22 Oct 2017

Full-Time Job Associate Professor Theatre Education/Arts Integration Specialist

California State University, Fresno (Job Poster)Fresno, California, United States

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Job Description

Assistant Professor in Theatre Education/Arts Integration at California State University Department of Theatre Arts.
Candidate will teach arts integration and courses selected from: methods for teaching secondary drama, puppetry, creative drama, and/or directing for young audiences.

Additional responsibilities:
online learning, supervising secondary student teachers, and/or directing for TYA.

Apply to Vacancy # 13351 http://jobs.fresnostate.edu/

Available for Academic Year: 2018/2019.

Position Summary:

The Department of Theatre Arts at California State University, Fresno seeks applicants for a tenure-track, academic year position as an Assistant Professor specializing in Theatre Education and Arts Integration.
The successful candidate will teach a course in narts integration as well as courses selected from the following areas: methods and materials for teaching drama in the secondary classroom, creative drama, puppetry through service-learning, and/or directing for young audiences.
Additional responsibilities may include: teaching online courses, advising students about careers in theatre education, supervising secondary student teachers, and/or directing for the Theatre for Young Audiences program.
The candidate will also be expected to perform service-related activities, engage in creative and/or scholarly activities, and teach other undergraduate courses as assigned.

Required Education:

A terminal degree, either an earned MFA or an earned doctorate (Ph.D) in Theatre Education or other closely-related disciplines from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required.

Required Experience:

1) Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level;

2) Ability to teach arts integration and one or more of the following areas: creative drama, puppetry through service-learning, directing for young audiences;
3) Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

1) Ability and interest in teaching online courses, and;

2) A teaching credential or experience working in K-12 classroom settings and;

3) Ability and interest in the development of a methods and materials course for teaching drama in the secondary classroom, and;

4) Demonstrated ability in community outreach.

Application Procedures:

Review of applications will begin December 2, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, applicants must complete an on-line application at jobs.fresnostate.edu and attach the following:
1) a cover letter specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications; 2) a curriculum vita,
3) unofficial transcripts, and
4) list of three professional references. Candidates are encouraged to include samples of work.

Finalists will be required to submit
1) official transcripts, 2) three current letters of recommendation,
3) samples of work in the areas of arts integration and/or theatre education (may include presentations, photos, videos, etc.).

For inquiries, contact:
Kim Morin, Search Committee Chair; California State University, Fresno; School of Arts and Humanities; Department of Theatre Arts; 5201 N. Maple Ave., M/S SA46, Fresno, CA 93740-8027;
Phone 559-278-3987;
E-mail: kimm@mail.fresnostate.edu


California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students’ intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University’s commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect and ethical behavior, please visit: http://www.fresnostate.edu/academics/diversity

The Theatre Arts faculty includes performers, designers, and directors with top academic credentials as well as professional experience. The department is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Theatre. Central to our Department’s success is a commitment to a hands-on education for our diverse student population.

Our Theatre Arts majors are provided a liberal arts core and academic theatre coursework balanced with significant opportunities to play leading roles, to direct, and to design for lab and main stage productions. Organizations such as the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival and the American College Dance Festival have honored numerous Fresno State students. Working together, students and faculty have created many shows that have won regional, national, and international honors. The Department offers a BA in Theatre Arts with concentrations in Acting, Design/Tech, General Theatre and Dance.

Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander- Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University’s Probationary Plan Process. Salary placement depends upon academic preparation and professional experience.
California State University, Fresno is a vibrant and growing campus. When necessary, the University may decide to make more than one faculty appointment from a single search.

Other Requirements:

In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Fresno has made crime-reporting statistics available to applicants, students, and employees on-line at http://www.fresnostate.edu/police/clery/index.shtml. Print copies are available by request from the Campus Police Department.

A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following web site: http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO- 1083.html.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

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• Job Title: Associate Professor Theatre Education/Arts Integration Specialist
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: California State University, Fresno
• website: www.fresnostate.edu/artshum/
• Location: Fresno, California, United States

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts education, arts integration, assistant professor, directing, teaching, theatre, and university. Location: California.