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Drama, Lighting Part-Time Faculty

Company: Government jobs
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Drama, Lighting Part-Time Faculty

Job ID: 11403

Location: Bellevue College

Full/Part Time: Part Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Position Summary

This is a part-time position in the Theatre Arts: Drama & Dance department within the Arts and Humanities Division. This position is specifically to teach Stage Lighting, a four credit, quarter-long, on-ground course, and Drama 290, a concurrent, one-credit on ground course that includes work on the theatre production. The instructor will teach, develop curriculum and learning experiences, and develop strategies to help students succeed and meet learning outcomes using technology as best fits the needs of the students.

Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

Part-time faculty is typically assigned as needed on a quarterly basis, with no expectation of continued employment beyond the current appointment. Compensation for the part-time faculty member teaching one 5-credit class is $4,852.23/quarter.

Generous benefits package for eligible employees is offered through Washington State plans that includes multiple medical, dental, life and disability coverage choices for employees and dependents; choices of retirement and deferred compensation plans; paid personal leave plan; transit program, reduced tuition, employee discounts and memberships, etc. Eligible employees are faculty who work a combined load of at least 50% at Bellevue College and other Washington State public institutions of higher education for two consecutive quarters are eligible for health and dental insurance at the start of the second consecutive quarter.

Part-time faculty with 50% or more load is represented by the Bellevue College Association of Higher Education (BCAHE) union.

About The College

Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 44% students of color and over 1,100 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.

We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of our, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.

About the Department

The Theatre Arts Department of Drama and Dance expands and enriches the learning, life and culture of all students and faculty of Bellevue College by introducing audiences to a variety of current, historical and cultural perspectives, providing students opportunities to experience performance through a breadth of program offerings in the art and craft of acting, design, and dance, and advancing students' learning goals through exploration of dramatic literature and advancement toward degree attainment in pre-major courses or training in advanced in acting, dance, musical theatre, playwriting, and directing.

Essential Functions
--- Perform student-centered teaching for Stage Lighting
--- Conduct courses offered on-ground for a multicultural, multi-ability student population
--- Assess student learning outcomes
--- Foster a positive, caring, equitable learning environment where differences and pluralism are valued, and all students have opportunities to be successful learners
--- Maintain excellence, current knowledge, and skills in technical theatre and in cultural versatility
--- Perform related duties as required

Minimum Qualifications
--- A degree from a two year or four-year academic program
--- Demonstrated expertise in lighting design or as a lighting technician in professional, semi-professional, community, or academic theatre
--- Experience teaching lighting at the high school or college/university level
--- Knowledge of theatre tools and equipment, tool and equipment maintenance and replacement; ensuring safety in all technical activities
--- Experience working collaboratively with diverse colleagues in a collaborative and inclusive environment
--- Effective communication skills

Conditions of Employment

Bellevue College intends to provide a drug-free, healthy, safe, and secure work and educational environment. Each employee is expected to report to work in an appropriate mental and physical condition to perform her/his/their assigned duties.

Bellevue College employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Per Governor Inslee's, state employees must be fully vaccinated and your vaccine status will be verified upon hire. Please reach out to the HR Office at if you need information on medical or religious accommodation.

Sexual Misconduct and Background Check:

Prior to start of employment, finalists(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment, but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under

Check frequently in your inbox, spam, junk, clutter email folders for any communication regarding the next steps from Bellevue College and our background check partners.

Reference Check:

Reference checks may include, but are not limited to, contacting references and verification of work experience, and/or past job duties.

How To Apply

Applications will be reviewed and qualified applicants will be invited to interview until the position is filled.

All individuals interested in this position are encouraged to apply. Your application must include a complete online application and all of the required documents below to be considered complete. Any application that does not provide all requested information will not be considered for the position (only submit required documents with the application, additional documents will not be reviewed.) Please review before applying.

Required application materials:
--- Attach a Cover Letter that addresses how you meet qualifications (min 1 pg., max 2 pgs.)
--- Attach a Resume/Curriculum Vitae
--- Attach copy of Academic Transcripts (unofficial transcripts may be submitted - official transcripts required upon employment)
--- Complete Job Questionnaires if applicable


If you have questions regards to application or hiring process, please contact Office of Human Resources at 425-564-2274 or email to

EEO Statement

Bellevue College is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity and nondiscrimination to applicants and employees without regard to race or ethnicity; creed; color; national origin; sex; marital status; sexual orientation; age; religion; genetic information; the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability; or whether a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran. Please see policy 4100 at

Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the recruitment process may contact or 425-564-2271. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Title IX Coordinator, 425-564- 2641, Office C227, and EEOC/504 Compliance Officer, 425-564- 2178, Office B126.

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