Department of Theatre: Part time Lecturer in Film Production

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 17, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Department of Theatre: Part time Lecturer in Film Production

Job Class Code: 00052
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: PTFRGV0554
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position:
Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
FTE: Multiple

Scope of Job:
The Department of Theatre at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) occasionally has the need to hire Part - Time Lecturer (multiple positions) to teach in its Bachelor's in the Theatre program for the Fall 2021. Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction in the program, advising students, and participating in scholarship activities serving the college, university or local community as needed.

UTRGV faculty will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to student success and to advancing the university, college, and program missions, as well as a commitment to UTRGV's guiding principles (, which include promoting access to postsecondary education to a diverse student body and to become one of the largest and most successful Hispanic-serving emerging research institutions in the U.S.A.

Teaching assignments: Currently we are looking to create an adjunct pool in film production. Applicants will need to have experience in teaching one or more of the following:
  • Video Editing, I and II under the adobe Premiere program,
  • Intro to Film Video Production
  • Intermediate Film Video Production (upper division)
  • Advanced Film Video Production (upper division)

Upper division courses will need an MFA or PhD in area.

Minimum Qualifications:
The qualifications to be considered as an adjunct appointment in theatre are an MA/ MFA in Film production or MA. MA in related area with 18 hours of graduate film production or theatre courses will be considered.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
Ability to demonstrate strong technical skills in the teaching area, as well as use of related software specific to discipline. (Where applicable) Editing I and II require experience with Adobe Premiere and After Effects.

Preferred Qualification:

Salary: Part-time Lecturers are paid per course taught commensurate with experience and/or qualifications. This appointment is contingent upon enrollment and scheduling needs of the Theatre program.
License or Certification Required?: No
Number of Vacancies: Multiple
Desired Start Date: 09/01/2021

EEO Statement:
EEO Statement
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Diversity Statement
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.

Open Date: 07/12/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Complete all sections on the application. If you are applying for the first time please complete all biographical information including address, email and phone. You may update this at any time by selecting to edit your profile in the application. Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

All applicants must apply on line:
Required Documents to apply:Curriculum VitaeList of 3 ReferencesLetter of InterestUnofficial Transcripts (graduate and undergraduate - Once hired, official transcript are required).

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code ยง51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the positioning at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

Please Note:
Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications will not be considered. All positions are subject to budget approval.

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