Become a Lion and join the Pride! MSSU is seeking an Adjunct instructor to teach on campus in the area of Costume Design, and Costume Shop Manager, beginning Fall 2021. Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in the related discipline area, (Master's preferred). Certification in certain fields may also be accepted depending on subject matter. Applicants should provide a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, as well as the names and contact information of three professional references. Submit documents by visiting www.mssu.edu/jobs . Official transcripts are required 45 days after contract is issued. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon a background check.
Duties will include:
Shop supervisor is responsible for all costume lab students and projects during afternoon hours
Supervising all Independent Studies and classes in Costume Design & Costume Technologies.
Overseeing daily costume shop functions
Maintaining costume shop facilities
Requesting and ordering all material needed for Productions
Building, altering, and constructing of costumes for all productions
Assisting with costume rentals and loans for local theatre troupes, opera companies, and school productions
Cleaning and maintaining all costumes during rehearsal and run of shows
Cleaning and storing of all costumes after show runs
Plus other duties as assigned
MSSU's vibrant campus creates an engaging learning environment for approximately 6,000 students and provides its faculty and staff rewarding career opportunities. We offer a collaborative and diverse workplace with an emphasis on fostering a global perspective. Joining the MSSU Pride provides a variety of opportunities for you to attain your career goals, a place where your contributions are valued, and - perhaps most importantly - the ability to make a difference in the lives of our students. MSSU is an EOE employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among faculty and staff. MSSU is an E-verify participating employer. Visit our website to learn more about the advantages of employment at MSSU.
Internal Number: 1630403
About Missouri Southern State University
Missouri Southern State University is a four year liberal arts public institution serving more than 5,000 students in over 140 academic programs offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. Internationally-focused semesters and enriching cultural events in theatre, art, music and film create an engaging learning environment for students and citizens of the region. MSSU is located in Joplin, MO, which is considered to be the Crossroads of America, and serves as the commercial hub for the four states area. Joplin is a resilient and vibrant city with a population of over 50,000 serving a metropolitan statistical area of 208,000. There is quick and easy access to Northwest Arkansas, Kansas City, and Tulsa, as well as numerous outdoor activities and attractions throughout the Ozarks.