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Posting Number: 18-00079
Position Type: Full Time Faculty
Department: G - Theater Arts
Site: Grossmont
FTE: 1.0
Months: 10 Month
Pay Grade Level: $56,229 (Class I, Step 6) - $114,088 (VII, Step 30)
Starting Pay Rate: $56,229 (Class I, Step 6) - $85,393 (VII, Step 10)
Work Hours:
Shift Differntial: None
Required Applicant Documents: Resume
Cover Letter
Transcript 1
Supplemental Materials 1
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants, interested in applying to this position must submit:

1) District Application

2) Theatre Resume AND Curriculum Vitae

3) 1 Page answering the following:
Describe an experience you have had in the classroom
that illustrates your teaching philosophy. (Upload as Supplemental Materials 1) Ariel or Times Roman 11 Font.

4) Copies of all college/university transcripts (official or unofficial) verifying degree(s) and/or course work.

*Note: Candidates selected for interview will be asked to perform a teaching demonstration.

Closing Date: 04-26-2019

Grossmont College seeks academic professionals who are dedicated to equitable and superior student success outcomes for all students. We are looking for candidates who will demonstrate a history and willingness to continue to learn about varied, relevant teaching and learning practices, assessment strategies, and educationally sound supports that will sustain a diverse and changing student body and college service area.

We seek colleagues who create positive, engaging learning and development environments in class and throughout the college that challenge and support students to aspire to, and achieve, their full potential.


Regular/contract instructors participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs, courses and other experiences that will directly result in the educational growth of the students and support advancement of the visions, missions and values of the college and District. This position may include a combination of day and evening assignments, large lectures and small seminars, and is being offered by a college strongly committed to the "open door" concept serving a diverse student population. Instructors will be expected to perform other duties consistent with their faculty job description as stated in the faculty contract.

The Theatre Arts Program offers AA degrees, Certificates of Achievement, a performance program and a musical theatre degree, and a full suite of lower division transfer courses. In addition to the year round production schedule, which includes five major and two minor productions, the department further assists student development by maintaining strong ties to local and professional theatres. The Theatre Arts Department is a multi-venue and equipped with the latest technologies in Sound and Lighting, and Computer Design technologies. The Department is fully staffed in performance assistance; the faculty and staff are working professionals in the theatre community.

Master's or Masters of Fine Arts in drama/theater arts/performance OR

Bachelor's or Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama/theater arts/Performance AND

Master's in comparative literature, English, communication studies, speech, literature or humanities OR

the equivalent.

If you are applying based on "the equivalent", you must complete a Full-Time Academic Equivalency Form located at CLICK HERE FOR EQUIVALENCY FORM. This form MUST be submitted as part of the application procedures.


1. Academic preparation for, or successful teaching experience at, the community college or university level in the area of performance, directing and musical theatre.

2. Professional experience in acting, directing and musical theatre.

3. Experience in teaching Performance courses in acting, directing, voice/movement and musical theatre.

4. Experience in teaching lecture courses in: Introduction To The Theatre, Script Analysis, and Musical Theatre History.

5. Ability to cultivate and maintain positive working relationships with faculty, staff, administration, students and the community.

6. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

7. Sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, linguistic, disability, sexual orientations, ideological affiliations and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

8. Ability to successfully instruct and motivate community college students from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, linguistic, disability, sexual orientations, ideological affiliations and ethnic backgrounds.
Preferred Qualifications: OTHER QUALIFICATIONS Candidates will also be evaluated for qualifications in the following:

1. Experience as an actor, director and musical theatre performer for productions at the college or professional level.

2. Ability to develop and implement innovative curricula that meets the demands of a diverse student population.

3. Ability to assess the local/regional entertainment industry and create curricula for potential career paths.

4. Evidence of involvement with community related projects in the public interest, such as participating in liaison and outreach activities with high schools, transfer institutions, and community in performance.

5. Ability to prepare funding proposals for instructional and theatre arts projects.

6. Ability and willingness to involve the furtherance of department and campus affairs.

7. Perform other duties consistent with the faculty job description as stated in the faculty contract.
Other Licenses and Certifications:
Working Conditions:
General Employment Information: Information provided by the applicant, other than that requested for statistical purposes by the Employment Services Office, which indicates candidate's gender, age, ethnicity, religious preference, etc. will be removed from the application. All submitted materials become District property and cannot be returned.

BENEFITS: The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District provides an excellent comprehensive benefits program including medical, prescription drugs, vision care, dental, life and income protection insurance, and membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) or the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS).

Under Federal Law, employers are required to verify that all new employees are eligible for employment in the United States. Prior to appointment to a position, you must present acceptable proof of your identity and authorization to work in the United States.

NOTE: Offers of employment are contingent upon successful fingerprint clearance. A $32.00 processing fee plus Live Scan fee will be required.

Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act due to a disability and who require accommodations for completing the application process or interviewing, please notify the District Employment Services Department. Phone (619) 644-7679.

GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer.
Posting Date: 02-28-2019
Quicklink for Posting: jobs.gcccd.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52111
Date Job Commences: FALL 2019




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Posted: 4/18/2019
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