Department: IU Southeast School of Arts and Letters
Indiana University Southeast's Department of Theatre invites applications for the position of Lecturer of Theatre / Costume Shop Manager / Costume Design. The position will begin August 1 2019. This position reports to the Dean of the School of Arts and Letters.
Responsibilities include teaching no less than one theatre class per semester with the possibility of more; supervising the daily running of the Theatre Department Costume Shop with a student labor force; designing the costumes for each of the department's productions and other costumed events, participation in the building, installation, and striking of each departmental production set of costumes. This position also works closely with theatre students and the artistic/administrative staff. The successful candidate must be willing and able to work with current students in a mentor role, be willing to participate in recruiting students in the region to the program, and to interface with area high school faculty and their theatre programs.
Applicants should upload resume or CV, education transcripts, 3 email addresses to request recommendations and at least 4 representative portfolio examples and/or online portfolio. If you require reasonable accommodations due to a disability for the interview, contact Human Resources.
Review of applications will begin May 1st, 2019 will continue until position is filled.
IU Southeast is one of eight campuses of Indiana University. It is located on a beautiful 177 acre tract in scenic southern Indiana, 10 minutes from downtown Louisville, Kentucky. IU Southeast is a comprehensive university offering a range of bachelor's, master's, and associate's degrees. IU Southeast is committed to a learning environment that actively seeks to support students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. Consistent with the university's commitment to diversity, persons from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Required qualifications: MFA in Theatre required; supervisory experience in professional theatre or comparable design industry, teaching experience at a college level or equivalent is preferred. Experience in all areas of theatrical costuming is required with at least one area of specialization. Candidates must be thoroughly grounded in costume construction, cutting/draping, pattern creation/manipulation, alteration, and theatrical makeup.
Department Contact for Questions:
For any questions please contact Rebekkah Meixner, Chair of Search Committee
OAA #: SE-19-14
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 7738
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