UNC-Charlotte seeks Costume Lab Manager/Designer

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015


Working Title: Lecturer: Costume Lab Manager/Designer

Classification Title: 9-Mo Non-Tenure Track Faculty

College: Col of Arts & Architecture (Col)

Department: Performing Arts Services

Position Designation: Faculty

Employment Type: Permanent – Full-time

Months per year: 9

Primary Purpose of Department: The College of Arts + Architecture Performing Arts Services, in collaboration with the Departments of Theatre, Dance, and Music, seeks to advance the academic and event activities in the College’s performance venues in support of the College’s goals. Through its curricular, production, and operational activities, PAS works with the three performing arts departments to provide high-quality academic, production and performance experiences for CoA+A majors and UNC Charlotte students.

Our faculty and staff are committed to:

Excellence: The measure of high quality of student work in the classroom and in our shops and performance venues are a critical part of students’ theoretical and practical training.

Relevance: The work that we produce with our students should be relevant not only to the training they receive in the classroom, but also connect to our students’ communities both on campus and beyond.

Integrity: We teach and honor the values of collaboration, personal discipline, ethical behavior and respect.

Professionalism: Our faculty and staff are working professionals who teach and model industry standards. Through classroom, practicum, and internship opportunities, we strive to prepare our students to work in the performing arts industry and gain acceptance into graduate programs.

Vacancy Open To: All candidates

Description of Work: The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Non-Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate teaching goals.

Teaching – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, and grading student work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Costume Laboratory Manager/Designer oversees the direction, execution and realization of all costuming elements associated with the College of Arts and Architecture’s productions and performances. Primary responsibilities include construction and/or purchase, maintenance, and operation of costumes for all designs that are assigned to the Costume Lab (50%). This includes working with Faculty and Guest Designers to achieve artistic vision while meeting budgetary requirements. Related duties include tracking and coordinating all costuming­ related production schedules in regard to labor and budgets and attending production meetings and dress rehearsals. The Costume Laboratory Manager manages the Costume Laboratory, costume inventory, and related spaces, supervises and/or trains required costume lab/production personnel (student volunteers, student workers, and part-­time employees) and provides limited design support for arts productions.

The Costume Laboratory Manager/Designer also plays an important role in the education of performing arts students in the College of Arts and Architecture. The Costume Laboratory Manager/Designer is responsible for teaching two to three courses per semester, depending on production design duties. Normative teaching responsibilities include Production Practicum and Introduction to Technical Theatre (this class is typically team taught with faculty focusing on Electrics, and Scenic Arts). Other topics courses, which are determined by the needs of the performing arts departments, have included Introduction to Costume Techniques, Advanced Costume Techniques, Stage Makeup, and Advanced Stage Makeup. In addition to operating as the Costume Lab Manager, this position may be asked to design the costumes for a Dance or Theatre Production during each academic semester (50%).

Minimum Education/Experience: UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned masters and/or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education/Skills/Experience: This position requires a Masters degree in costume design and 3-5 years of experience in costume management. Experience with dance, music and theatre in an educational setting and a demonstrated understanding of the relationship between design and production is preferred. Experience designing costumes for Dance with an emphasis in Modern Dance.

This position requires strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently. This role will have to manage relationships across multiple disciplines with varying degrees of experience and knowledge, the ability to foster positive, professional relationships are key.

Demonstrated understanding of the industry standard tools and skills of a production costume shop, including but not limited to working knowledge of all costume fitting needs, measurements, standard sewing machine, pattern work, and familiarity with cutter/draper responsibilities.

Special Notes to Applicants: Finalist is subject to a criminal background check. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript of the highest earned degree.

