1 May 2024


Long Term Substitute – Theatre Arts/ Technical Design

Long Beach Community College District  →   Long Beach, CA


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Job Description

Long Term Substitute – Theatre Arts/Technical Design Faculty

Salary: $74,023.70 – $90,610.60 Annually
Job Type: Full Time
Job Number: A24 – LTS 1
Closing: 5/15/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Location: Both Liberal Arts Campus & Pacific Coast Campus, CA
Department: Performing Arts



Long Beach City College is committed to providing equitable student learning and achievement, by delivering high quality educational programs and support services to our diverse communities. Long Beach City College currently has the privilege of serving approximately 34,549 students, the majority of whom are students of color. Long Beach City College is a Hispanic serving institution, and of our student population 50% are Hispanic/Latinx, 19% are White, 12% are African American, 10% are Asian & Filipino. An ideal candidate will demonstrate cultural competency in serving the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, racial, and cultural backgrounds of community college student populations, including students with differing abilities. As one of the most diverse community college districts in southern California, we offer a wide range of opportunities in transfer, general education, vocational and occupational programs. For more information on our College demographics please click here: https://www.lbcc.edu/pod/lbcc-college-facts.



Long Beach Community College District is currently seeking a one – year Full-Time Long-Term Substitute (temporary) Theatre Arts/Technical Design Professor commencing with the fall 2024 semester. This assignment also includes curriculum development, participation in the shared governance process through work in normal professional activities, committee work, and student activities. The teaching assignment may be at the Liberal Arts campus, the Pacific Coast campus or other college teaching locations. The assignment may be day, evening, weekend, on-line or off campus and is subject to change as needed. Faculty positions offer the opportunity to assist a diverse group of adult students in achieving their educational goals. As one of the most diverse community college districts in southern California, we offer a wide range of opportunities in transfer, general education, vocational and occupational programs.



Long Beach City College is committed to providing equitable student learning and achievement, academic excellence, and workforce development by delivering high-quality educational programs and support services to our diverse communities. We are Purposeful, Focused, Nurturing, Connected and Respectful.

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The College seeks candidates who exhibit an understanding and commitment to the community college mission, and who have a passion for commitment to student success. The position encompasses the following professional responsibilities and competencies



  • Assume leadership roles both within the department and in the institution as a whole.
  • Commitment to serving the needs of the student, department, college, and community.
  • Collaboration across disciplines and utilization of student support resources.
  • Participation in department, division, college committees, and participatory governance activities.
  • Participation in curriculum and program development.
  • Work collegially and collaboratively within the college community.
  • Participation in ongoing professional development.



  • Ability to create a dynamic learning environment that values instructor/student interaction.
  • Ability to effectively engage with and facilitate authentic learning for students of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences.
  • Ability to adapt teaching pedagogy to the knowledge of each individual and class.
  • Ability to self-reflect and respond to an evidence-based assessment of student learning.
  • Demonstrated experience and commitment to integrating new technologies into the learning process, including but not limited to interactive technologies for on campus and on-line courses.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.





All candidates must demonstrate

Evidence of a sensitivity, understanding, and ability to manage the classroom environment AND effectively provide instruction to community college students of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.


Minimum Qualifications

Master’s or Master of Fine Arts in drama/theatre arts/performance


Bachelor’s or Bachelor of Fine Arts in drama/theatre arts/performance


Master’s in comparative literature, English, communication studies, speech, literature or humanities

OR the equivalent


Desirable Qualifications

  • Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
  • Recent community college or lower division teaching experience of any of the following: theatre forum, theatre practicum, set design, lighting design, and stagecraft classes, including the use of power and hand tools
  • Master of Fine Arts Degree in Theatre Arts with an emphasis in scenic (preferred) and/or lighting.
  • Demonstrated experience in set design, including proficiency in building scale models, drawing set renderings, ground plans, and set construction. Additional experience in other design and technology areas (lighting, sound, props, stage management) is also desired.
  • Ability to work with computers, and other technologies in order to provide high-quality classroom and lab instruction, including set and lighting design computer programs.
  • Evidence of an ability to address and adapt to the instructional needs of varying student levels, using a variety of innovative, culturally relevant and responsive teaching strategies to encourage retention and student success in a wide range of theater courses
  • Commitment to work with students in activities outside of the classroom is essential.
  • Desire and demonstrated ability to participate actively in department, division, and college committees and in the shared governance of Long Beach City College
  • Creativity, flexibility, imagination and dedication are necessary to effectively perform the duties of this position.



  • Fulfilling three design responsibilities each semester. Demonstrated versatile range of scenic design training, knowledge of design history and styles, and experience.
  • A successful candidate will contribute to the artistic and intellectual growth of our department while ensuring the safety and quality of our productions.
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with directors and designers to facilitate construction and completion of scenic design elements within production timelines, budget, and standards.


Additional Information


Long Beach City College only considers complete applications for employment. All application materials must be electronically submitted and uploaded by the applicant by the application deadline. Applications are initially screened for completeness and State Minimum Qualifications. Complete applications are forwarded to the Department hiring committee for further review.


A complete application includes:

  • A Long Beach Community College District Online Application.
  • A cover letter outlining your education and experience relevant to this position. A current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • A list of three references, including current addresses and telephone numbers of both colleagues and supervisors. ALL graduate and undergraduate transcripts, showing school name, all college coursework, degree title and conferral date. This includes transcripts for any and all for the following degrees BA/BS, MA/MS and above (Ed.D, Ph,D, etc.) and courses used for transfer credit. Transcripts can be official or unofficial and must be submitted as an attachment. The conferral date must be on or before the application deadline in order to meet Minimum Qualifications.
  • Transcripts from countries other than the United States must be evaluated by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Service (http://www.naces.org/members.html).
  • Applicants who do not meet the https://www.cccco.edu/-/media/CCCCO-Website/About-Us/Divisions/Educational-Services-and-Support/Academic-Affairs/What-we-do/Curriculum-and-Instruction-Unit/Minimum-Qualifications/cccco-2022-report-min-qualifications-a11y.pdf?la=en&hash=C250C473024B24162799C9E64C787EF7E50DC5C6 for this discipline verbatim are required to submit a http://www.lbcc.edu/sites/main/files/file-attachments/supplementalequivalencyapplication-fillable.pdf https://get.adobe.com/reader/



All Long Beach Community College employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan 3, 2022 in compliance with District Policy. Please note that if selected for employment, you must provide proof of fully vaccinated status by date of hire. Documented proof of vaccination is required as part of the onboarding process. Individuals requesting accommodation must do so in a timely manner for consideration. For further information on LBCC District COVID-19 policy and guides, please view our https://www.lbcc.edu/return-campus.



Individuals who require reasonable accommodations in the Application or Examination Process in accordance with ADA should notify the Human Resources Office at least two days prior to the closing date, by calling (562) 938-4372.



The Long Beach Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and equity- minded hiring practices. It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunities and are not subject to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, language, accent, citizenship status, race, color, ancestry, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics.


Ancestral Land Acknowledgement

Long Beach City College acknowledges our presence on the traditional ancestral land of the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples. This land remains unceded territory. We acknowledge the painful history of genocide and forced removal from this territory. Long Beach City College honors and respects the Gabrielino/Tongva ancestors and their connection to this land.


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Long Beach City College jobs


Full-Time Job in Education:
Long Term Substitute – Theatre Arts/ Technical Design
Long Beach Community College District
 Long Beach, CA

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: design, performing arts, teaching, and technical theatre. States: California.