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Assistant Professor of Theater & Associate Producer of Theater - Madison, NJ

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Minimum Education Level :
Master's Degree
Experience Required :
3+ years
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Full Time Regular
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Job Description


Start Date: August 2022
Required Qualifications:

  1. Candidates should have an MFA in Directing, Technical Theater, Design, Production, or Theater Management. Candidates with equivalent professional experience might also be considered.
  2. Seeking a candidate with a proven professional record in the areas of Directing, Artistic Producing, and/or Theatrical Design & Production
  3. Seeking a candidate with at least 3 years of university teaching experience.
  4. Seeing a candidate with administrative experience, preferably within an academic framework.
  5. Qualified candidates will have experience with and a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  6. Candidates should have a record of engagement with work by BIPOC and non-Western writers and artists
  7. The qualified candidate should have experience with recruitment of a diverse student population.
  8. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Security Card.

Location: Florham Campus (Madison, NJ)
Summary of Position: The Assistant Professor of Theater/Associate Producer of Theater will be responsible for teaching, directing, recruiting and advising students, and collaborating with other Theater department faculty on the selection and execution of a full theater season. They will also have administrative, artistic oversight and producing responsibilities as the Associate Producer of Theater, reporting directly to the Director of Theater.

  1. The Visiting Professor will teach (3) classes per semester in Directing and Design/Production (with additional potential offerings in Musical Theater, Theater History, Stage Management, and World Theater) based on expertise.

  2. Direct and/or design one play or musical per semester on the Dreyfuss Main Stage or Barn Theater.

  3. Associate produce the theater season in Dreyfuss and the Barn Theater, working with guest artists, directors, and students to ensure excellence and best practices.

  4. Actively assist in recruitment efforts including attending associated activities such as open houses, recruitment fairs and student auditions.

  5. Advise and mentor Theater students.

  6. Oversight of the burgeoning Technical Theater and Directing programs.

  7. Develop external relationships with professional Theater organizations and higher education institutions to help recruit and retain students.

  8. Collaborate closely with the Director of Theater and Theater faculty, as well as with colleagues in the School of the Arts and other departments at FDU to ensure quality of curriculum and program excellence.
    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Fairleigh Dickinson University takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Interested candidates can learn more about and apply for this position through the University’s Web site

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Fairleigh Dickinson University
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Direct Employer
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1000 River Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666

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