Dordt University is currently seeking a theatre arts faculty member
whose primary responsibilities include teaching courses in theatre
and design and also serving as technical director for Theatre Arts
productions, mentoring and training students within the
co-curricular contexts of technical direction, the production
process, and the scene shop's daily activities. This faculty member
will serve as a member of the Theatre Arts department, which offers
two mainstage shows and numerous student-led and other productions
throughout the year.
Dordt faculty advance the mission of the
university through contributions to Reformational teaching and
scholarship, student recruitment and retention, campus and
community service, Core program support, and ongoing professional
and program development.
- Teaching opportunities include introductory and advanced
courses in theatre and design, with the possibility of also
teaching courses in Core, Art & Design, and/or Communication,
in line with the candidate's experience and qualifications.
- Our professors engage in scholarship and academic service
within Dordt University's growing and highly collaborative
community of faculty and students. The successful candidate will
regularly involve students in creative/scholarly activity to extend
their learning across curricular and co-curricular contexts.
Dordt University provides robust support for faculty development,
academic service, and scholarship.
The university seeks candidates with an
earned M.F.A. or M.A. in theatre arts or a related field;
candidates with an earned B.F.A. or B.A. in theatre with at least
five years of exceptional experience in professional and/or higher
education theatre (as recognized by peers in the field) will be
considered. Experience in teaching is preferred, and/or work
experience or research that focuses on leading, teaching, and
learning in the fields of theatre arts and design. A commitment to
excellence in college-level teaching, including curriculum design,
classroom management, and ongoing student learning assessment is
Qualified persons committed to a Reformational
Christian perspective and educational philosophy are encouraged to
read the detailed job description and follow the full-time
application process at the link below. Review of applications will
begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Dordt University endeavors to diversify its staff within the
framework of its mission. The commitment of the university to
nondiscrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender,
national or ethnic origin, or race is consistent with federal and
state requirements for nondiscrimination in employment.