Southern Arkansas University, Magnolia, is seeking applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Musical Theatre and Theatre Director. Candidates are expected to assume a significant leadership role in the Department of Performing Arts and Mass Communication. The department offers a Bachelor of Performing Arts degree with concentrations in Theatre, Musical Theatre, Music Performance, Music Education, and Music with Studies in Business; a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication with a concentration in Mass Media; and houses various vocal and instrumental ensembles. The position is expected to open on August 1, 2018.
Duties: teach a variety of Musical Theatre and Theatre classes, select and direct plays and musicals, recruit and advise students, and fulfill other academic duties; assume a prominent role in community outreach, not only to local theatre groups, but to the community as a whole and other duties as assigned
Qualifications: have a terminal degree in Theatre or Musical Theatre and experience with directing musicals and plays. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Interested candidates should send a letter of application, current curriculum vita, (unofficial) transcripts and three letters of recommendation to HR@saumag.edu or the Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University, MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. Review of applications will begin May 25, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Non-listed references may be contacted. AA/EOE