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Schedule Information: Days/evenings in person, depending upon course schedule
***This posting will be used to obtain a pool of qualified candidates for the above subjects. As teaching needs arise, these applications will be reviewed for possible interviews***
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Teaching basic acting for the stage.
Coordinate with the Director of Theatre in selection of textbooks, audiovisual, and other instructional materials.
Maintain expertise in current teaching methods, discipline knowledge, and discipline specific technologies.
Complete various reporting procedures as required for student evaluation and course reporting.
Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Education Requirements: Master’s degree in Drama, Theatre, or related or any Master’s degree with 18 graduate semester credits in one of the disciplines.
Experience in teaching post secondary courses in drama/theater arts/performance.
Professional theatrical experience as an actor, director, or similar role.
Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and techniques to different levels of students' ability and learning styles.
Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and techniques to students from different cultures and ethnic groups.
Demonstrated effectiveness working with populations having diverse values, and/or coming from varied cultures and backgrounds.
Demonstrated leadership, ability, and desire to stay current in the field.
Required Documents:***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***
* Official transcripts required upon hire * Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Employment sponsorship is not available.
Applicable Benefits: We offer a competitive, semester by semester adjunct pay, with Harper tuition waivers, sick/personal business leave, and a comprehensive Adjunct Faculty Professional Development Program.
Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.
Harper College is a comprehensive community college dedicated to providing excellent education at an affordable cost, promoting personal growth, enriching the local community and meeting the challenges of a global society. The specific purposes of the College are: To provide the first two years of baccalaureate education in the liberal and fine arts, the natural and social sciences and pre-professional curricula designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities; To provide educational opportunities that enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to enter a specific career; To provide continuing educational opportunities for professional job training, retraining and upgrading of skills and for personal enrichment and wellness; To provide developmental instruction for under-prepared students and educational opportunities for those who wish to improve their academic abilities and skills; To provide co-curricular opportunities that enhance the learning environment and develop the whole person. Essential to achieving these purposes are all of the College's resources, support programs and services.