Technical Theater Instructor

Posting Details

Position Summary Information

Position to be Filled Technical Theater Instructor
PVA Number 17-049
Employment Type Full Time (FT)
Months Per Year Nine (9) Months
Minimum Required Education/Training

A Master’s Degree in Theatre or related field with at least 18 graduate hours in Theatre from a regionally accredited college or university.

Minimum Required Experience

● Experience in teaching the design and construction of theatrical sets.
● One Year in Stagecrafts.

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills

● Prior experience in an instructional setting as a tutor or teacher is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants

● This position REQUIRES UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND/OR TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS be submitted in addition to the application. Please have these documents ready to upload when applying.
● Applicants who have obtained their education outside of the US and its territories must have their academic degree(s) validated, at their own expense, by an outside credential evaluation service as equivalent to the Baccalaureate or Master’s degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

Application Deadline 11/23/2017

Extended Job Description


To provide classroom instruction to students through lecture, demonstration, laboratory exercises, handouts, responding to questions, and testing.

Supervision Received/Exercised

● Receives direct supervision and/or technical direction from the department chair and full-time faculty in the Fine and Performing Arts Department.

● May exercise functional and technical supervision over instructional assistants

Essential Functions

Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Essential Functions:

• Will teach 15-16 hours in the classroom and devote the rest of time to the technical theater needs of the department, as well as, keeping regular scene/wood shop hours.
● Provide classroom and laboratory instruction to students.
● Prepare lesson plans and schedule classroom activities; develop, and prepare supplemental materials to enhance textbook lessons.
● Develop and prepare tests to evaluate student performance; grade and record individual scores.
● Act as an advisor and counselor to students; provide individual tutoring to students outside of the classroom as needed.
● Provide classroom demonstrations on various equipment and machinery; develop laboratory assignments to provide hands on experience as appropriate.
● Participate in curriculum development, evaluation, and change; attend faculty meetings as required.
● Maintain accurate records of student attendance, and performance; maintain other records and databases according to program needs or accreditation requirements.
● Stay abreast of new developments, and changes in various academic fields; participate in staff development programs, workshops, seminars, and other continuing education programs as appropriate.
● Oversee the implementation of policies and procedures related to required teaching area and in accordance with CFCC policies and guidelines
● Participate on college committees and in other institutional activities and programs.

Other Important Functions

Other Important Functions:

● Fill in for other instructors as needed.
● Assess the relevancy and impact of various lessons; revise and improve lesson format; evaluate various texts book and select books to be used for future classes.
● Assist in the recruitment of student from community high schools.
● Oversee and participate in the field studies and assignment; travel with students to provide assistance and instruction as appropriate.
● Be committed to student productions and execute all associated technical duties.
● Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required.

Knowledge of

Knowledge of:

● Classroom and laboratory instructional techniques and procedures.
● Principles and procedures of academic and instructional program development and
administration in the area of assignment.
● Current trends, research, and development in the area of assignment.
● Principles and procedures of record keeping.
● Principles and techniques involved in test development and administration.
● Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations.

Ability To

Ability to:

● Interpret and apply College goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
● Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
● Establish and maintain cooperative-working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
● Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
o Making observations
o Reading and writing
o Communicating with others
o Operating assigned equipment
o Handling varied tasks simultaneously
● Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which include the following:
o Standing or sitting for extended periods of time
o Operating assigned equipment
o Handling varied tasks simultaneously

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 11/08/2017
Open Until Filled No

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a Master's degree in Theater or a related field with at least 18 hours in Theater from a regionally accredited college or university?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have experience in teaching the design and construction of theatrical sets?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please indicate your referral source
    • Job Posting/Employee at CFCC
    • NC Employment Security Commissions
    • Job Posting at Other College/University
    • Newspaper (please list below)
    • Internet Site (please list below)
    • Other (please list below)
  4. Please specify details, if applicable

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * I UNDERSTAND that CAPE FEAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE requires a complete description of work history with all employment experience detailed to be considered for employment. I have included all of this information within my application. (If you haven't completed the application requirements, please return to your application to finish before submitting your application. Applications will be considered incomplete if "see resume" is indicated on your work history.)
    • Yes, I understand and have fully completed all requirements.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Documents 1
  2. Training Certification