Job Open Date: 07/27/2015

Open Until Filled: Yes

Date Review of Applications will Begin: 10/15/2015

Proposed Hire Date: 01/01/2016

Contact Information: Chris Buess; Chair, Search Committee; 704-687-0241

East Carolina University seeks Business Services Coordinator-Journey

Monday, November 16th, 2015

ECU_Full_Color_LogoVacancy #: 921301
Salary Range: $31,888-$45,197
Closing Date: 12-01-2015


The Central Ticket Office (CTO) manager independently supervises box-office staff, including recruitment, hiring, orientation, training, supervision and evaluation. Ensures that employees are informed about upcoming events, ticket distribution policies and costs, date changes, etc. Prepares a monthly schedule for staff, ensuring that peak activity times and evening events are adequately staffed; approves the payroll for each employee; assesses daily workflow to ensure that staff perform efficiently; evaluates and resolves problems presented by staff; independently authorizes exceptions to CTO policies. Updates job descriptions and performance standards for staff and conducts review and annual evaluations to discuss progress and development plans; trains staff on requirements for ADA compliance and documentation of ADA requests.

This position develops short and long term plans for CTO operations. Interprets, implements, and or recommends changes to rules, regulations, policies and procedures set forth by the department, university, or outside entities. Develops rules, regulations, and policies that govern campus and off-campus CTO users. Coordinates night, weekend and after hours operation of the ticket office and remote ticket booths outside of the normal hours of specific facilities. Designs and implements ticketing procedures and trains staff to use ticketing software. Ensures that accurate accounting procedures are followed. Reconciles ticket sales with cash deposits, prepares reports and financial settlements for activities and events, and balances general ledger to computer software totals monthly. Completes monthly sales tax reports. Designs settlement forms for major concerts and events. Contact person between software vendor and CTO for software packages. Ensures that proper security procedures are followed for the safety of CTO staff and assets. Explains policies, fees, and advises clients about proper ticketing procedures. Prepares settlement reports and requisitions check from financial affairs office for settlement. Ensures that over-the-counter, mail and telephone ticket sales are filled in a timely manner and mailed daily. Operates onsite box office at events and facilities. Coordinates alternative payment in regard to patrons whose checks or credit cards are returned by the bank. If unable to collect, CTOM resorts to filing Criminal Summons forms. Organizes and directs the day-to-day operations in the CTO. Attends annual ticketing and software conferences to keep up with ticketing trends. Reviews print materials generated by other staff to ensure accuracy and adherence to university principles and procedures.

This position implements sales promotions in collaboration with University departments and external groups served by the CTO; develops ticketing database, including event setup, information gathering, and ongoing database maintenance to ensure its reliability and accuracy; assists in setting prices for activities and events to be presented; trains staff as marketers; oversees internet ticketing and works in conjunction with the staffs of University departments and external groups served by the CTO to maximize web ticket sales.

This position responds to patrons with customer-service concerns and accommodates their needs within the framework of university and CTO policies and procedures; develops consistent customer-service initiatives that ensures that all customers are dealt with in a friendly, efficient, and businesslike manner; effectively communicates procedures and presents training materials to staff.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related discipline; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.


Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position is subject to the Career Banding Salary Administration Plan. If candidates are not identified at the Journey level, management may consider candidates at a lower competency level. Pay will be commensurate with applicant’s competencies as well as budget, equity, and market considerations.

Salary Grade Equivalent: 65 (for reduction-in-force priority purposes only)
Additional Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must complete a candidate profile or staff application (see “Application Types Accepted” below) online via the PeopleAdmin system. In addition, applicants must submit the documents requested in order to be considered for the position.


Application Types Accepted:

Application (SPA and CSS only)

Applications must be received in the Department of Human Resources by the closing date of 12-01-2015 to be considered. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy #921301 to ECU Human Resources at www.jobs.ecu.edu.


East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


Visit this job posting at ecu.peopleadmin.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=79906

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/p9m5xrcsfj

UNC-Charlotte seeks Department Chair of Theatre

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
UNC_CharlottePosition Number: 005119

Working Title: Department Chair of Theatre

Classification Title: Department Chair/Director

College: Col of Arts & Architecture (Col)

