Instructor of Theatre and Communication

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Instructor of Theatre and Communication

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Nine-Month Faculty ASUB

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ASU Beebe

Job Description:

Arkansas State University – Beebe, a two-year residential community college associated with the Arkansas State University System, invites applications for a full-time, Instructor or Assistant Professor of Theatre and Communication to begin August 2021. Working under the guidance of a Director of Theatre:

The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of theatre arts and design and teach freshman and sophomore level courses such as, but not limited to, Theatre Appreciation, Acting, Play Analysis, Stage Craft, Stage Management, and Oral Communication. Online instruction via Canvas platform will be required.

The individual hired will:

•Have a working knowledge of Theatre Management and maintain all operational aspects of the Owen Center Theatre to include lighting and sound.

•Teach Face to Face, Hybrid, Zoom, and Online course offerings.

•Teach at our satellite locations as needed.

•Maintain a roster of advisees across many Arts & Humanities disciplines.

•Assist with curriculum development and review.

•Participate in course and program assessment and committee service.

•Engage in student recruitment and retention initiatives to maintain a minimum program enrollment of 25 theatre majors on an annual basis.

•Serve on institutional committees.

The ideal candidate will possess a strong desire for teaching, community engagement and professional development.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Theatre, Acting, Theatre Design or closely related field. One to three years teaching experience and/or professional theatre experience. Solid background in technical theatre desirable.

Preferred Qualifications:

Three to five years teaching and/or professional Theatre experience. Solid background in technical theatre desirable.

Minimum Salary or Salary Range:

$38,425 Master's/$48,125 Doctorate







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This position will be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry background check. In cases where pre-determined, an additional financial/credit history/ background check may be required as well. Convictions that have been sealed or legally eradicated and misdemeanor convictions for which probation was completed and the case was dismissed, will be excluded. Disclosure does not constitute an automatic bar to employment. Factors such as dates of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, rehabilitation and position applied for will be taken into account.

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ASU Beebe EEO Statement:

Arkansas State University-Beebe shall provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, and shall strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity throughout our campuses for faculty and staff. Our goal is to foster a workplace community where individuals are valued for their diverse backgrounds and differences.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

NOTE: If you are a veteran, disabled veteran, or spouse of a deceased veteran and would like Veteran’s Preference, we will need to see proof of status in order to grant that. Please see Veteran’s Preference section of the application for specific proof.




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Posted: 3/31/2021
Application Due: 5/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time