Musical Theatre, Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track, Instructor,
The College of Fine Arts and Design is a center of excellence for the arts and design, as well as a center of innovation for improving and promoting arts education. Founded in 2001, the college combines the experience of Oklahoma’s oldest public educational institution with groundbreaking thinking about the role of the arts on the 21st century. The College of Fine Arts and Design nurtures leadership qualities in students, thus expanding the scope and qualities of their career opportunities. The institution’s emphasis is on student-centered education. this commitment to excellence provides students the opportunity to interact and work closely with our more than 100 outstanding full and part-time faculty members who are dedicated to developing the artist, scholar, creative professional, educator, citizen and leader as a whole. With more than 200 performing and visual arts events every year, the college provides students from a variety of academic disciplines and programs to come together to view exhibits, attend special events, experience performances, take classes and discuss their work, and ultimately learn to both specialize and think from a global perspective. The College of Fine Arts and Design currently has six academic units, the Department of Art, Department of Dance, School of Design, Department of Theatre Arts, School of Music and the Academy of Contemporary Music and specialized accreditations from National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). For further information see our website ttp://www.uco.edu/cfad .
Instructor provides a quality learning experience for students. Instructor faculty perform instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college. The relationship of the Instructor faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning.
Department Specific Essential Job Functions
Teach Musical Theatre I (introductory course), Musical Theatre II, Musical Theatre V (scene study); other musical theatre courses—Acting for Musical Theatre; Interview and Audition; Musical Theatre Directing I & II, History of Musical Theatre, Music theatre Performance Workshop—as assigned. Direct and/or choreograph MainStage musicals and revues. Recruit and advise musical theatre majors.
Report to the School of Music Director and Dean of the College of Fine Arts and Design.
An earned Master’s degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
Terminal degree and/or professional equivalency.
Professional experience in directing and teaching. Candidates must be committed to the highest ethical standards and demonstrate effective leadership and teamwork skills. Willingness to teach in a variety of instructional formats (in-person, hybrid, online) as necessary and appropriate.
Reasonable accommodations may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.