Department: Theatre

Position Designation: Faculty

Employment Type: Permanent-Full-Time

Months per year: 12

Primary Purpose of Department

The Department of Theatre inspires students to expand their vision of the world and themselves through the study and practice of theatre. The Department offers a B.A. in Theatre with concentrations available in design and production, performance, or theatre education. Our student-centered, community-engaged education in theatre fosters the development of “cross-trained artists” who are prepared to participate in professional theatre as well as any profession that places value on imaginative thinking, collaboration, and communication skills. The program creates intellectual and creative experiences for students through rigorous classroom instruction and innovative approaches to stage production. The faculty comprises nationally recognized scholars and artists who mentor students through individual projects as well as collaborative works that embrace a diversity of cultural and aesthetic perspectives.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a doctoral, research – intensive university, located in one of the nation’s fastest growing metropolitan areas on an expanding modern campus. One of sixteen campuses in one of the oldest public university systems in the United States, UNC Charlotte offers approximately 28,000 culturally diverse students a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Vacancy Open To: All candidates

Description of Work

Responsible for the daily operation of the department and the department programs. The Department Chair/ Director will promote excellence in department programs within the University. Chair/ Director responsibilities are classified as professional duties requiring leadership and mentoring of faculty, administrative expertise to include vision, long term and short-term planning, decision-making and coordination of instruction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Chair reports to the Dean of the CoA+A, sets Departmental priorities in consultation with the faculty, provides leadership in strategic planning, administers Departmental and College policies, and assumes final responsibility for Departmental and production budgets, planning documents, self studies, and annual reports. The Chair takes an active role in, and assumes final responsibility for hiring all faculty and administrative staff. The Chair is responsible for assigning faculty workloads, individual course schedules, and service assignments. The Chair also assumes final responsibility for the production season schedules and works collaboratively with the Associate Dean for Performing Arts on production support and the use of performance spaces. The Chair represents the Department to the Dean and the Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, and serves as a liaison to the arts community beyond the University.

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will hold a terminal degree in a theatre discipline or related field, provide evidence of effective teaching, and possess demonstrated leadership skills.

Preferred qualifications include arts administration, fundraising, and artistic or managerial experience in professional theatre. This is a tenured position; eligibility for tenure rank (Associate or Full Professor) will depend on the background and experience of the candidate.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications

Terminal degree in a theatre discipline or related field.

Special Notes to Applicants

Position begins July 1, 2016. Screening of applicants begins December 1, 2015 and continues until the position is filled.

Applicants must apply electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu.

The following documents should be uploaded:

1. A letter of application addressing the applicant’s qualifications and educational/administrative philosophy appropriate for this position
2. Curriculum Vita/resume
3. Diversity Statement: How do you approach the idea of diversity in your work? What assets do you bring to serving a diverse student population at an “urban research” campus?
4. Contact information for five references (postal and email addresses, and telephone numbers)
5. Unofficial copy of the highest degree earned transcript

Also, three original confidential reference letters addressing the position including administrative experience for theatre and applicant’s university teaching experience should be mailed to the following address:

Mailing Address:
Dean Adams, Chair, Theatre Search Committee
College of Arts + Architecture
Storrs Hall
9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, North Carolina 28223-0001

Inquiries: Please direct any inquiries to Dean.Adams@uncc.edu. No phone calls please.

UNC Charlotte strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Therefore, we celebrate diversity that includes, but is not limited to ability/disability, age, culture, ethnicity, gender, language, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. AA/EOE.

For more information, see http://www.coa.uncc.edu.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to submit an official transcript of their highest earned degree.

The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

Job Open Date: 09/23/2015

Open Until Filled: Yes

Date Review of Applications will Begin: 12/01/2015

Proposed Hire Date: 07/01/2016

Contact Information

Dean Adams, Chair, Search Committee
College of Arts + Architecture
Storrs Hall
9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, North Carolina 28223-0001
Inquiries: Please direct any inquiries to Dean.Adams@uncc.edu

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • UNC Charlotte Website
    • Another Website
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Other
  2. Where did you learn about this posting?(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Diversity Statement
  4. Contact Information for References

Optional Documents

Unofficial Transcripts

Davidson College seeks Assistant Professor in Theatrical Design/Tech

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

davidson-college-logoJob Title: Assistant Professor in Theatrical Design and Technology

Requisition Number: 1776

Position Number: NEW

Basic Function: DAVIDSON COLLEGE, a highly-selective, nationally-ranked, residential, four-year liberal arts college with a vibrant theatre program and excellent facilities, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor, in Theatrical Design and Technology, with a primary specialization in set design, and secondary specialization in lighting, digital, media, and/or projection design. Position begins August 1, 2016.


