Adjunct Faculty - Planning and Finance for the Performing Arts (Performing Arts Administration Graduate Program)

New York University - Performing Arts Administration Graduate Program

New York City, NY 10002


Jun 24, 2022


Jun 07, 2022

The Performing Arts Administration graduate program at NYU Steinhardt seeks qualified candidates to teach the following graduate course required of all Performing Arts Administration students:

Course Title: Planning and Finance for the Performing Arts

Course Description:
Techniques for strategic planning and managerial finance in the performing arts organization from the perspective of its chief executive officer. Integration of skills in organizational evaluation, strategic planning, mission formulation, operations management, and finance. Students are required to write a strategic plan for a performing arts organization.

Course Schedule for Fall 2022:
Tuesdays 4:55 - 6:35 pm ET (9/1/2022 - 12/15/2022)

This course is offered in-person in the Fall 2022 semester. View NYU’s academic calendar (

The course is offered once a year in the Fall semester. Depending on student feedback, the contract may be extended for additional semesters.

The Performing Arts Administration program is designed to educate and prepare students to become leaders of performing arts organizations in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors through the successful completion of business coursework, industry-specific courses, and internships. The program has approximately 100 full-time students. We are seeking candidates from a diversity of backgrounds with innovative and broad skill sets who can augment the current strengths of the program.

We are committed to substantially diversifying the composition of our faculty as New York University is dedicated to developing and implementing strategies that advance inclusion, diversity, belonging, equity, and innovation across the entire NYU community. We strongly encourage applications from women, People of the Global Majority, and LGBTQ+ individuals. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach.

Steinhardt School’s Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions at New York University offers the highest level of professional training and education in the performing arts within the world’s cultural center, New York City. This is matched by the superb academic resources of a world-class university. We seek educators of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live.



A minimum of a Master’s degree;

More than 5 years of finance and strategic planning experience in the arts sector;

Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively, collegially, and professionally with students, faculty, and staff; and

Demonstrated commitment and ability to work with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff and constituents in support of the campus and department mission


Demonstrated successful teaching experience at the college level