Syracuse, New York


As a key member of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY, the Director of Arts Administration will lead and continue to develop the undergraduate minor, master of science, and online advanced certificate in arts administration. This is an administrative position that also includes teaching two courses per semester in the arts administration program.

The ideal candidate will be someone with extensive experience as an arts administrator as well as significant college teaching experience, preferably including experience teaching graduate courses in arts administration or arts management.


Job duties specific to this position:

Teach two courses per semester within the Arts Administration Program.

Oversee and execute internal and external marketing and publicity for the Arts Administration Program, in conjunction with Offices of Undergraduate & Graduate Admission.

Play a lead role in recruitment through participation in college-wide open houses and admissions events, as well as interactions with prospective high school and college students.

Cultivate and maintain relationships with cultural organizations in Central New York and beyond.

Lead the planning and execution of Arts Administration programming, guest lectures and events.

Oversee registration for graduate Arts Administration courses, including coordination of scheduling with the MBA office.

Oversee the Arts Administration Learning Assessment (SLA) process each academic year.

Hire, supervise and evaluate graduate arts administration faculty and graduate assistant.

Oversee course scheduling for all arts administration courses.

Oversee arts administration program budget.

Oversee new course development and maintain catalog for arts administration courses.

Serve as primary point of contact for arts administration internships, in conjunction with other faculty.

Attend Dean's meetings with chairs and program directors.

Maintain contact with alumni

Manage program scholarship fund

Serve as academic advisor for graduate arts administration students.

Job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:

Demonstrates and role-models all of Le Moyne’s mission-based competencies (collaboration, communication, diversity, integrity, leadership and service) in every interaction with all community members and external parties.

Strengthen digital literacy skills through education and the application of digital technologies in order to effectively engage in information gathering, utilization and data management while promoting a security culture.

Supports cura personalis by treating all individuals with dignity, professionalism and kindness.

Promotes cura apostolica by aligning professional goals, objectives, and performance with college’s strategic goals.

Demonstrates excellent work attendance, reliability and work ethic.

Attends and actively participates in required meetings and training sessions.

Complies and adheres to all of Le Moyne’s established policies, procedures and codes of conduct at all times, including all health and safety requirements and regulations, to promote desired behavior and build awareness.

Must complete all required federal, state, institution and department trainings.

Engages in a planned program of professional development. Continually maintains skills and knowledge relative to the position and technology industry including best practice, evolving operational requirements, and industry trends.

Performs a variety of related duties as assigned.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:  

Demonstrates commitment to promoting a more diverse, inclusive and equitable work environment by supporting the diversity, equity, and inclusion goals of the employee’s unit.

Regularly participates in professional development opportunities to become more aware of DEI issues and to consider ways in which their work can be expanded to honor and incorporate the diversity of our community.

Works to neutralize institutional bias by analyzing the policies and procedures of their unit and making suggestions to remove barriers for historically underserved people.

Promotes open communication across Le Moyne’s community in order to create an inclusive environment, and understanding of others backgrounds, ideas, and perspectives.

Le Moyne College’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Mission Statement

Le Moyne College is a diverse learning community that strives for academic excellence in the Catholic and Jesuit Tradition through its comprehensive programs rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. Its emphasis is on education of the whole person and on the search for meaning and value as integral parts of the intellectual life. Le Moyne College seeks to prepare its members for leadership and service in their personal and professional lives to promote a more just society.

Master’s Degree required; preferably in Arts Administration, Arts Management, or closely related field. 

College-level teaching experience in arts administration. 

Experience as an arts administrator.

Demonstrated management and organizational skills, including budget and cost control facility.

Proven creative skills, including experience in marketing and public relations. 

Ability to work constructively with staff in all departments in order to meet defined organizational, department, and program goals.

Syracuse, New York

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