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Please send completed employment application and resume to:

Human Resources
Iowa Western Community College
2700 College Rd. Box 4-C
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

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Theatre Instructor

Qualifications:

Anticipated Start – January 2018

Qualifications:

Council Bluffs Campus

Education:

Required:  Master’s degree in Theatre or related field with 18 graduate hours in Theatre is required to teach college level courses. 

Preferred: Master’s degree with emphasis in theatre education and/or coursework in the area preferred.

Experience:

Required: One to two years working with adult populations in an educational setting.  Experience teaching through several methodologies.

Preferred:  Community College teaching experience is preferred.  Experience working with budgets.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

·         Excellent oral and written communication and human relations skills.

·          Effective organizational skills, particularly as they relate to the teaching-learning process.

·         Capable of creating a classroom and lab environment which is conducive to student learning.

·         Strong motivation to work/serve under-prepared students.

·         Ability to work with diverse populations.

Basic Function and Responsibility:

This position will be responsible for delivering all levels of Theatre classes.  Must be willing to teach a variety of methodologies:  face-to-face, on-line, hybrid and video conferencing.  Assignments may also include teaching at multiple sites during the course of a semester.  This instructor will also be responsible for course instruction and classroom management.  Other duties include, but are not limited to, teaching classroom and laboratory sessions, curriculum development/restructuring, committee assignments, student academic advising, student recruitment, responsibility for materials and supplies, and production budget management. All candidates interviewed will be required to provide a teaching demonstration.

Typical Physical Demands:

Requires prolonged standing or sitting.  Requires frequent bending, stooping or stretching.  May require light lifting.  Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity.  Requires ability to distinguish letters or symbols.  Requires the use of office equipment such as computer terminals, calculator, telephone, faxes, and copiers. 

Typical Working Conditions:

Work is routinely performed in a classroom environment.  Frequent contact with internal and external customers is required.  Some travel is required.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Help students achieve their educational and career goals
  • Promote, develop, and deliver quality education programs with the intent to retain students to graduation
  • Organize and teach labs as assigned by the academic dean
  • Develop and revise course and program curricula with the assistance of the dean
  • Assess student learning outcomes in courses each term
  • Collaborate with the department to analyze assessment of student learning data and develop course and program improvement plans
  • Contribute to the annual evaluation and revision of General Education Learning Outcomes (GELOs)
  • Promote, model, and enforce academic integrity
  • Advise students
  • Refer students to college resources
  • Actively participate in college life and activities, such as college committees and student organizations
  • Participate in department, division, and college meetings
  • Initiate and pursue a professional growth plan to maintain competency and knowledge of current research, practice trends in the field
  • Post student attendance, grades, and course syllabus to the college LMS in accordance with college timelines
  • Exhibit a positive and professional demeanor and attitude, contributing to a productive and growth oriented work environment
  • Be available in office for student assistance via email, phone, or conference
  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance with FERPA and Title IX regulations
  • Implement accommodations for ADA compliance
  • Demonstrate professional decorum with all members of the college and community
  • Undertake and timely complete additional duties as assigned, e.g. development of class schedules, budget development, course and program evaluations, committee assignments, reports, and equipment needs and evaluations
  • Develop a minimum of two theatrical student productions per academic year.
  • Other duties as assigned which may include:
    • Review faculty credentials in consultation with the Academic Dean
    • Review student transcripts upon request
    • Assist with instructor orientations
    • Assist the College with NACEP accreditation standards

Job Duties:

Salary Range:

TBD

Application Deadline:

open until filled