Drama Adjunct Instructor (Technical Theater) (TEMPORARY)


Posting Number: F00902


Location: Diablo Valley College




Description of Position:


Part-time instructor to teach technical theater and technical theater lab. These courses provide a theoretical as well as a practical overview of the elements of technical theater. The courses cover: stage management, stage design, scenery, painting for the stage, lighting, sound, and safety procedures. Students will obtain hands-on experience working on main stage productions, arena productions, and student-directed projects. Safety procedures for working in the shop and on stage performances are emphasized




Beth McBrien



Position Status: Non-Tenure Track


EEO Job Category: Faculty & Other Instructional Staff


Employee Group: Part-Time Faculty


Department: D3031-Drama


Duties and Responsibilities:


Adjunct Faculty duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1. providing instruction in accordance with established curriculum, course outlines and class schedules;

2. creating and maintaining an environment which emphasizes learning, encourages free discussion of ideas and critical thinking;

3. evaluating progress of students concerning educational matters and grades student work;

4. meeting with students outside of class;

5. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;

6. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter areas;

7. fulfilling professional responsibilities of a part-time/temporary faculty member;

8. maintaining accurate academic records;

9. performing other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience:


Understanding of and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff and faculty.


If applying under Drama/Theater Arts Qualifications:


Master’s or Master of Fine Arts in drama/theater arts/






Bachelor’s or Bachelor of Fine Arts in drama/theater






Master’s in comparative literature, English,


communication studies, speech, literature or




OR the equivalent.


If applying under Stagecraft Qualifications:


Any bachelor’s degree or higher and two years of professional experience, or any associate degree and six years of professional experience.


Desirable Qualifications:


Knowledge of a variety of technical theater subjects, including: stage management, stage design, scenery, painting for the stage, lighting, sound, and safety procedures.


Experience teaching technical theater


Experience working with a diverse student population


Job Open Date: 09/29/2022


Job Close Date: 1/3/2023


Open Until Filled: No


Employment Begins: Spring 2023


# of Months: 5 months


To apply, visit: https://apptrkr.com/3714283


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