Open arts related career opportunities are listed below. CIVA member organizations and institutions are invited to post job openings on the CIVA website, free of charge. Non-members are also welcome to announce open job positions, however, there is a $50 fee for this service.

Baylor University – Department Chair of Art and History
Baylor University, Chair, Dept of Art & Art History. Associate or Full Professor, August 2020. Candidates may specialize in studio art or art history with an excellent record of scholarly achievement and administrative expertise. Successful candidate will be a nationally-recognized artist/scholar/designer and committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching. M.F.A. or Ph.D. required. Responsibilities include administration and teaching course in area of expertise. Other duties include the leadership of twenty-one full-time faculty and interfacing with the Martin Museum of Art and Allbritton Art Institute. Applications reviewed beginning November 10, 2019. Preference given to applications completed by December 31, 2019.

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Application Deadline
December 31, 2019

Contact Name
Baylor Human Resources

Milligan College – Assistant or Associate Professor of Interactive Media and Design

Milligan College invites applicants for full-time faculty position in Interactive Media and Design.
Successful candidate will teach courses in interactive media practice and theory, play a central role in the development of curriculum within an interdisciplinary setting, and teach fundamental digital media courses. Experience in video production is a plus.

Candidates should hold a relevant terminal degree or master’s degree with extensive professional experience. Candidates should demonstrate excellent teaching skills, articulate a strong Christian faith and commitment to the College Mission, and demonstrate a lifestyle consistent with the College’s goals. Milligan is an EEO employer.

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Application Deadline
Friday, January 31, 2020

Contact Name
Shauna Crowe,

Wheaton College Art Department – Professor of Community Art/Social Practice (Tenure Track)

The Art Department at Wheaton College invites applications for an Assistant or Associate, tenure-track faculty position in Studio or Community Art/Social Practice to begin Fall 2020. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment and ongoing experience in social practice/community art, be exemplary in a field such as drawing, printmaking, illustration, design, or art education, be able to contribute to our foundations program, and hold a terminal degree (MFA or equivalent). Teaching load is three courses per semester, with actual course assignment based on experience and departmental need. Additional responsibilities include student advising, department and college service, and community engagement.

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Application Deadline
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Jeremy Botts

George Washington University – Corcoran School of the Arts and Design Director

The Corcoran School of the Arts and Design invites applications for a full time, tenure track or tenured appointment as Director to begin as early as Fall 2020. The appointment will be made at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, commensurate with experience.

The Director will be responsible for the overall implementation of the mission and day-to-day operations of the Corcoran School.  The Director works closely with University faculty and personnel, and with external partners including community stakeholders, alumni, and funders, to shape the strategic, programmatic, financial, fundraising, and management operations of the School.  They support the mission and vision of the Corcoran School as well as its integration within the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, The George Washington University, the Washington, D.C. community, and the art and design fields at large.

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The Director will:

  • Provide academic and artistic leadership by inspiring faculty, students, staff, alumni, donor partners, and professional colleagues
  • Advance the national and international reputation and visibility of the Corcoran School
  • Contribute to the creation of community and unity within the School
  • Lead efforts to integrate the curriculum of the Corcoran programs
  • Lead efforts to unify the administrative infrastructures that support the Corcoran programs and facilitate accounting to GW and accrediting bodies
  • Coordinate efforts to organize school facilities, capital resources, and leadership and reporting structures
  • Oversee the School’s fiscal resources and manage personnel in partnership with the Columbian College Dean’s office
  • Oversee the recruitment and retention of diverse faculty and students
  • Work closely with University and college-level leadership to manage enrollment for the Corcoran
  • Facilitate collaborations among faculty and students, both within the School and with other departments of Columbian College, other GW schools, and community partners, including programming in the School’s facilities
  • Advocate for the school internally and externally to advance the mission of GW
  • Develop and execute clear and realistic fundraising strategies along with sound fiscal management
  • Serve as the public face for the arts and design for GW in the broader community

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Application Deadline
Applications accepted until position is filled.

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