The Film Media Theater Department at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a Visiting Lecturer/Costume Shop Manager for one year. Duties include: maintaining the costume shop and costume storage, constructing costumes, doing makeup and hair for department productions, scheduling and attending costume fittings and dress rehearsals, supervising student construction and running crews, and managing over-hires where needed. The position involves mentoring students and teaching one course in costume construction.
The successful candidate will have at least one year of professional experience and a demonstrated record of experience mentoring and teaching students at the undergraduate level who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.
Candidates will be required to submit a cover letter, a CV, and three statements, one concerning teaching philosophy, one describing research/creative interests, and one about mentoring a diverse student body. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and review will begin immediately.
Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college with 2,200 students and 220 faculty. Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color. Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.
Mount Holyoke College is a women’s college that is gender diverse. The College is committed to providing equal access and opportunity in employment and education to all employees and students. In compliance with state and federal law, Mount Holyoke College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, genetic information, sex, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law. The College does not discriminate on the basis of gender in the recruitment and admission of students to its graduate program.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.