Adjunct Faculty - Theatre & Dance

Location
Lawrenceville, NJ
Posted
Apr 07, 2021
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Requisition Number:

21M335379

Position Title:

Adjunct Faculty - Theatre & Dance

Position Description:

Rider University Lifting Barriers https://explore.rider.edu/lifting-barriers/

The Department of Theatre & Dance at Rider University seeks adjunct instructors to direct and music direct productions for our 2021 – 22 season. Opportunities may exist for one of the following: Fall semester – Pippin and Pride and Prejudice; Spring semester – Polaroid Stories and Kander & Ebb’s Cabaret. We will also be hiring directors of short plays for our Spring New Works Festival, along with directors for our First-Year and Second-Year Cabarets.

Position Requirements:

Experience directing productions at the university or professional level.

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience:

MFA in Directing, prior experience directing university/college productions. Experience working in an online/virtual theatrical production.

About Rider University:

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University has been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 386 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.

Location:

Lawrenceville, NJ

Do the essential functions of this job require lifting?:

No

Do the essential functions of this job require long periods of standing?:

Yes

Do the essential functions of this job require walking up stairs?:

No

Do the essential functions of this job require stretching?:

No

Do the essential functions of this job require bending?:

No

Divisional Unit:

Academic Affairs

Department:

Theatre & Dance (WCA)

Position Type:

Part-Time

Employment Group:

AAUP

Work-Year:

Semester

Open Date:

04/05/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants:

A complete application must include a letter of interest; curriculum vitae; and a statement outlining a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom and/or onstage, including evidence of experience working with diverse students.

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.

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