Adjunct Instructor - VCUarts –Department of Theatre

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 14, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art, Design & Graphic Arts, Other Arts, Performing Arts, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Arts Administration
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title AJ - Adjunct Position Number J00001 Working Title Adjunct Instructor - VCUarts –Department of Theatre Department Theatre Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range VCUarts Standard Adjunct Rate Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Adjunct - Teaching Hours/Week Part-Time Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category Adjunct - Teaching Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Description of the Job
Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts (VCUarts) Department of Theatre is establishing a pool of applicants for possible adjunct teaching positions. This pool of applicants could be drawn upon to provide temporary staffing when needed; to provide special teaching expertise when needed; and/or to meet special programmatic needs not otherwise provided for within the program. The applicant pool will remain active until the listed closing date of the job posting.

Given these criteria, this pool will only be assessed when an adjunct opportunity arises. Possible adjunct opportunities could include teaching a course(s) in any of the areas of study offered by the Department of Theatre. If an adjunct opportunity arises, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Adjunct faculty are expected to be thoughtful and proactive members of the Theatre community and have a desire to work with a diverse student population in a collaborative, inclusive and learning-centered collective. Required Qualifications
•Terminal degree ( MFA ) in a related field.

•Appropriate teaching experience and/or strong oral presentation and communication

• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student
environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU . Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated skills and experience in one or several of the following areas of expertise:

Public Speaking
Theatre History
Technical Theatre: Including Props, Makeup, Lighting, Electrical, Audio Mixing, and Scene Painting
Theatrical Design: Including Costume Design, Scene Design, Lighting Design, Model Making, Sound Design, and Color Theory
Drawing: Including Figure Drawing, and Introductory Level Drawing
Stage Combat Job Open Date 07/14/2021 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants
To apply, please submit application materials via VCU eJobs at Only electronic applications submitted via eJobs will be accepted. Application materials should include the following: • Current CV or Resume • A list of three current references including names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses (references will not be contacted prior to applicant’s approval) •If Applicable: Portfolio of work— visual documentation of professional work. CV/Resume and list of references should be submitted as one PDF in the “Curriculum Vitae (CV)” section of eJobs; and, due to file size limitations. Relevant portfolios of work should be submitted in the “Other Document” section of eJobs as an accessible link in a PDF that points to a website or cloud storage (with access instructions) to view all visual work. Additional Information Quick Link Supplemental Questions

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Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application

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