Metropolitan State College of Denver POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT 11 F 415.THEATRE.TTFAC.LAS.3’12
THEATRE TENURE TRACK FACULTY DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE POSITION #F 415 In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply through the online application system at www.mscdjobs.com. The full position announcement is listed at this site as well as application instructions. Be prepared to attach a cover letter, vitae and list of three professional references (separate documents) to your application. IMPORTANT: If you have specific questions concerning this position please contact the department at 303-556-2152. If you have technical questions please refer them to the MSCD Human Resources at 303-556-3120. SUMMARY: This position exists to provide technical direction and support for the Theatre Program productions in the King Center, a three-theatre facility (350-seat end stage, a black box production studio with approximately 110 seats), and a theatre laboratory space. DUTIES: Provide technical direction and support for the Theatre Program productions in the King Center, a three-theatre facility (350-seat end stage, a black box production studio with approximately 110 seats), and a theatre laboratory space. Develop and execute working drawings from designs by indicated deadlines. Engineering, operational analysis and implementation of the structural elements used in scenery and lighting in the theatres' rigging systems and in the construction of sets and props by benchmark deadlines. Supervise and guide student charge artists and/or perform charge artists duties. Teach two classes and associated labs (6 credit hours) and provide technical direction and build scenery (6 credit hours) each semester. Teach and supervise student crews and support staff. Supervise, organize and instruct student labs and work-study students in the scene, paint and prop shops. Demonstrate the ability to collaborate with other faculty, students, staff, guest artists and diverse communities. Work within technical budgets; cultivate relationships with vendors and other craft people in the Metropolitan area. Schedule, execute construction, and maintain shops, shop equipment, and storage areas. Work with technical faculty and staff to develop and maintain theatre program curriculum, facilities, lab spaces, technology and storage. Coordinate performing arts facility shared spaces use with two other institutions and the performing arts facility staff. Develop and implement training for various theatre safety programs. Develop technical internships. Must engage in professional development and service activities in the discipline and participate in advising. This position may have the opportunity to design scenery. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban population. The program offers a BA in Theatre and a BFA with concentrations in Music Theatre and Applied Theatre Technology and Design. The position reports to the Director of Theatre. EO STATEMENT: Metropolitan State College of Denver is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply. QUALIFICATIONS: Required Qualifications: An MFA in theatre technology and design or a related field plus three years of theatre experience in a professional setting; or Master's Degree plus four years of professional experience; or Doctorate Degree plus two years of professional experience. Preferred Qualifications: One year of successful teaching at the college level. A working knowledge of both manual and computer aided drafting to read, develop and execute plans and drawings. Working knowledge of scene painting techniques. Ability to apply current technology in teaching. RANK & SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience APPOINTMENT: Fall 2012
APPLICATION: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply through the online application system at www.mscdjobs.com. The full position announcement is listed at this site as well as application instructions. DEADLINE: 04/09/2012. All applicants must apply through the Online Application System at www.mscdjobs.com.
Metropolitan State College of Denver is one of the preeminent public, urban colleges in the nation. With more than 24,000 students, Metro State boasts more undergraduate Coloradans and more diverse students than any other institution in the state. Metro State's high-quality academics, unsurpassed faculty and affordable tuition make it an exceptional value for both undergraduate and graduate education in Colorado. The College offers bachelor of science, bachelor of arts, bachelor of fine arts and bachelor of music degrees as well as master's degrees in professional accountancy, social work and teacher education (M.A.). Located in downtown Denver, Metro State shares the 175-acre Auraria Campus with two other post-secondary institutions.
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