Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Faculty Posted On: Wed Apr 15 2020 Job Description:
Teach and supervise Stage Management students and/or stage manage productions as needed for all projects and seasons of the Theatre Department. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Recruiting and mentoring of student Stage Managers and serving as the instructor of record for stage management and/or production courses, including Mainstage and Studio Seasons, with particular emphasis on diversifying the department's student population.
Coordinating student assignments with production directors, technical faculty, student directors and directing classes
Direct supervision of student stage managers for productions during the department's season and/or stage manage productions as needed.
Management/scheduling of departmental spaces and season productions
Development/scheduling of departmental production calendar including design & production meetings, rehearsal schedules, technical rehearsals, and production runs.
Participation in activities involving Design, Technology, & Stage Management students including such things as assessment and advisement.
Help develop and uphold rehearsal, audition and backstage policies and protocols to ensure safety and best practices.
Teach departmental classes in areas of expertise
Help support and increase our inclusive learning environment
Complete all shows in a timely manner and at stated level of quality.
Interact with faculty and staff from Acting/Directing, Design/Tech and Dance areas regularly; attend relevant meetings of these areas; serve on various dept. committees.
Act as adviser to Stage Management students re internships, career development, etc., including fostering and developing relationships with other university departments to increase opportunities for stage management students.
Collaborate in creation of a Stage Management concentration for the Theatre Major
Stage management or production management experience in the professional theatre at the regional, national, and/or international level
Experience serving underrepresented or ethnic minority student populations and/or working in a diverse university like that of Binghamton.
Knowledge and understanding of multicultural and diversity issues.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education
Three years relevant work experience and two years supervisory experience.
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines
Excellent interpersonal skills, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management, presentation skills and phone and e-mail etiquette
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, to include familiarity generating work projects in Excel.
Available to work flexible hours including evenings and weekend.
MFA from an accredited institution of higher education
Experience in teaching stage management and production management and/or additional courses related to expertise: 2 or more years at a college level beyond graduate teaching appointment
Professional affiliations (USA/IATSE, AEA, USITT, AGMA etc.)
Basic knowledge of common sound programming software or drafting software
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