Acting/Voice & Speech Instructor Pool-Part-Time
Acting/Voice & Speech Instructor Pool-Part-TimeDepartment:
FC Fine ArtsLocation:
Fullerton CollegePercentage of Employment :
Do you strive to make a difference in higher education? Are you looking for a rewarding career opportunity to be a part of our students’ educational success and lifelong learning? If so, we invite you to join North Orange County Community College District. We are proud to enroll over 80,000 students and serve a population of over one million people, annually! Home to more than 2,600 employees, our highly skilled, professional, and diverse faculty and staff are leading two of California’s premier colleges, Cypress Community College and Fullerton Community College, as well as one of the largest continuing education programs, North Orange Continuing Education.
We invite you to join the Fullerton College campus community. Ideal candidates will share Fullerton College’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Fullerton College offers a radically student-centered culture that is inclusive and welcoming to all who learn and work here. The student body is incredibly diverse, with more than 55.5% Latinx, 19.3% Caucasian, 14.8% Asian/Pacific Islander, 0.24% American Indian/Alaskan Native, and 3.2% African American. Additionally, students from more than 40 countries enroll in our International Student Program each year. The College believes in a multicultural learning experience where faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds can contribute to the development of our students.
Fullerton College is the oldest community college in continuous operation in California. Since our first class in 1913, we have grown to become one of the most successful community colleges in the nation. Our high transfer and graduation rates, rich academic programs and radically student-centered approach equip students with the skills and resources they need to succeed. Each year, thousands of students transfer to the CSU and UC systems as well as to private colleges and universities throughout the nation. Notably, during 2017, Fullerton College was ranked as the number one community college in California in transfers to the California State University (CSU) system.
Fullerton College is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is eligible for designation as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving-Institution (AANAPISI). Fullerton College proudly offers many programs to serve and support our diverse student body, including Puente, Umoja, Student Diversity Success Initiative, INCITE, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) Foster Youth Success Initiative, Disability Services, and a Veterans Resource Center. The College also provides many avenues of support for our faculty and staff through networks that include the Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander, Black, and LGBTQ Faculty Staff Associations.
Fullerton College offers a comprehensive array of student services programs and academic and career pathways designed to achieve our campus strategic goals related to access, retention, persistence, and student success initiatives on campus. The College is developing an implementation plan for Guided Pathways and has robust partnerships with our local high school districts.
The Fullerton College campus community is dedicated to our core values of Community, Diversity, Equity, Excellence, Growth, Inclusivity, Innovation, Integrity, Partnership, Respect and Responsibility. For more information, please visit our website at www.fullcoll.edu.
The Theatre Arts Department at Fullerton College is strongly committed to transfer education, professional training, and community service through a diversified curriculum, inclusive training practices, and an ambitious production schedule. Four main-stage productions are complemented by a new play development program, student-directed showcases, musical cabarets, and devised solo performances. Advanced training and certificates in performance and technical theatre prepare students for professional engagement upon completion, and a strong high school outreach program promotes student leadership opportunities through one of the most successful high school theatre festivals in the United States.
For additional information, visit the Fullerton College Theatre Arts Department website here .Primary Purpose:
Duties and responsibilities as presented are intended to be representative and not restrictive. The District reserves the right to modify the assignment and allocation of duties in accordance with operational needs.Essential Functions:
Examples of essential functions are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature.Job Description:
Fullerton College Theatre Arts Department invites applications for adjunct instructor positions focusing on acting and voice, beginning fall 2021. The positions involve instruction in foundational, intermediate, and advanced acting courses, improvisation, voice and oral interpretation as well as opportunities to direct and/or coach voice, speech, and dialects for selected plays in the department’s production season.
Courses that the position may cover include, but are not limited to Acting Principles, Movement for the Actor, Oral Interpretation, and Voice for the Actor.Special Requirements:
The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If degree award date is not posted on transcript your application will be deemed incomplete and removed from consideration.
Grade cards will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts.
All degrees and course work used to satisfy the required minimum qualifications must be submitted and from accredited postsecondary institutions. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications regarding accredited postsecondary institutions.
Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s or Master of Fine Arts in drama/theater arts/performance
Bachelor’s or Bachelor of Fine Arts in drama/theater arts/performance
Master’s in comparative literature, English, communication studies, speech, literature or humanities
OR possess a valid California teaching credential authorizing service in a community college in the appropriate subject matter area;
OR the equivalent. Equivalent qualifications may include related education, training, employment and professional experience that would be equal to the required degree(s) and experience in this field as determined by the District Equivalency Committee.
Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how these factors relate to the need for equity minded practices within the classroom.Desirable Qualifications:
Teaching experience in one or more of the instructional areas: performance, acting, drama/theatre, speech or related field.
Ability to collaborate as a member of an artistic team.
Possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
Certification and/or specialization with any of the following methodologies is desired, but teaching history, professional experience and aptitude are equally considered: Speech (Linklater, Fitzmaurice, Hart, Skinner, Lessac, Rodenburg); Acting (Stanislavski, Chekhov, Adler, Hagen, Spolin, Grotowski); Movement (Laban, Alexander Technique, Lecoq, Suzuki, Viewpoints, Williamson, Stage Combat, Stunt Training).Working Conditions:
PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19, this position is temporarily remote.Salary Range:
11/24/2021Special Instructions Summary:
This recruitment will remain active for a period of one year, from the position opening date.
This is a continuous recruitment to fill part-time, and temporary faculty assignments on an as-needed basis. When the need to fill arises, the department will refer to this pool of part-time faculty.
Due to the high volume of applications received, we ask that you do not contact the department directly. They will review the information provided and contact you if you are selected for an interview. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.
Also note that you must upload your resume and transcripts. Applications submitted without all of the required documents will not be considered.
Evidence of degree conferred/awarded must be printed on a legible transcript.