Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Performing Arts: Theater (PERFA 160-01) Tech Practicum for Leadership Roles

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7101577 (Ref.No. 3126601)
Posted: June 7, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: May 23, 2022
Deadline: Jun 06, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description:Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

Position description for PERFA 160-01 (Fall 2022) Tech Practicum for Leadership Roles

This course will be taught on the Moraga campus, in person, on Mondays from 4:00pm - 5:35pm pm during the 2022 Fall term.

Course Description: A structured process and periodic check-ins are provided for students taking on a backstage leadership role on the mainstage theatre production. Roles may include Stage Manager, Props Manager, Sound Designer, or Assistant Master Electrician, for example. The instructor will serve as the Production Manager for the mainstage Theatre production.

Required Qualifications: An MFA in Production Management or a related field (such as Stage Management or Technical Production) and 3 years of experience working with undergraduate students. The successful candidate will have experience in a culturally diverse classroom setting, the ability to create a student-centered, interactive and collaborative learning environment, and a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education.

Candidates must reside in California.

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