Essential Functions: The successful candidate will teach beginning and advanced courses in design; preferred areas for advanced courses include set, lighting, projection, and digital media design. Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute to our curriculum through teaching competency in at least one area outside of design.

Successful candidates will also be fluent in current digital tools for design, with the possibility of cross-listing a course in Digital Studies.

The teaching load is five courses per year with one course equivalency granted for the scenic design of two mainstage productions; additional design work for course credit may also be possible.

Other duties include supervising technical staff, overseeing all student design assistants and projects, mentoring student designers, and department and college service.


Working Conditions: General academic, classroom, scene shop, and theatre environment


Required Qualifications: M.F.A. or M.F.A./Ph.D., with primary strength in scenic design and secondary abilities in lighting, digital, media and/or projection design. Minimum of three years of professional design experience, and evidence of continuing creative work commensurate with earning tenure at Davidson College.

Experience teaching at the undergraduate level strongly desired. Preference will be given to designers with a broad understanding of contemporary trends in theatrical design and the history of theatrical design and technology.

The successful candidate will be experienced in successful collaboration and problem-solving, able to work effectively with faculty, production staff, students, and guest artists in the development of artistically and educationally successful shows.


Special Instructions to Applicants: Submit a letter of application which articulates your interest in teaching at a liberal arts college and your artistic ambitions, a curriculum vitae, a link to an online design portfolio (use the other document attachment), and names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation.

Completed applications received by November 15th will be guaranteed full consideration.

THEATRE FACILITIES: Main stage theatre productions take place in The Duke Family Performance Hall, a state-of-the-art theatre with a seating capacity of 625 and a 49 lineset fly system. The second stage series is performed in the newly renovated flexible space, The Rupert T. Barber Theatre, with a seating capacity of 175, located in the Cunningham Theatre Center. Production support facilities within the Cunningham Theatre Center include a 3000 square foot scene shop with woodworking and metalworking capabilities, a paint shop with integrated spray booth, the Thomas Design Classroom with a dedicated theatrical lighting lab, a sound studio with digital recording and editing equipment, the Studio 145 Rehearsal Room with dedicated lighting and audio system, and props and costume storage.

Davidson College is strongly committed to achieving excellence and cultural diversity and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the college’s mission. Consistently ranked among the nation’s top liberal arts colleges, Davidson College is a highly selective, independent liberal arts college located in Davidson, North Carolina, close to the city of Charlotte. Davidson faculty enjoy a low student-faculty ratio, emphasis on and appreciation of excellence in teaching, and a collegial, respectful atmosphere that honors academic achievement and integrity.

Department: Theatre

Pay Basis: Salaried

Search Open Date: 07-22-2015

Search Close Date: 11-15-2015

Job Category: Faculty

Job Type: Full-Time

Type of Posting: External

Reports To: Department Chair

Triad Stage seeks Overhire Carpenters

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

triad stage
Triad Stage is looking for Scenic Carpenters to work as overhire from November 9 through November 19. Carpenters will be paid hourly.

Please contact Liza Vest, Production Manager, at liza@triadstage.org if interested.

Elon University seeks Associate Professor of Scenic Design

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

elon-university_200x200Elon University invites applications for a continuing track Associate/Assistant Professor of Scenic Design, beginning mid-August, 2016. The successful candidate will join our current Scenic Designer and five Design and Production faculty members in producing our rigorous season of eight department productions (plays, musicals and dance concerts).

This position requires a completed terminal degree in Scenic Design, a passion for teaching at the undergraduate level, demonstrated competency in Scenic Painting, professional design experience, and practical experience in CAD drafting and model making. Successful candidates will show design work in a variety of genres, particularly large multi-set musicals. Responsibilities include teaching courses in Performing Arts Department and a first-year interdisciplinary course in Elon’s signature Core Curriculum. He or she will design scenery and execute/supervise painting for department productions. In addition, they will mentor student production work, development of skills and portfolios. Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning. To learn more about Elon, please visit the University web site at www.elon.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Applications must be received by November 15, 2015. Send a letter of application outlining your qualifications for this position, Curriculum Vitae, professional design resume, transcripts, statement of design philosophy, statement of teaching/mentoring philosophy, electronic portfolio highlighting multi-set musicals and scenic painting samples or a link to your website, and contact information for three references to (scenicdesignsearch@elon.edu). Please include your name in the subject line. 

