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Reporting to the Associate Director for Event Management and Audience Services for Berklee, the Ticket Operations and Patron Services Manager is charged with overseeing box office and front of house operations for all Boston Conservatory box office day shifts and ticketed performances at The Boston Conservatory, including management of the ticketing system, oversight of ticket prices and sales, money handling, financial reporting, and house management duties during a performance, such as ushering, patron issues, and emergencies. Utilizes ticketing system to assist with event marketing and patron services initiatives.

The Ticket Operation Manager’s primary responsibility is to ensure smooth and efficient operations of the box office during ticket sale hours and Boston Conservatory performances. This role oversees a Boston Conservatory student staff of 15-20, providing students with specialized training, oversight, direction, and support. In the event of a patron dispute, student discipline issue, or box office system upset, the Ticket Operations Manager is expected to resolve these issues in a diplomatic and timely manner, as to prevent further disruption.

 

Essential Functions/Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Financial management - Manages the box office operation budget with signing authority and is responsible for reconciling ticket sales, credit cards, and check deposits through monthly sales reporting in compliance with Berklee Comptroller’s Office and the Boston Conservatory Business Office.
  • Marketing - Works closely with Berklee and Boston Conservatory marketing managers to project semesterly revenue and devise special ticket sales and promotions aimed to increase revenue and build audience size. Utilizes ticketing system to create marketing and patron services campaigns such as pre¬-show emails, post-¬show surveys and weekly/monthly email marketing campaigns.
  • Department Administration - Oversees and maintains ticketing software and hardware, building all events in the ticketing system and maintaining the patron database; required to troubleshoot patron issues with online sales, generate box office reports and analysis to departments as needed, enforce complimentary ticket policy, and work with appropriate parties to ensure that the box office staff has all necessary performance information and collateral in preparation of ticket sales and performance events.
  • Staff management - Interviews, hires, trains, supervises and motivates a student staff of 15¬-20 and is responsible for making sure the box office and performances are adequately staffed during all hours of operation; is also responsible for quality control of all in ¬person and phone sales, and is expected to maintain the highest level of customer service at all times.
  • House management - Manages ticketed performances held in the Boston Conservatory’s three main venues. Staffs approximately 160 performances per year with student house managers, ushers and box office clerks, as needed. Ensures safety and comfort of audience members during events by enforcing proper safety and security regulations and policies. Manages emergency situations, such as medical emergencies and house evacuations. Documents all incidents and emergencies. Assists in the coordination of safety policies, training and emergency response procedures for Conservatory venues.
  • Patron Services - Manages high level patron complaints and concerns promptly and professionally, reporting issues to management, as appropriate; also communicates clearly and in a timely fashion to both internal and external audiences in all matters relating to box office and performances. Manages recorded phone line and general inquiry email for box office. Creates directional and informational signage necessary for events.

 

Possible Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Will assist with other marketing duties throughout the year, as time permits.
  • Will assist with box office management and event coverage for Berklee events, as needed.

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Ability to work nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime hours as dictated by event schedule
  • Ability to be on call during events and to respond to emergencies from box office staff
  • Ability to move quickly between offices, campuses, and events
  • Must be able to climb stairs
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs
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Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre Directing

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Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre Directing

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The Department of Performing Arts at Emerson College seeks a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre Directing for the BFA Program in Musical Theatre. The department seeks candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community through ongoing engagement with students both inside and outside of the classroom in addition to traditional creative accomplishment/research, teaching, and service. The appointment begins 18, 2022 with a mandatory 2-day orientation August 18 & 19, 2022.

Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the College's intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

The Department of Performing Arts is home to one of the nation's leading undergraduate programs in theatrical performance and design, with 97 full- and part-time faculty members and staff and 526 majors across all disciplines. The department offers B.F.A. degrees in Theatre Design/Technology, Stage & Production Management, Musical Theatre, Acting, Theatre, Theatre & Performance, Theatre Education, and Theatre Education & Performance. Emerson Stage presents eight fully staged major productions annually in five theatres, with additional production opportunities available to our students through ArtsEmerson, our nationally and internationally-recognized professional presenting company. Emerson is also home to Howlround Theatre Commons.

