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Assistant Professor of Theatre

College of the Mainland
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 7, 2022

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title
Assistant Professor of Theatre


Contract Length
9 months

Class Summary

Responsible for providing instruction within the appropriate department/program. Develop and revise curriculum and course work. Provide scheduled office hours for student consultation. Serves on College committees as needed and assigned. Participate in student oriented instructional and advisement activities as needed and assigned.

Position Type
Exempt Staff

Employment Status
Full Time

Position Funding

Minimum Education/Training/Experience

Master’s Degree in Theatre or Master’s with 18 hours of Dramatic Arts and/or Theatre; prior teaching experience.

Preferred Education/Training/Experience

Master of Fine Arts degree in Theatre preferred.

Minimum Knowledge & Skills

- Principles and practices of teaching;
- Training techniques;
- Detailed knowledge of material being taught in the specific course and program area;
- Student engagement techniques;
- Record keeping procedures;
- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with students, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
- Ability to teach Script Analysis, Acting I, Theatre Appreciation, Film Appreciation and other courses as assigned.

Preferred Knowledge & Skills


Job Duties

- Comply with all college policies and safety policies to ensure a positive learning environment for student instruction and to support the activities of the college and to attend meetings and training as required.
- Direct two productions each year as assigned by COM Theatre artistic director ( COM Theatre mainstage and/or Lab productions). Two course releases for directing two productions each season.
- Ability to teach Script Analysis, Acting I, Theatre Appreciation, Film Appreciation and other courses as assigned.
- Provide production support for fellow Theatre faculty/staff as needed.
- Supervision of students at Theatre related events.
- Participate in departmental recruitment activities as needed.
- Maintain professional credentials and contacts outside of COM Theatre.
- Maintain a minimum of 7.5 scheduled office hours per week to be available for students.

Licensing/Certification Requirements


Physical Requirements

Physical: Moderate physical demand. Must be able to stoop, bend, lift up to 25 pounds, and assist in theatrical coursework, productions, and workshops.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Candidates that are eligible apply

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please NOTE : All applications must contain complete job histories, which include job title, dates of employment (month/year), name of employer, supervisors name and phone numbers and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application may be considered incomplete. Applications with “See attached” or “See resume” will not be accepted in lieu of a complete application. Omission of data can be the basis for disqualification; you may state “unknown” for any incomplete fields. A scanned copy of unofficial transcript(s) must be attached to the online application.

Minimum Salary Range
Masters: $44,331 - Doctorate: $52,860

Mid Point Salary Range

Maximum Salary Range
Masters: $57,630 - Doctorate: $68,713

Posting Open Date

Posting Close Date

Open Until Filled

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EEO Statement

College of the Mainland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability or veteran status.

College of the Mainland does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of its programs and activities, as specified by federal laws and regulations within Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and 1992.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master’s Degree in Theatre and at least two (2) years of recent teaching experience in a higher education setting?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts (1 of 3)
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Media File
  4. Portfolio
  5. Additional Transcripts (2 of 3)
  6. Additional Transcripts (3 of 3)
  7. Licensure/Certification

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