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Faculty position in Theatre Arts

East Texas Baptist University
Full Time
Marshall, TX 75670
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Job description
Faculty Position in Theatre Arts - Design and Technical Theatre

East Texas Baptist University seeks a qualified individual to provide instruction in the Department of Theatre Arts. Candidates will primarily teach courses in technical theatre and design, but will also have the opportunity to teach various rotating courses such as Stage Management, and Theatre History, Theatre Education, and Performance related classes if the faculty member has the necessary credentials and experience. The faculty member will also be assigned directing, scenic, lighting, and/ or sound design and production responsibilities in the department's theatre program.

Other responsibilities include directing at least one mainstage production each year, collaborating with other department faculty in curriculum development and departmental planning, assisting with recruitment of new students, advising and mentoring students, and serving on University committees.

ETBU seeks a qualified individual with a graduate degree in theatre arts and professional training and experience in technical theatre. Candidates should have professional experience and a record of professional involvement. Candidates must have the ability to communicate well with students and colleagues. Candidates must possess an appreciation and commitment to serve in Christian higher education. Candidates must demonstrate a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, and must live lifestyles consistent with the University’s biblical standards of morality, temperance, stewardship, as well as membership and active participation in the faculty members’ local Christian church. ETBU faculty are required to participate in the life of the University via faculty/department/school meetings, University Chapel services, prayer emphases, discipleship group studies, committee participation, local community ministry involvement, and attendance at campus activities and events. THE UNIVERSITY: East Texas Baptist University is a Christ-centered liberal arts university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an institution affiliated with Texas Baptists (BGCT), ETBU uses the Bible and the 1963 Baptist Faith and Message as the theological framework and basis for institutional mission, governance, and policy. In compliance with federal law, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or military service in employment. Under federal law, East Texas Baptist University may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its mission.

APPLICATIONS: Complete the university application using the "Apply" button, and upload the following documents:
  • Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Testimony of Christian Faith
  • Statement of Philosophy of Teaching which includes an articulation of a personal approach to the integration of biblical faith and learning through a Christian worldview.
  • Official transcripts from all schools attended (Mail to East Texas Baptist University, Academic Affairs, One Tiger Dr., Marshall, TX, 75670 or email to [email protected])
  • Contact information (e-mail, mailing address, necessary phone numbers) for at least three professional references.

For additional information contact: Dr. Justin Hodges, Dean School of Communication and Performing Arts 903-923-2162 [email protected]

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews will begin as suitable applications are received.

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