Theater Arts Instructor
Company: Irvine Valley College
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Irvine Valley College
Theater Arts Instructor
Job Category: Faculty CTA
Job Opening Date: November 02, 2022
Job Closing Date: January 31, 2023
Location: Irvine Valley College
Work Location: Irvine, CA
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Pay Rate Type: Monthly
Work Days: As assigned
Work Hours: 36 hours per week
Hours Per Week: 36
Percentage of Employment: 100%
Months of Employment: 10 months
Salary: $78,689 to $104,919 annually
Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Transcripts
Application materials must be received by 11:59 pm on January 30,
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties and responsibilities as presented are intended to be
representative and not restrictive. The District reserves the right
to modify the assignment and allocation of duties in accordance
with any changes in District policy and/or the faculty collective
--- Teach a variety of Theater courses such as Directing, Acting,
Play Production and Musical Theater to a diverse student
--- Instruct and assist in the growth and success of a diverse
population of students through careful preparation of course
materials, effective teaching methodologies and informed critical
feedback on assignments and discussions in support of student
--- Develop culturally relevant course content, culturally
responsive pedagogical techniques, and effective practices for
engaging students who are diverse and/or are students who are
historically underserved. The ideal candidate should have
experience with relevant pedagogical techniques to engage diverse
student populations such as African American, Latinx, Native
Americans, Pacific Islanders, and other disproportionately impacted
--- Participate in curriculum development and serve on department,
division, college, and district committees as necessary to maintain
and improve the instructional program; participate in appropriate
professional development activities.
Engage in co-curricular activities, including planning,
implementing, and teaching in special programs designed to support
--- Participate in the formulation of Student Learning Outcomes
(SLOs) and the Student Learning Outcomes assessment cycle.
--- Maintain formal office hours; stay current on information as
discussed in department and division meetings.
--- Provide an average of one (1) hour per week of college service
that supports the division, college and/or District goals through
active participation in one or more of the following categories:
committee work on the department, division/school, college, and/or
district level; non-classroom college, district, or community
activities; department/division/school activities, events, or
meetings; student club advisor activities or events.
--- Remain current in your discipline, of instructional methods and
new technologies pertinent to areas of assignment; learn and apply
emerging technologies and advances (e.g., computer software
applications) as necessary to assist and support student
--- Teach scheduled classes and perform related duties as assigned,
including comply with the applicable Course Outline of Record(s)
(COR); respond to and evaluate student work regularly and
consistently, inform students on a timely basis of their progress
in the course throughout the term; and respond to student academic
concerns, as appropriate, in a timely manner. Comply with district,
college, and division policies in the performance of duties.
--- Work cooperatively with staff and students.
--- Regular and consistent performance of the requirements of your
--- Work collaboratively with the Performing Arts Center production
team in planning, publicity, scheduling, budgeting, and execution
of the production season.
--- Assist in the overall scheduling and safety of theatre
--- Assignment will include day, evening, and weekend classes and
--- Master's or Master of Fine Arts in drama/theatre
--- Bachelor's or Bachelor of Fine Arts in drama/theatre
arts/performance AND Master's in comparative literature, English,
communication studies, speech, literature, or humanities; OR
--- Valid California Community College instructor credential
appropriate to the subject per Education Code 87355 (issued prior
to July 1, 1990); OR
--- the equivalent combination of education and experience.
--- Plus, commitment to equity and diversity. All applicants must
have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender
identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community
college students, faculty, and staff. The applicant must be able to
demonstrate how these factors relate to the need for equity minded
practices within an educational environment.
--- Expertise in culturally responsive teaching in Theater Arts,
particularly as it relates to the relevance of Theater Arts to
student's lives, interests, and communities; demonstrated ability
to address equity gaps of racially minoritized groups within
Theater Arts; Recent experience working with diverse student
populations such as African Americans, Latinx, Native Americans,
Pacific Islanders, and other marginalized groups.
--- Minimum three years teaching acting and performance courses
preferably at the college level.
--- Practical experience in play production, including classical
plays, contemporary plays, and musical theater.
--- Experience in directing plays, preferably at the college
--- Exposure to, and involvement with the professional theater
--- Working knowledge of current and emerging live entertainment
--- Ability to teach subjects related to musical theater including
vocal performance, song interpretation, pop/rock styles, audition
preparation, and history of the genre to a diverse student
--- Expertise in the theatrical history and traditions of cultures
outside the Euro-western cannon is desirable.
--- Demonstrated background in musical theater.
--- Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility
To be considered a candidate for this position, the following
materials must be electronically uploaded:
--- Completed South Orange County Community College District online
application including education, experience and references.
--- Cover letter.
--- Current resume and/or curriculum vitae.
--- Academic transcripts of all college level coursework showing
date degree awarded from an accredited institution. For
consideration, degree(s) must be awarded at the time of
application, or applicant must complete the Supplemental
Application for Equivalency Determination form with online
application. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at time of
application. Successful candidate must provide official transcripts
upon hire. Non-U.S. transcripts must include a certified U.S.
evaluation (i.e., NACES agency: www.naces.org) at the time of
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