Costume Construction Instructor

State Fair Community College

United States

December 14, 2021


Costume Construction Instructor


Depends on Qualifications


Sedalia, MO

Job Type



Speech and Drama - Productions

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  • Description
  • Benefits
  • State Fair Community College is an accessible, learning-centered institution, enriching its students and community by providing skills, knowledge and perspectives essential for a changing world.

    This position will be providing instruction in Theatre Arts on the State Fair Community College campus for THE 122- costume construction.

    Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills

    Teaching the full range of costume construction techniques throughout the semester. Participating in student mentoring in Costume Construction. Communicating effectively and professionally with students and staff. Teaching assignments in a variety of instructional settings and times, including evening and/or weekends, on-line or off-campus and large group instruction classes as needed. Otherwise fulfilling all of the duties and responsibilities of instructors as required by State Fair Community College.

    Minimum qualifications & Requirements

    All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom; AND Masters or Master of Fine Arts in Costume Design/Technology or Construction


    Bachelors or Bachelor of Fine Arts in drama/theater arts/performance AND at least 3 years of professional theatre experience in the world of Costuming.


    5-7 years of Professional Theatre experience in Costuming and Professional References.

    Experience and skill with addressing issues of equity in the classroom;

    · Willingness to examine and remediate ones instructional, relational, and classroom practices to more effectively engage and support racially minoritized students;

    · Experience working with a diverse student population;

    · Masters of Fine Arts degree in Costume Design or Construction, combined with significant professional experience;

    Extent of knowledge and proficiency of various techniques of costume design and construction and makeup for stage production;

    · Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in digital costume design and in various costuming periods and styles;

    · Extent of knowledge of or experience teaching costume design and makeup application, oral interpretation, theatre history and theatre appreciation;

    · Demonstrated ability to work with a budget;

    · General knowledge of theatrical technical production;

    · Knowledge of current assessment methods and materials;

    · Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty and staff;

    · Related work and professional experience;

    · Potential for contribution to institutional vitality and growth; and

    Knowledge of the community college and its mission and goals.

    Supplemental information

    Salary: Salary for 3 credits of adjunct work is $1725 for the semester.

    Completed applications will include SFCC application, cover letter, resume and unofficial transcripts. (Official transcripts will be required upon offer and acceptance of the position.)

    AA Statement: SFCC is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of State Fair Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry, national origin, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities or employment as required by law in regard to admissions, awarding financial aid, access to courses and programs, and all student services as well as the recruitment, admission and retention of students.

    As part of our enduring commitment to inclusive excellence on our campus, State Fair Community College, is a member of the Greater Missouri Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). HERC supports job seekers through the higher education job search process and it supports institutions in their efforts to create inclusive recruitment, hiring, and retention practices for staff and faculty.

    Part time faculty employees receive 3 credit hours of tuition waiver per semester they teach. see policy and regulation if hired.


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