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Open Positions in Theatre Arts

 

Theatre Education NTT 2017-18  - FILLED

Dance Instructor/Choreographer NTT (PT) 2017-18 - Filled

Theatre Literature, Performance, and Dramaturgy NTT 2017-18

Light Shop Manager– Non-Tenure Track 2017-18

 


 


Theatre NTT, 2017-18 Theatre Literature, Performance, and Dramaturgy

Central Washington University seeks a non-tenure track Theatre Generalist in the areas of Theatre Literature, Performance, and Dramaturg with assignments in undergraduate and graduate course work based on skillset. We seek a broadly trained theatre generalist with a serious commitment to student success as well as a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Appointment begins 16 September 2017.

Minimum Qualifications:

• MFA or PhD in theatre
• Scholarship and teaching interests in Theatre Literature, Performance Studies, and Dramaturgy

Preferred Qualifications:

• Three or more years of collegiate level teaching experience
• Demonstrated teaching and scholarship in areas of diversity and multiculturalism such as Latinx, Asian, Native American, and/or gender studies
• Documented experience as a director, musical theatre director, or new works deviser 
• Documented experience working with students from diverse communities
• Documented experience teaching in multi-modal and/or distance learning

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Teach 2-4 courses per quarter in undergraduate and graduate curriculum
• Assist in the advising, and mentoring students in the BA and MA programs

Screening begins immediately, continuing until filled. A complete application includes: a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of philosophy regarding teaching and collaboration, and contact information for three references. This position will function at Central Washington University’s Ellensburg, WA campus. This position is governed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).   Please submit all materials at: https://goo.gl/5wu6eP For more information about the department, see www.cwu.edu/theatre/

Central Washington University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity/Title IX employer committed to providing employment opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or protected veteran status.


Light Shop Manager– Non-Tenure Track 2017-18
The light shop manager oversees the execution and implementation of lighting elements of Central Theatre Ensemble productions and manages the light shop. Responsible for supervising the daily operations of the lighting department and managing the lighting student staff and lab students; responsible for  ensuring all safety policies are followed; collaborate with designers to bring their vision to fruition; facilitate space rental and class lighting needs as required.

Duties to include:

• Direct and oversee the installation and maintenance of lighting for all Theatre Arts department productions, theatre rentals, and Theatre Arts department spaces.
• Supervise student employees, student crews in light labs (TH 393/493).
• Manage lighting equipment allocation and synchrony throughout the production season.
• Maintain all lighting inventory in good working order.
• Design lighting for department and rental clients as needed

Required Qualifications:

• BA in technical theatre with an emphasis in theatrical lighting. 
• Familiarity with ETC lighting consoles (ION, Expression), Vectorworks, Lightwright, LED technology and troubleshooting practices. 
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds, work at heights and use department personnel lift and fall arrest systems rated at 250 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications: 

• MFA in Theatrical Lighting
• Experience as a Lighting Designer
• Experience as a Master Electrician
• Self-starter
• Good knowledge of theatrical workflow
• Good communication skills
• Experience with moving lights
• Experience maintaining moving lights
• Sense of humor

Applicant Information:     Letter of application, current curriculum vita/resume, and three references with email and phone number is required for the initial application. Online application only: Lecturer Pool - Theatre Arts - Design & Production Areas -1295 (Ellensburg) Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until position filled. 


For more information about the department, see www.cwu.edu/theatre/. Central Washington University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity/Title IX employer committed to providing employment opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

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