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Full-Time Lecturer Position in The Graduate Program in Educational Theatre
The City College of New York



The Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the School of Education at The City College of   New York, CUNY invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in The Graduate Program in Educational Theatre. This appointment will begin in Fall 2020. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching theatre education at the graduate level as well as a commitment to the field of arts education as a whole. The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate level courses  in theatre education curriculum and lesson plan development; supervise and advise students; recruit new students and collaborate with faculty to increase enrollment; provide service to the program, department, college, university, and community, i.e. committee, administrative, and other assignments normally associated with a full-time Lecturer. We are seeking a dynamic practitioner who has the desire and skills necessary to help continue to grow the Educational Theatre Program through programming opportunities in service learning with the community including but not limited to schools and community based organizations as well ideas on recruitment to increase enrollment.



Located in the vibrant New York City neighborhood of Harlem, the City College of New York (CCNY) is the flagship college of the City University of New York system. Since 1847, CCNY has provided a high quality and affordable education in a wide variety of disciplines. More than 16,000 students pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in eight professional schools and divisions, driven by significant funded research, creativity and scholarship. CCNY is as diverse, dynamic and visionary as New York City itself. Leading CUNY in funded research, CCNY houses dozens of interdisciplinary initiatives, including the Advanced Science Research Center and the Zahn Innovation Center, a startup incubator. CCNY has produced ten Nobel laureates, the most of any public college or  university in the United States.



-Master’s in Educational Theatre or comparable degree required.

-Candidates should have 3-5 year minimum theatre education experience, which can include as a full time theatre teacher, a teaching artist, working in higher education or any combination of the above. Additional desired qualifications include demonstrated teaching effectiveness and experience in higher education and classroom teaching in an urban setting and an understanding of quality teacher training preparation for pre service teachers and teaching artists are also required.

-The ideal candidate will be familiar with the NYC DOE and current teacher certification exams. The ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution as well as represent the program with leadership and grace is a plus.



CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.



Only applications submitted through CUNYfirst will be considered for this position.

Please apply as follows:

– Go to and click on “Employment”

– Click “Search job listings”

– Click on “More options to search for CUNY jobs”

– Search for Job Opening ID number 21545

– Click on the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions.

Applications including the following must be uploaded to the CUNYfirst job application website:

(1) Cover Letter

(2) Curriculum Vitae



CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.  At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Date posted:

January 7

Expire date

February 1

Contact email:

NYC AiE Roundtable