Emerson College is the nation's only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in the heart of Boston's downtown Theatre District. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls over 5,100 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 58 countries and all 50 states.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities for this position include teaching musical theatre performance in scene study classes, and teaching solo and audition techniques particularly focused on contemporary styles and new works. Directing musical theatre productions for Emerson Stage—the producing organization for the Department or Performing Arts—is also required. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, mentoring for professional orientation and active recruitment of prospective students nationwide. This position will work closely with the head of the Musical Theatre Program to assist in curriculum and policy development, advocate on behalf of the Department, its faculty and students, and represent the College, Department and program in donor and showcase activities, recruitment efforts, and administrative/service meetings. Basic information on the program is available athttps://www.emerson.edu/programs/musical-theatre-bfa. The expectations for achieving tenure in this position will include staying professionally active in the profession.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have an MFA degree in acting, directing, or a related field or a bachelor's degree and significant professional experience in directing musical theatre productions; college-level teaching experience; knowledge of prominent acting training systems; experience directing musical theatre; a thorough knowledge of musical theatre history and repertoire in both traditional and contemporary works, including knowledge and expertise in a variety of contemporary pop/rock styles; demonstrated commitment to academic rigor; and demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. Preference will be given to candidates with active and current connections to the industry and professional organizations, particularly in New York City and Los Angeles. A record of successful coaching for national unified auditions is preferred.

Candidates should be able to address issues of race and representation in all of their courses. The department is engaged in identifying and removing barriers to admission for working-class students and students of color. The successful candidate will bring expertise to this dialogue. Our ideal candidate will also possess a keen and developed awareness of the issues around diversity, inclusion, and equity within the classroom, and within the profession. The candidate should have facility with culturally responsive pedagogies and approaches, and possess a fluid overall pedagogy that is able to adapt and expand as the cultural conversation around representation, privilege-based difference, and inclusive excellence continues to evolve.

We encourage applications from candidates who use theatre to expose power relationships and oppressive practices that are normalized in dominant culture and who explore race, gender, sexuality, and class dynamics through their work. Candidates must have demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and staff from diverse backgrounds. An ability to work and teach collaboratively, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education beyond the classroom are essential. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply please submit the following:

• Cover letter

• Curriculum vita

• Support materials/links to professional work

• Statement of Teaching Philosophy

• Diversity and Inclusion Statement that addresses how the candidate works to achieve inclusive excellence and an anti-racist ethos within their classrooms

• Contact information for three references (not to be contacted without applicants approval)

Please note, in the job application, where there is the "CV/Cover Letter/ Additional Documents" drop box, you must include all of the required materials listed above. You can upload each document separately or as a combined PDF. Your application will not be complete without these documents.

If you are having issues uploading, please email mailto:facultycareers@emerson.edu.

Review of applications will begin November 23, 2021. The position remains open until filled.

To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/2563618

About Us
Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions, and research centers. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls over 4,300 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 70 countries and all 50 states.

Diversity Statement
Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society. Emerson College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender in its educational programs or activities. Emerson has designated the Associate Vice President, Title IX, and Clery Coordinator to respond to inquiries regarding the College Sexual Misconduct Policy. The Title IX Coordinator may be reached at 8 Park Plaza, Transportation Bldg, Room 230 Boston, MA 02116; Telephone: 617-824-8999; email: titleix@emerson.edu

Annual Clery Report
In accordance with the federal Clery and Campus SaVE Acts, Emerson College commits to providing all current and prospective students and employees with access to the annual campus security reports for each of our campuses. This report may be accessed from the http://www.emerson.edu/police/clery-report.

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Assistant Professor or Artist-in-Residence Voice for Actors

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Assistant Professor or Artist-in-Residence Voice for Actors

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The Department of Performing Arts invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure track) or Artist-in-Residence (full-time term faculty) in Voice for Actors. The Department seeks candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community through ongoing engagement with students both inside and outside of the classroom. The appointment begins August 18, 2022 with a mandatory 2-day orientation August 18 & 19, 2022.

Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the College's intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society. We are committed to preparing students to meet and elevate the evolving cultural conversation, standards, and professional practices around representation, privilege-based difference and inclusive excellence.

The Department of Performing Arts is home to one of the nation's leading undergraduate programs in theatrical performance and design, with 97 full- and part-time faculty members and staff and 526 majors across all disciplines. The department offers B.F.A. degrees in Theatre Design/Technology, Stage & Production Management, Musical Theatre, Acting, Theatre, Theatre & Performance, Theatre Education, and Theatre Education & Performance. Emerson Stage presents eight fully staged major productions annually in five theatres, with additional production opportunities available to our students through ArtsEmerson, our nationally and internationally-recognized professional presenting company. Emerson is also home to Howlround Theatre Commons.

