Abu Dhabi – Unspecified GBP
Theater Program – Assistant/Associate Instructor of Producing – Open Rank
NYU Abu Dhabi
The Instructor of Producing is an academic support open rank position that facilitates strategic partnerships with students, faculty, alumni, artists, organizations, and cultural bodies in service of the academic mission of the NYUAD Theater Program. This includes: liaising with the NYUAD Arts Center, the Division of Arts & Humanities and other NYUAD offices to facilitate academic and creative program activities; overseeing the successful integration of visiting artists, scholars and other guests; supervising and mentoring student assistants; supporting the logistical operations of the Theater Program; creating and maintaining accessible, dynamic portals of communication and curricular exchange; and regularly offering workshops to students in producing, professional development, and community development for the fields of theater and performance.The scope of the job may require working evenings and/or weekends, particularly prior to openings of theatre project presentations.
- Required: Bachelor’s degree
- Preferred: A degree with an emphasis on theater or regional history/studies.
Required Work and Related Experience
- At least two – four years practical work experience in theater administration
- Supervisory skills
- Experience managing an artistic budget and producing the work of international companies/artists
- Strong oral and written communications skills
- Fluency in Arabic and background studying/living in the region.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
- Liaise with other university programming offices (including Student Life, the Arts Center, etc.) to identify, develop, and oversee opportunities for curricular exchange within the arts/across other divisions through co-presentation of guest artists, workshops, and development of other series.
- Liaise with both Arts Center technical staff and university administration on timely delivery of goods, contracts, payments, and productions related to NYUAD Theater Program projects and activities.
- Liaise with relevant NYUAD departments on feasibility and logistics of plans and programming.
- Oversee company management for all Theater Program guests and new hires.
- Manage and deliver Theater Program communications to theater students, faculty, instructors, and alumni, including weekly newsletter.
- Collaborate with faculty and program partners to identify an on-going and robust collection of academic and professional opportunities for students and alumni.
- Develop promotional materials for all programming.
- Coordinate Front of House operations for Theater Program performances.
- Manage student assistants and assess needs for program support in consultation with Program Head, faculty, and the academic support team.
- Assist the Program Head in tracking the program’s operating expenses.
- Regularly facilitate workshops to students in producing, professional development, and community development.
- Collaborate with other program instructors to maintain current program database and archive, including database of current majors, enrolled students, programming participants, course schedules, alumni database, past communications, notes, and other relevant materials.
- Collaborate with Program Head and other program and arts Instructors to facilitate program curriculum, projects, and other activities.
- Contribute to the overall success of the Theater program and other Arts programs and projects by performing all other relevant duties and responsibilities as assigned.
To be considered, please submit a cover letter and CV to NYU Abu Dhabi’s online application portal our website via the button below. Before submitting, all candidates will be prompted to enter the names and email addresses of three referees into the system. The referees will be given instructions on how to upload their reference letter. If you have any questions, please email.
United Arab Emirates nationals are encouraged to apply.
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