Adjunct Pool Adapted Physical Education Instructor, Theatre Technical Director and Operations Manager

MPC (Monterey Peninsula College) Recruitment   Monterey, CA   Full-time     Education
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Posted on May 8, 2020

MONTEREY PENINSULA COLLEGE invites applications for the position of:

Theatre Technical Director and Operations Manager

SALARY: See Position Description

OPENING DATE: 04/07/20

CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION: *** Priority screening deadline is May 19, 2020 at noon (12:00 p.m. PST) ***

JOB SUMMARY The Theatre Technical Director and Operations Manager, in consultation with the Theatre Arts faculty, initiates, plans and participates in a variety of supervisorial and stagecraft duties required for theatre production. This position, under the administrative supervision of the Dean, is a 12- month position with benefits. The Theatre Technical Director and Operations Manager serves as the Theatre Program Technical Director/Production Manager (TD/PM) for annual department seasons consisting of at least two productions per semester and a summer festival. In addition, the Theatre Technical Director serves as the TD/PM for co-productions and booked-ins both from campus and community organizations.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES: Primary Responsibilities Include 1. Serving as designer (in area of expertise) for at least two productions per academic year 2. Assisting in the design, fabrication, and implementation of sets, paint, and properties for all Theatre Department productions 3. Managing the scheduling and fabrication of scenic elements and properties with additional staff and student workers 4. Recruiting, directing, and supervising guest designers, professional experts, overhires, and other temporary employees as needed in coordination with the Theatre Arts Department Chair 5. Providing direct supervision of Theatre Arts Department classified staff members 6. Advising, mentoring, and encouraging students with regard to curriculum, research projects, internship opportunities, and career possibilities. 7. Supervising and mentoring students in all aspect of stagecraft including set construction, design, and shop maintenance 8. Supervising all additional personnel in their use and operation of Theatre Arts Department equipment and software including lighting, sound, and projection equipment 9. Scheduling all load-ins and strikes, including mounting of technical elements of productions such as rigging, sets, lights, sound, and special effects 10. Overseeing stock/storage of light/sound equipment, scenery, and properties 11. Coordinating production elements of rentals & booked-in theatre building events 12. Maintaining Theatre Program Calendar and production budgets in coordination with Theatre Arts Department Chairman 13. Collaborating with Theatre Department Chair

Other Functions 1. Serve on college committees as assigned. Represent the District at local, regional and state meetings, as assigned. 2. Perform other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Education and Experience Education and experience relevant to the position. For example, a bachelor's degree in theatre arts, technical theatre, fine arts, lighting, stage design or related field and three (3) years of work experience in two or more of the following areas; scenic design, lighting & sound design, prop design, scenic charge artist or equivalent.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Expertise and experience in the design and implementation of scenic design, scenic paint, and/or properties. Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Theatre Arts or related discipline.

KNOWLEDGE Knowledge of: principles and techniques of technical direction, including the design and administration of construction, prop construction, lighting, sound, rigging, scenic painting, and/or multi-media projections. Proficiency and experience in CAD, Vectorworks, and QLab preferred.

PHYSICAL EFFORT/WORK ENVIRONMENT Some heavy physical effort is required, which may include frequent standing, walking, and lifting of heavy (over 40 lbs.) parcels, machines or equipment, as well as frequent activities requiring full body exertion. This position includes indoor and outdoor work environments, and may involve exposure to environmental extremes.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES Possession of or ability to obtain prior to employment, a valid California driver's license and must have an acceptable driving record and current vehicle insurance meeting State of California requirements.

WORK SCHEDULE / SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Exempt level position / 12 months per year Schedule will flex depending upon Theatre needs. Evening and weekends required at times. Supervisor/Dean reserves the right to change schedules as needed.

COMPENSATION Starting Salary $4,710 - $5,723 per month, depending upon experience and qualifications.