Emerson College is the nation's only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in the heart of Boston's downtown Theatre District. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls over 5,100 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 58 countries and all 50 states.

Qualifications:

Our ideal candidate will have experience and practice in the voice training methodology of Kristin Linklater. Certification in Linklater Voice is preferred, but not required. The ideal candidate will show familiarity with other significant voice, speech, or other training methodologies. The candidate should have experience teaching at the college or university level. Experience as a vocal coach for professional and/or university theatre productions is preferred. The ideal candidate will be a practicing professional artist; hold professional affiliations (AEA, SAG, ATHE, VASTA, etc.); and be an energetic and collegial collaborator. The candidate must hold an MFA degree, or a bachelor's degree with significant professional experience in voice, acting or a related area.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary teaching duties include first-year introductory and upper-level Linklater voice courses in the BFA Theater & Performance and BFA Acting programs. In addition to teaching, responsibilities will include advising and mentoring undergraduate acting majors, serving on departmental and college committees, coaching Emerson Stage productions, sharing in the recruiting and auditioning responsibilities for the undergraduate BFA acting programs, sharing in the collegial development of curriculum in the Performing Arts department, and advancing the academic and professional reputation of the institution. Basic information on the Theatre & Performance program is available at: https://www.emerson.edu/programs/theatre-performance-bfa Information on the BFA Acting program is available at:

https://www.emerson.edu/programs/acting-bfa

Candidates should be able to address issues of race and representation in all of their courses. The department is engaged in identifying and removing barriers to admission for working-class students and students of color. The successful candidate will bring expertise to this dialogue. Our ideal candidate will also possess a keen and developed awareness of the issues around diversity, inclusion, and equity within the classroom, and within the profession. The candidate should have facility with culturally responsive pedagogies and approaches, and possess a fluid overall pedagogy that is able to adapt and expand as the cultural conversation around representation, privilege-based difference, and inclusive excellence continues to evolve.

We encourage applications from candidates who use theatre to expose power relationships and oppressive practices that are normalized in dominant culture and who explore race, gender, sexuality, and class dynamics through their work. Candidates must have demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please submit the following:

• Cover letter

• Curriculum vita

• Support materials/links to professional work

• Statement of Teaching Philosophy

• Diversity and Inclusion Statement that addresses how the candidate works to achieve inclusive excellence and an anti-racist ethos within their classrooms

• Contact information for three references (not to be contacted without applicant's written approval)

Please note, in the job application, where there is the "CV/Cover Letter/ Additional Documents" drop box, you must include all of the required materials listed above. You can upload each document separately or as a combined PDF. Your application will not be complete without these documents.

If you are having issues uploading, please email mailto:facultycareers@emerson.edu.

Preference will be given to applications received by November 23, 2021, but the position will remain open until filled.

To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/2563594

About Us
Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions, and research centers. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls over 4,300 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 70 countries and all 50 states.

Diversity Statement
Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society. Emerson College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender in its educational programs or activities. Emerson has designated the Associate Vice President, Title IX, and Clery Coordinator to respond to inquiries regarding the College Sexual Misconduct Policy. The Title IX Coordinator may be reached at 8 Park Plaza, Transportation Bldg, Room 230 Boston, MA 02116; Telephone: 617-824-8999; email: titleix@emerson.edu

Annual Clery Report
In accordance with the federal Clery and Campus SaVE Acts, Emerson College commits to providing all current and prospective students and employees with access to the annual campus security reports for each of our campuses. This report may be accessed from the http://www.emerson.edu/police/clery-report.

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Assistant Professor or Artist-in-Residence Movement for Actors

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Assistant Professor or Artist-in-Residence Movement for Actors

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The Department of Performing Arts invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure track) or Artist-in-Residence (full-time term faculty) in Movement for Actors.
The Department seeks candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community through ongoing engagement with students both inside and outside of the classroom. The appointment begins August 18, 2022 with a mandatory 2-day orientation August 18 & 19, 2022.

Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the College's intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society. We are committed to preparing students to meet and elevate the evolving cultural conversation, standards, and professional practices around representation, privilege-based difference and inclusive excellence.

