Instructor of Theatre
Instructor of Theatre
Location: Morristown Campus (Employees are assigned to a “home” location but may occasionally or regularly be required to work at other WSCC locations.)
Job Purpose: Provides instruction in Theatre, Music, and other Humanities courses as needed; supervises the development of a comprehensive Theatre program; responsible for directing two theatre productions per academic year; coordinates partnerships with community theatre organizations to include shared rehearsal space and possible joint productions.
Essential Job Functions:
- Teach Theatre and Humanities courses, as needed.
- Prepare course syllabi, course materials, evaluate student learning, and maintain class records.
- Participate in curriculum development, student recruiting and advising, retention, department/division meetings, mobilization efforts, and college committees.
- Direct/produce/stage theatre performances within the Department of Music and Theatre.
- Establish and maintain relationships with community arts organizations.
- May perform other duties as assigned.
Leadership & Supervisory: This position has no supervisory responsibilities, but is expected to participate as part of a team in conjunction with other faculty and as a member of the Humanities division.
- Master’s Degree with eighteen (18) or more graduate hours in Theatre from a regionally accredited institution
- Experience in directing Theatre productions at the college level.
- College-level teaching experience in both in-person and in online course formats.
- Commitment to student success as demonstrated through positive results of student course evaluations and/or written application materials.
- Concentration in Directing in Theatre degree.
- Eighteen or more hours of graduate-level course work in another Humanities Discipline such as Communication or Music from a regionally-accredited institution.
Behavioral Core Competencies:
- Teaching competence in Theatre and applicable software with the ability to communicate effectively and to interact with campus and community positively to develop a cohesive program.
- Empowers and motivates students to learn effectively.
- Strong leadership and motivational skills are essential.
- Attends all faculty meetings, college assemblies, professional development and orientation activities, and other meetings as called by the President, Dean or Department Chair.
- Keeps abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
- Participates in departmental and college committees; and provides outreach service to the community.
- Works effectively with other faculty and administrators within the department, the division, and the college to provide well-developed courses and programs of study.
- Is a team player and contributes to the department and the division with new ideas and approaches, and uses professional development opportunities to expand instructional vision.
Environment & Working Conditions: Office environment is temperature controlled with occasional fluctuations, well lit, and free from loud noises and unnecessary interruptions. Could be exposed to varying weather conditions when travelling.
Physical Demands: (including requirements for travel or working nights/weekends/holidays)
- Large amounts of time spent looking at computer monitors could lead to some eye strain, stress, or headache issues.
- Operation of standard office equipment including copier and fax machine.
- Repetitive stress injuries could occur.
- Travel to local areas may be required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of this job.
Posting Closes: Thursday, November 3, 2022
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