Joliet Junior College Joliet, IL, USA
Nov 26, 2019Full time
POSITION TITLE: FACULTY, THEATRE STATUS: Full time Tenure Track DEPARTMENT: Fine Arts UNION: Faculty MINIMUM PAY RATE : Qualifications include education and related work experience. Adapt to new and changing situations and demonstrate a positive attitude. Demonstrate respect for students; understand learning styles and apply understanding to institution-related activities; demonstrate integrity and promote diversity and open communication. Fifteen credit hours a semester constitute a standard load. Course assignments may be late afternoon, evening, Saturday, and at branch campuses or satellite centers. Position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College faculty contract. The assignment includes teaching multiple sections of Theatre 101 (Introduction to Theatre). May teach Principles of Directing, Stage Makeup, Costumes, Theatre Practicum, and/or Play Analysis. Direct 1-2 main stage productions per academic year. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Fifteen (15) contact hours per semester; thirty (30) contact hours per year of assigned classes including multiple sections of Theatre 101 (Introduction to Theatre). May teach Principles of Directing, Acting I, Theatre Practicum, and/or Play Analysis; five (5) office hours per week is required. 2. Direct 1-2 main stage productions per academic year. 3. Work closely with other instructors and special programs and services within the college to determine placements, curriculum, and academic support. 4. Participate in course development, assessment, accreditation, and planning activities. 5. Participate in appropriate departmental meetings and recruitment activities; serve on committees. 6. Assist students with academic advising. 7. Demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and learning. 8. Demonstrate strong understanding and commitment to the community college mission. 9. Teach at other campus sites as needed. 10. Maintain a thorough knowledge of the subject matter necessary to teach the assigned course load and keep informed of developments in related areas. 11. Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and community needs. 12. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College faculty contract. PHYSICAL DEMANDS 1. Normal classroom physical demands. WORKING CONDITIONS 1. Duties are performed indoors in the usual classroom and computer lab environment.