Director of Musical Theatre

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
$50,000.00 - $65,000.00
Posted
May 13, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Title: Director of Musical Theatre

Employee Type: Faculty 12 month

Status: Full time/Exempt

Department: Music Worship & Performing Arts

Reports To: Music Worship & Performing Arts Department Chair                             

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Job Summary:

The Director of Musical Theatre will direct the Musical Theatre program and teaching course related subjects.

Personal Qualities:

  • The desire to grow, develop, and mature, both spiritually and professionally.
  • The ability to create and maintain a Christian professional atmosphere in all internal and external relationships.
  • A spirit of cooperation and willingness to serve others.
  • The desire and ability to disciple and mentor students.
  • A professional appearance.

Education and Experience: 

  • Graduate degree in a related musical theatre cognate.
  • Demonstrable performance artistry in directing and producing musical theatre.
  • A well-articulated understanding of the integration of the Christian faith and artistic endeavor and the performing arts, in particular.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Substantial directing experience.
  • Passionate commitment to the MWPA missional focus to prepare highly skilled artists to influence culture with grace and truth.
  • Strong administrative skills in giving oversight to production staff.
  • An ability to work collaboratively.
  • Exhibit a high degree of professionalism while motivating and educating students in an engaging manner concerning musical theatre and a biblical worldview.
  • Proficiency as a communicator in written and oral formats.
  • An ability to design instruction.
  • An ability to develop new courses.
  • An ability to assess the overall success of courses.
  • A desire to mentor students outside the classroom.
  • Proficiency with word processing, general computer skills, and LBC | Capital’s instructional technologies (i.e., Learning Management System, Video Conferencing, etc.).

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Teach undergraduate courses in one or more of the following areas in relationship to the candidate’s area(s) of strength and academic preparation; Acting, Dance/Choreography, Musical Theatre Workshop, History of MT repertoire, Senior Showcase, Performance Career Seminar, Voice and related coursework.
  • Give vision and direction to the MT academic program in the MWPA department.
  • Primary academic advisor to students in the MT program.
  • Produce and/or direct two mainstage productions per academic year.
  • Give direction and oversight to production staff.
  • In cooperation with the MWPA chair, oversee the engagement and development of adjunct faculty to teach course in the MT program.
  • Teach courses as assigned at the undergraduate, adult education, and/or graduate level in face-to-face, blended, and online format which may require teaching during the day, evening, and/or weekend.
  • Active recruitment of potential Musical Theatre majors.
  • Actively engage community networks to encourage opportunities/internships/partnerships for students.
  • Other teaching service duties as assigned by the Chair, based on the candidate’s strengths and departmental needs.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.