You must also complete the job application located at http://www.elon.edu/e-web/academics/elon_college/performing_arts/employment/ScenicDesgin_App.xhtml.

Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.

Triad Stage seeks Run Crew and Dressers

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

triad stageMade plans for the holidays yet?

We still have paid crew positions for our productions of A Christmas Carol (at the Hanesbrands Theatre in Winston Salem, NC) and Beautiful Star (at the Pyrle Theatre in Greensboro, NC)

The starting date for A Christmas Carol would be Sunday, November 22, 2015 and run through Thursday, December 24, 2015. Thanksgiving Day is a day off, and the final performance on December 24 is a 1p matinee.

The starting date for Beautiful Star would be Saturday, November 21, 2015 and would run through Thursday, December 24, 2015. Thanksgiving Day is a day off, and the final performance on December 24 is a 1p matinee.

If you are interested please contact Liza Vest at liza@triadstage.org or call at 336.274.0067, ext. 210 for more information. Please indicate which production you’d be interested in.

Lees-McRae College seeks Assistant Professor of Performing Arts

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

LeesMCraeThe Performing Arts Department, housed in the Creative and Fine Arts Division at Lees-McRae College, desires an appropriate candidate to fill an Assistant Professor of Performing Arts position beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year.

Qualifications: MFA or PhD required; ability to teach courses in acting (multiple levels and styles) and directing, as well as serve as a director for one or two main stage productions each year. Skills and abilities outside of these areas are desirable including ability to teach management courses, children’s theatre, solo and ensemble devising, playwriting, and improvisational skills. 9-month position; teaching and directing 24 credit hours per year, typically 12/12.

Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabus, unofficial transcripts and three names of references with contact information. AA/EOE

Arts NC State seeks Director of Development

Monday, October 19th, 2015

Arts nc stateVacancy Type: SAAO Tier II

Position Number: 00103663

Internal Transfer Only: No

Working Title: Director of Development for ARTS NC STATE

To Apply Visit: jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/59312

Anticipated Hiring Range: $70,000-$85,000

Work Schedule: M-F; 8AM – 5PM; evenings/weekends as needed

NC State University located in Raleigh, NC invites applications for the position of Director of Development for ARTS NC STATE. In line with the overall mission of University Advancement at NC State University, the mission of Arts Development is to increase public awareness, endorsement, and most importantly private financial support for ARTS NC STATE in order to advance the mission and priorities of the unit.

Essential Job Duties

The Director of Development for ARTS NC STATE (ANCS) will provide strategy and leadership in raising private support for ANCS, composed of NC State University’s six visual and performing arts programs – Crafts Center, Dance Program, Gregg Museum of Art & Design, Music Department, NC State LIVE, and University Theatre. Having just completed a $4M capital campaign for the new Gregg Museum of Art & Design, the development office will now align its priorities with the university’s $1.5B+ comprehensive campaign, particularly the focus on building endowment.

The Director of Development for ANCS will report to the Executive Director of Development for the Division of Academic and Student Affairs (DASA) and will have a second reporting line to the Executive Director of ANCS.

The position’s primary responsibility is the identification, qualification, cultivation, and solicitation of prospects who are capable of making gifts of $25,000 or more. Primary responsibilities will be implemented through regular and frequent visits with prospective donors, with a concentration in NC. Some out of state travel may be required.


Other Work/Responsibilities

The successful applicant will demonstrate an ability to:
– Gain a comprehensive understanding of the priorities of ANCS as a whole and make a persuasive oral and written case for supporting key programs and priorities.

– Manage a portfolio of approx. 150-200 discovery and major gift prospects, and set and carry out strategies for cultivation and solicitation of these prospects – including identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gifts ($25K+) for ANCS from alumni, friends, foundations, and corporations.

– As part of a “Moves Management System”, prepare and implement strategic plans for the targeted prospects and meet annual moves management goals of 12-15 monthly visits and 18-24 major gifts proposals annually.

