Theatre Arts Adjunct Instructor-Emphasis in Technical Direction

Antelope Valley College
California, United States
$74.00 - $80.00
Posted Date
Jun 24, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Antelope Valley College


Theatre Arts Adjunct Instructor-Emphasis in Technical Direction

Salary: $74.06 - $80.09 Hourly

Deadline: Continuous


Full job description and OFFICIAL application available ONLY at:



Antelope Valley College invites applications for our adjunct (Temporary, part-time) faculty applicant pool for the following Drama Theater Art Adjunct Instructor.



Instruct students in the assigned discipline 

Assignment may include teaching courses during the day, evening, on-line courses and/or off-campus sites



Applicant must meet one of the following requirements

• Most current Minimum Qualifications for Faculty in California Community colleges: Master's degree or Master of Fine Arts in drama/theater arts/performance OR bachelor's degree or Bachelor of Fine Arts in drama/theater/performance AND master's degree in comparative literature, English, communication studies, speech, literature, or humanities OR the equivalent. 

• Antelope Valley College Equivalency: No Antelope Valley College Equivalency

AND a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students (Assembly Bill 1725; Education Code 87360).



• Act as the Technical Director for the Primary Theatrical Production during the semester of employment.  Consult with faculty and staff in all areas relevant to the technical elements of the Theatre Arts program.  These include (but are not limited to) budgeting and purchasing of all equipment and materials for sets, props, and lighting.

• Attend all production meetings and rehearsals as needed and participate in the technical and dress rehearsal process as well as all performances as the faculty representative of the technical side of the production.

• Work as a team member with Produces, Director, and Designers of the production team as well as in close association with the AVC Performing Arts Theatre staff and crew.

• Work closely with the Set and Lighting Designer(s) in the building and implement the set and lighting designs for the production by students enrolled in the Theatre Production classes.

• Coordinate with he AVC Performing Arts Theatre Technical Director for use of all Performing Arts spaces, including the Scene Shop and Stage areas and equipment.

• Provide technical oversight, guidance, and training to student theatrical crew members in the proper use of tools and theater equipment, including lighting, props, and set construction, as well as basic theater practices, techniques, and work standards.

• Teach student to work as stage technicians and identify qualified students to serve as crew for productions. In addition, instruct students during crew work on productions and during the strike of the production.



SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION It is the responsibility of each applicant to have all the requested documents submitted through NEOGOV by the deadline date in order to continue in the application process for this position. 


For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.

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