Theatre Arts Instructor Full Time, Temporary, Non-Tenure Track, Spring 2018

Location
Monterey
Posted
Sep 29, 2017
Institution Type
Community College



Theatre Arts Instructor Full Time, Temporary, Non-Tenure Track, Spring 2018

Salary

$4,919.82 - $5,975.27 Monthly

Location
Monterey, CA

Job Type
Full-Time Temporary Instructor

Division
Creative Arts

Job Number
2017-00036

Closing
10/29/2017 11:59 PM Pacific

Description

Priority Screening Date: October 29, 2017


Monterey Peninsula College is seeking applicants for a full-­time, temporary, non­-tenure track instructor in Theatre Arts to teach Theatre Arts classes as well as direct and produce a series of plays for the season. The term of employment will be the Spring Semester 2018. (The incumbent will be eligible to apply for a full­-time, tenure track position in the future, should the District recruit for one.) The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching a range of Theatre Arts classes. This may include teaching a core of beginning, intermediate, and advanced acting and directing classes, Introduction to Theatre, and Film Appreciation. The successful candidate will be expected to direct and produce a main stage production in Spring 2018.

Example of Duties
The successful candidate will:

• Use and develop a variety of effective teaching and assessment methods to engage student interest and support a variety of learning styles
• Develop syllabi that include student learning outcomes
• Assess student learning outcomes of courses and programs
• Evaluate student work using clear criteria relevant to the course content and learning objectives
• Maintain and submit accurate records according to published deadlines (i.e., grades, syllabi, attendance reports)
• Participate in Theatre Arts Department class schedule development process
• Manage the program budget
• Engage in activities that enhance the department's relationships with area high schools, colleges and businesses
• Advise and mentor Theatre Arts Students
• Hold required office hours and attend division meetings
• Communicate and work cooperatively with colleagues (within the discipline and college wide) on matters regarding course offerings, programs, and activities that would enhance the development of the department and college
• Continue professional development and remain current in the field through course work, conferences, workshops, and other appropriate means
• Perform duties described in Board policy, the Faculty Handbook, the MPCTA Contract, and as assigned at the Monterey campus, the Education Center at Marina, online, and/or other designated locations during the day, evening or weekend

Minimum Qualifications

• 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. Applicant must submit Equivalency Application. Equivalency form.

AND

• Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Desirable Qualifications
• Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts with an emphasis in Acting and/or Directing
• Evidence of professional work in acting and/or directing
• Computer literacy and experience in word processing, presentation and spreadsheet software

Work Schedule / Supplemental Information
Anticipated Starting Compensation

Initial salary placement is based on the current full­time salary schedule and on verification of education and experience. Starting salary is $5,199 - $6,315 per month. In addition to the base salary, the successful candidate can also earn a Doctoral stipend of $1,455.00 or multiple Masters' stipend of $1,032.00 for the semester.

Benefits
Monterey Peninsula College provides an excellent fringe benefits package, including sick leave, medical and dental coverage for employees and dependents, and a vision plan, life insurance and long term disability benefits for the employee only. Monterey Peninsula College contributes to the State Teachers' Retirement System. Participation in tax deferred plans is available.

Assignment & Anticipated Start Date
The assignment term is January 18, 2018 to May 30, 2018. The assignment will include 15 teaching load units (TLUs) plus five office hours per week.

Application Deadline
This position is open until filled. However, to be assured full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 29, 2017. Monterey Peninsula College reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.

Application Procedures
To be considered for review, applicants must submit the following application materials online:

1. Completed Online Application
2. Cover Letter
3. Résumé or Curriculum Vitae
4. Unofficial Transcripts of Bachelor's degree and all advanced degrees and coursework. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated at the applicant's expense. List of Agencies Performing Evaluations of Foreign Transcripts Degrees must be earned at a college or university accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Council on Post­ Secondary Accreditation and/or the U.S. Department of Education.

Only items listed above will be reviewed by the screening committee. Please upload your materials as PDF files and use file names that clearly reflect the contents of each attachment.

To apply for this position, please go to http://www.mpc.edu/employment and click on the link for "Full-Time Faculty and Administrator Positions." Click on the job title for full details about the position. Additionally you will see an "apply" button immediately above the announcement to the right.

