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Part Time Technical Theatre Instructor
Cerritos College


Date Posted Jul. 17, 2019
Title Part Time Technical Theatre Instructor
University Cerritos College
Norwalk, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline 12/22/2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Fine Arts - Drama/Theater
 
 


Part Time Technical Theatre Instructor


Salary: $68.50 - $98.51 Hourly

Job Type: Part Time

Job Number: 2019-00010

Closing: 12/22/2019 11:59 PM Pacific

Location: Norwalk, CA

Department: 2019-00010

Division: Fine Arts & Communications

Description

ALL FACULTY SHALL:
Maintain currency with current information, concepts, laws and ideas in their disciplines and with best practices in teaching and learning.
Check mailbox, voicemail, and e-mail regularly.
Complete the checkout form before leaving campus at the end of the academic term.
Maintain student confidentiality as required by regulation and Board Policy 5040 titled Student Records and Directory Information.
ALL FACULTY WHO ARE ASSIGNED CLASSES SHALL:
Teach all assigned classes unless excused under provisions of Board Policy.
Teach all assigned classes for all scheduled minutes.
In cases of necessary absence from class, notify the Instructional Dean or designee, or if unavailable, the Office of Academic Affairs in advance and have plans prepared so that a substitute, if assigned, can maintain continuity of course content.
Teach courses in accordance with the course outlines of record.
Provide opportunities for students to be aware of their progress.
Submit a copy of the syllabus for each class to the Division Office.
Keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and academic progress and submit them to appropriate offices by the published deadlines.
Submit end-of-session grades, including supporting documentation, and attendance reports by the published deadlines.
Submit required information about first-day, no-show students by the published deadlines.
Submit textbook order information by the published deadlines. If the textbook is electronic or includes an electronic course pack, these conditions must be met:
  • Tests and exams must be available to the student without charge.
  • The text and course pack must be available to students with disabilities.
  • The publisher must grant read-only access to designated college staff for purposes of evaluation of course materials.
  • The text must be downloadable or printable.


If these four conditions are not met, the electronic textbook cannot be used.
Meet all classes during the final examination period.
Give final examinations at the scheduled time unless approval to do otherwise is granted by the Office of Academic Affairs or its designee.
Keep all corrected final examination papers for at least one year following the close of the semester or summer term.
Maintain a safe learning environment in classrooms, laboratories, and other instructional spaces.
Allow the instructional manager and/or Instructional Dean, upon request, to review any assignments given during the semester.
Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree or Master of fine arts in drama/theater arts/performance OR Bachelor's degree or Bachelor of fine arts in drama/theater/performance AND Master's degree in comparative literature, English, communication studies, speech, literature, or humanities OR the equivalent.
Understanding of and sensitivity to meeting the needs of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic background of the student, community, and employee population.
Supplemental Information

Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college's district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs, and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at http://www.cerritos.edu.
The Department of Theatre and Film at Cerritos College invites applications for a part time faculty position in technical theatre. The department is presently working with Pfeiffer Partners Architects to design a world-class performing arts center that will house our theatre productions and college programs. The department produces four productions each year.
Candidates should have a record of creative work and knowledge of contemporary lighting and design practices. We seek an instructor who will engage students in both creative and intellectual aspects of the design process. Teaching responsibilities include beginning and intermediate undergraduate design and production classes. The faculty member will be responsible for: teaching classes as assigned by the area dean; maintaining thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her discipline; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content and assessing student achievement.

A successful candidate will have the ability to engage and inspire students representing a wide variety of ages, demographic groups, and educational abilities. Demonstrated success in teaching students from historically underrepresented groups, under prepared or nontraditional students, speakers of other languages, and students with learning disabilities highly desired. A willingness to incorporate different learning strategies into their teaching practice and a strong academic preparation in the area of instruction is required. In addition, we welcome candidates with the ability to teach within global contexts and diverse perspectives.
Documents needed to apply:
Letter of Interest
Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Transcripts (Must show all coursework completed and conferral date of the degree)
Letter if recommendation (Written within one year)

It is the applicant's responsibility to provide copies of all transcript(s) verifying all educational degree(s) and/or coursework required for the position.
Transcripts must be from regionally accredited institutions.
A foreign transcript must be evaluated by a NACES certified agency. The website address is www.naces.org.

Application materials must be submitted by the closing date. Applicants who need special services or facilities due to disability in order to apply or interview for this position must notify Human Resources at the time of application or at least 72 hours prior to the closing date or date of a scheduled interview.


To apply, visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/cerritosedu/jobs/2486741/part-time-technical-theatre-instructor

The District ensures that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of national origin, religion, age, sex or gender, race, color, medical condition, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or because he or she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. .


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