Assistant Professor of Instruction in Costume Technology

Ohio University School of Theater invites applicants for Assistant Professor of Instruction in Costume Technology beginning Fall 2019. The College of Fine Arts is invested in hiring faculty members who bring a critical perspective to issues of diversity and multiculturalism.

Nine-month renewable non-tenure track appointment. Generous benefits: tuition for self/dependents, comprehensive insurance package, excellent retirement plan, parental leave, adoption reimbursement, wellness programs/facilities, and employee assistance program. Details: Minimum Qualifications: •MFA degree, or Bachelors’ Degree with significant professional experience. • 5 years experience in costume design/construction with professional experience. • Demonstrated teaching skills. • Shop management experience including technical and production history. • Experience in budgeting/purchasing.

Preferred Qualifications: • Teaching experience with graduate students. • Extensive interpretive, interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills. Responsibilities: Teaching includes but is not limited to: draping, tailoring, flat patterning, costume construction, shop management. Shop management includes: • Supervise fittings and construction. •

Daily operations including personnel, supplies and materials management, and stock supervision. • Projections of labor, materials, and equipment needed. • Maintain professionalism standards and protocol in a learning environment. • Budget oversight is shared with costume faculty and staff. This position requires a strong team player and high level of courtesy and calm. Additional duties: student recruitment, service on academic committees.

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