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Careers @ UArts

Start Your Life’s Work at University of the Arts.

A workforce of creative thinkers powers University of the Arts. Over 1,000 artists, professors, entrepreneurs, musicians, dancers, writers, communicators and dedicated professionals work together to prepare UArts students for success.

Collaborative, Creative Work Environment

University of the Arts is one of the only universities dedicated solely to educating students in the visual and performing arts, design, and writing. It's an exciting, energizing time to work here – we’re becoming an internationally renowned leader in arts education. We’re in the midst of a massive campus makeover. We’re teaching the creative process to students as young as five and adults of all ages. And we’re moving the creative economy forward.

Located on the Avenue of the Arts in Philadelphia

Our campus in Center City Philadelphia stretches along the Avenue of the Arts – you’ll work in the most exciting, vibrant section of the city. Public transportation makes your commute easy.



University of the Arts offers a robust benefit plan for all full-time employees. The university belongs to the PAISBOA Health Benefit Trust (The Trust). The Trust is dedicated to providing high-quality healthcare and dental benefit plans to independent schools and universities in the state of Pennsylvania. The Trust is 135 schools strong and growing.  

University of the Arts provides the following benefit programs.

  • Healthcare (HMO, PPO, POS, HDHP)
  • Dental (DHMO, PPO)
  • Prescriptions
  • Telemedicine
  • Vision 
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Tuition Benefits
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program

The description of the university’s benefit programs is only a summary and is not meant to be a controlling legal document or contract of employment between the employee and the university. If any questions should arise, the legal plan documents, contracts and insurance policies will always govern. University of the Arts reserves the right to terminate, suspend, withdraw, amend or modify any benefit plan at any time, for any reason with or without notice.

Human Resources

UArts & United Academics of Philadelphia Agreements 

UArts and UAP Faculty CBA | 2024 - 2026
UArts and UAP Teaching Load - Memorandum of Understanding | 2024

University of the Arts is an equal opportunity employer. 


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