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Educational Assistant-Theater Department (Part-Time)

Employer
Connecticut State Colleges and Universities
Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 16, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art, Performing Arts, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Arts Administration, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
Employment Type
Part Time
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Educational Assistant- Theater Department (Part-time)

JOB DETAILS:
Posted: June 8, 2021
Level: Part-time Educational Assistant
Hours: Part-time Up to17 hours per week
Job Posting: NVCC 21-13
PC#: TBD
Closing Date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with materials submitted Thursday, July 8th, 2021 receiving priority consideration.

LOCATION:
Naugatuck Valley Community College
750 Chase Pkwy, Waterbury, CT 06708

Currently, this position is both on-ground and online as we continue to face the challenges of COVID. In the future, without COVID concerns, the schedule may continue to be both on-ground and online.

ANTICPATED STARTING DATE: Fall 2021

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Educational Assistant in the NVCC Theater department is responsible for assisting the full-time theater faculty in coordinating and promoting theater department classes, lessons, performances, staged readings, and showcases. The Assistant will also be responsible for tutoring students in audition and performance preparation, as well as assisting theater and musical theater students in the various theatre performance groups. The Assistant will also assist the theater faculty with recruiting, retention, and advising efforts. Incumbents must possess a proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Associate Degree in a related field; or a combination of education, training, and experience which would lead to the competencies required for the successful performance of the position’s essential duties.

SUBSTITUTION ALLOWED:
Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience in tutoring and advising Theater students.
  • Experience in Educational Theater.
  • Professional and/or Community Theater experience.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

Under the direction of the Theater Faculty, the Educational Assistant in the Theater department t is responsible for the following duties:
  • Assisting in the scheduling and monitoring of theatre practice spaces, some theater equipment and scripts.
  • Coordinate with the Theater faculty to create a schedule of classes for each Semester.
  • Tutoring (assisting Theater students during office hours in audition preparation and practice).
  • Scheduling theater students for retention meetings and advising.
  • Administrative Assistance for Theater faculty in marketing/promotion of theater and musical theater events, communicating with the area high schools; as well answer the department telephone, email, and mail.
  • Assisting with the copying and distribution of scripts and other materials to be used in the theater department activities.
The Educational Assistant in the NVCC Theater department must be flexible and available to work on occasional evenings with adjustments made to their schedule to stay within the maximum of 17 hours/week schedule.

This posting includes qualifications, experience, and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description.

STARTING SALARY:
$27.76 hourly.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume via the NVCC Careers Portal at:
Current Job Openings (nv.edu)

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disability, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Manager of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion Ndagostino@commnet.edu

CSCU IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT ASNUNTUCK CONNECTICUT COMMUNITY COLLEGE

We value our employees and are often looking to add new talent to our team. We offer many opportunities for our employees to contribute and stand out as part of our continued success story! We are looking for individuals who demonstrate a true passion for what they do and reflect the culture and vision of the CSCU system!

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