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Faculty, Theater - Scenic Design, Production Management, Technical Direction (NWSA)

Company: Miami Dade College
Location: Miami
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Job Details Job Family FAC - Faculty Grade N/A Salary $51,722 - $63,466 (Based on Education and Experience) Department Theater, New World School of the Arts Reports To Department Chairperson Closing Date Open Until Filled FLSA Status Exempt - Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation First Review Date April 03, 2024 Job Summary This faculty teaches theater courses in a professionally-focused curriculum for NWSA High School and Bachelor of Fine Arts college degree programs, teaching stagecraft, stage management, designing scenery and serving as production manager and technical director for five (5) Mainstage productions, constructing scenery and supervising college and high school construction and production crews. This is a full-time Faculty (FAC) position for which an annual contract reflecting the base salary within the fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th) will be issued after ratification by Miami Dade College's District Board of Trustees. Duties & Responsibilities * Teach courses in stagecraft and stage management at the high school and college level. * Design scenery, purchase necessary materials, and plan and execute construction and installation schedule in consultation with the dean and show director(s) for each of the five (5) mainstage shows and/or other productions. Execute and deliver assigned designs and deliverables on schedule. * Schedule and lead production meetings. Work with the dean, show director, and designers to create, manage, and maintain production schedules, budgeted and actual costs, with respect to scenery, lighting, sound, costumes, and properties. * Maintain the theater, shop, studios, and stage spaces, equipment and tools. Maintain inventory of all equipment, props, and stage furniture in conjunction with the dean and design faculty. * Oversee and promote safety in all activities, including safety with respect to students, faculty and staff, audiences and patrons and physical plant equipment. * Create and maintain production calendar for all theater division performances in consultation with the dean. Serve as production manager for additional school events as needed including Rising Stars. * Assign and supervise student crews in the construction, setup, rehearsal period, and performance run of all mainstage shows and participate in their evaluation. * Supervise contracted designers, assistant designers, technicians, and charge artists. * Participate in department meetings and all other department, division, campus and college committees as assigned. * Advise and recruit perspective students. * Evaluate student juries, performances, and attend student conferences as requested. * Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Requirements * Master's degree in Theatre or Drama; or Master's degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Theatre or Drama. * Three years minimum teaching experience in a college and or university setting * Professional theater experience as a lighting and set designer and production manager * Flexibility to work a flexible schedule to accommodate rehearsals, performances, juries, auditions, including production load-in, build and strike and other departmental and school activities * Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multicultural environment with students, faculty and staff * Doctoral stipend is awarded in addition to base salary, as applicable * Anticipated start date at beginning of Fall Semester 2024. Preferences * Masters of Fine Arts in Theater preferred * Preference will be given to applicants with College level teaching experience * Demonstrated effective use of active learning techniques Additional Requirements The final candidate is to successfully complete a background screening and reference check process. EQUAL ACCESS/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution which does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran's status, ethnicity, pregnancy, sexual orientation or genetic information. To obtain more information about the College's equal access and equal opportunity policies, procedures and practices, please contact the College's Equity Officer: Cindy Lau Evans, Director, Office of Equal Opportunity Programs / ADA Coordinator / Title IX Coordinator, at (305) 237-2577 (Voice) or 711 (Relay Service). 11011 SW 104 St., Room 1102-1; Miami, FL 33176. EquityOff@mdc.edu

Keywords: Miami Dade College, Miami , Faculty, Theater - Scenic Design, Production Management, Technical Direction (NWSA), Professions , Miami, Florida

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