UVU - School of the Arts
Orem, UT

Expires: 07/08/21

Job Dates

Full Time, Tenure Track


$52,000-55,000 DOQ annually

Utah Valley University School of the Arts invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Scenic Design to join our faculty in the Department of Theatrical Arts for Stage and Screen. The successful candidate will be a dynamic and skilled pedagogue and/or professional practitioner able to teach, mentor and inspire at various levels of scenic design training. An additional secondary area of design and technology expertise, such as, but not limited to props design, projection design, stage management, technical direction, production design or management, design for film and/or TV or other, will be favored. Tenure-track faculty will maintain an ongoing creative/scholarly/professional agenda and contribute to department, school, and university service.

Located in picturesque Orem, UT at the base of the Wasatch Mountains and just south of cultural and recreational hubs Salt Lake City, Park City and Sundance, Utah Valley University is a rapidly-expanding, dual-mission teaching university. With 42,000 students, it is the largest institution of higher education in Utah. UVUs School of the Arts has over 1700 students enrolled in over 20 programs, making it one of the largest Arts schools in the state. In March 2019 the School of the Arts celebrated the ribbon cutting on the new Noorda Center for the Performing Arts. The Noorda produces academic and professional performance seasons, houses six different performance spaces for Theatre, Dance and Music, and has multiple brand new Rehearsal and Design Laboratory spaces. The Department of Theatrical Arts for Stage and Screen offers the following degrees: BFA with emphasis in Design/Technologies or Performance, BA, BS Ed, AA and various certificate programs.

UVU is committed to championing the ideals and practice of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. We have established committees and programs to examine, challenge, and change historical inequities and dismantle systemic discrimination, and we are committed to fostering diversity among our faculty and student body. To that end, we highly encourage women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, indigenous persons and LGBTQ+ identifying persons to apply for this position. We also encourage all applicants, regardless of identification, to articulate ways they practice the ideals of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion in their work and/or classrooms.

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Aja Vogelman

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Business Address

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Posted: 01/08/2021 11:47:42 EST

Last Updated: 01/08/2021 14:00 EST

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