Assistant Professor of Technical Theatre and Design, Tenure Track 2014-15 - 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 4,000 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.

We seek a collaborative theatre practitioner/teacher who will engage students both intellectually and creatively. The successful candidate is committed to the liberal arts and to fostering academic rigor along with artistic excellence. S/he is passionate about teaching undergraduates, and is engaged in ongoing creative or professional activity.


This tenure-track appointment will provide academic leadership for the Technical Theatre and Design track in the Theatre major. The successful candidate has production experience in both professional and academic settings; a key responsibility will be mentoring the student stage-managers, technicians, and designers working on each faculty-directed main stage production. S/he will teach courses in such areas as Stage Management, Lighting Design, or Stagecraft. The curriculum also provides opportunities to develop courses in areas of specialization. Experience facilitating production processes and managing budgets is highly desirable. The appointment includes the expectation of regular, on-going service to the program and College – for example, providing student advising, mentoring capstone projects, scholarship audition, recruitment activities, and work on faculty committees.

Experience and Qualifications:


  • MFA in Stage Management or Production Management and professional experience in at least one design area


  • MFA in one design area and professional experience in stage management or production management
  • A record of teaching excellence at the university level, including one-on-one mentoring
  • Demonstrated practice as a theatre designer, or stage/production manager
  • Active engagement in scholarly and/or creative activity

Salary Information

Depends on Qualifications


Application Instructions: Please apply on-line at Include a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications and are prepared to support the mission of the College. A complete application includes a letter of interest and how you are prepared to support the Mission of the College, a resume, on-line application and the name and contact information for three (3) professional references.  Candidates who submit names of references should expect that references will be contacted, in confidence, by the College and that credentials will be confirmed prior to hire.  Candidates who become finalists will be expected to sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry. Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.

Keyword Phrases

  • Catholic, Lasallian, liberal arts college
  • De La Salle Christian Brothers
  • committed to the educational benefits of diversity
  • Theatre
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter