Assistant Professor of Theater & Associate Producer of Theater-INTERNAL FT FACULTY ONLY

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Madison, NEW JERSEY
Job Type: FullTime
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Job Title: Assistant Professor of Theater & Associate Producer of Theater-INTERNAL FT FACULTY ONLY
Campus: Florham Campus, Madison, NJ
Department: School of the Arts-Florham
Hiring Manager: Geoffrey Weinman
Hiring Manager Title: Dean, Becton College
College: Becton College
Position Type: Faculty
Grade: Faculty
FLSA: Exempt
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Status: Full-Time
Months Worked: 9 Month
Job Summary:

The Assistant Professor of Theater/Associate Producer of Theater will be responsible for teaching, directing, recruiting and advising students, and collaborating with other Theater department faculty on the selection and execution of a full theater season. They will also have administrative, artistic oversight and producing responsibilities as the Associate Producer of Theater, reporting directly to the Director of Theater.
Responsibilities:
1. The Visiting Professor will teach (3) classes per semester in Directing and Design/Production (with additional potential offerings in Musical Theater, Theater History, Stage Management, and World Theater) based on expertise.

2. Direct one play or musical per semester on the Dreyfuss Main Stage or Barn Theater.

3. Associate produce the theater season in Dreyfuss and the Barn Theater, working with guest artists, directors, and students to ensure excellence and best practices.
4. Assist in recruitment efforts including attending associated activities such as open houses, recruitment fairs and student auditions.

5. Advise and mentor Theater students

6. Oversight of the burgeoning Technical Theater and Directing programs.

7. Develop external relationships with professional Theater organizations and higher education institutions to help recruit and retain students.
8. Collaborate closely with the Director of Theater and Theater faculty, as well as with colleagues in the School of the Arts and other departments at FDU to ensure quality of curriculum and program excellence.

Required Qualifications:

1. Candidates should have an MFA in Directing, Technical Theater, Design, Production, or Theater Management. Candidates with equivalent professional experience might also be considered.
2. Seeking a candidate with a proven professional record in the areas of Directing, Artistic Producing, and/or Theatrical Design & Production; at least 3 years of university teaching experience.
3. Qualified candidates will have experience with and a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
4. Candidates should have a record of engagement with work by BIPOC and non-Western writers and artists
5. The qualified candidate should have experience with recruitment of a diverse student population.
6. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Security Card.

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Hours Worked
Posting Date: 04/28/2021
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Internal F/T Faculty Only

Application Types Accepted: Faculty Profile

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