Lecturer

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

United States

December 20, 2021

Description

Position Details Recruitment/Posting Title Lecturer

Department SASN - Arts Culture & Media Salary Open Posting Summary

The Theater Program in the Department of Arts, Culture and Media invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, calendar-year Lecturer (Instructor) beginning January 1, 2022 (negotiable) to serve as technical director of the program, for an appointment of up to two-and-one half years. In addition to teaching two technical theater courses in the fall and spring semesters, general responsibilities will include production support and technical operation activities, along with other academic and administrative duties. Additionally, the position will:

· Collaborate with directors, designers, and technical staff to plan and implement scenic designs of the main stage productions.

· Work hands-on and in partnership to build and install scenic, lighting, video, sound, and related technical aspects of the main stage productions.

· Manage day-to-day operation of the theater in the 110 Warren building and spaces related to that theater.

As the position has a critical role in stage productions, responsibilities will necessitate participation in productions, rehearsals, and other events.

The Theater Program is a joint program between Rutgers University-Newark and the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).

The successful candidate will have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education through advancing and supporting initiatives that deepen pedagogical knowledge and sustain motivated learning in all students, particularly students from underrepresented backgrounds. Rutgers non-tenure track positions have competitive salary and benefits.

Posting Number 21FA1388 Posting Open Date 11/19/2021 Posting Close Date

Minimum Education and Experience

· B.A. or BFA in Technical Theater or Technical Director of Theater.

· Minimum of five years' experience in professional technical theater, with experience in theatrical construction and stagecraft, rigging systems, shop supervision and administration.

· Proficiency with CAD packages, Vector works, and other pertinent technology.

· Three to five years of supervisory experience with stage production and theater management.

· Extensive experience with stage lighting and stage audio equipment, including maintenance, operation, programming, and running of the systems.

· Competence in the range of managerial functions required in the technical operations of a theater.

Advanced degree preferred.

Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment Overview

The School of Arts and Sciences-Newark (SASN) is a place where exploration, discovery, and imagination come together to form the core of a liberal arts education. We serve all undergraduates at Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N); and offer a broad selection of more than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate courses a year in more than 40 subjects. SASN combines the best of a large research university with a small liberal arts college. RU-N is a remarkably diverse, urban, public research university that is not just in Newark but of Newark-an anchor of our home city. RU-N is located in a transportation hub with easy access to New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. New Jersey offers vibrant and varied cultural activities, excellent schools, and opportunities to live in culturally diverse urban, suburban, or small-town settings within a short distance of campus. RU-N is consistently ranked one of the most diverse universities in the country by US News & World Report and is located minutes from New York City. For more information about RU-N: newark.rutgers.edu.

Statement

Special Instructions to Applicants

Application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of two references.

Quick Link to Posting https: // jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/148492 Campus Rutgers University-Newark Home Location Campus Rutgers University-Newark Location Details

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of Professional References (contact Info)
  • Optional Documents

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