Assistant Professor/Theatre Voice and Speech

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Assistant Professor/Theatre Voice and Speech

Southern Oregon University


Posting Number: F00118

Official Transcripts:
Once hired for a position the candidate shall have sealed official transcripts for all post-secondary degrees mailed from the granting institution directly to the Provost's office. Transcripts should be received by September 1.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Each applicant is required to provide (as attachments to the online application) the following supplemental documents: (1) letter providing some detail of the applicant's qualifications and interest in the position; (2) current resume/CV; (3) teaching philosophy; (4)As “other document” the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references. If you are unable to attach the supplemental materials to the online application please contact Human Resources for assistance.
For inquiries and additional information, please contact: Human Resource Services via email at hrs@sou.edu or by phone at (541)552-8553.

Appointment Basis: 9 months
FTE: 1.0
Department: Theatre
Job Location: Ashland (15 A)
Hiring Pay Rate: $56,510 (@ 1.0 FTE, YIR 1 Asst Prof, CIP $0 ) APSOU Table 12C
Benefits Eligible: Yes

Position Summary:
The Theatre Program of the Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University (SOU) is seeking candidates for a full-time, nine-month, tenure track, Assistant Professor position.
The Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University's Theater Program located in Ashland, Oregon, is a large and busy undergraduate-only program with just under 300 majors. The Program mounts six full productions and many workshop and showcase presentations each year. It offers BA, BS, and BFA degrees. The performance faculty serve a conservatory style BFA program, as well as serving other theatre students and the general SOU student population.
The Theatre Voice and Speech faculty member is responsible for providing voice and speech coursework, mentorship, and guidance to performance and theatre generalist students. The position is also the advisor and mentor of undergraduate performers and generalists in the BA/BS programs of the Oregon Center for the Arts. The position supports our active production season by providing voice, text, and dialect coaching for productions. Attendance at some rehearsals is expected. This position supports the performance area by offering regular Introduction to Acting and other generalist courses.
Faculty will contribute to the administration of the performance area including the management of our Musical Theatre minor. They will also contribute, in relevant areas, to the Program administration of a yearly season and our numerous student showcase productions. Duties will also include contribution to Program faculty committees, curriculum development, student advising, recruitment, budgeting, and participation at production and faculty meetings. As a tenure track position, the Voice and Speech faculty will also be expected to maintain their professional development. This can be achieved by outside performance or coaching work, publishing, conference attendance, workshop presentations, and involvement in professional organizations.

Diversity Statement:
Southern Oregon University is a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. Without diversity, our educational process is diminished. Working together in support of our commitment to diversity, we strengthen and enrich our role as learners, educators and members of a tightly connected global community. We encourage those who share in our commitment to diversity, to join our community and we expect all our employees to demonstrate an ability and desire to create an inclusive campus community.

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Initial appointment at the rank of assistant professor requires a terminal degree in the discipline taught or is ABD, (MFA Performance).
  • Two years of professional experience in a similar position or in the professional theatre field.
  • Significant professional theatre credits.
  • Significant performance experience.
  • Experience as a voice, dialect, speech, or text coach.
  • Demonstration of effective teaching and mentorship.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cordially with fellow faculty, student performers, designers, and technicians, and guest artists and directors from diverse backgrounds.
  • The desire, ability, and patience to effectively teach and train novice students.
  • Evidence of sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, LGBTQ, and ethnic backgrounds of staff and students.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • More than two years of professional experience in a similar position or in the professional theatre field.
  • At least three years of university teaching experience.
  • Certification in a voice system such as Linklater.
  • Active VASTA membership.
  • AEA or SAG-AFTRA membership.
  • Ability to teach courses in Musical Theatre.

    Physical Demands:
    Teaching, sitting, and working at a computer.

    This position is designated as a critical, security-sensitive or safety-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal Background Check:
    Yes

    Posting Date: 10/26/2018
    Application must be received by: 01/07/2019 for priority consideration
    Anticipated Appointment Begin Date: 09/16/2019

    Contact Name for Applicant Questions:
    Jackie Apodaca

    Contact Email:
    ApodacaJ@sou.edu

    For more information or to apply:
    http://jobs.sou.edu/postings/7503

    Special Instructions to Applicants
    Each applicant is encouraged to provide (preferably as attachments to the online application) the following supplemental documents: (1) letter providing some detail of the applicant’s qualifications and interest in the position; (2) current resume/CV; (3) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references. If you are unable to attach the supplemental materials to the online application please mail to:

    Southern Oregon University
    Human Resource Services
    Churchill Hall, Room 159
    1250 Siskiyou Boulevard
    Ashland, OR 97520

    For inquiries and additional information, please contact: Human Resource Services via email at hrs@sou.edu or by phone at (541) 552-8553.

    Diversity Statement
    Southern Oregon University is a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. Without diversity, our educational process is diminished. Working together in support of our commitment to diversity, we strengthen and enrich our role as learners, educators and members of a tightly connected global community. We encourage those who share in our commitment to diversity, to join our community and we expect all our employees to demonstrate an ability and desire to create an inclusive campus community.






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