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Marymount Manhattan College, an urban, independent, liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 2000 undergraduates, located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, invites applications for the following faculty positions to “begin September 2021,” pending final budget approval:

Note: Positions are generally posted in the Fall of each academic year.

MMC faculty must have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching within a liberal arts environment. Marymount Manhattan College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Art

    The Art and Art History Department at Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) seeks applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Art with expertise in the field of Graphic Design to begin Fall 2021 pending final budget approval. The position is a full-time, one-year appointment for 2021-22 with a 4/4 teaching load; it may convert to a tenure-track position depending on institutional need and resource availability.

     

    Required Qualifications:

    • An MFA in visual art or a related degree/field of study;
    • A record of professional accomplishment in the fields of graphic design, illustration, or other closely related discipline;
    • Expertise in the core digital software program, the Adobe Creative Suite, along with an ability to integrate studio practices with aesthetic, historical, social, ethical, and community-based concerns;
    • Experience with curriculum development with an emphasis on transdisciplinary and innovative coursework;
    • Eligibility to work in the United States.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Teaching responsibilities (4/4 load) include a range of introductory to advanced courses in graphic design and illustration, including the capstone course, ART 480: Professional Portfolio.
    • The ideal candidate will bring demonstrated leadership experience to the Department and be prepared to work collaboratively with other members of the Art and Art History faculty to advance the Department’s pledge to develop and implement recruitment strategies, curriculum, pedagogy, and art production practices that are anti-racist, anti-sexist, and gender- and LGBTQIA+-inclusive.
    • Other responsibilities include developing curricular initiatives that prepare students with the professional skills to succeed in the constantly evolving design and media industries, working with the Center for Career Services to identify and develop new opportunities for internships and other placed-based learning (“City Edge”) courses, working to develop opportunities for external funding for Department programs, and forging professional partnerships with creative industries, especially in New York City.
    • The faculty member will also: 1) serve as a liaison for all co-teachers and/or adjunct faculty in the area of expertise; 2) hold regular office hours for the ongoing mentoring of students’ creative and professional development; 3) participate in department, divisional, and college-wide meetings, and academic advisement; 4) continue to engage in creative and/or scholarly work.

     

    Potential cross departmental/cross disciplinary collaborations:

    The position will cross over two concentrations within the Art major—Illustration and Animation and Graphic Design—while also supporting the students who combine Digital Media with Production/ Communication & Media Arts and Graphic Design, Illustration, and Animation/Art. This work includes overseeing the pending Interactive Media minor that links Art to Communication & Media Arts, and forging future collaborations in a range of fields that combine text and image, such as the graphic novel, creative writing/illustration, agitprop, and courses that connect to programs offered through the College’s prison education programs at the Bedford Hills and Taconic Correctional Facilities.

     

    Application Materials and Process:

    Candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. We also ask that all candidates submit a personal statement that details how they have worked to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in their previous positions, and how they would plan to continue to do so at Marymount Manhattan College. This statement might include a candidate’s ability to teach a general education course in Racial and/or Ethnic perspectives. Additional materials may be requested.

     

    Review of applications will begin on 15 March 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. All applications received prior to this date will be given full consideration. All application materials should be sent to: artfacultysearch@mmm.edu.

     

    About MMC’s Art program:

    MMC’s Art program offers outstanding professional training, a richly articulated liberal arts curriculum, and the opportunity to enjoy New York City’s unparalleled cultural resources. The Art & Art History Department enrolls approximately 89 BA majors and 60 minors. The curriculum includes a broad range of instruction in artistic mediums; it supplements this education with exposure to a wide range of internships and pre-professional training experiences in the arts. For more information about the Art and Art History programs, see https://www.mmm.edu/departments/art/.

     

    About Marymount Manhattan College:

    Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) is an independent, private, dynamic, liberal arts college on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Faithful to the vision of its founders, the College has a long history of reaching out to diverse populations in need of higher education. The College student body continues to become more diverse as we recruit students from underrepresented groups, including more first-generation-, LGBTQIA+-, and ethnically diverse students from a national pool. Providing a small college experience in the heart of the city, MMC enrolls approximately 2,000 students with an 11:1 student-teacher ratio. We emphasize community-based and hands-on learning. MMC graduates identify themselves as creative changemakers. At Marymount Manhattan College, we fundamentally believe that creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community is a goal to be fervently pursued and translated into action. We place importance on culturally competent faculty who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusivity, and who will work towards these values. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our commitment to diversity, please go to https://www.mmm.edu/offices/presidents-office/diversity-inclusion.

     

    Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

  • Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor of Theatre Arts: Musical Theatre

    The Theatre Arts department at Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) seeks applications for a Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor of Theatre Arts: Musical Theatre to begin Fall 2021 pending final budget approval. The department seeks a theatre educator with a proven record of leadership and with training and experience that both broadens our programmatic offerings and supports our students of color. The position is a full-time, one-year appointment for 2021-2022 with a 4/4 teaching load, with possibility of course reassignments depending on other administrative responsibilities. This one-year position may convert to tenure-track depending on institutional need and resource availability.

