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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.

EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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.

Job Title: Chair of Technical Design and Production/Director of Production

Job Posted: January 12, 2017

Job Type: Full time

Company Name: Yale School of Drama

Address: PO BOX 208244 New Haven, Connecticut 06520-2844

Description: Yale School of Drama seeks a professor to teach and advise students and to serve in an administrative capacity for the nation’s leading three-year conservatory MFA & DFA dramaturgy and dramatic criticism program. Position requires demonstrated excellence in the field with at least seven years’ undergraduate/graduate teaching experience, a record of extensive publications, and experience in mentoring. An understanding of the School’s dynamic conservatory environment and dramaturgical practice is essential. PhD or DFA required. Experience in and commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of operations required.

For details, please go to http://drama.yale.edu

Start Date: 7/01/2017

Qualifications: Required:
The Successful Candidate Will Teach Classes In At Least Three Fields For MFA Students In This Professional Creative Training Program, Advise MFA And DFA Students, Support The Chair In Maintaining A Dynamic Curriculum, And Coordinate The Program’s Guest Speaker Series. Candidates With Expertise In Any Of The Following Areas Are Encouraged To Apply: Theory (Drama, Theater, And Performance); Renaissance, Baroque, Romantic Or Other Aspects Of Pre-20th-Century Drama Or Theater History; Global Theater (Asian, Latin American, Other); Critical Writing; Academic And Dramaturgical Research methodologies. The Appointment Will Be As An Associate Professor Adjunct Or Professor In The Practice Of Dramaturgy And Dramatic Criticism For An Initial Term Of Up To Three Years beginning July 1, 2017.
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EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Salary: Commiserate with experience.

How To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and 3 letters of reference to Chair, Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism Search Committee, Yale School of Drama, P.O. Box 208244, New Haven, CT 06520-8244 or email catherine.sheehy@yale.edu. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Review of applications begins January 15, 2017.

Job Title: Chair of Technical Design and Production/Director of Production

Job Posted: January 5, 2017

Job Type: Full time

Company Name: Yale School of Drama

Address: PO BOX 208244 New Haven, Connecticut 06520-2844

Description: Yale School of Drama seeks to appoint a senior faculty member to teach, oversee faculty and curriculum, recruit students, and serve in an administrative capacity for the nation’s leading three-year conservatory MFA technical design and production program. Position also serves as Director of Production for Yale Repertory Theatre. 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.

For details, please go to http://drama.yale.edu

Start Date: 7/01/2017

Qualifications: Required:
Applicants should have demonstrated leadership in the field with at least ten years of combined experience of professional work in the theater at an advanced level and distinguished teaching in the field. Position requires advanced interpersonal, communication, strategic thinking, prioritization, time-management, and problem solving skills, with a strongly demonstrated commitment to safe working practices in the entertainment industry. Experience of, ability to promote, and commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of operations required.
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EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Salary: Commiserate with experience.

How To Apply: The appointment will be as an Associate Professor Adjunct or Professor in the Practice of Technical Design and Production for an initial term of up to three (3) years, beginning July 1, 2017, renewable, and includes competitive salary with full faculty benefits. Send resume, cover letter, and 3 letters of reference to Chair, TD&P Chair Search Committee, Yale School of Drama, P.O. Box 208244, New Haven, CT 06520-8244 or email grace.obrien@yale.edu. Review of applications will begin Jan. 9, 2017

Job Title: Dean, College of Fine Arts and Communication

Job Posted: December 12, 2016

Job Type: Full time

Company Name: University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Address: 1800 Portage Street Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481

Description: The College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) is one of only twenty-five fine arts programs in the United States with national accreditation for all four of its arts curricula. The Division of Communication offers undergraduate and graduate programs including public relations, organizational and interpersonal communication, media studies, and the first undergraduate arts management major in Wisconsin. The Dean is responsible for academic programs, personnel, college development and advancement, professional development, university relations, community relations, budget, facilities, and advocacy.

