Adjunct Faculty - Theatre and Dance

Employment Type

: Part-Time


: Miscellaneous

Ideal Candidate Statement Ohlone College seeks to employ faculty members who have a passion for teaching and learning and a strong commitment to the missions and ideals of the community college. We are looking for excellent teachers who are student-oriented in their approach and dedicated to student success. An ideal candidate will be skilled in generating student engagement in learning. Innovative teaching strategies are encouraged at Ohlone, including collaborative learning and the active use of technology. Continuous professional development is highly valued. We are looking for faculty with enthusiastic interest in curriculum and instructional improvement through ongoing critical thinking about student learning outcomes in courses and programs. The ideal Ohlone faculty member will have strong leadership skills and an interest in active participation in college-wide activities. Excellent communication skills with students, staff and faculty peers are essential. We are looking for faculty who are flexible in their work and adaptable to change. Ohlone prides itself as a Learning College with the motto of 'A World of Cultures United in Learning' and we are looking for faculty who embrace diversity in serving students of varied backgrounds and learning styles. The College is committed to environmental sustainability and looks to all employees to support this important goal. Position Teach part-time in the Theatre and Dance Department. Primary location will be at Washington High School. Duties and Responsibilities ● At Washington High School, teach 7th period Stagecraft class 5-12 hours per week. ● Supervise the set construction and technical needs of two full productions a year (Fall Play and Spring Musical). ● Responsible for care and upkeep of the Following Facilities: Scene Shop (large powertools, paints, chemicals, wood storage, electric cart for transporting scenery); Storage Hallway (flats, tools, hardware, props, misc.); Valhalla Theater - 350 seat proscenium stage (stage, rigging, sound station, lighting booth, lighting equipment, sound equipment); Seven metal large shipping containers located throughout the campus (large props, platforms, furniture, etc.). Desirable Qualifications ● Ability to construct scenery in methods used in the theater industry. ● Knowledge of advanced construction techniques. ● Ability to teach students how to use hand and power tools. ● Ability to teach safety practices. ● Ability to generate designs for shows. ● Ability to generate construction drawings for students use. ● Management of stock scenery. ● Basic knowledge of construction of scenery, lighting, sound, costuming, makeup, props and prop construction, stage management, scenic art, design of all types. ● Ability to coordinate many students with different tasks at the same time. Minimum Qualifications 1. Any Bachelor's Degree and two years professional experience OR any Associate Degree and six years professional experience AND 2. Commitment to community college goals/objectives of providing quality programs and services for culturally, socio-economically, ethnically, and academically diverse students and students with disabilities; personal qualities to work effectively and with sensitivity in a multicultural environment; awareness of and commitment to the needs of non-traditional and/or re-entry students with diverse abilities and interests. Physical Characteristics Starting Salary Range Salary Range Hourly Lecture: $72.76-$108.77; Hourly Lab: $62.47-$93.39 DOE

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