• Fine Arts Department Chair


    Effective Date: August 15, 2015

    The Fine Arts Department Chair is a nine-month faculty position chiefly responsible for overseeing the Theatre, Music, and Art programs and teaching courses in the candidates area of expertise.  



    1. M. F. A. or PhD in Theatre, Music, or Art from an accredited institution
    2. Ability to teach classes in one of the following areas Theatre, Music, or Art
    3. Administrative experience at the collegiate level
    4. Strong interpersonal, communication, and collaborative skills
    5. Ability to work successfully with diverse populations in the regional university setting
    6. Experience developing new curriculum and program development


    1. Successful teaching experience at the college level
    2. Experience working with multiple artistic disciplines
    3. Strong professional profile including current publication, performance, or exhibition
    4. Strong background in recruiting and curriculum development


    1. Responsible for continuing to build and develop an Interdisciplinary Arts Degree Program
    2. Serve as the primary budgetary officer for the department
    3. Continue to develop curriculum and course offerings as the program continues to blossom
    4. Coordinate exhibitions, performances, and programming for the Fine Arts Department
    5. Teach courses in Theatre, Music, or Art
    6. Participate in the strategic planning process for the university

    Rank & Salary: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor position with salary commensurate with training and experience: includes excellent benefits package.

    Application Deadline: Review of applications begins July 1, 2014 and continues until position is filled.

    To Apply: Send materials listed to:

                Dr. Tim Edwards, Provost
                Station 23
                The University of West Alabama
                Livingston, AL 35470

    1. A letter of application
    2. A current resume or vita
    3. Transcripts of all college work (Unofficial transcripts will suffice for the application; official transcripts must be submitted immediately upon employment.)
    4. Three current letters of recommendation


  • Only complete applications will be considered.

    The University of West Alabama does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability or sexual orientation in employment, or the provision of services.

    Minority applications encouraged.

    For details on benefit package go to www.uwa.edu/Current_Openings.aspx