Lecturers, Performing Arts Department - Saint Mary's College-California in Moraga California

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Saint Mary's College-California

Moraga, California

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 3,500 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.


  • Saint Mary’s College invites applications for part-time Lecturers to teach courses in specialized performance techniques and/or lecture courses on a rotating basis in the performing arts at the College for the 2011-12 academic year. 
  • Subject matter would be specific to each program and focused on dance, music and theatre. 
  • Possible courses may include:  
  • Studio courses in Dance technique: Ballet, Jazz, Hip-hop, various world dance traditions, guest artist repertory.  
  • Studio courses in Music: Private Lessons, Lyric Diction, Voice, accompanist.  
  • Studio courses in Theatre: Stage Combat, Physical Comedy, Movement for Actors, Voice for the Actor.  Technical theatre courses, e.g., Design, Stage Management, Production Coordinator.   
  • Lecture courses: Appreciation, History, and Theory in all programs.   Teaching responsibilities will consist of studio courses and lecture courses in dance, music and/or theatre. 
  • Work a highly collaborative and culturally diverse campus environment. 
  • The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the mission of the College, which is informed, animated and expressed through its Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions.  

Experience and Qualifications:

Candidates should hold either a BA along with a demonstrated record of professional and academic excellence or a combination of professional and academic experience.  MA preferred.

Salary Information

Depends on Qualifications


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Keyword Phrases

  • Lecturers, Performing Arts Department
  • Catholic, Lasallian, liberal arts college
  • De La Salle Christian Brothers
  • committed to the educational benefits of diversity
  • Other Fine & Applied Arts
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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