Theatre Arts Instructor, College of the Canyons

Date posted: March 24, 2018

Santa Clarita, CA


Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty Position

Review Date: April 12, 2018



College of the Canyons is seeking a faculty leader in the area of Theatre Arts. This is a 10-Month professional, full-time tenure track position beginning fall 2018. The position may include a combination of teaching, department, college, and community leadership functions. Assignment may include day, evening, and weekend duties at all District sites.



• Teaches a full load of courses in Theatre including, but not limited to, introduction to theatre, theatre history, directing, contemporary and period acting and management courses.

• Serves as a faculty leader for the department.

• Directs at least one production a year.

• Brings artistic vision, academic leadership, and management of the artistic process to the department.

• Participates in Season Selection Advisory Committee on production/curriculum choices for each season.

• Coordinates the audition and rehearsal process of all departmental productions, as well as liaising with appropriate offices for publicity of auditions and public performances.

• Provides academic, artistic, and administrative leadership in a team-oriented environment.

• Fosters a collegial and professional atmosphere, and represents the department effectively in the surrounding community.

• Employs traditional and distance learning technologies in lab, stage and classroom settings.

• Advises, assists, evaluates and mentors students.

• Evaluates and mentors faculty.

• Develops, revises and updates curriculum, keeping in mind the needs of transfer institutions, the community and/or business.

• Assesses student learning outcomes.

• Develops, implements, and evaluates student recruitment and retention programs and activities.

• Coordinates course offerings and class scheduling to facilitate student completion.

• Participates in and implements departmental and college program reviews.

• Collaborates with the faculty colleagues in department budget development.

• In collaboration with the faculty develops and coordinates resources in support of production and programs.

• Assists in marketing and development for the department.

• Coordinates with appropriate college offices to publicize the theatre program.

• Works with related areas in the Visual and Performing Arts School such as Music, Dance, and Media Entertainment Arts to coordinate curriculum and production.

• Maintains office hours and participates in department, division, and college committees and governance.

• Participates in additional faculty responsibilities, including college decision-making activities related to professional and academic matters. The activities will occur within the department as well as within the larger college setting.

• Performs other duties as assigned.


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