Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor of Acting and Program Head, BFA in Acting for Film, Television, Voice-overs, and Commercial

  • Pace University
  • New York, NY
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time Theatre & Dance

Job Description

The Pace School of Performing Arts (PPA), housed in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences at Pace University, and located on the University's campus in lower Manhattan, invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor of Acting and Program Head of the BFA in Acting for Film, Television, Voice-overs, and Commercials. (Rank dependent on experience.) The position reports to the Executive Director of PPA and collaborates with the other PPA program heads and production team.

The ideal candidate is innovative, inspiring, and committed to Pace's motto of Opportunitas, with experience in anti-racist teaching, mentoring, and administration as a color-conscious leader who promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion in education and theater. The position consists of a combination of teaching, administration, departmental service, and directing/producing projects within the program.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruitment
  • Curriculum oversight
  • Student advisement/mentoring
  • Facilitation of faculty assignments
  • Mentoring of faculty
  • Outreach to industry/guest artists


  • MFA in Acting
  • 2-3 years' experience teaching at the professional studio/theater and/or university level.
  • Extensive experience in the on-camera and microphone mediums, whether being in front of the camera, behind the camera, in the casting room, or in production.

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Pace University has a proud history of preparing its diverse student body for a lifetime of professional success as a result of its unique program that combines rigorous academics and real-world experiences. Pace is ranked the #1 private, four-year college in the nation for upward economic mobility by Harvard University's Opportunity Insights, evidence of the transformative education the University provides.

From its beginnings as an accounting school in 1906, Pace has grown to three campuses, enrolling 13,000 students in bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs in more than 150 majors and programs, across a range of disciplines: arts, sciences, business, health care, technology, law, education, and more. The university also has one of the most competitive performing arts programs in the country. Pace has a signature, newly renovated campus in New York City, located in the heart of vibrant Lower Manhattan, next to Wall Street and City Hall, and two campuses in Westchester County, New York: a 200-acre picturesque Pleasantville Campus and a Law School in White Plains.

Pace University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and people of all gender identities are encouraged to apply.

Pace is committed to ensuring the safety and security of the students, faculty, staff and visitors to the University. In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University's Safety and Security department publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which can be accessed here. The report contains information on security policies as well as crime and fire statistics for the University.

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