Dean College is a private, residential New England college
grounded in a culture and tradition that all students deserve the
opportunity to discover and exceed their greatest aspirations.
A personal and transformative community since 1865, Dean
tirelessly inspires our students to unimagined heights through
personalized support and integrated delivery of academic,
co-curricular and experiential learning.
Our graduates are lifelong learners who thrive in their careers,
embrace social responsibility and demonstrate leadership.
This is The Dean Difference.
Consistently recognized as a Top Regional College and a Best
Value School by U.S. News & World Report and named a College of
Distinction for four consecutive years, Dean serves approximately
1,200 full-time students and 300 part-time students and offers more
than 50 combined bachelor's and associate degree programs and
specializations, as well as a robust schedule of continuing studies
and certificate programs throughout the year.
Dean College is perfectly situated in Franklin, Massachusetts,
which is conveniently located between Boston and Providence, Rhode
Island and is accessible to Boston by commuter rail. The Dean
College/Franklin station is only a five-minute walk from campus.
Approximately 90 percent of the College's student population lives
Dean provides a supportive academic environment that thrives on
student engagement and exceptional teaching. The Dean
Difference is exemplified through each student's
commitment to their professional futures, social responsibility and
leadership. Outside of the classroom, students participate in 16
athletic teams and more than 30 on-campus groups and
Ninety-six percent of our bachelor's degree students are
employed or enrolled in graduate school within 12 months of
graduation. Alumni are hard at work in top-ranked graduate programs
and are employed by organizations such as Universal Studios, Dell
Technologies, Liberty Mutual, Kraft Sports + Entertainment, the
Boston Ballet, and more.
The School of the Arts is looking for a dynamic,
experienced, student-centered educator to teach a course in theatre
history and literature during the spring 2022 semester. The College
seeks Adjunct Faculty who focus on experiential learning and active
engagement in their classrooms. Adjuncts chosen to teach at Dean
College create a compelling and professional learning environment
for students of diverse learning backgrounds.
We are seeking an adjunct instructor to teach THA
342: Theatre History and Literature III: Modern and
Contemporary Drama. This is a 3-credit course which meets
twice a week for 75 minutes. The adjunct pay rate is
$3200.00/section. Adjunct faculty are expected to hold one office
hour each week for each section they teach. The School of the Arts
provides a course charter with course objectives and learning
outcomes and sample syllabi. While Dean College intends to hold
classes face-to-face in the Spring 2022 semester, all faculty will
be expected to make active use of the learning management system
Canvas at least at a minimum level established by the College.
The course description is as follows:
THA 342: Theatre History and Literature III: Modern and
Contemporary Drama - This course begins with the work of late
19th-century playwrights Strindberg, Shaw, Chekov, and Wilde,
moving through the dramatic literature and historical contexts of
the 20th and 21st centuries. Other playwrights to be covered
include O'Neil, Brecht, Williams, Beckett, Albee, Miller, Mamet,
Vogel, Churchill and more.
We are looking to fill one section of THA 342 currently
scheduled as listed below (but could be adjusted):
Tuesday/Thursday - 2:00-3:15 pm
- A Master's Degree in a related field is required;
- COVID-19 Vaccination, required;
- Experience teaching at the college level both in person and
- Strong computer skills, required;
- Ability and willingness to be responsive and supportive to
students through college online resources and digital tools,
- Experience with or willingness to learn Canvas, our learning
management system, and classroom media, required;
- Expertise in learner-centered teaching, required;
- Experience using technologies and/or strategies to enhance
- Experience and ability to work effectively with a culturally
diverse student body with a variety of learning styles,
Dean College is an equal-opportunity, Title IX institution and
pledges to recruit, select and promote diversity by providing
equality of opportunity in higher education for all persons,
including faculty and staff with respect to hiring, continuation,
promotion, and applicants for admission, enrolled students and
graduates without discrimination or segregation.
The College is interested in candidates who have the
communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their
effectiveness with diverse groups of colleagues, students, faculty,
and community members. All employment decisions are made on a
Dean College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or
ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic
information, or other protected classes under the law.
This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and
access to and treatment in College programs, services, and
activities. A pre-employment background screen is required for all
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