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Job ID: 139612

Instructor of Theatre
Southern Arkansas University

Date Posted Mar. 2, 2020
Title Instructor of Theatre
University Southern Arkansas University
Magnolia, AR, United States
Department College of Liberal and Performing Arts
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

Southern Arkansas University, Magnolia, is seeking applications for a non-tenure tract position of Instructor of Theatre. Full consideration will be given to applications received by March 13, 2020.

Housed in the Department of Performing Arts and Mass Communication, the Theatre program offers B.F.A. degrees in Performance with emphasis in Theatre and Musical Theatre.

Duties: Teach a 12 hour workload of classes; course load may include: Movement, Directing, Devised Theatre, Scene Study (beginning and intermediate), Styles of Acting I and II, Improvisation and other related courses in performance; serve as the department’s fight choreographer; contribute to the mainstage or studio production season directing plays and/or musicals; participate in season planning process; budgeting; attend scholarship auditions and departmental meetings; share in annual duties of department’s administration and activities; and other duties as assigned

Qualifications: MFA in Performance, Acting or Directing; two (2) or more years of college level teaching experience; demonstrated skill and evidence as a theatre director and as a movement and/or stage combat teacher; experience and familiarity with curriculum development, advising, recruitment and season planning; professional movement and stage combat credits and/or certifications; professional and academic memberships or certifications; record of community-engaged teaching or extra-curricular activities. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.

Interested candidates should send a letter of application, diversity statement, curriculum vitae, transcripts contact information of three (3) references to or the Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University, MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. Non-listed references may be contacted. AA/EOE

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    Southern Arkansas University
    Magnolia, AR 71753


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