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Lecturer - Scenic Design

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Posting Date

9/27/2021 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Lecturer - Scenic Design
UW System Title:  Lecturer
Start Date:  August 22, 2022

Essential Job Functions

The Theatre and Dance Department at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay seeks applicants for a Lecturer position in Scenic Design.  This position will be responsible for enhancing UW-Green Bay’s mission-driven inclusive teaching efforts and creating and maintaining an educational environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates those with diverse identities, beliefs, and cultural backgrounds.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Teach undergraduate courses in Performance Design, Scenic Design, Scenic Painting, Stagecraft, and additional courses related to the candidate’s specific expertise.
  • Responsible for the scenic design of four annual mainstage productions.
  • Supervise Independent Studies and internships.
  • Advise and mentor students in the development of design projects and career development. 
  • Perform department service and contribute to the ongoing programmatic development of the department.
  • Implement inclusive instructional strategies to increase support for students from underrepresented and first-generation backgrounds at UW-Green Bay.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master of Fine Arts or terminal degree in Theatre or Performance Design
  • Fluency in the current technologies of design for performance. 
  • Primary design expertise should be in Scenic Design, with additional expertise in at least one other area such as sound, projection, or entertainment technology

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Expertise in Sound, Projections, CAD, Technical Direction, Lighting, or other areas of technical performance production
  • Applicants with experience teaching in a higher education environment

The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace.  The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University invites applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

Conditions Of Appointment

Position is a full-time, 9-month, Academic Staff appointment.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

Salary

Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

BENEFIT DETAILS
The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Search Jobs" screen,
  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Lecturer - Scenic Design"
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Sign In."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions, must include link to portfolio within letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Unofficial transcripts of the highest degree achieved
 

You must select "Submit" to forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Kate LaCount
Phone: (920 465-2396
Email:  lacountk@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, November 28, 2021.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.