For details, please go to http://www.uwsp.edu/cofac/Pages/default.aspx

Start Date: 7/01/2017

Qualifications: Required:
– Terminal degree in an arts or communication related field from an accredited institution
– Experience appropriate to the rank of tenured full professor in one of the College’s departments with a strong record of teaching and scholarship/creative activity
– Demonstrated record of administrative accomplishments, including management of budget and personnel
– Awareness of all disciplines within the College and their distinct needs
– Strong oral and written communication skills
– Ability to advocate effectively for the College and University
– Willingness to lead a vigorous development and fundraising effort
– Experience in developing and maintaining University and community relationships
– Commitment to enhancing diversity among students, faculty, and staff
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EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Salary: Commiserate with experience.

How To Apply: Please see complete Position announcement and application directions here: http://www.uwsp.edu/hr/jobs/Pages/Faculty-Positions.aspx

Job Title: Stage Management Lecturer

Job Posted: November 17, 2016

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 Winter Quarter 2017 of the 2016-2017 academic year in the area of stage management. A BA in Drama/Theatre Arts is required; an MFA in Drama/Theater Arts is preferred. Since this is a specialized area the ideal candidate should have demonstrated experience with professional credits and be a member of Actors’ Equity Association.

For details, please go to http://drama.arts.uci.edu/jobs

Start Date: 1/09/2017

Qualifications: Applications must include a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and names/contact information of at least three references.

EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Salary: Commiserate with experience.

How To Apply: Candidates must apply using the online application system, RECRUIT, at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF03751 (select “Apply Now”). To ensure full consideration, the application should be completed by November 21, 2016. For additional information, please contact Marcus Beeman, Department Administrator, at mbeeman@uci.edu.

Job Title: Puppetry Lecturer Search

Job Posted: November 17, 2016

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 Winter Quarter 2017 in the area of puppetry. A BA in Drama/Theater Arts is required; an MFA in Drama/Theater Arts is preferred. Since this is a highly specialized theatrical craft, the ideal candidate should have demonstrated experience in working as a puppeteer/training in puppet skills. Base salary commensurate with teaching experience.
http://drama.arts.uci.edu/jobs

Start Date: 1/09/2017

Qualifications:Applications must include a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and names/contact information of at least three references.

EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Salary: Commiserate with experience.

How To Apply: Candidates must apply using the online application system, RECRUIT, at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF03747 (select “Apply Now”). To ensure full consideration, the application should be completed by November 21, 2016. For additional information, please contact Marcus Beeman, Department Administrator, at mbeeman@uci.edu.

Job Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Sound Design

Job Posted: October 27, 2016

Job Type: Full time

Company Name: University of Connecticut

Address: 802 Bolton Road, Unit 1127 Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1127

Description: The successful candidate will teach sound design in the School’s BFA and MFA Design & Technical program and will support on Connecticut Repertory Theatre productions, which includes four Main Stage productions, two Studio productions, and up to four small scale student productions each year.

For details, please go to http://web2.uconn.edu/uconnjobs/faculty/schools_colleges/school_fine_arts.php

Start Date: 8/23/2017

Qualifications: MFA in Sound Design or related field; At least 3 years of professional experience in sound design; Demonstrated proficiency and ability to record, manipulate, and edit multiple audio sources; Working knowledge of major digital sound software, including SFX, QLab, and Pro Tools; Experience with digital consoles, recording technology, wireless microphone operation, live mixing and reinforcement, equipment maintenance, and trouble-shooting; Basic experience in digital composition and composing for live musicians. The successful candidate will need excellent collaboration and communication skills and be well versed in scheduling, planning, and organizational techniques.

EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Salary: Commiserate with experience, benefits-eligible academic professional position.

How To Apply: http://web2.uconn.edu/uconnjobs/faculty/schools_colleges/school_fine_arts.php

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Theater: Scene Designer

Job Posted: October 21, 2016

Job Type: Full time

Company Name: Binghamton University

Address: 4400 Vestal Parkway E. Binghamton, New York 13902

Description: The Binghamton University Theater Department seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Scenic Design. The ideal candidate will be a proven artist-teacher, able to expand the department’s artistic and teaching profile, and responsive to the needs of its diverse and ambitious student population while maintaining substantial creative accomplishments in their professional discipline. Areas of expertise should include scene design, scene painting, and computer drafting, plus another area, which could include lighting or projection design or expertise in any relevant technology.

