Adjunct: Theatre Director in Residence

Position Title: Theatre Director in Residence
Department: Communication, Visual and Performing Arts
Start Date: Open

About the Position:

  • Teach Courses including: COMM 222-Introduction to Theatre, COMM 240/340-Applied Theatre, as well as other courses based on training, expertise and departmental need.
  • Direct the fall theatre production; lead the theatre program in collaboration with the Chair of the Department of Communication, Visual, and Performing Arts, including supervision of Alpha Psi Omega (Theatre Honorary Society); keep regular office hours; and attend departmental meetings as needed. 
  • While this is a semester-by-semester contract, there is a possibility of renewal for Spring Semester, 2022.


  • Master's degree required in Theatre, Communication Arts or related field
  • Demonstrated ability in theatrical directing and leadership
  • Strong commitment to general teaching excellence and academic rigor
  • Subject-specific teaching experience desired
  • Commitment to the Christian faith and the University's mission, foundational principles, and educational goals
  • Commitment to faith and learning in the academic discipline.

About the Department:

We, the Department of Communication, Visual, and Performing Arts, are committed to the development of communicators rooted in communities, acting as agents of truth, reflection, transformation, and reconciliation in a way that celebrates God’s grace and faithfulness.

How to Apply:

In an effort to find and employ the best qualified faculty, the department maintains an open and rolling application process designed to identify a group of the most highly qualified individuals who may be called upon to teach as the need arises.

  • Adjunct Faculty Employment Application
  • Letter of Application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of Christian Belief and Practice in response to the following prompt:
    Malone University takes seriously the integration of the orthodox Christian faith and all academic disciplines and requires that faculty (full-time and adjunct) profess faith in Jesus Christ. Therefore, we ask that you provide a statement (250-500 words) in which you:
      - Discuss your faith in relationship to the University’s Doctrinal Statement and Community Agreement.
      - Describe your engagement with a local congregation or faith community
  • Names and contact information of three references (two professional, one pastor or spiritual mentor)

Transcripts will be requested if adjunct faculty employment is granted

Apply to:

Dr. Marcia Everett
Chair, Communication, Visual, and Performing Arts 
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton OH 44709-3897