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE (no additional costs for benefits)

BENEFITS Monterey Peninsula College offers excellent employee benefits, ranging from health, dental, vision, life insurance, employee assistance program (EAP), and long-term disability, provides sick leave and contributes to the CalPers retirement plan. Participation in tax deferred plans is available.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval. Employment with Monterey Peninsula College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. All new employees are required to submit proof of freedom from tuberculosis and proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Employees must sign the Oath of Affirmation of Allegiance, and submit fingerprints. The District is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam era veteran, ancestry, or political or organizational affiliation.

MONTEREY PENINSULA COLLEGE invites applications for the position of:

Adjunct Pool Adapted Physical Education Instructor

SALARY: Depends on Qualifications

OPENING DATE: 05/04/20

CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION: Monterey Peninsula College is currently accepting applications to establish a pool for future part-time assignments in this discipline.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES: POSITION DEFINITION: The Adapted PE (ADPE) Instructor provides specialized instruction in Adapted Physical Education classes. Including but not limited to adapted aquatics, strength and balance, stretch, cardiovascular fitness, and aerobics. Assesses students' physical and perceptual motor needs, progress, expectations, goals, etc. for the purpose of developing baseline information for placement, program development, and feedback to students. Provides specialized instructional techniques through individual or group sessions designed to meet the educational needs of students. Develop, or make recommendations for specialized equipment, goals and objectives for the purpose of improving students' motor skills. Under the general supervision of the Division or Department Chair, the adjunct instructor will provide instruction in accordance with course descriptions, outlines, class schedules, and Governing Board policy; evaluate progress of students concerning educational matters, and perform other instructional related duties as assigned. Instructor may be assigned to the Monterey campus and/or Marina Education Center.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide instruction in Adapted physical education classes including but not limited to adapted aquatics, strength and balance, stretch, cardiovascular fitness, and aerobics. Maintain current knowledge in subject matter. Assesses students' physical and perceptual motor needs, progress, expectations, goals, etc. for the purpose of developing baseline information for placement, program development, and feedback to students. Providing specialized instructional techniques through individual or group sessions designed to meet the educational needs of students Assesses students' progress, expectations, goals, etc. and measure impacts. Develop, or make recommendations for specialized equipment, goals and objectives for the purpose of improving students' motor skills. Directs instructional assistants, volunteers and/or student aides for the purpose of providing an effective instruction to meet individual student needs Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics. Apply state and federal guidelines as related to teaching individuals with disabilities. Meet each scheduled class and teach or conduct learning exercises for the entire period. Contact the appropriate division chair or administrator in advance to make arrangements for unavoidable absences. Provide each student at the beginning of the course with written information about the course, to include a full description of the grading system and how the student will be evaluated. Accurately keep required class records on attendance, withdrawal and grading. Submit when due, all necessary reports such as attendance and grade reports, roll books, and class information sheets, and certify as to their accuracy. Comply with all institutional policies and procedures. Give careful attention to all bulletins, memorandums and emails from administrative offices. Check faculty mailbox and MPC email frequently.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's in physical education, exercise science, education with an emphasis in physical education, kinesiology, physiology of exercise or adaptive physical education OR Bachelor's in any of the above AND Master's in any life science, dance, physiology, health education, recreation administration or physical therapy OR the equivalent and 15 semester units of upper division or graduate study in adapted physical education and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students

WORK SCHEDULE / SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Teaching assignments are part-time and temporary in nature. Assignments are subject to Governing Board approval, adequate enrollment size, and assignment to a contract instructor. Offer and assignment of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credentials, transcripts, fingerprint check and tuberculosis examination as required. Monterey Peninsula College actively seeks a diverse pool of applicants interested in working in an environment which values flexibility, openness to change, collaboration, respect for others and their points of view, and involvement in College activities, all with the goal of meeting the needs of our diverse student population.

The District does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. The District is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, ancestry, or political or organizational affiliation.

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Scheduled hours will vary. (schedule may change at discretion of manager)