Position Title Associate Professor-9 month appointment (Coordinator of Musical Theatre)
Work Location Springfield Campus Department College of Arts & Letters Administration HR Home Department 020216 THEATRE & DANCE Pay Grade Unclassified Position only available to current, regular, full-time Missouri State University employees? No, Position is available to all applicants. Faculty Appointment Type Tenure Track Term (if applicable) 9 month Begin Date of Appointment 08/15/2023 Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt General Function
The Associate Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with an intermediate academic rank who has demonstrated achievement in the areas of teaching, research, and professional service appropriate to the discipline. The Associate Professor's teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic department head and may include serving as an academic advisor. The Associate Professor engages in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and is expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research, based upon the availability of resources and consistent with the mission of the University.
Description of Primary Duties
The Judith Enyeart Reynolds College of Arts and Letters at Missouri State University invites applicants for a tenure-track Coordinator of Musical Theatre at the rank of Associate Professor to begin in August 2023. The Coordinator holds an endowed position, the Clif & Gail Smart Professorship in Musical Theatre. The successful applicant must hold a terminal degree and professional experience in one of the contributing areas (Music, Theatre, Dance) and have a proven record of academic, administrative and professional experience, with significant achievement as a performer, director, music director, and/or choreographer.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications
The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Associate Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Terminal Master's degree (60 hours) OR Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (with significant commensurate professional experience) with an emphasis in acting, directing, musical theatre, music direction, and/or choreography. Professional affiliations with SAG/AFTRA, Actor's Equity and/or SDC.
Link to Job Description https: // www. missouristate.edu/Human/JobDescriptions/2030.htm Open Date 12/16/2022 Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until filled) Special Instructions to Applicants
EO/AA and Diversity Statement
Non Discrimination Statement
Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.
The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. Inquiries concerning the complaint/grievance procedure related to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, should be addressed to the Title IX Coordinator, Carrington Hall 205, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897, [email protected], 417-836-8506, or to the Office for Civil Rights. All other inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Park Central Office Building, Suite 111, Springfield, Missouri 65897, [email protected], 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. (Res. Board Policies No. 70-11; Bd. Min. 10-28-11.)
Background Check Statement
Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.
Posting DetailPosting Number 20220070FTF
Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/66526Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
(Open Ended Question)Applicant Documents