The College of Creative Arts at West Virginia University invites nominations and applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Production Management (non-tenure track) in the School of Theatre & Dance.
Description: We seek an energetic and skilled production manager possessing a demonstrated ability to manage the production resources in a large and vibrant production program that includes dramas, musicals, operas, and dance. This position will serve as the Production Manager for the School, overseeing 10-12 productions during the academic year and West Virginia Public Theatre's season of 3-5 shows.
Teaching duties include graduate and undergraduate courses in stage management and production management, and supervising the stage management practicum program. Additionally, this position will stage manage one production for West Virginia Public Theatre and supervise student stage managers for the School's mainstage season.
Participation in developing curriculum, recruiting and student retention duties, academic advising, and mentoring student portfolio development is required. Participation in University and School committees, activities, and faculty governance is expected of all faculty members.
Date of Appointment: March 1, 2019/negotiable
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin December 17, 2018 and continues until the position is filled.
More information about the College of Creative Arts and the School of Music at West Virginia University can be found at: http://ccarts.wvu.edu
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