Assistant Professor, Dramatic Arts
San Diego Community College District
Closing Date: 3/27/2019
Position Number: 001376
Location: San Diego City College
Applications are now being accepted for the position of Assistant Professor of Dramatic Arts at San Diego City College beginning Fall 2019. City College is located in the City of San Diego, and is one of the San Diego Community College District's three college campuses. While the current vacancy is at City College, applicants should understand that they are subject to assignment at any District facility at the discretion of the Chancellor. Assignment may include day, evening, and Saturday classes. In addition, this pool may be used to fill identical vacancies that may occur during the 2018-2019 academic year. Please note: Final appointment of this position will be dependent upon the outcome of the State budget.
The Assistant Professor of Dramatic Arts is in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts and reports to the Dean of the School of Arts, Humanities, Communications, and Telecommunications. The instructor will teach courses in the Dramatic Arts Program. Primary responsibilities of this position include supporting the department in program and curriculum development, directing and producing live theatrical performances, teaching classes across a broad spectrum of the dramatic arts, including Introduction to Dramatic Arts, Study of Filmed Plays, Playwriting, Theatre and Social Issues, Script Analysis, Chicana/o Theatre, Beginning and Intermediate Acting, Beginning Voice for Actors, Introduction to Stage Movement, Musical Theatre Repertoire, Rehearsal and Performance, Theatre Workshop, and other courses, as assigned, within the Dramatic Arts curriculum, and contributing to the goals of the Department, School and College. Classes may be taught either on- or off-campus or online. The instructor must fulfill the responsibilities of a community college instructor in accordance with the San Diego Community College classification description. A typical weekly teaching load consists of 15-30 hours of lab/lecture courses/rehearsals and may include weekends and evenings.
Masters in drama/theater arts/performance OR Bachelors in drama/theater arts/performance AND Masters in comparative literature, English, speech, literature, or humanities OR the equivalent.
Some of the following qualifications may be duplicates from the list on the classification description. Those qualifications below that are not duplicates from the list on the linked classification description are desired or preferred but not required. 1. An understanding of the community college environment and mission, and its impact on the future success of dramatic arts students. 2. Experience teaching acting and directing plays. 3. Experience in areas of theatre other than Acting and Directing. Some areas might include (but are not limited to) playwriting, improvisation, musical theatre, theatre history, non-European theatre, movement, or voice. 4. Experience developing college curriculum. 5. Experience in outreach and community development and enhancement. 6. Demonstrated commitment to promoting equitable practices for students in a college or similar environment. 7. Demonstrated ability to think with agility both creatively and critically, and ability to communicate effectively both in oral and written forms. 8. Evidence of use of technology in instruction as well as proficiency in using computers. 9. Successful experience with conflict resolution strategies both in and outside of the classroom. 10. Demonstrated commitment to collegiality and experience working collaboratively with colleagues, staff, students, and community members in a variety of on and off-campus activities (theatre productions, cross-disciplinary projects, academic committees, campus committees, etc.) 11. Commitment to professional growth in the theatre and in teaching. 12. Experience and/or knowledge in working with students of great diversity in socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic background, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities. 13. Ability to contribute to the mission of the college.
Class 1, Step A Class 6, Step C ($5,783.69 $7,793.19) per month based on the current AFT COLLEGE Faculty Tenured-Tenured Track Monthly Salary Schedule.
Initial salary placement for this Assistant Professor is commensurate with required education and related teaching experience as outlined in section A2.1 of the AFT Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement and it is non-negotiable. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid medical, dental, vision plans, sick leave, and opportunities for professional development. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. Benefits will be provided under the terms of the AFT-Guild, Local 1931 Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement. Annual Salaries will be recalculated for service less than a full academic year based on Education Code 87815, any required adjustment will be made with-in the first pay period. Travel reimbursement for interviewees traveling more than 200 miles, one-way, may be paid according to geographic location (see SDCCD Travel Stipend Policy, Rev 7/14/2011). Typically, Assistant Professors earn tenure after 4 years and promote to Associate Professor. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.
To apply, visit: https://www.sdccdjobs.com
All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.
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