaching. Lecturer faculty members are expected to focus on teaching, including development and incorporation of innovative teaching techniques, as well as on related service within the school such as student advising and course and curriculum development.  (Clinical appointments include the additional requirement of active, continuous service to the field.)  All fields of expertise related to arts administration will be considered but at present we are especially interested in management of performing arts organizations, budgetary planning and financial management, legal issues in the arts and fund development. The standard teaching assignment for lecturers is six courses per year. The individual selected for this position will teach a mixture of undergraduate- and graduate-level courses.

Job Information
  • Bloomington, Indiana, 47405, United States
  • 26504982
  • January 14, 2016
  • Lecturer/Clinical Professor
  • School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University
  • Education
  • No
  • Full-Time
  • Indefinite
  • Master’s Degree
  • 1-2 Years
  • 0-10%