Open Positions

Open Positions

Chair of Technical Design and Production/Director of Production

Yale School of Drama seeks to appoint a senior faculty member to teach, oversee faculty and curriculum, recruit students, and serve in an administrative capacity for the nation’s leading three-year conservatory MFA technical design and production program. Position also serves as Director of Production for Yale Repertory Theatre. Applicants should have demonstrated leadership in the field with at least ten years of combined experience of professional work in the theater at an advanced level and distinguished teaching in the field. Position requires advanced interpersonal, communication, strategic thinking, prioritization, time-management, and problem solving skills, with a strongly demonstrated commitment to safe working practices in the entertainment industry. Experience of, ability to promote, and commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of operations required. The appointment will be as an Associate Professor Adjunct or Professor in the Practice of Technical Design and Production for an initial term of up to three (3) years, beginning July 1, 2017, renewable, and includes competitive salary with full faculty benefits. 

Send resume, cover letter, and 3 letters of reference to Chair, TD&P Chair Search Committee, Yale School of Drama, P.O. Box 208244, New Haven, CT  06520-8244 or email grace.obrien@yale.edu.

Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to—and does not discriminate on the basis of—an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Review of applications will begin January 9, 2017.

 

Costume Design Teacher

Yale School of Drama seeks a full-time Assistant Professor Adjunct in costume design for the MFA Design program, starting July 1, 2017. Responsibilities include teaching classes in costume design and execution, supervising and mentoring student work on productions, participating in the annual admissions process, and supporting the co-chairs in developing and implementing the curriculum in design.  Applicants should have significant experience as a costume designer in the professional theatre and significant experience teaching advanced students and professionals in the field.  Applicants must be willing to relocate to/live in the greater New Haven area. The appointment will be as an Assistant Professor Adjunct of Design for a term of up to three years beginning July 1, 2017, renewable, and includes competitive salary with full faculty benefits.  

Send resume, cover letter, and three references to Chair, Costume Design Search Committee, Yale School of Drama, P.O. Box 208244, New Haven, CT  06520-8244, or email mary.volk@yale.edu. Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.  Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  

 

Sr. Administrative Assistant

Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre (YSD/YRT) seeks an individual to serve as Sr. Administrative Assistant to Design and Sound Design Departments.  Provides a high level of administrative, clerical, and financial bookkeeping support.  Strong self-starter, with ability to function calmly, effectively and flexibly in a pressured environment; must be highly efficient and organized, with strong planning skills. Working knowledge of bookkeeping and budgeting a must. Preferred: Experience as an assistant to executive leadership and/or working in an academic office environment; experience in theatre or arts in an administrative capacity; working with databases, file sharing software, and multiple computer platforms. Knowledge of Outlook, Access, WORKDAY.  Full-time w/Yale University benefits package.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  

Go to www.yale.edu/jobs , requisition number 41239BR.

Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.  Yale University is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Director of theater safety and occupational health

for Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre (YSD/YRT).  This position serves as expert resource to, and senior level collaborator for YSD/YRT in the workplace and classroom; and for the theatrical production process; establishes and implements standards, training and practice, strategies, policies, procedures, communications, documentation, monitoring, and reporting for all aspects of theater safety, emergency planning and preparedness, security, and occupational health; and serves as leader in the field in the areas of safety, emergency planning and preparedness, accessibility and ADA compliance, and occupational health.  Eight years related experience, or four years related experience with a Bachelors or advanced degree (preferred); performing arts experience required.  Expert leadership, communication, strategic planning, problem solving, and prioritization skills.  Must have ability to work effectively, flexibly, and safely with a large number of staff, students, interns and other professionals representing a diversity of personalities, gender expression, race, sexual orientation, religion, ability, age, class, and immigration status. Full-time with Yale University benefits package.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  

 Apply online at www.yale.edu/jobs Please reference Job Requisition 41304BR

 Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.  Yale University is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Associate Professor Adjunct/Professor in the Practice of Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism

Yale School of Drama seeks a professor to teach and advise students and to serve in an administrative capacity for the nation’s leading three-year conservatory MFA & DFA dramaturgy and dramatic criticism program.  The successful candidate will teach classes in at least three fields for MFA students in this professional creative training program, advise MFA and DFA students, support the Chair in maintaining a dynamic curriculum, and coordinate the program’s guest speaker series.  Candidates with expertise in any of the following areas are encouraged to apply: theory (drama, theater, and performance); Renaissance, Baroque, Romantic or other aspects of pre-20th-century drama or theater history; global theater (Asian, Latin American, other); critical writing; academic and dramaturgical research methodologies.

Position requires demonstrated excellence in the field with at least seven years’ undergraduate/graduate teaching experience, a record of extensive publications, and experience in mentoring. An understanding of the School’s dynamic conservatory environment and dramaturgical practice is essential.  PhD or DFA required.  Experience in and commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of operations required. The appointment will be as an Associate Professor Adjunct or Professor in the Practice of Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism for an initial term of up to three (3) years, beginning July 1, 2017, renewable, and includes competitive salary with full faculty benefits. 

Send resume, cover letter, and 3 letters of reference to Chair, Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism Search Committee, Yale School of Drama, P.O. Box 208244, New Haven, CT  06520-8244 or email catherine.sheehy@yale.edu.

Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to—and does not discriminate on the basis of—an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Review of applications begins January 15, 2017.