CFA Employment Opportunities

The UK College of Fine Arts has occasional openings for faculty and staff positions in the School of Art & Visual Studies, the School of Music, the Department of Theatre, the Arts Administration Program. Singletary Center for the Arts, and the Art Museum at UK. Some positions (especially STEPS assignments) may not be posted here. In addition to postings on this page, you might also search Jobs at the University of Kentucky.

Jobs in the UK College of Fine Arts: 

Box Office Manager, Singletary Center

Arts Administration Adjunct Faculty in Technology

Marketing/Promotion Specialist Senior (Box Office Manager)

Singletary Center for the Arts

Founded in 1865 as a land-grant institution adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. Recently ranked as one of the safest, most creative, and the brainiest cities in the nation, Lexington is an ideal location to experience the work-life integration that the University strives to provide its employees. See for yourself what makes UK one great place to work.

BOX OFFICE MANAGER is responsible for advertisement, publicity, community & client relations for the Singletary Center for the Arts and it's activities, and supervises all ticket office activities to include sales, customer relations, artist management relations, ticketing solutions, financial reconciliations and box office accounting, in accordance with University procedures. This position also works closely with other campus units and off-campus organizations in coordinating and facilitating successful events. The position supervises & trains 7-10 part-time student-employees. Additionally, this position is responsible for producing annual Center brochure in collaboration with College and University communication offices, performing website updates, social media campaigns, and other efforts to achieve the goals of the unit and college.

Minimum qualifications are Bachelor's Degree and one year of experience. Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of three years job-related experience in ticket office/management, marketing, communications, and/or public relations are preferred.

To apply for job # SM551537 submit a UK Online Application at If you have any questions, contact HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555 press 2. Application deadline is April 27, 2014.

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women. 

Arts Administration Adjunct Faculty in Technology

Arts Administration Program in the College of Fine Arts at the University of Kentucky is accepting applications for Adjunct Instructors to teach technologies courses to undergraduate students.

AAD 202 Graphic Design for Print and the Web
Visual communication has become ever more important in the contemporary world. This course is designed to teach students basic design skills utilizing creative computer software. By creating design projects, students will become proficient in using design software for both print and web-based projects. Through the exploration of topics including computer software applications, design elements and viewer considerations, students will develop materials for personal and professional use.

AAD 302 Website Design and Maintenance
Most successful business ventures in the arts involve creating and maintaining an effective web presence. Therefore, this course teaches students the process of designing, building and maintaining web sites that meet personal and organizational needs. The course also examines some of the legal, philosophical, societal and technological issues relevant to delivering information in this manner.

Classes typically meet 2-3 times each week for an average of 3-hours weekly.  Compensation for teaching is $3,000 per course.

Program Description

The University of Kentucky is the Commonwealth’s flagship, research institution with an enrollment of approximately 28,000 students. The Arts Administration Program is located in the College of Fine Arts. Its mission is to prepare students for employment in the non-profit arts industry and graduate study. The program currently has 100 undergraduate pre-majors and majors as well as an online MA in Arts Administration.


  • MFA in design or related field is required (terminal degree required)
  • 1-3 years related experience
  • College teaching experience preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication and problem solving skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and function well in fast moving work environment
  • Experience working with a Course Management System preferable
  • Experience working in diverse environment and/or with students from diverse backgrounds are preferred

Application Process

Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter and Curriculum Vita/resume to the UK Arts Administration Program, Application deadline is open until filled.

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer.