The School of Arts and Humanities at Stephens College invites applications for a fulltime, non-tenure track faculty position in the 3-year,
2-summer BFA Costume Design program beginning Fall 2021.The position includes both academic and design responsibilities in a department
offering a BFA in Musical Theatre, Acting, Technical Theatre and Costume Design. Responsibilities
- Teach/design the equivalent of 12 credit hours per semester.
- Responsible for the oversight of the costume shop operation
(maintenance and organization), as well as oversight of all costume shop staff.
- Responsible for the oversight and/or costume design
of multiple productions in the performing arts season which includes theatre, dance and vocal performances.
- Advise and supervise
student costume designers in the BFA program.
- Support guest artists as assigned.
- Collaborate with program chairs, faculty,
directors, and designers.
- Work daily with students in all areas of costume production. Supervise students in proper and safe ways
of working: encourage and maintain professional standards.
- Other duties as assigned.
- MFA in Costume Design
- Demonstrated years of professional experience.
- Experience teaching at the
- Evidence of communication and collaboration skills demonstrated commitment to working with a diverse
- Evidence of successful professional design work.
founding in 1833, Stephens has been offering innovative, career-focused programs grounded in the liberal arts with a focus on creative arts
and health sciences. It is the second-oldest female educational establishment that is still a women's college in the United States.
Stephen's is proudly located in Columbia, Missouri, home to a flagship public university and two private colleges. The faculty take a
hands-on, experiential approach to education, making sure students get both quality classroom instruction and external work experiences that
complement their coursework. Graduates are prepared to become leaders and innovators in a rapidly changing world. Stephens also provides
graduate, online, and certificate programs to women and men as part of its commitment to lifelong learning. The College community prides
itself on fostering a close-knit faculty atmosphere and providing a welcoming, learning-centered environment for all students. The learning
community is distinguished by small classes, close engagement with faculty, intellectual rigor, and vibrant programs of study that reflect
the College's mission: Learn. Grow. Lead.
Stephens College contributes to the vibrant social and cultural climate
that makes Columbia, Missouri such a desirable place to live. Columbia was rated #33 in the Top 100 Best Places to Live as rated by
livability.com, and the #21Best City to Live in America by niche.com.
Stephens College offers
excellent benefits, including vacation/holiday/sick pay, health/dental/life insurance, tuition waiver and college retirement plan.
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