     

    Required Qualifications:

    • An MFA or PhD in Acting, Musical Theatre, or Theatre, or an earned bachelor’s degree and equivalent professional experience based on the College’s degree equivalency option. Copies of the degree equivalency policy for Theatre Arts faculty will be made available to appropriate candidates during the application process.
    • Record of successful leadership in academic or professional theatre.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with other members of the Musical Theatre faculty to advance the department’s pledge to develop and implement recruitment strategies, curriculum, pedagogy, and theatre production practices that are anti-racist, anti-sexist, gender, body, ability and LGBTQIA+ inclusive.
    • Professional acting and/or directing experience.
    • Full-time or part-time teaching experience at the college level or equivalent.
    • Knowledge of diverse voices in musical theatre, including emerging artists.
    • Strong organizational and collaborative skills.
    • A commitment to pre-professional theatre training within the context of a liberal arts education.
    • Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S.

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience as an artistic director and/or interest in working on our department-wide production committee.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Teaching responsibilities include second- and third-year acting through song courses and directing department productions.
    • Collaborating with other musical theatre faculty and theatre department leadership to coordinate the musical theatre program, including working to diversify the Musical Theatre curriculum, program, and student body.
    • Supervising adjunct faculty, ongoing mentorship of students’ creative and professional development, participation in divisional and college meetings, academic advisement, and ongoing creative and/or scholarly accomplishment.

     

    Application Materials and Process

    Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion statement described below. Additional materials may be requested.

     

    EDI Statement: Candidates should submit a personal statement that details how they have worked to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in previous positions and/or how they would plan to continue doing so at Marymount Manhattan College.

    Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. All applications received prior to this date will be given full consideration. All application materials should be sent to: theatrefacultysearch@mmm.edu

    About MMC’s Theatre program

    The Theatre Arts department offers several programs including a BA in Theatre Arts (with five concentrations) and BFA programs in Musical Theatre, Acting, Design & Technical Theatre, and Stage & Production Management. For more information about our Theatre Arts programs: http://www.mmm.edu/departments/theatre-arts/.

     

    About Marymount Manhattan College

    Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) is an independent, private, dynamic liberal arts college on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Faithful to the vision of its founders, the College has a long history of reaching out to diverse populations in need of higher education. The College student body continues to become more diverse as we recruit students from underrepresented groups, including more first generation, LGBTQ, and ethnically diverse students from a national pool. Providing a small college experience in the heart of the city, MMC enrolls approximately 2,000 students with an 11:1 student-teacher ratio. We emphasize community-based and hands-on learning. MMC graduates identify themselves as creative changemakers. At Marymount Manhattan College, we fundamentally believe that creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community is a goal to be fervently pursued and translated into action. We place an importance on culturally competent faculty who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusivity and will work towards these values. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our commitment to diversity, please go to https://www.mmm.edu/offices/presidents-office/diversity-inclusion.

     

    Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance

    The Dance Department at Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) seeks applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Dance with specialization in African/Jazz/Diasporic Dance or World Dance forms to begin fall 2021 pending final budget approval. This person would also oversee the BFA Jazz concentration students and the Dance Minor. The position is a full-time, one-year appointment for 2021-22 with a 4/4 teaching load. This one-year position may convert to tenure-track depending on institutional need and resource availability.

     

    Required Qualifications:

    • An MFA/PhD/MA in Dance or an earned bachelor’s degree and equivalent professional experience based on the College’s degree equivalency option. Copies of the degree equivalency policy will be made available to appropriate candidates during the application process.
    • Five or more years of professional performance experience, three-years or more of full-time or part-time teaching experience at the college level or equivalent.
    • A demonstrated history of professional creative accomplishment including but not limited to choreography, performance, and alternative creative endeavors.
    • Organizational, leadership and collaborative skills, and a commitment to pre-professional dance training within the context of a liberal arts education.
    • Eligibility to work in the United States.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Teaching responsibilities (4/4 load) include African Diasporic Dance Techniques (including but not limited to African Dance, Afro-Caribbean Dance, African-American Vernacular Dance Forms, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop…), Asian, South Asian, and/or Southeast Asian Dance Techniques, and teach in our new Embodied Africanist Aesthetics course, develop new courses and teach within the new Dance, Community and Social Justice concentration in addition to choreographing for and advisement of the Jazz concentration students. Candidates also need to be able to teach courses in the Dance Minor as needed.
    • The preferred candidate will bring demonstrated leadership and production experience to the department and be prepared to work collaboratively with other members of the Dance faculty to advance the department’s pledge to developing and implementing recruitment strategies, curriculum, pedagogy, and dance production practices that are anti-racist, anti-sexist, gender, and LGBTQIA+ inclusive.
    • Other responsibilities including acting as a liaison for all co-teachers and/or adjunct faculty in area of expertise, commitment to regular office hours for ongoing mentoring of students’ creative and professional development, college-wide service, participation in divisional and college meetings, and academic advisement.

