Theater Instructor

Wyoming, Sheridan Sheridan USA
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We are looking for a dynamic, innovative theater instructor to revitalize our theater program and bring a long-range vision to the college. The Instructor will teach full-time in the theater department. Additional responsibilities include advising students, participating as a scholar in the academic life of the college, collaborating with community members and organizations, and actively contributing to the recruitment of students for the theater program. Courses taught will cover a wide range of theater topics, including acting, design, tech, and management. The Instructor is involved with a minimum of two departmental productions per year and also teaches other general theater courses as needed.

Reports To Academic Chair, Visual and Performing Arts

Education/Qualifications

MA in Theater (MFA or equivalent professional experience in theater preferred).

Demonstrated ability to teach, supervise, and mentor students.

Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population that represents a wide range of abilities and ages.

Evidence of a strong commitment to the teaching of theater-making as a part of an academically rigorous undergraduate liberal arts education.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Demonstrated ability to work closely and cooperatively with the variety of artists, technicians, and students involved in theater.

Evidence of strong interpersonal communication and management skills, topped off with a good sense of humor.

Ability to work in a collaborative fashion in an environment that values collegiality and respectful-and-caring treatment of all.

Academic expertise in program and curriculum building, including creating new courses, developing student learning outcomes and applying a student-centered learning approach.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Classroom, Stage, Shop and Office Settings

Occasional evening and weekend as scheduled

About Northern Wyoming Community College District

Sheridan College is located in historic Sheridan, WY at the foot of the beautiful Big Horn Mountains, minutes away from a variety of outdoor recreational activities. Sheridan is ranked “America’s Top Western Town” by True West magazine and is a vibrant community. Sheridan College is a vital component in the community.

Gillette College is located in Gillette, WY, the county seat of Campbell County. Located midway between the Big Horn Mountains to the West and the Black Hills of South Dakota to the east. Gillette is a growing, family-friendly community and enjoys a very strong economy due to energy-related

NWCCD also includes a small campus site in Buffalo, WY.

Experience

Practical professional experience and expertise in theater performance and production.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Transcripts will be required and may be attached to your online application documents under “Transcripts” and for additional space, under “Other Documents” or emailed to: [email protected]

Letters of recommendation are highly recommended and can be attached to your online application documents (up to three letters), or may be sent to Human Resources at [email protected]

Job Duties

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Percentage of time 55

Responsibility/Duty

Teach courses within theater.

Job Duties

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Percentage of time 15

Responsibility/Duty

Oversee a minimum of two major productions each year, and engage in other scholarly activity as time permits.

Job Duties

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Percentage of time 10

Responsibility/Duty

Actively recruit students for the theater program.

Job Duties

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Percentage of time 10

Responsibility/Duty

Advise students.

Job Duties

These are the job duties for required of the position.

Percentage of time 5

Responsibility/Duty

Committee work, department work and duties as assigned.

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