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Department of Theatre and Dance - Part-Time Lecturer Pool

Employer
California State University, Fullerton
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 26, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Performing Arts
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time
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Department of Theatre and Dance - Part-Time Lecturer Pool

Department of Theatre and Dance
Part-Time Lecturer Pool


POSITION

The Department of Theatre and Dance at CSU Fullerton invites applications for part-time faculty positions in all areas of theatre and dance. Teaching responsibilities may include any voice, theory, history, and dance instruction. Part-time positions at CSUF are eligible for a benefits package depending on the credit load each semester.

This is a pool of part-time lecturers for the department to draw on as necessary.

APPOINTMENTS FROM THE PART-TIME POOL ARE TEMPORARY AND OFTEN MADE JUST PRIOR TO THE START OF THE ACADEMIC TERM. APPLICANTS MUST BE AVAILABLE ON VERY SHORT NOTICE.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • A Master's degree in Theatre or related field or equivalent experience
  • Candidate should have prior teaching experience at the university level
  • Candidates should demonstrate their ability to teach, interact and work effectively with a wide and culturally diverse range of students, including first-generation college students.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Preference will be given to those with significant teaching experience in working with diverse populations and fostering a collaborative, supportive and inclusive environment.
  • Preference will also be given to those with relevant performance and professional experience.

    HOW TO APPLY

    A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. Please provide the following materials as it relates to your application requirements:
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Diversity Statement - This statement provides the applicant's unique perspective on their past and present contributions to and future aspirations for promoting diversity, inclusion, and social justice in their professional careers. The purpose of the diversity statement is to help the department identify candidates who have professional experience, intellectual commitments, and/or willingness to engage in activities that could help CSUF contribute to its mission in these areas
  • Unofficial transcripts (official required upon appointment
  • Summary of Teaching Experience/Courses

    Applications will be reviewed as needed.

    Please direct all questions about the position to: Jamie Tucker, Department Chair, at jamtucker@fullerton.edu

    ABOUT THE COLLEGE AND THE DEPARTMENT

    A Message from the Dean:
    The College of the Arts is a destination of choice for students seeking the highest quality training in the visual and performing arts. We take great pride in our role as a college of regional focus with national impact: locally, the College serves as an academic and cultural resource for the community; nationally, our alumni contribute to the thriving creative economy as artists, educators, performers, and professionals.

    We are leaders in arts education, marked by our continuous national accreditation in all four areas - Dance, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts. Part of this rich history of excellence is underscored by our faculty, who encourage the artistic achievement of their students in an academically rigorous environment that also celebrates their individuality.

    The college is home to one of the largest theatre programs in the state with an emphasis in technical theatre, providing the industry with numerous workforce-ready theatre technicians. Our Visual Arts complex is home to one of only a few large, comprehensive art programs in the Cal State system, distinguishing itself from other campuses.

    At Cal State Fullerton, our motto is “Titans reach higher.” In the College of the Arts, not only do we reach higher, we reach forward to shape the future of the arts in new and innovative ways. For more information about the College of the Arts, please visit: http://www.fullerton.edu/arts/

    Department of Theatre and Dance:
    The faculty, staff, and administration in the Department of Theatre & Dance at California State University, Fullerton are fully committed to the health and well-being of every student in our program, as well as to the quality and outcomes of our instruction and curriculum. We believe that every one of our students is an important member of the Titan Family, and we strive to empower our them while also acting for the greater good of every citizen, regionally and nationally.

    As Titans of the Arts, we know the importance of flexibility, creative thinking, entrepreneurialism and, above all, resiliency. We are all in this together, and we are 100% committed to you and your educational goals during this period of uncertainty. You are the actors, designers, performers, dancers, choreographers, and more who will shape the arts of tomorrow in ways we have yet to imagine. Move forward towards your future this fall and join us for a semester of possibility.

    California State University, Fullerton is a minority-serving institution and an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. CSUF fosters an inclusive environment within which students, faculty, staff, and administrators thrive. Individuals advancing the University's strategic diversity goals and those from underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

    APPOINTMENT DATE AND ACADEMIC CALENDAR

    The need for part-time faculty is greatest in Fall and Spring semesters. The Fall term begins in the late August and ends in mid-December; the Spring term runs from the middle of January through the end of May. On rare occasions part-time faculty are needed during one of the Summer Session segments.

    PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

    Regular performance evaluations of part-time lecturers are made by the department in accord with the faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement and University Policy Statement 210.070. These performance evaluations determine which lecturers will be retained for future and continued teaching assignments. And in some instances, syllabi, assignments and reading material will be reviewed by the departmental personnel committee.

    APPOINTMENT AND SALARY

    All part-time faculty appointments are made as Lecturers, under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the CSU system and the California Faculty Association. Initial appointments are for one semester only.

    Classification Range: $4,530 - $6,056 per month
    Anticipated hiring range depending on qualifications, not to exceed $5,405 per month.

    The full-time (15 units per semester) monthly base salaries indicated above are prorated to the number of units worked and are paid in six monthly payments for each full semester. For a three-unit assignment, typical starting compensation ranges from $5,436 to $6,486 per semester.

    For a description of potential benefits, go to https://hr.fullerton.edu/total-wellness/benefits/

    CAMPUS AREA

    Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 41,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California's revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

    MANDATED REPORTER PER CANRA

    The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse And Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

    CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CLEARANCE NOTICE



    This offer is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check and may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information and/or if information was knowingly withheld or falsified.

    Please note, that continued employment is contingent upon your successful completion of a background screening as required under CSU policy. Faculty rehired at CSUF after a break in service of 12 or more months who have not had a CSUF background check within the past 12 months will be subject to a new background check; rehire is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of the new background check

    OUT-OF-STATE EMPLOYMENT POLICY

    In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and requires hiring employees to perform CSU related work within the State of California.

    COVID-19

    CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to hr@fullerton.edu.

    TITLE IX

    Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator

    CLERY ACT DISCLOSURE

    California State University Fullerton is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual security and fire safety report is available on the CSUF website. If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop by the Police Department in at 800 North State College Blvd or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (657) 278-7286.

    To apply, visit https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/fl/en-us/job/513926/department-of-theatre-and-dance-parttime-lecturer-pool jeid-dbed71d1a682894aa9be959961e4af67
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