     

    Potential cross-departmental/cross-disciplinary collaborations

    This position would have the potential to teach the Africa to the Americas course currently offered in the general education curriculum as well as to develop cross disciplinary courses with other areas that speak to culture, race and ethnicity.

     

    Application Materials and Process

    Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references and the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion statement described below. Additional material may be requested.

     

    EDI Statement: Candidates should submit a personal statement that details how they have worked to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in previous positions and/or how they would plan to continue doing so at Marymount Manhattan College. This statement might include a candidate’s willingness or ability to teach a general education course in Racial and/or Ethnic Perspectives.

     

    Review of applications will begin on February 25, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. All applications received prior to this date will be given full consideration. All application materials should be sent to: dancefacultysearch@mmm.edu

     

    About MMC’s Dance program

    MMC’s Dance program offers outstanding professional training, a rich liberal arts curriculum, and the opportunity to enjoy New York city’s unparalleled cultural resources. The Dance Department enrolls 200 BFA/BA major combined. The curriculum includes a broad range of dance styles, preparing graduates to perform in diverse venues from ballet to musical theatre, and supplements technical training with eight areas of concentration divided into four BFA and BA programs. For more information about our Dance programs: https://www.mmm.edu/departments/dance/

     

    About Marymount Manhattan College

    Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) is an independent, private, dynamic liberal arts college on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Faithful to the vision of its founders, the College has a long history of reaching out to diverse populations in need of higher education. The College student body continues to become more diverse as we recruit students from underrepresented groups, including more first generation, LGBTQ, and ethnically diverse students from a national pool. Providing a small college experience in the heart of the city, MMC enrolls approximately 2,000 students with an 11:1 student-teacher ratio. We emphasize community-based and hands-on learning. MMC graduates identify themselves as creative changemakers. At Marymount Manhattan College, we fundamentally believe that creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community is a goal to be fervently pursued and translated into action. We place an importance on culturally competent faculty who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusivity and will work towards these values. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our commitment to diversity, please go to https://www.mmm.edu/offices/presidents-office/diversity-inclusion.

     

    Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

  • Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of Marketing

    The Business Division at Marymount Manhattan College seeks applications for a Visiting Instructor/ Assistant Professor of Marketing to begin fall 2021 pending final budget approval. This is a one-year appointment with a 4/4 teaching load. This one-year position may convert to tenure-track depending on institutional need and resource availability.

     

    Qualifications

    • An MBA in Marketing/ Management is required; Ph.D. or ABD in Marketing/ Management is desired.
    • Ability to teach courses in digital marketing and social media, in addition to some combination of the following: consumer behavior, strategic marketing, international marketing, data analytics, social entrepreneurship or marketing research.
    • Significant professional experience in the entertainment or marketing industry including gaming, film, television, theatre, dance and music.
    • Expertise to help students earn Google Ad Words and Hubspot InBound certifications.

     

    Responsibilities include teaching 4 classes per semester, advising and divisional and college service.

     

    Candidates with requisite teaching and scholarly experience who are on track to complete a doctorate will be considered for appointment at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor; others will be appointed at the rank of Visiting Instructor.

     

    Application Materials and Process

    Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references and the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion statement described below. Additional material may be requested.

     

    EDI Statement: Candidates should submit a personal statement that details how they have worked to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in previous positions and/or how they would plan to continue doing so at Marymount Manhattan College. This statement might include a candidate’s willingness or ability to teach a general education course in Racial and/or Ethnic Perspectives.

     

    Review of applications will begin on February 9, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. All applications received prior to this date will be given full consideration. All application materials should be sent to: bmgafacultysearch@mmm.edu.

     

    About Marymount Manhattan College

    Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) is an independent, private, dynamic liberal arts college on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Faithful to the vision of its founders, the College has a long history of reaching out to diverse populations in need of higher education. The College student body continues to become more diverse as we recruit students from underrepresented groups, including more first generation, LGBTQ, and ethnically diverse students from a national pool. Providing a small college experience in the heart of the city, MMC enrolls approximately 1,600 students with an 11:1 student-teacher ratio. We emphasize community-based and hands-on learning. MMC graduates identify themselves as creative changemakers. At Marymount Manhattan College, we fundamentally believe that creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community is a goal to be fervently pursued and translated into action. We place an importance on culturally competent faculty who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusivity and will work towards these values. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our commitment to diversity, please go to https://www.mmm.edu/offices/presidents-office/diversity-inclusion

     

    Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

     

    For more information on the Business department , please visit: https://www.mmm.edu/departments/business/ba-business.php