Assistant / Associate Professor of Theatre
Assistant/Associate Professor of Theatre
Ohio Northern University is seeking a dynamic theatre teacher with experience as a producer to contribute to its thriving theatre and dance programs in the School of Visual & Performing Arts.
Ohio Northern University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (commensurate with experience) in the School of Visual and Performing Arts beginning August 2023.
This unique position will include a half time teaching load in addition to serving as producer of an extensive academic theatre season.
Teaching responsibilities, based on area of expertise, may include: acting, directing, business of theatre, musical theatre, arts administration, dance, and/or theatre design and technology.
As the producer, the candidate will collaborate closely with the production manager, theatre arts faculty and program lead, and the Director of the Freed Center to ensure the successful planning and execution of the academic theatre and dance season. Responsibilities will include production budgeting and reconciliation, production licensing, liaising with guest artists from contract negotiation through production, marketing planning, and implementation, casting oversite, and other duties as assigned.
Exceptional communication and teaching expertise. Administrative and leadership experience. Excellent organizational ability. Ability to solve problems creatively and in a timely manner. Ability to work with students, faculty and staff in a creative, collaborative and constructive manner. A commitment to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including research, teaching, and service/engagement.
Terminal degree and/or an equivalent record of professional accomplishments in the field.
- Terminal degree is preferred.
- Experience in producing at the University level or in the field.
- Evidence of supporting, teaching, and/or mentoring emerging artists in the classroom and the field.
- Evidence of successfully promoting an environment that advances diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- Evidence of successful collaboration.
To view full description and apply online go to: jobs.onu.edu/postings/10910
ONU is an equal employment opportunity employer.
Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts education, assistant professor, performing arts, teaching, and university. States: Ohio.
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