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    Coordinator of Theater Arts
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  • Full-/Part-Time

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Responsible for managing the theater curriculum, developing and teaching theater courses and workshops within the School of Visual and Performing Arts, advising the Drama Club, directing up to two shows a year, producing up to three shows a year, developing publicity and marketing content, and contributing to the administrative needs and tasks of the entire Performing Arts Department.
Responsibilities include:
Teaches up to five courses annually, and no more than three courses a semester;.
Advises students pursuing a theater minor and individually designed majors in theater;
Organizes up to two workshops/events/masterclasses a semester;
Produces up to three shows per year;
Directs at least one mainstage production a year;
Advises Drama Club, including oversight of their theater productions;
Develops curriculum in the area of theater;
Develops publicity and marketing materials, including announcements, press releases, posters and programs;
Acts as liaison to outside theater organizations to facilitate collaborative programming;
Assists with grant writing related to the Department of Performing Arts;
Works with Chair of Performing Arts to promote theater on campus and recruit students;
Assists with Admission events and meets with prospective students as needed;
Attends department, school, faculty, and campus meetings; 
Maintains history of theater program through photos, videos and press clips;
Creates and enters content for theater events into college and ticketing websites;
Works with box office to ensure ticketing and front of house needs are fulfilled for all theater events;
Coordinates food for theater events;
Supervises adjunct faculty, theater consultants, guest artists, and work study students;
Writes contracts for theater consultants and guest artists and oversees processing and payments;
Creates and reconciles yearly theater budget along with the Chair of Performing Arts;
Contributes performances to faculty concerts and events;
Works closely with theater technician and other members of the Department for production and operational needs; 
May teach up to five hours of private lessons per semester for an additional stipend, with the permission of supervisor
Performs other duties as required to meet the needs of the Program, School, and the College.


M.F.A. or equivalent in Theater required, Ph. D. preferred.
Experience with managing staff and students.
Experience with technical theater and design.
Ability to provide vision necessary for the growth of the Theater Program.
At least two years teaching experience in higher education.
At least two years directing experience in higher education or professional setting.
Ability to lift and move thirty pounds.

To apply for a position, please send a letter of application, resume and names and phone numbers of three references to:

Endicott College
Human Resources
376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA 01915
FAX: (978) 927-0084

Endicott College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

Endicott College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is committed to the principles of equal employment and complies with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations advancing equal employment. The College's objective is to employ individuals qualified and/or trainable for open positions by virtue of job-related education, training, experience, and qualifications without regard to sex, race, religion, color, age, physical disability, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin or citizenship, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law.