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Part-Time Theater Instructor

Sandhills Community College

Job Description

Part-Time Theater Instructor

Full Job Description

Sandhills Community College is seeking applicants for the Part-Time Theater Instructor. The theater instructor will use their knowledge, skills, and motivation to guide student learning through a two-track classroom and lab-style program. Members of the faculty agree to be accessible to students, other faculty, staff, and those making inquiries to the College.


Job Summary

Instructional duties will include teaching topics in the Associate in Fine Arts in Theatre degree, using a variety of delivery modes: traditional classroom, online, hybrid, weekend, mini-master, and evening. The theatre instructor will use their knowledge, skills, and motivation to guide student learning through a two-track (acting and technical theatre) classroom-and-lab-style program. The Theatre Program includes courses in Play Production, Stage Makeup, Acting, Acting for the Camera, Stagecraft, Children’s Theatre, Theatre Appreciation, Voice for Performance, and Theatre History (2 levels).

Essential Functions

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Deliver Theatre Program instruction to include courses in Play Production, Stage Makeup, Acting for the Camera, Stagecraft, Children’s Theater, Theatre Appreciation, and Theatre History
  • Actively develop and maintain positive relationships with area schools, and actively recruit students.
  • Collaborate with faculty and community members in developing contemporary productions and presentations.
  • Participate in faculty development goals to improve professional effectiveness.
  • Follow understood best teaching practices to include- meeting with all scheduled classes regularly and promptly, monitoring student placement and progress, maintaining accurate records, and promoting learning assistance services.
  • Cooperate and collaborate with other areas of the College to provide an effective educational program.
  • Assume responsibility for all equipment assigned to the faculty member or to those under his or her supervision.
  • Attend and participate in departmental, division, and faculty meetings when necessary.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Willingness to teach using a variety of delivery modes including but not limited to a traditional classroom, hybrid, online, weekend, evening, and other remote applications.
  • Willingness to teach courses on both the Pinehurst and Hoke County campuses and on Moore and Hoke County high school campuses based on department needs.

Other duties may be assigned as deemed appropriate and/or necessary by [President | Provost | EVP | Dean | Department Chair/Supervisor].


  • Master’s degree (MFA Preferred) from an accredited institution with 18 graduate hours in theatre. Or master's in a closely related field with commensurate experience in theatre.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the importance of liberal arts or general education.
  • Demonstrated success in instruction at the secondary and/or post-secondary level.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Positive and collaborative attitude.
  • Unofficial Transcripts will be required at the time of Application.

Preferred Qualification

  • Online teaching experience (preferably with Moodle).
  • Two years of teaching at the secondary or post-secondary level is preferred.
  • Successful experience directing major theatrical productions at the secondary or post-secondary level.
  • Prior community college teaching experience is preferred.
  • Experience working with and sensitivity to the needs of a diverse student population.
  • Demonstrated experience with technical aspects of theatre, including costume, scenic design and construction, and theatre lighting.
  • Willingness to teach courses on both the Pinehurst and Hoke County campuses and on Moore and Hoke County high school campuses based on department needs.

Working Conditions

  • Must be able to move around campus to complete departmental projects and requests.
  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Employee may be required to work after hours or weekends in critical support areas to complete the mission of the College.

Sandhills Community College is convinced that being around people who are different makes us more creative, more diligent, and harder working. We are committed to a campus that supports diversity in both learning and working environments, and in our outreach to our community. We are also committed to working with veterans of our armed forces to honor their commitment to our country and learn from their experiences.

Notice of Nondiscrimination and Title IX

Admission to Sandhills Community College is open to any individual who meets the institution’s open admissions policy. Applicants for admission or employment, students, employees, sources of referral of applicants for admission and employment, and all unions or professional organizations holding collective bargaining or professional agreements with Sandhills are hereby notified that this institution is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or parental status, religion, age, ancestry, mental or physical disability, military status or veteran status in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities. Lack of English language skill is not a barrier to admission and participation in educational programs and activities. This includes, but is not limited to admissions, employment, financial assistance, placement, recruitment, and educational programs or activities as required by applicable laws and regulations.

Further, it is the policy of Sandhills Community College to prohibit harassment (including sexual harassment and sexual violence) of students and employees. Any person having inquiries regarding special needs, support services, or Sandhills Community College’s compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is directed to contact the individuals who have been designated to coordinate the educational institution’s efforts to comply with the regulations implementing these laws.

Title IX Coordinator:

Chreatha Alston
Stone Hall, Room 226
3395 Airport Road
Pinehurst, NC 28374
Phone: 910-246-2868

Section 504 Coordinator:

Shalishah Russell
Stone Hall, Office 120
3395 Airport Road
Pinehurst, NC 28374
Phone: (910) 246-4138

Title VI, Title IX and Section 504 ADA complaints may also be filed with the Regional Office for Civil Rights. Address correspondence to: Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20202-1475, Telephone: 202-453-6020, FAX: 202-453-6021; TDD: 800-877-8339, Email:

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