Communication Studies and Theatre
Hiring Range: Salary commensurate with experience
General Information: The Division of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at John Tyler Community College augments full-time teaching faculty with qualified part-time instructors to enhance the student learning process. Adjunct Faculty teaching is limited to a maximum of 8 credit hours in the summer semester, 12 credit hours in the fall semester, and 12 credit hours in the spring semester. These limits are for total number of credits hours taught in the Virginia’s Community Colleges (VCCS). Additional restrictions may apply depending upon other positions occupied within VCCS.
Please note there may not currently be an opening in this area and that the division office will contact you should an opening occur.
Responsibilities: To provide online or traditional (on-campus) delivery instruction on either the Chester or Midlothian campus of the college. Courses offered in the discipline include Acting I, II, III, & IV, Acting for the Camera, Basic Lighting, Costume Construction, Costume Design, Film Appreciation I, History of Theatre I & II, Improvisation I & II, Introduction to Communication, Introduction to Make-Up for the Theatre, Introduction to the Theatre, Movement I & II, Principles of Public Speaking, Public Relations, Scenic Design, Stagecraft, Survey of Mass Media, Theatre Aesthetics, Voice and Diction I & II, and Writing Across Media.
Qualifications: Required: Minimum of a master’s degree in the discipline or master’s degree in related field with 18 graduate semester hours of coursework in Communication or Theatre. Additional Qualifications Preferred: Prior teaching experience at the postsecondary level. Ability to use instructional technologies. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
Application Instructions: For immediate consideration, submit cover letter specifying teaching discipline and schedule availability, resume/CV, all unofficial transcripts, and a list of three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org with only the teaching discipline listed in the subject of the email.
Please note a completed Adjunct packet, to include a state application, background check, and official transcripts will be required prior to start date.
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Spring Semester to Begin Remotely
Due to the current spread of COVID-19 in our area, the college’s spring semester classes will begin remotely. Through January 29, classes scheduled to meet on-campus will be held through Zoom. The college’s student services offices will also continue to offer remote services on the weekdays during this timeframe. Very limited staff will be on campus, and students are encouraged to access services remotely. Students needing assistance may contact the Help Hub. Learn more.