Adjunct Faculty - Stage Management

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7247118 (Ref.No. 24M332236)
Posted: May 22, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description


Rider University’s Department of Performing Arts seeks a (adjunct) Stage Management specialist to teach Stage Management, in person, starting Fall, 2024.

Responsibilities include:  Teaching industry-specific terminology, transferrable skills and best practices in Stage Management to undergraduate (BFA and BA) students of Theatre and Musical Theatre, in person, at Rider’s Lawrenceville NJ campus. Course meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30 AM-1:00 PM September 6-December 15, 2024. Separately-compensated opportunities to teach/advise individual student stage managers for mainstage productions may also be explored.

Position Requirements

  • Advanced degree in Theatre or related discipline with emphasis, or distinct degree, in Stage Management. Commensurate professional Stage Management experience will otherwise be considered.
  • Minimum three years’ demonstrated professional Stage Management experience

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

  • MFA in Theatre with emphasis in, or distinct MFA in Stage Management, preferred
  • Demonstrated teaching experience at the collegiate level preferred

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University is consistently ranked as a best college by U.S. News and World Report, The Wall Street Journal and The Princeton Review. For more than a decade, Rider has also been recognized in The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges for its sustainability efforts.
Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity. 

Special Instructions to Applicants

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