Theatre Arts Core Faculty National High School Institute (NHSI) Summer 2019
National High School Institute: This is a 5-week summer position, full-time day and evening commitment, June 26th – August 3rd, 2019. [Option to continue into Musical Theatre Extension from August 3rd – August 17th, 2019 available based on qualifications.] Salary is TBD based on job duties.
This position is for the National High School Institute (colloquially known as The Cherub program) located at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.
Northwestern University seeks to employ a varied and diverse range of dynamic people who understand the importance of our mission and vision. When you consider a temporary opportunity at Northwestern University, you know that you are joining an institution with a deep history of academic, professional and personal development.
Day-to-day responsibilities include teaching and supervising students, implementing academic program activities, mentoring undergraduate Faculty Associates, attending staff meetings and helping to address staff and student questions and concerns. The Faculty maintains and fosters high standards of professional conduct, managing the safety and supervision of students through enforcement of NHSI policies and procedures. All candidates must possess and demonstrate an interest in the artistic, academic, social and emotional growth of high school students, serve as mature and positive role models for students, and exhibit a strong work ethic and commitment to teamwork
Leading students by teaching classes and/or directing productions in two of the following three areas:
Acting or Voice and Movement
Electives, Performance Theory, or Text Analysis
Directing one of our eight productions
Attend program orientation (June 27th through June 30th, 2018)
Follow all NHSI rules and regulations concerning staff conduct, appropriate dress, program procedures, and other responsibilities as set forth in the staff handbook
Be knowledgeable of administrative policies and University procedures
Please note that this is not a typical "summer camp" job-but a 24/7 commitment where Faculty members are expected to be available when classes are in session, for field trips, for performances, etc.
If interested in the 2-week musical theatre extension, lead students by teaching acting, voice or dance classes and/or directing/music directing productions, etc.
Master's Degree in Theatre, or Bachelor's Degree in Theatre with equal professional work
At least two years of experience in professional theatre environment
Experience teaching high school students
Self-motivated, strong work ethic and commitment to collaborative work
Deadline to Apply: March 1, 2019
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 35297
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.