Milly S. Barranger Professor of the Practice in Costume Production Department of Dramatic Art, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The Milly S. Barranger Professor of the Practice is the senior faculty member in the costume area in the Department of Dramatic Art where s/he fosters an atmosphere of professionalism, disciplined learning, and collegiality among the students, staff, resident artists, and visiting artists. The 9-month position has two main responsibilities: Head of the 3-year MFA Program in Costume Production and Costume Director for all productions under the auspices of the Department of Dramatic Art including PlayMakers Repertory Company (PRC). The Barranger Professor has authority over and responsibility for all activity and initiatives in the costume area, is the supervisor of all positions, and delegates responsibility as needed and appropriate. The position sets the standards of quality and production values. As Head of the MFA Program, the Barranger Professor works with, reports to, and is supported by the Head of Graduate Studies for curricular and graduate student support issues; as Costume Director, the Barranger Professor works with, reports to and is supported by the Production Manager for PRC; for all other activities the Barranger Professor works with, reports to, and is supported by the Chair of the Department of Dramatic Art. A terminal degree or equivalent professional experience; a minimum of 5 years (8-10 preferred) of full-time professional experience, as a costume maker in a leadership role; and teaching experience at the graduate level, or equivalent professional experience in a supervisory role is required. This position will begin July 1, 2018 and is for an initial term of three years (renewable upon review). For more information, application instructions, and to apply for this position, please visit https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/130030 . Application deadline is 11/26/2017. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.