FT Technical Theater Instructor

FT Technical Theater Instructor


Cape Fear Community College
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-362-7000

Job Location

Wilmington Downtown Campus


Competitive/Commensurate with experience



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Closes: Friday, June 22, 2018

Target Start Date

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Department Chair

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Required Education/Training

A Master’s Degree in Theatre or related field with at least 18 graduate hours in Theatre from a regionally accredited college or university.

Minimum Required Experience

• One year in teaching and/or supervising the construction of theatrical sets.
• One year in teaching and/or supervising the hanging and focus of lights

Preferred Qualifications

• Prior experience in an instructional setting as a scene shop supervisor or stage crafts teacher is preferred.

Position Description


To provide classroom instruction to students through lecture, demonstration, laboratory exercises, handouts, responding to questions, and testing.

Supervision Received/Exercised

● Receives direct supervision and/or technical direction from the Department Chair

● May exercise functional and technical supervision over instructional assistants

Essential Functions

• Willingness to teach Stage Craft, Lighting for the Theatre and Theatre Appreciation
• Provide classroom and laboratory instruction to students in the area of technical theatre.
• Design opportunities in the area of scenery or lighting are possible based upon interest.
• Prepare lesson plans and schedule classroom activities; develop, and prepare supplemental materials to enhance textbook lessons, grade and record individual scores.
• Provide classroom demonstrations on various equipment and machinery; develop laboratory assignments to provide hands on experience as appropriate.
• Act as an advisor and counselor to students; provide individual tutoring to students outside of the classroom as needed.
• Participate in curriculum development, evaluation, and change; attend faculty meetings as required.
• Maintain accurate records of student attendance, and performance; maintain other records and databases according to program needs or accreditation requirements.
• Stay abreast of new developments, and changes in various academic fields; participate in staff development programs, workshops, seminars, and other continuing education programs as appropriate.
• Oversee the implementation of policies and procedures related to required teaching area and in accordance with CFCC policies and guidelines
• Participate on college committees and in other institutional activities and programs.

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