You will be required to create a user account. If you already have a user account with another NeoGov employer, you will be able to use your existing account login information. Please complete all the required components of the application including uploading of your transcripts and other required documents.

Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the application and employment process will be accommodated to the extent reasonably possible. Requests should be made to the Office of Human Resources by calling 831-646­-4016.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact:

Kayla Garcia
Human Resources Department
Monterey Peninsula College
831-646-3038
kgarcia@mpc.edu

Applicants selected for interviews will be notified approximately two weeks following the application deadline. Initial interviews are held on campus. Travel expenses are the sole responsibility of the applicant. Positions are subject to adequate funding and MPC reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.

Conditions of Employment
Employment with Monterey Peninsula College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre­ employment requirements. Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following: Official transcripts, risk assessment or a certificate of Tuberculosis exam, proof of fingerprints taken via Live Scan to the Department of Justice, and proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval.

Monterey Peninsula College actively seeks a diverse pool of applicants interested in working in an environment that values flexibility, openness to change, collaboration, respect for others and their points of view, and involvement in College activities, all with the goal of meeting the needs of our diverse student population. Monterey Peninsula College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, medical condition, military or veterans status, religion, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.

Monterey Peninsula College actively seeks a diverse pool of applicants interested in working in an environment that values flexibility, openness to change, collaboration, respect for others and their points of view, and involvement in College activities, all with the goal of meeting the needs of our diverse student population. Monterey Peninsula College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, religion, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.

About the College
Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) is a fully accredited California public community college. With an open admissions policy, the college is known for the excellence of its academic programs and student support services. The college has been recognized as a top military friendly school.

The College offers over 100 degree and certificate programs to prepare students for transfer to four­year institutions, provide career and technical training or to update work skills, and to improve basic skills in mathematics, writing, reading, and English as a Second Language. As part of the Associate Degree for Transfer program with California State University (CSU), Monterey Peninsula College currently offers 14 transfer degrees with guaranteed admission to the CSU in Administration of Justice, Anthropology, Art History, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Early Childhood Education, History, Mathematics, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Studio Arts. The college has a growing distance education program, MPC Online. Monterey Peninsula College is also a community resource for lifelong learning opportunities.

MPC serves the communities of Big Sur, Carmel, Carmel Valley, Del Rey Oaks, Marina, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach, Sand City, and Seaside. Classes are offered at the Monterey campus, at the MPC Education Center at Marina, at the Public Safety Training Center in Seaside, and at various off­ campus locations.

MPC is partnering with Monterey Peninsula Unified School District and Pacific Grove Unified School District to offer college level coursework in both academic and vocational tracks through its College and Career Access Pathways. MPC and CSU, Monterey Bay have collaborated in enrolling students in cohort-based programs in which students take classes at both MPC and CSU, Monterey Bay while earning a CSU, Monterey Bay degree.

MPC has enjoyed tremendous support from the community. In 2002, voters approved a $145 million bond for facilities, infrastructure, and equipment at the college. These funds have ushered in an extraordinary period of renewal for MPC, resulting in the modernization and transformation of the

Monterey campus, and the construction of permanent facilities for the college's Fort Ord Center, including the Education Center at Marina and Public Safety Training Center in Seaside.

Monterey Peninsula College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation and contact information for the Commission can be found at http://www.accjc.org.

For information about course offerings, please see the Monterey Peninsula College catalog and class schedules:
https://www.mpc.edu/academics/general-information/course-catalogs-class-schedules

For a history of the development of the Education Center at Marina: http://www.mpc.edu/academics/campus­centers/education­center­at­marina

For Institutional Research: https://www.mpc.edu/about-mpc/campus-information/institutional-research?

For more About Us: https://www.mpc.edu/about-mpc/campus-resources/human-resources/vice-president-search/about-mpc

For more about our Community: https://www.mpc.edu/about-mpc/campus-resources/human-resources/vice-president-search/community

Monterey Peninsula College's Student Demographics for 2016-2017

African American
3.09%

American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.31%

Asian
8.17%

Hispanic
35.59%

Two or More Ethnicities
4.44%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.83%

Unknown
7.66%

White Non Hispanic
39.91%

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