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Job Title: Education Intern – University Resident Theatre Association

Job Posted: July 19, 2017

Job Type: Part time, flexible

Company Name: University Resident Theatre Association

Address: 1560 Broadway #1103 NY NY 10036

Description: URTA is looking for a fall education intern to assist the Education Manager with The URTAs, an event which brings together faculty from dozens of top training programs and hundreds of prospective MFA candidates in all areas. Candidates then have the opportunity to be seen by recruiters from among our 40 member universities, as well as other prominent institutions.

Assisting with this event includes scheduling candidates, social media postings to promote event, and additional logistic support that may arise. The Education Intern will have an opportunity to learn about the graduate school application process, event management, educational programming, and gain administrative experience. The position will be roughly 15 hours a week with a great deal of scheduling flexibility and will report to the Education Manager.

Start Date: Beginning of September

Qualifications: Ideal intern will be naturally focused & determined while being enthusiastic to work with Education Manager in delving into all things graduate school and theatre. Previous experience doing administrative work and interest in higher education a plus.

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Salary: $50 weekly stipend

How To Apply: Candidates must apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to rfriedman@urta.com

Job Title: Technical Director – Wayne State University

Job Posted: July 18, 2017

Job Type: Full Time

Company Name: Wayne State University

Address: 4841 Cass Ave Suite 3226 Detroit, Michigan 48202

Description: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY—invites applications for a 1-year Lecturer appointment in Theatre to begin August 2017. The salary is competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s experience. Responsibilities: The faculty member will teach 3-4 courses in stagecraft and technical direction and provide equivalent creative service. The candidate will work with the staff of the Design and Technology area and the Department in fulfilling its professional training and educational mission and participate on university, college, and departmental committees. Additional duties include supervising the engineering, construction, and load-in of all departmental productions, running crews, shop and equipment maintenance with the help of a full-time ATD/Shop Foreman and graduate and undergraduate assistants

Start Date: August 17th

Qualifications: The Department seeks candidates who possess the following minimum qualifications: MFA or other terminal degree in Theatre; experience in theatre technology with leadership responsibilities and college teaching experience or significant professional experience. All candidates must have good organizational and communication skills and experience in some combination of the following areas: scheduling and budgeting, welding/metal technology, scenery engineering, mechanical design, automation control, and/or stage rigging.

For more details please visit:

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How To Apply: Minorities and Women are strongly encouraged to apply. All applicants must use the WSU Online Hiring System at https://jobs.wayne.edu, referring to posting 042856. Electronic applications must include a letter of application; curriculum vita; and names, addresses, and contact information for at least three references. Please do not submit supporting materials at this time; fax submissions will not be accepted. Applications remain open until the position is filled.

Job Title: Program Director & Shiley Graduate Theatre, M.F.A. in Acting – Old Globe and University of San Diego

Job Posted: June 20, 2017

Job Type: Full Time

Company Name: Old Globe and University of San Diego

Address: 5998 Alcala Park San Diego, California 92110

Description: The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program seeks a nationally recognized theatre artist to be the Director of the Graduate Program. Now in its 30th year of partnership with the prestigious Old Globe, this highly selective MFA program has consistently enjoyed national recognition as a professional, classically based training program for actors that is dedicated to excellence and inclusion. Working closely with the Artistic Director of The Old Globe and Chair of the USD Department of Theatre, the MFA Program Director serves as an advocate for the students and the program’s continued success while demonstrating the values of both institutions.

Start Date: Immediate.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate is a Master Acting Teacher and theatre professional who will be eligible for tenure upon appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, commensurate with experience. Preferred candidates of this full-time, 12-month position will demonstrate the skills to guide an accomplished faculty, staff, and guest artists; successfully advise a diverse student population; direct productions; and serve as an ambassador of the program to both audiences and the community.

For more details please visit:

Three letters of recommendation may be addressed to:
Ray Chambers, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Theatre,
University of San Diego, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110-2492.

EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.


How To Apply: USD, an independent Catholic university, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to achieving diversity and inclusion in its faculty, students, and environment.

To apply, go to www.sandiego.edu/jobs. Look for job IRC23661.
Applications are only accepted online through August 31, 2017.


Job Title: Part Time Faculty in Theatre Technology – Eastern Connecticut State University

Job Posted: June 15, 2017

Job Type: Part Time

Company Name: Eastern Connecticut State University

Address: 83 Windham Street Willimantic, Connecticut 06226

Description: Time individual to teach Theatre Technology Classes in Set Construction and possibly other courses.

