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Lecturer, Full-Time, Theatre Lighting and Sound

Employer
COLUMBUS STATE UNIVERSITY
Location
Columbus
Closing date
8 Jul 2024

Job Details



Lecturer, Full-Time, Theatre Lighting and Sound

Job ID: 273229
Location: Columbus State University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Great universities inspire the very best in us. They nurture new ideas, fresh perspectives, and creative problem-solving. They challenge students to discover their passions - and to turn those passions into thriving careers that improve our world.

Columbus State University is exactly that kind of place. With exceptional facilities, ideal class sizes, and unique field experiences, our students have room to create. Here, every faculty and staff member is part of the educational process, actively mentoring students and championing each new step in their journey.

Located just 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, CSU is part of the University System of Georgia where we pride ourselves in the USG Statement of Core Values - Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values form and guide the daily work of our institution.

CSU's core values - Excellence, Creativity, Engagement, Sustainability, Inclusion, and Servant Leadership make us an institution like no other. Each year, we enroll more than 7,000 students from the Southeast, across the nation, and around the world. Many programs at Columbus State rank high for affordability and value. The university strives to provide all students with an exceptional education that's accessible, affordable, and creative to the core.

Department Information

Department of Theatre and Dance

Job Summary

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Columbus State University seeks applications for a Faculty Lecturer. The start date for this position is August 1, 2024.

Responsibilities

Teaching responsibilities will include such courses as Lighting Design, Lighting Fundamentals, Sound Design and Technology, and additional courses in area of expertise. Additional responsibilities include maintaining, implementing and supervising the lighting and sound areas for the Department of Theatre. Supervision of student workers is required.

The normal teaching load is five classes per semester, although some of the course load may be offset by department production responsibilities. Courses may be taught during daytime and evening hours, using a variety of modalities such as face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online in certain circumstances.

Required Qualifications

An MFA with specialization in Lighting Design before the start date of August 2024. Additional expertise in Sound Design and Technology is desired but not required, although further study in Sound Design and Technology would be encouraged.

Proposed Salary

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Required Documents to Attach

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Applications for part-time and full-time faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and official transcripts must be presented before campus visit if selected for interview. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements, in particular, a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline.

Required Documents to Submit with Online Application:

' Cover Letter/Letter of Application

' Curriculum Vitae

' Unofficial Transcripts (Official transcripts from all institutions attended must be received prior to an offer being extended)

' Statement of Teaching Philosophy

' Evidence of Effective Teaching

' References: Contact information for three (3) persons willing to provide letters of reference

All applications and required documents must be submitted using Columbus State University's online employment site.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Larry Dooley, Professor and Chair, Department of Theatre and Dance via email at dooley_larry@columbusstate.edu.

USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to submit and successfully pass a background investigation to include reference checks and verification of academic credentials (if applicable). Other additional requirements may be required based upon specific position duties:
  • A credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage;
  • Pre-employment drug testing for positions with high-risk responsibilities.
  • Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive a Columbus State University fleet vehicle or other vehicle designated as a fleet vehicle. A successful drug screening will be required as a condition of employment a randomly thereafter.

*Applicants for positions of trust may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. *

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond. Additionally, all members of the USG community must adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values must also be aware of and comply with the Board of Regents policies on Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Columbus State University is proud to be an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity institution. It is the policy of our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws.

Background Check
  • CSU Background Standard Only


To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=30000&JobOpeningId=273229&PostingSeq=1







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