Opera and Musical Theatre Producer/Director

first_imgBenefits EligibilityBenefits Eligible Employment TypeEmployee Open until filledYes The University of Georgia ( UGA ), a land-grant and sea-grantuniversity with statewide commitments and responsibilities is thestate’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversifiedinstitution of higher education ( http://www.uga.edu/ ). UGA is currentlyranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News &World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens,approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campusesin Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-charteredUniversity in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-timestaff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 studentsincluding over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate andprofessional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools andcolleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta Universityhoused on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens. Special Instructions to Applicants DepartmentFranklin College Hugh Hodgson School of Music Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/orCertification Duties/ResponsibilitiesPosting Specific QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsResume/CVCover LetterPortfolioList of References with Contact InformationOptional Documents Advertised SalarySalary range: $62,000 to $70,000. Does this position have operation, access, or control offinancial resources?Yes Classification TitleAcademic Professional AC Is this a Position of Trust?Yes • Demonstrated background in production management.• Ability to communicate effectively with all parties involved withproduction, including actors, the design team, the production team,and management.• Demonstrated knowledge of varied styles and periods for opera andmusical theatre.• Additional expertise in the areas such as music direction, actingand vocal coaching for musical theatre, ormovement/choreography.• A desire to contribute to dynamic, holistic music and theatreprograms located in a city known for its music and artsculture.• A willingness to collaborate with recognized faculty and artistsin advancing a national and international profile. Posting Details Anticipated Start Date08/01/2021 Position Summary Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Is driving a responsibility of this position?No To Apply:• Applicants should include a curriculum vitae and cover letterdescribing their academic qualifications and professionalexperience, showing how they will add value to the program.Furthermore, they should show how their teaching, service, and workhas supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, andgender backgrounds that are underrepresented in the Opera and/orMusical Theatre fields. Applicants who have not yet had thoseexperiences should explain how their work will further theCollege’s commitment to diversity.• Application materials should also include links to an onlineportfolio/website highlighting artistic work and the names andcontact information for a minimum of three references.Application documents must be uploaded to the UGAJobs link(https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/182446) with searchcommittee reviews beginning March 1, 2021. To ensure fullconsideration, please apply by March 1. Additional materials willbe requested at the semi-finalist stage, including an unofficialtranscript of the highest degree earned. Questions about theapplication process can be directed at Edith Hollander([email protected] or 706-542-3737); questions about the positioncan be directed at Prof. Frederick Burchinal([email protected]). Position Details Job Posting Date01/22/2021 The Hugh Hodgson School of Music (https://music.uga.edu/) is amongthe leading schools of music in the region and nationally. Itincludes comprehensive programs, with degrees at the undergraduatelevel through the masters and doctorate. Students at all degreelevels are involved in the Opera program. A celebrated faculty,outstanding facilities, and talented students build a supportiveand rich environment for artistic and scholarly growth. Graduatesfrom our programs have been internationally successful in theirchosen fields.The University of Georgia Opera Theatre(http://research.franklin.uga.edu/opera/https://www.music.uga.edu/music/ensembles/opera-theatre) is anationally recognized program that currently produces two fullystaged productions with orchestra per year and an additional ScenesProgram in the Spring, as well as offering further opportunitiesfor performance and community outreach. The Opera Theatre iscommitted to training young singers in an inclusive and supportiveenvironment and preparing them for a professional career in thefield of opera and classical singing.The Department of Theatre and Film Studies(https://www.drama.uga.edu) is a unit of the Franklin College ofArts and Sciences. It offers B.A. degrees in theatre and in filmstudies, MFA degrees in performance, design/technology and dramaticmedia, and the Ph.D. in theatre and performance studies. Thedepartment encompasses the applied and scholarly study of drama ina wide range of media, including stage, film and 3D computeranimation.The Musical Theatre Certificate Program(https://www.music.uga.edu/musical-theatre-certificate) is a newinterdisciplinary program in Music, Theatre, and Dance nearing theend of its second year. It has already shown itself to be ahigh-demand program. Students are required to take an additional10-17 hours of coursework beyond the major degree requirements andmust audition for admission before a panel comprising of at leastone representative from each area.The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and theUniversity of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity ofits faculty and students and sustaining a work and learningenvironment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people withdisabilities are encouraged to apply. Contract TypeAcademic (9 mo.) Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions withfinancial responsibilities. For additional information about thecredit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website. FLSA About the College/Unit/Department Credit and P-Card policy • Doctorate or MFA in music or theatre or related fields, plus aminimum of three years of professional accomplishments in the fieldof directing, opera, or musical theatre production.• Candidates without a terminal degree must have a master’s degreein music or theatre, document exceptional professional expertise (aminimum of 5 years professional experience in the field ofdirecting, opera, or musical theatre production) and be approvedfor a terminal degree exception before hire. EEO Statement Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction employer. All qualified applicants will receiveconsideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, geneticinformation, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation orprotected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations orassistance with the accessibility of materials related to thissearch are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]). College/Unit/Department websitehttps://music.uga.edu UnderutilizationMinorities & Females Terminal degree in a disciplinary area appropriate for the position(as defined in the job posting). The UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music Opera Department, inconjunction with the Department of Theatre and Film Studies, seeksan academic professional to produce and direct opera and musicaltheatre, starting August 1, 2021. This is a full-time (10 month),interdepartmental, non-tenure track, benefits-eligible facultyposition, with the School of Music as the candidate’s homedepartment.Responsibilities include:• Produce and direct opera productions by organizing and overseeingall artistic and technical production needs.• Work with administration for publicity, rehearsal scheduling,accounting and budgeting.• Direct a musical for the Theatre Department on a rotationalbasis. Alternatively, working with the Musical Theatre CertificateProgram as an instructor, coach, or director.• Teach performance-related courses based on the candidate’sexpertise. Additional Requirements Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?Yes Working TitleOpera and Musical Theatre Producer/Director Does this position have direct interaction or care of childrenunder the age of 18 or direct patient care?No Job Closing Date Tenure StatusNon-Tenure Track About the University of Georgia Minimum Qualifications Does this position require a P-Card?Yes Faculty RankAcademic Professional Location of VacancyAthens Area Physical Demands Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety,IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access tochemicals and medications)No Posting TypeExternal Retirement PlanTRS or ORP Posting NumberF0812Plast_img

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