The Department of Performing Arts is home to one of the nation's leading programs in theatrical performance, design, stage management, and theatre education. With a team of 97 full- and part-time faculty and theatre staff members, the department enrolls 526 students in nine distinct undergraduate programs and one graduate program. The department offers B.F.A. degrees in Theatre Design/Technology, Stage & Production Management, Musical Theatre, Acting, Theatre, Theatre & Performance, Theatre Education, and Theatre Education & Performance. Emerson Stage, the producing organization of the department, presents nine fully staged major productions annually in five theatres, with additional production opportunities available to our students through ArtsEmerson, our nationally and internationally-recognized professional presenting company. Emerson is also home to Howlround Theatre Commons.

Emerson College is the nation's only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions, and research centers. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls over 5,100 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 58 countries and all 50 states.

Qualifications:

The candidate must hold an MFA degree, or a bachelor's degree with significant professional experience in movement-based performance. The candidate must specialize in movement for actors, and have experience teaching movement for actors on the college level or in a conservatory setting. Teaching methodologies and a philosophy that draws on a range of movement approaches, fosters basic physical and self-awareness, collaboration, imagination, and provides the bridge between the internal life of the actor and physical expression are essential.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary teaching duties include first-year introductory and upper-level movement for actors courses in the BFA Theater & Performance and BFA Acting programs. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentorship, assisting in the admission audition process, advising on Emerson Stage productions, and serving on department and college committees. Basic information on the Theatre & Performance program is available at: https://www.emerson.edu/programs/theatre-performance-bfa Information on the BFA Acting program is available at: https://www.emerson.edu/programs/acting-bfa

Candidates should be able to address issues of race and representation in all of their courses. The department is engaged in identifying and removing barriers to admission for working-class students and students of color. The successful candidate will bring expertise to this dialogue. Our ideal candidate will also possess a keen and developed awareness of the issues around diversity, inclusion, and equity within the classroom, and within the profession. The candidate should have facility with culturally responsive pedagogies and approaches, and possess a fluid overall pedagogy that is able to adapt and expand as the cultural conversation around representation, privilege-based difference, and inclusive excellence continues to evolve.

We encourage applications from candidates who use theatre to expose power relationships and oppressive practices that are normalized in dominant culture. Candidates must have demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please submit the following:

• Cover letter

• Curriculum vita

• Support materials/links to professional work

• Statement of Teaching Philosophy

• Diversity and Inclusion Statement that addresses how the candidate works to achieve inclusive excellence and an anti-racist ethos within their classrooms

• Contact information for three references

Please note, in the job application, where there is the "CV/Cover Letter/ Additional Documents" drop box, you must include all of the required materials listed above. You can upload each document separately or as a combined PDF. Your application will not be complete without these documents.

If you are having issues uploading, please email mailto:facultycareers@emerson.edu.

Preference will be given to applications received by November 23, 2021, but the position will remain open until filled.

To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/2563577

About Us
Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions, and research centers. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls over 4,300 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 70 countries and all 50 states.

Diversity Statement
Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society. Emerson College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender in its educational programs or activities. Emerson has designated the Associate Vice President, Title IX, and Clery Coordinator to respond to inquiries regarding the College Sexual Misconduct Policy. The Title IX Coordinator may be reached at 8 Park Plaza, Transportation Bldg, Room 230 Boston, MA 02116; Telephone: 617-824-8999; email: titleix@emerson.edu

Annual Clery Report
In accordance with the federal Clery and Campus SaVE Acts, Emerson College commits to providing all current and prospective students and employees with access to the annual campus security reports for each of our campuses. This report may be accessed from the http://www.emerson.edu/police/clery-report.

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Assistant Professor Costume Design

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Assistant Professor Costume Design

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The Department of Performing Arts at Emerson College seeks a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Costume Design in the BFA Program in Theatre Design/Technology. The Department seeks candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community through ongoing engagement with students both inside and outside of the classroom in addition to traditional creative accomplishment/research, teaching, and service. The appointment begins August 18, 2022 with a mandatory 2-day orientation August 18 & 19, 2022.

Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the College's intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

The Department of Performing Arts is home to one of the nation's leading undergraduate programs in theatrical performance and design, with 97 full- and part-time faculty members and staff and 526 majors across all disciplines. The department offers BFA degrees in Theatre Design/Technology, Stage & Production Management, Musical Theatre, Acting, Theatre, Theatre & Performance, Theatre Education, and Theatre Education & Performance. Emerson Stage presents nine fully- staged major productions annually in five theatres, with additional production opportunities available to our students through ArtsEmerson, our nationally and internationally-recognized professional presenting company. Emerson is also home to Howlround Theatre Commons.

