About the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts &
The Drexel University Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts
& Design is dedicated to the education of students in the areas
of design, media and the performing and visual arts. The Westphal
College offers 17 undergraduate and eight graduate majors, housed
in award-winning, technologically enhanced facilities, and taught
by distinguished faculty who have worked at the top of their
fields. The College values a studio approach that incorporates six
months of required co-op work experience for all undergraduate
students. Westphal is home to a virtual reality and immersive
research lab, two theaters, an art gallery, a notable collection of
over 17,000 historic costumes and numerous cutting-edge making
spaces. Westphal educates students to find their place as leaders
in today's rapidly changing world by teaching the diverse skills
needed to conceptualize and implement creative thinking. The
synergy of Westphal’s creative programs, strong foundation
curriculum and diverse minors, and stewardship of university assets
and enterprises enhances the strength of the College in this
interdisciplinary age. The College actively participates in
community-based learning programs that allow students and faculty
to study the issues affecting our world in collaboration with
neighboring communities. As the center for creativity at Drexel,
the Westphal College’s collaborative community of scholars,
creatives, thinkers, and doers are uniquely positioned to face the
world’s challenges and define the creative careers of the 21st
century. Westphal is dedicated to building a community where
everyone is welcome and a multiplicity of voices are
About the Program
Drexel University’s Entertainment & Arts Management Bachelor of
Science program provides an immersive learning environment centered
on the creative industries, one of the fastest-growing economic
sectors in the United States and around the world. Tremendous
growth in media and the arts has created a need for professionals
who can combine both management and leadership skills with a
thorough understanding of art, entertainment, and media.
The EAM curriculum consists of a core, built-in business minor,
concentration courses, and suggested electives. The core is made up
of classes designed to familiarize students with a broad array of
skillsets required of all managers operating within the creative
industries, regardless of their disciplinary focus, their nonprofit
or for-profit status, or their overall career goals. At the
conclusion of freshmen year, students choose a concentration: Media
Arts (Cinema & Television or Digital Media), Performing Arts
(Dance, Theater, or a general Performing Arts focus), Visual Arts.
Within those concentrations students focus on the history, current
practice, and management of the associated creative
The adjunct faculty member will employ a variety of strategies to
foster student development and learning. These may include but are
not limited to assigning timely and provocative readings, podcasts,
videos and other media; case studies; coordinating industry
professionals as guest speakers; developing innovative course
projects that focus on real-world relevance; and assessing
students’ progress using graded items like assignments and
Adjunct faculty will have meaningful engagement with a diverse
student population and are expected to encourage active learning in
all students. Adjunct faculty are also expected to maintain proper
course-related records, evaluate student work in a timely manner,
and provide students with feedback as to the progress toward
meeting the objectives of the course.
Each adjunct faculty member is responsible for effectively teaching
students in the assigned classroom or remote settings.
Responsibilities may include teaching days, evenings, nights, and
weekends, with the potential for online only, in-person only, or a
combination of both.
- Teach required number of credit hours per quarter based on
- Teach studio, lecture, and/or practicum courses per their
- Plan and provide instructional experiences that reflect an
understanding of the philosophy, objectives, and curriculum of the
- Evaluate student achievement of curricular
- Maintain communication with the program director regarding any
course or student issues.
- Perform other similar duties as assigned.
Special Instructions to the Applicant
- Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED.
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in arts management, cultural
policy, entertainment & media management, museum management, or
a related field.
Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and a cover letter that
lists the EAM-specific courses that best align with your area(s) of
expertise when submitting your application.
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