– Manage the Friends of ANCS Board of Advisors, the advisory and fundraising board for ANCS. Work collaboratively with other volunteers.

– Produce written communications including donor letters, proposals, briefings and reports. Develop and make presentations.

– Produce development-related cultivation events that have a strong ROI and stewardship events that show the impact of philanthropy.

– In conjunction with the ANCS Program Associate, oversee the ANCS Annual Giving program and related programs and activities.

– Contribute to DASA’s annual fundraising plans/goals and comprehensive campaign plans/goals. Participate in Central Development’s campaign/development officer meetings.

– Administrative oversight of the ANCS development office, including: supervising 1 FTE Program Associate and 1 part-time/temporary staff member; budget management, program assessment and related administrative support.

– Participate in Arts Directors’ meetings and contribute to ANCS marketing and communication efforts.


Minimum Education/Experience

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university is required. Minimum of five years of progressive responsibility in development. Proven experience in working with five, six, and seven-figure gifts, including the ability to evaluate, qualify and move prospects through the cultivation and solicitation cycle. Demonstrated skill in written and oral communications. Broad knowledge of the principles of fundraising.


Departmental Required Skills

Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities in a dynamic environment. Strong organizational and analytic skills. Experience in cold calling, negotiating, and closing business deals. Computer literacy, including experience with development databases.


Preferred Experiences, Skills, Training/Education

– Volunteer/board management experience.

– Fundraising experience in higher education and comprehensive campaign experience preferred.

– Strong knowledge of all aspects of individual outright and deferred giving.

– An understanding of the land-grant/research university context.

– Familiarity with NC State University.


Special Instructions

When applying online, please include resume, cover letter and contact information for professional references.



AA/EOE. In addition, NC State University welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call 919.513.3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the United States, final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

UNC-Chapel Hill seeks Movement/Physical Acting Professor

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015


Position Type:
Permanent Faculty

Working Title: Assistant Professor

Appointment Type: Tenured/Tenure Track

Salary Range: Dependent on Experience and Qualifications

Full-time/Part-time: Full-Time

Vacancy ID: FAC0001381

Posting Open Date: 09/17/2015

Application Deadline: 11/15/2015

Open Until Filled: No

Proposed Start Date: 07/01/2016

Position Summary

The Department of Dramatic Art of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks an experienced teacher of Movement / Physical Acting to join a highly collaborative faculty in one of the nation’s oldest and most select MFA Acting programs. Areas of mastery and competence might include but not be limited to: Alexander Technique, Circus, Clown, Dance, Feldenkrais, Lucid Body, Martial Arts for the Actor, Mask, Stage Combat, Yoga.

Responsibilities of this position include: teaching all MFA Movement/Physical Acting classes and creating a coherent and progressive six-semester curriculum; teaching one undergraduate course per year. Work in areas of specialization and competence with PlayMakers Repertory Company (the LORT theater associated with the Department) is expected in consultation with the Producing Artistic Director and the Chair of the Department.

Ongoing external engagement with the profession, at a significant level, is expected.


Educational Requirements

Master of Fine Arts or Master of Arts degree in an appropriate discipline


Qualifications and Experience

A minimum of 3 years experience as a teacher of movement/physical acting in a professional training environment


Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


Special Instructions

Applicants must apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/84240. In addition to a cover letter and CV, candidates will be required to identify the names, titles, and email addresses of professional references (four are required).

References must be at level of tenure-track assistant professor or higher. Recommenders identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support. These letters must be received by November 15, 2015. Alternatively, applicants may list Interfolio as a reference and the application system will solicit recommendations directly from Interfolio. Please see http://help.interfolio.com/entries/24062742-Uploading-Letters-to-an-Online-Application-System for instructions.

The minimum number of references required are 4 with a maximum of 4 reference letters.


Quick Link: http://unc.peopleadmin.com:80/postings/84240


Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title: Ray Dooley

Department Contact Telephone or Email: rdooley@email.unc.edu


Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919) 966-3576 or send an email to equalopportunity@unc.edu.Please note: The Equal Employment Opportunity office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.


Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter