Posting Details

Posting Number F00764
Position Title Costume Design and Technology Lecturer (CAT II)
Position Number F00521
Salary for Announcement

The salary range for this position is $45,000 – $53,000 at the Lecturer level. The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based upon a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, education, experience, specialty and training.

The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Employee Category Faculty – Cat II
Department Theater
EClass Code Full Time Faculty-10 mo with benes
Position Summary

The Department of Theatre and Dance at MSU Denver invites applications for a Costume Design and Technology CAT II Lecturer. The Theatre and Dance program offers a BA in Theatre and a BFA with concentrations in Music Theatre and Applied Theatre Technology and Design. The CAT II Lecturer position is a full-time, single year (renewable) contract to begin Fall 2021. The position reports to the Chair of the Theatre and Dance Department.

The Costume Design and Technology CAT II Lecturer will teach three classes and associated labs (9 credit hours), provide one costume design (3 credit hours), and BFA support (3 credit hours) each semester. The position will teach a variety of theatre courses in rotation with other faculty, including: Costume Technology, Costume Design, Costume History, Make-up Design, Production Analysis, Introduction to Theatre, and Graphics for Theatre. This position will also provide costume design and costume construction supervision (in coordination with the staff Costume Shop Manager) for theatre laboratory spaces and the Theatre Program productions in the King Center (a three-theatre facility, 200-seat end stage, and a black box production studio with approximately 100 seats).

MSU Denver aspires to create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. In the Department of Theatre and Dance, we greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, staff, and visitors, and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry, dialogue, and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.

Duties/Responsibilities

The successful candidate must have the ability to perform the following:

• Teach three classes and associated labs (9 credit hours), provide one costume design (3 credit hours), and BFA support (3 credit hours) each semester.
• Teach and supervise student crews in collaboration with the Costume Shop Manager.
• Work within costuming budgets and cultivate relationships with vendors and other craft people in the costuming industry.
• Develop external relationships to foster costume, technical, and related internships.
• Work with technical faculty and staff to develop and maintain theatre program curriculum, facilities, lab spaces, technology and storage.
• Serve as an advisor for selected BFA Applied Theatre Technology and Design students.
• Work collaboratively with other faculty, students, staff, guest artists and diverse communities.

Required Qualifications

• Master of Fine Arts Degree in Costuming or related fields.
• Experience, training, and demonstrated experience in Theatre or Film Costume Design and Costume Construction.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in teaching Costume Technology, Costume Design, Costume History, Make-up Design, Production Analysis, Introduction to Theatre, and Graphics for Theatre.
• Costume and make-up design experience with diverse populations.

Posting date 02/25/2021
Closing date
Closing Instructions Open Until Filled
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) 03/28/2021
Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete applications received by 11:59 pm MST on March 28, 2021 will receive full consideration. The position is open until filled.

In order to be considered as an applicant, you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com.

IMPORTANT: In order for an applicant to be considered for the position, the applicant must have a complete file with the following:
1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. References. References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.
4. Unofficial Transcripts. If you are unable to attach copies of transcripts at the time of application, please upload them to your application by the full consideration date, March 28, 2021.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Talent Team Representative Tanya Rogowsky
Talent Team Representative E-mail trogowsk@msudenver.edu
Benefits

MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link:
Employee Benefits Offerings

Diversity Statement

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 50% first generation students and over 45% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. References

Optional Documents

  1. Unofficial Transcripts

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

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