Emerson College is the nation's only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in the heart of Boston's downtown Theatre District. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls over 5,100 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 58 countries and all 50 states.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities for this position include teaching the following courses and studios in our recently redesigned design/tech BFA curriculum: Foundations of Design,

The History of Fashion and Decor (team-taught with a Scenic Designer), Costume Design I, Collaboration Studio, and/or one or more of the following: Costume Construction, Makeup for Theatre and Media, Costume Crafts, etc.

In addition, the candidate will design annually for Emerson Stage— the producing organization for the Department of Performing Arts. The successful candidate will model a collaborative creative process in accordance with the highest level of professional standards and practice, work effectively with our professional staff in the Costume Shop, and mentor student assistant designers.

Additional responsibilities include mentoring 6-8 Costume Design students annually, academic advising, assisting in the admission portfolio review process, and serving on department and college committees.

Candidates should be able to address issues of race and representation in all of their courses. The department is engaged in identifying and removing barriers to admission for working-class students and students of color. The successful candidate will bring expertise to this dialogue. Our ideal candidate will also possess a keen and developed awareness of the issues around diversity, inclusion, and equity within the classroom, and within the profession. The candidate should have facility with culturally responsive pedagogies and approaches, and possess a fluid overall pedagogy that is able to adapt and expand as the cultural conversation around representation, privilege-based difference, and inclusive excellence continues to evolve.

We encourage applications from candidates who use theatre to expose power relationships and oppressive practices that are normalized in dominant culture and who explore race, gender, sexuality, and class dynamics through their work. Candidates must have demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and staff from diverse backgrounds. An ability to work and teach collaboratively, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education beyond the classroom are essential. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have an MFA degree in costume design or a related field or a BFA in costume design and significant professional experience equivalent to an MFA degree. Candidates should have previous experience teaching costume design within a diverse learning community on the college level and successfully designing for an academic presenting organization. Experience in costume design for television and film is an asset as is membership in United Scenic Artists, Local 829. The ability to teach traditional design skills along with the ability to teach costume construction or effectively supervise construction are required. Expertise in digital rendering via Photoshop, Illustrator, or Procreate, as well as additional skills in teaching stage makeup and costume crafts are desirable. The successful candidate must have clearly defined artistic concepts and strategies evinced by a record of professional achievement in costume design for the theatre that includes regional or national recognition. Basic information on the program is available athttps://www.emerson.edu/programs/musical-theatre-bfa

To Apply

Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita, links to professional work, a teaching philosophy statement that also addresses how the candidate works to achieve inclusive excellence within their classrooms, and the names and contact information for three references (not to be contacted without applicant's written approval).

Please note, in the job application, where there is the "CV/Cover Letter/ Additional Documents" drop box, you must include all of the required materials listed above. You can upload each document separately or as a combined PDF. Your application will not be complete without these documents.

If you are having issues uploading, please email mailto:facultycareers@emerson.edu.

Preference will be given to applications received by November 23, 2021, but the position will remain open until filled.

To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/2563550

About Us
Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions, and research centers. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls over 4,300 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 70 countries and all 50 states.

Diversity Statement
Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society. Emerson College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender in its educational programs or activities. Emerson has designated the Associate Vice President, Title IX, and Clery Coordinator to respond to inquiries regarding the College Sexual Misconduct Policy. The Title IX Coordinator may be reached at 8 Park Plaza, Transportation Bldg, Room 230 Boston, MA 02116; Telephone: 617-824-8999; email: titleix@emerson.edu

Annual Clery Report
In accordance with the federal Clery and Campus SaVE Acts, Emerson College commits to providing all current and prospective students and employees with access to the annual campus security reports for each of our campuses. This report may be accessed from the http://www.emerson.edu/police/clery-report.

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Assistant Professor Musical Theatre Choreographer/Director

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Assistant Professor Musical Theatre Choreographer/Director

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The Department of Performing Arts seeks a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre Choreographer/Director. The department seeks candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community through ongoing engagement with students both inside and outside of the classroom in addition to traditional creative activity/research, teaching, and service. The appointment begins August 18, 2022 with a mandatory 2-day orientation August 18 & 19, 2022.

Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the College's intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society. We are committed to preparing students to meet and elevate the evolving cultural conversation, standards, and professional practices around representation, privilege-based difference and inclusive excellence.

The Department of Performing Arts is home to one of the nation's leading programs in theatrical performance, design, stage management, and theatre education. With a team of 97 full- and part-time faculty and theatre staff members, the department enrolls 526 students in nine distinct undergraduate programs and one graduate program. The department offers B.F.A. degrees in Theatre Design/Technology, Stage & Production Management, Musical Theatre, Acting, Theatre, Theatre & Performance, Theatre Education, and Theatre Education & Performance. Emerson Stage, the producing organization of the department, presents nine fully staged major productions annually in five theatres, with additional production opportunities available to our students through ArtsEmerson, our nationally and internationally-recognized professional presenting company. Emerson is also home to Howlround Theatre Commons.

Emerson College is the nation's only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in the heart of Boston's downtown Theatre District. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls over 5,100 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 58 countries and all 50 states.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's or Master's degree or the equivalent, and significant professional experience as a Musical Theatre director/choreographer in the field. Candidates should have experience choreographing, directing, and teaching dance for actors at the college level or in a conservatory setting. Teaching philosophy and accompanying methods should draw on a diverse range of dance styles and approaches including jazz, tap, hip hop, ballet, Africanist and Latinix styles, demonstrate expertise in both contemporary Musical Theatre dance styles and repertoire from the existing Musical Theatre canon.

Teaching duties:

The successful candidate is expected to teach Musical Theatre dance technique and repertory, choreography and directing classes, and dance courses for actors.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Directing and/or choreographing one production annually for Emerson Stage, the producing arm of the department, modeling a professional, creative, collaborative process, interacting effectively with our professional staff and mentoring student assistants; dance or movement coaching on Emerson Stage productions; BFA Showcase choreography or direction; academic advising; student mentorship; assisting in the admissions and audition process; and serving on department and college committees. Basic information on the program is available athttps://www.emerson.edu/programs/musical-theatre-bfa

The department is engaged in identifying and removing barriers to admission for students from working-class backgrounds, students of color, and other underrepresented students. The successful candidate will bring an orientation to and interest in this dialogue, as well as practice to support these students and offer ideas for structural changes to advance such efforts.

We encourage applications from candidates who use theatre and dance to expose power relationships and oppressive practices that are normalized in dominant culture and who explore race, gender, sexuality, and class dynamics through their work. Our ideal candidate will also possess a keen and developed awareness of the issues around diversity, inclusion, and equity within the classroom, and within the profession. The candidate should have facility with culturally responsive pedagogies and approaches, and possess a fluid overall pedagogy that is able to adapt and expand as the cultural conversation around representation, privilege-based difference, and inclusive excellence continues to evolve. Candidates should be able to address issues of race and representation throughout all of their courses.

Candidates must have demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and staff from diverse backgrounds. An ability to work and teach collaboratively, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education beyond the classroom are essential. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please submit the following:

• Cover letter

• Curriculum vita

• Support materials/links to professional work/ links to directing/choreographic work (both professional and with students, if possible)

• Statement of Teaching Philosophy

• Diversity and Inclusion Statement that addresses how the candidate works to achieve inclusive excellence and an anti-racist ethos within their classrooms

• Contact information for three references (not to be contacted without applicant's written approval)

Please note, in the job application, where there is the "CV/Cover Letter/ Additional Documents" drop box, you must include all of the required materials listed above. You can upload each document separately or as a combined PDF. Your application will not be complete without these documents.

If you are having issues uploading, please email mailto:facultycareers@emerson.edu.

Preference will be given to applications received by November 23, 2021, but the position will remain open until filled.

To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/2563403

About Us

Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions, and research centers. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls over 4,300 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 70 countries and all 50 states.

Diversity Statement

Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society. Emerson College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender in its educational programs or activities. Emerson has designated the Associate Vice President, Title IX, and Clery Coordinator to respond to inquiries regarding the College Sexual Misconduct Policy. The Title IX Coordinator may be reached at 8 Park Plaza, Transportation Bldg, Room 230 Boston, MA 02116; Telephone: 617-824-8999; email: titleix@emerson.edu

Annual Clery Report

In accordance with the federal Clery and Campus SaVE Acts, Emerson College commits to providing all current and prospective students and employees with access to the annual campus security reports for each of our campuses. This report may be accessed from the http://www.emerson.edu/police/clery-report.

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