• Director of Theatre / Full-Time Faculty Position


    Effective Date: August 15, 2015

    The Theatre Director is a nine-month faculty position chiefly responsible for overseeing the Theatre Program and teaching a variety of theatre classes.  In addition, the Theatre Director will direct one production per semester and will report directly to the Chairperson of Fine Arts.



    1. M. F. A. or PhD in Theatre from an accredited institution
    2. Ability to teach classes in Acting, Directing, and History
    3. Directing experience at the collegiate level
    4. Strong interpersonal, communication, and collaborative skills
    5. Ability to work successfully with diverse populations in the regional university setting


    1. Successful teaching experience at the college level
    2. Experience working with college-level theatre productions
    3. Professional Acting and/or Directing experience
    4. Strong background in recruiting and curriculum development


    1. Primarily responsible for continuing to build and develop a budding Theatre Program
    2. Serve as the primary director of UWA Theatre productions
    3. Recruiting students to participate in the Theatre Program
    4. Continue to develop curriculum and course offerings as the program continues to blossom
    5. Coordinate (in conjunction with the Technical Director the use of two production spaces
    6. Teach classes in Acting, Directing, and History.
    7. Participate in the strategic planning process for UWA Theatre production facilities and UWA Theatre

    Rank & Salary: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor position with some production duties; salary commensurate with training and experience: includes excellent benefits package.

    Application Deadline: Review of applications begins January 26, 2015 and continues until position is filled.

    To Apply: Send materials listed to:

                Dr. Tim Edwards, Provost
                Station 23
                The University of West Alabama
                Livingston, AL 35470

    1. A letter of application
    2. A current resume or vita
    3. Transcripts of all college work (Unofficial transcripts will suffice for the application; official transcripts must be submitted immediately upon employment.)
    4. Three current letters of recommendation
  • Only complete applications will be considered.

    The University of West Alabama does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability or sexual orientation in employment, or the provision of services.

    Minority applications encouraged.

    For details on benefit package go to www.uwa.edu/Current_Openings.aspx