THE 225 Set Construction is a hands-on laboratory class involved in the construction of department theatre production scenery. Candidate would work in our one-year-old state-of-the-art theatres and scene shop with students as well as other staff and faculty. If desired, candidate could also teach one additional class and possibly also work an additional 19 hours a week as a Theatre Program University Assistant. Jobs are limited to an academic calendar of fall and spring semesters and do not include health insurance.

Start Date: 08/22/2017

Qualifications: A Master’s degree in a related field is required. Candidates must be experienced in typical Stage Carpentry activity including wood and metal work and counterweight arbor rigging.

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How To Apply: To apply, please submit (via e-mail or mail) a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of three references to Chase Rozelle at rozellec@easternct.edu.

Job Title: Scene Design Lecturer – University of California, Irvine

Job Posted: May 2, 2017

Job Type: Part Time

Company Name: University of California, Irvine

Address: Department of Drama 249 Drama Irvine, California 92697-2775

Description: The Department of Drama is establishing a search of qualified applicants for a position as part-time lecturer for the 2017-2018 academic year in the curriculum area Set Design.

The department seeks applicants who can teach in any (or a combination) of the areas of Set Design for the Stage, Production Design for Film and Television, Projection Design for the Stage, Scenic Painting, and Figure Drawing from Life. An MFA in Drama/Theater Arts is required. Base salary commensurate with teaching experience.

Start Date: 10/01/2017

Qualifications: Candidates for this position must have outstanding professional credits in theatrical scene design and a strong commitment to teaching, training, and working in a university environment. Candidates must demonstrate a pedagogical and professional profile that is compatible with distinguished graduate training at a major research university. Candidates should show a demonstrated ability and commitment to work effectively with a diverse student population.

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How To Apply: Candidates must apply using the online application system, RECRUIT, at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF03945 (select “Apply Now”). Applications must include a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and names/contact information of at least three references. To ensure full consideration, the application should be completed by May 30, 2017. For additional information, please contact Marcus Beeman, Department Administrator, at Drama@uci.edu.

Job Title: Assistant Dean/General Manager/ Lecturer in Theater Management – Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre

Job Posted: April 28, 2017

Job Type: Full Time

Company Name: Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre

Address: PO Box 208244 New Haven, Connecticut 06520

Description: Participates with deans in strategic and administrative planning to enable YSD/YRT to fulfill its academic and artistic missions. Serves as General Manager for YRT. In concert with Deputy Dean, oversees and mentors Theater Management students in professional work assignments. Oversees human resource matters related to faculty; participates in the development of YSD’s equity, diversity, and inclusion programs. Teaches Theater Management classes in areas of expertise.

Start Date: 7/12/2017

Qualifications: Applicants should have minimum of seven (7) years of professional theater experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong oral and written communications skills, facility for thinking strategically and for long-range institutional planning, and knowledge of and connections to the national theater community a must. Preferred: master’s degree and graduate conservatory teaching experience.

Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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How To Apply: Go to www.yale.edu/jobs, requisition number 43041BR.

Job Title: Business Office Analyst – Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre

Job Posted: April 28, 2017

Job Type: Full Time

Company Name: Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre

Address: PO Box 208244 New Haven, Connecticut 06520

Description: Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre (YSD/YRT) seeks a full-time Business Office Analyst. Reporting to the Business Manager, this staff member oversees all financial aspects of YRT’s payroll corporation (Drama Productions, Inc.), develops budgets and final reports for grant and gift solicitations, processes faculty appointments; develops, monitors and reconciles payroll spreadsheets, maintains the chart of accounts, serves as process support for human resources; and participates in month-end reconciliation processes.

Start Date: 7/01/2017

Qualifications: Position requires: strong problem solving, financial analysis, and budgeting skills; ability to guide, train, and mentor; demonstrated commitment to customer service and working in a team environment; experience working in a professional theater. Full Yale University benefits package.

Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

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How To Apply: Go to www.yale.edu/jobs, requisition number 42511BR (Job code Financial Assistant 5, Drama Productions)

Job Title: Part-time Master Electrician/Adjunct Professor – Montclair University

Job Posted: March 29, 2017

Job Type: Part Time

Company Name: Montclair University

Address: 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ

Description: Montclair State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance seeks experienced Master Electrician for the 2017-18 academic year. The position is part-time, including two to three days of teaching and running routine electrics calls as well as the supervision of additional hang, focus and technical calls for the season. The ME will Mentor student ME, AME, and board ops on their production assignments and is Responsible for the organization and supervision of electrics calls with the Lighting Supervisor, as well as all business relating to electrics, rentals, purchases, repair and maintenance of all electrics equipment used by the company.

Start Date: 9/01/2017

Qualifications: The successful applicant must possess an MFA in Theatre or equivalent professional experience in lighting. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. 30-week contract begins September 2017 ends May 2018.

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Salary: Pay rate dependent on education and experience. Additional fees are paid at times for lighting design work. Benefits are not included.

How To Apply: Send resume, letter of intent, and two letters of recommendation electronically to Jorge Arroyo at arroyoj@montclair.edu

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Costume Design – University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Job Posted: February 14, 2017

Job Type: Full time

Company Name: Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Address: 215 Temple Building 12th & R Streets Lincoln, Nebraska 68588

Description: Duties and responsibilities: Teaching: The successful candidate will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including but not limited to: Costume Design (all levels), Rendering, Stage Makeup, Period Styles and Principles of Design; mentor/supervise undergraduate and graduate student design projects and theses;
Research/Creative Activity: Contribute regularly to national and international creativity and/or scholarship in Costume Design. Service: Serve on faculty committees for the department, college and university. Community service is encouraged. Provide service/leadership in appropriate professional organizations. Tenure leading.

Start Date: 8/01/2017

Qualifications: Required:
Minimum qualifications:
Requirements for this position include (but are not limited to): MFA in Costume Design or equivalent professional experience.
Professional experience as a Costume Designer, (2 years).
Academic experience as Costume Design Faculty in an undergraduate and/or graduate training program. (2 years).
Recruitment experience.

Preferred qualifications:
Professional Costume Design experience in Film/TV.
Membership in the Costume Designers Guild 892 or United Scenic Artists 829.
Knowledge of digital design/rendering techniques.

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Salary: Competitive.

How To Apply: The search committee will begin formal review of applications on March 9, 2017 & will continue until an appointment is made. To be considered for this position, please go to http://employment.unl.edu/postings/52998 & click on “Apply to this job.” Complete the form, attach the following required documents:
•Cover letter addressing qualifications specific to this job description •Complete curriculum vitae •Portfolio
•Descriptions of teaching & artistic work •Names & contact info of 3 references.

Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor

Job Posted: February 8, 2017

Job Type: Full time

Company Name: Purdue University

Address: 552 West Wood Street, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907

Description: Teach beg. directing, directorial process in production, theatre apprec. or 1 course in other area to undergrad & grad students in setting that emphasizes university theatre production as training vehicle. Supervise stage manager & teach 1 course each sem. in beginning stage management. Direct at least 1 production in mainstage or studio theatre. Supervise student-directed workshop prod. & collaborate closely with faculty, incl. 1 in theory/crit., 3 in performance (acting/movement/voice) & 5 in design & technology (costumes/lighting/scenery/sound/tech. direction) and 6 professional staff incl. shop managers in costumes, scenic const./painting/props. Active engagement in student advising/recruitment/dept.-university work expected. Continuing creative activity in professional theatre.

Start Date: 8/14/2017

Qualifications: Required:
Non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor in Directing. Two-year contract with possibility of third. MFA in Theatre or related area is required with an emphasis in directing preferred. Professional directing is required. University directing experience in programs with graduate actors, designers & technicians preferred. University teaching experience in stage management & in supervising & mentoring undergraduate stage managers strongly preferred. We seek candidates who understand that theatre is a collaborative art & recognize that a curriculum & production program is a means of creating well-rounded students, educated in the theory & trained in the practice of theatre. $56K per academic year. Position eligible for health benefits.

EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Salary: Commiserate with experience.

How To Apply: Email application letter, resume, directing teaching philosophy statement, 3 current letters of recommendation, references list w/contact info. to: Heather Philhower: hphilhow@purdue.edu Preferential deadline: 4/01/17, but applications accepted until the position filled. A BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED FOR EMPLOYMENT IN THIS POSITION. PURDUE UNIVERSITY IS AN EOE/AA EMPLOYER. ALL INDIVIDUALS, INCLUDING MINORITIES, WOMEN, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, & PROTECTED VETERANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.