Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre

Job #2685

Job Type Full Time
Location Hillsdale, Michigan
Field Scene Design and Technology
Post Date Jan 6, 2022
Salary $55,000 - $75,000.

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Hillsdale College invites applications for a full-time position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre, beginning August 2022. The Department is seeking a Technical Director/Scenic Design generalist to design and oversee construction of sets for 4 theatre productions plus provide support for 2 dance concerts per year, and other, smaller projects. This individual will also teach Theatre Production, Scenic Design, and/or Basic Theatre Technology. Depending on interest and ability there is also opportunity to teach in other areas of our curriculum.

The department is small, but very active, with extremely high production values. The department seeks a person with the desire to be part of an artistic team along with other designers and directors. As TD, this individual will manage a staff of four paid student shop assistants. Hillsdale College seeks a strong theatre artist who places teaching first, in balance with artistry and teamwork. Prior experience with Vector Works or CAD is required. Evidence of a strong commitment to excellence in teaching is a must. MFA in Scenic Design preferred. Although not Tenure-Track, this is an ongoing position with a yearly renewable contract. Salary commensurate with experience.