Start Date: 8/21/2017

Qualifications:
• MFA or Terminal Degree in Stage/Theatrical Design
• Knowledge/proficiency in current practices of design and production
• Significant professional experience
• Portfolio, or website equivalent
• Experience teaching at the college level
• Expertise in scene design, computer drafting, and scene painting
• Expertise in another area of relevant technology, such as projection, lighting design, etc.
• Excellent collaborative skills

EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Salary: Commiserate with experience, benefits-eligible academic professional position.

How To Apply: http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com

Job Title: Assistant Production Manager

Job Posted: October 12, 2016

Job Type: Full time–10 months

Company Name: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Address: 500 S Goodwin Ave Urbana, Illinois 61801

Description: The Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks an organized, pro-active individual to serve as the Assistant Production Director. Works with the Director of Production in the effective management of approximately 12 Department of Theatre, Department of Dance, and School of Music Opera productions annually within the vibrant five-venue performing arts facility that is Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. In addition, this position will serve on the Stage Management faculty of a robust BFA/MFA Stage Management Program.

Start Date: 2/01/2017, Start date is negotiable.

Qualifications:Qualifications
Minimum Education
• BFA Required
• Preferred: MFA or equivalent experience in stage management/production management
Experience
Required:
• Demonstrated ability to communicate with and effectively organize the work of students and staff
• Evidence of strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work within a team environment
• Flexible and resilient and possess the ability to operate with minimal guidance
Preferred:
• University teaching experience
• AEA membership and prior professional stage management experience

EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Salary: Commiserate with experience, benefits-eligible academic professional position.

How To Apply: Additional details can be found at https://jobs.illinois.edu. For further information please contact Lisa Lillig at lillig@illinois.edu.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. www.inclusiveillinois.illnois.edu

Job Title: Director of Media X

Job Posted: October 11, 2016

Job Type: Full time

Company Name: University of the Pacific

Address: 3601 Pacific Avenue Stockton, California 95211

Description: The University of the Pacific, a nationally ranked, independent, coeducational university in Stockton, California, invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of Media X, who will take office on or about July 1, 2017.

Media X is an undergraduate program in expressive media design, development, distribution, and analysis. Media X and brings together affiliated faculty with expertise in art and graphic design, business, communication, computer science, literature, music, theater, and film.

Start Date: July 1 2017

Qualifications:University of the Pacific is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression or mental or physical disability.

EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Salary: Commiserate with experience.

How To Apply: For complete application and nomination instructions, please see the full advertisement at https://academic-search.com/sites/default/files/MediaX_Ad.pdf.

The committee is assisted by Dr. Eric Richtmyer, Senior Consultant at Academic Search, who can be confidentially reached at ewr@academic-search.com or by calling 202-263-7485.

Job Title: Chair of Theatre Department

Job Posted: October 3, 2016

Job Type: Full time

Company Name: University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Address: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 89154

Description: The Department of Theatre at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Chair at the rank of full professor (17074). This is a full-time, 12-month position, commencing July 1, 2017. The Chair represents the Department and the Nevada Conservatory Theatre to the College, other administrators, in the community, and throughout the state of Nevada. In collaboration with faculty and staff the Chair fosters diversity and collaboration and leads the department in all aspects of program and curricular development, scholarly/creative activity, advocacy, and service. Additionally, the Chair duties will include a leadership role in the Nevada Conservatory Theatre.

Start Date: 09/30/2016

Qualifications:The Chair schedules and staffs all classes, supervises departmental employees, administers performance evaluations, and recommends faculty for promotion and tenure as outlined in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Code. The Chair develops and manages departmental budgets, oversees facilities and equipment, and responds to concerns referred by faculty, students, University officials and outside constituents. The successful candidate must have a record of outstanding achievement in teaching and artistic or scholarly activity. The successful candidate must possess the qualifications for appointment as a Full Professor with tenure in the Nevada System of Higher Education. Salary is competitive. Position is contingent upon funding.

EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Salary: Competitive salary with full faculty benefits.

How To Apply: Application materials including a letter of interest that fully describes qualifications and experience, a detailed resume or curriculum vitae and three professional references with contact information are to be submitted via on-line application only. If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu.