The Theatre and Dance program seeks applications for a Non- Tenure Track Renewable Lecturer /Academic Advisor beginning Fall 2021. More information about the program can be found in the web page https://www.nku.edu/academics/sota/theatre.html
Primary Responsibilities :
This is primarily an advisor position with a minimal teaching requirement depending on advising loads. In addition, participation in orientation and recruiting events, advising luncheons, and Master Advisor training is required. Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal, written and oral communication skills are required. The ideal candidate must be committed to delivery of high-quality academic advising to a diverse college student population, possess the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and learn and communicate continually changing and detailed information. In addition to preparing for and holding classes [face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online], teaching involves maintaining currency in the content area related to the teaching assignment, evaluating students' work, assessing student outcomes, maintaining appropriate records, and holding office hours. This is an academic year appointment that may include some summer orientation and advising duties that would be covered by a separate stipend.
1)A Master's Degree in theatre or dance is required; preference will be given to applicants who are able to teach courses in dance and musical theatre performance and/or who have experience as a director or choreographer in musical theatre. 2)Prior advising experience is preferred; ability to effectively communicate with a broad range of student backgrounds and experiences is essential along with organizational skills to track up to 150 or more advisees. 3)Teaching experience at the college level is required. 4)Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations is required. 5)Applicants must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint and Excel. Familiarity with SAP (NKU's information system) and /or Navigate-Student Success Collaborative is desirable.
Screening of applications will begin February 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a statement of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching and advising philosophy, personal philosophy on diversity and inclusion that emphasizes their importance in higher education, and the names, email, and phone numbers of three references. Application materials should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.nku.edu. Questions regarding this position and search should be directed to Nicole Perrone, firstname.lastname@example.org, chair of the search committee. Questions regarding the application process should be directed to NKU Human Resources at email@example.com or call (859)572-5200. Priority Application Deadline February 15, 2021. Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.
Minimum Education: Master's Degree
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