Lecturer in Management
University of California Berkeley
United States

Lecturer in Management 

Job #JPF04004
  • Theater, Dance & Perf Studies / College of Letters & Science - Arts & Humanities / UC Berkeley

Position overview

Salary range: The posted UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/july-2023-acad-salary-scales/t15.pdf. A reasonable estimate for this position is $68,247 - $83,935.
Percent time: 50%
Anticipated start: August 1, 2023
Position duration: Initial appointment of 1 academic year (renewable).

Application Window

Open date: June 28, 2023

Next review date: Wednesday, Jul 12, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Dec 31, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for Lecturer faculty positions in the area of Stage Management.

The Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies (TDPS) teaches performance as a mode of critical inquiry, creative expression, and public engagement. Through performance training and research, we create liberal arts graduates with expanded analytical, technical, and imaginative capacities. As a public institution, we make diversity, equity, and inclusion a key part of our teaching, art making, and public programming. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity and inclusion through their teaching, research, and service.

The Department seeks candidates who are interested in student mentorship in production stage management each semester in addition to classroom teaching duties. It is expected that courses will be conducted in person, and that instructors will be present in the classroom. The Department seeks a candidate well-versed in professional stage management for theater and dance performance. Preferred candidates will bring both professional stage management expertise and classroom teaching experience to their role as lecturer.

Courses taught:

Stage Management
Study of production techniques and procedures related to stage management, production management, and theater administration. Typical class size varies from 12-18 students per semester.

Supervised Theatrical Practice
Stage management practicum: mentored stage management of theater or dance production.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Basic Qualifications (by time of application): Bachelor's degree (or international equivalent degree) or professional certificate, or equivalent professional experience.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Additional Qualifications (by start date): At least 1 year of experience teaching at college or high school level, or equivalent professional experience.

Preferred qualifications

Preferred Qualifications (by start date): 3-5 years of professional experience working in the theater in stage management, with a supportive background in technical theater. Experience teaching classes to students who have various levels of experience in theater or dance; experience and interest in community engagement; experience mentoring and advising students. Finally, the applicant should contribute to the overall curriculum; and have an understanding of the larger intellectual context of performance studies.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Sample Syllabus - Sample Syllabus for a college level course in Stage Management.

  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)

References will be solicited from candidates who are under serious consideration, and will not be contacted without prior consent of the candidate.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF04004

Help contact: tdps-search@berkeley.edu

Campus Information

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

In searches when letters of reference are required all letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality prior to submitting their letter.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Positions that are represented by a collective bargaining unit or agent have particular contracts. For more information, please refer to the relevant contract: Lecturer (IX) contract, Postdoctoral (PX) contract, Academic Researcher (RA) contract, and Librarian (LX ) contract. Questions about represented positions can be directed to the hiring unit.

Job location

Berkeley, CA

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