This 12-month tenure-track position serves as the Theatre Program Director/Executive Director, Paul Robeson Theatre. The position teaches beginning and intermediate acting, and Shakespeare, with special emphasis on Hagen, Adler, Chekov, Stanislavsky, and Silvera. The successful candidate will be responsible for directing two main stage productions per year, teach two classes (six credit hours) per semester, and participate in curriculum development, recruiting and advising theatre majors. Service to the program, department, college and university are also expected.
The administrative responsibilities of the program director include managing instructional programs, budgetary management, faculty development, instruction, departmental assessment and accreditation functions and interfacing with the accrediting body.
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The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) houses the Departments of Criminal Justice, English, History and Political Science, Journalism and Mass Communication, Liberal Studies, and Visual and Performing Arts. CAHSS enrolls more than 1,950 students and has more than 160 faculty members.
With an award-winning faculty, intensive research programs, and community-focused initiatives, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is the nation's largest historically black university with an enrollment of more than 12,500 students. NC A&T is an 1890 land-grant, doctoral higher research institution and one of 17 constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina System.
NC A&T has ranked third in the University of North Carolina System in sponsored research funding for more than a decade. The university is a leading producer of change agents and global leaders for the careers of today and tomorrow in disciplines of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), business, and the arts and humanities. NC A&T offers degree programs at the baccalaureate, master's and doctoral levels.
Within the CAHSS is the Department of Visual and Performing Arts. The mission of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts is to provide students with exceptional professional programs, which combine development in artistic disciplines and career preparation in the arts. The department offers the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Professional Theatre with concentrations in Acting and Theatre Technology, and is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).
Internal job number: 000924
The successful candidate must hold a terminal degree in Fine Arts, and have knowledge and experience with the National Association of Schools of Theatre's accrediting standards and procedures. Candidate must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a dedication and passion for teaching, and enjoy working collaboratively and collegially with colleagues.
Preference will be given to candidates with more than five years of college teaching experience, and with professional acting and/or directing experience. Candidates should should have an established national portfolio of scholarly and creative activity in the theatre arts. In addition to academic and directing experience, affiliation with the Actor's Equity Association or the Screen Actors Guild is desirable.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!