Theater Faculty Associate

National High School Institute. This is a 5-week summer position, full-time day and evening commitment, June 27th – August 4th, 2018. [There is the possibility to continue into Musical Theatre Extension from August 4th through August 18th, 2018 available based on qualifications.] Salary is TBD based on qualification/experience, and includes room and board.

This position is for the National High School Institute (colloquially known as The Cherub Program) located at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.


General Responsibilities:

Serve as a teaching assistant in Acting and Voice and Movement classes

Teach an Elective class

Serve as a Resident Assistant in the Residence Halls

Ensure students’ safety

Nightly check-in with assigned students

Accompany ill or injured students to health center

Assistant Direct one of the eight theatre productions

Please note that this is not a typical “summer camp” job—but a 24/7 commitment where Faculty Associates are expected to be available when classes are in session, for field trips, for performances, etc. 

Skills & Qualifications: 

Current undergraduate students, preferably completing their junior or senior years of college, preferably seeking a degree in Theatre

Skilled in multiple theatre disciplines (i.e. Acting, Voice and Movement, Directing, Design/Tech work, etc.)

Self-motivated, strong work ethic and commitment to collaborative work

Supervisory/leadership experience, preferably in a fast-paced academic environment

Experience working with teenagers or preteens

To Apply: 

Go to the Northwestern website:  Click on Careers at the bottom of the home page and click on External Candidates

Look for Temporary - NHSI Theatre Arts Faculty Associate Job #32877

Or go to click on the Theatre page, and scroll down to the bottom to look for job opportunities. 

Deadline for applying is:  March 1, 2018

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Jennifer N Avery
Contact Phone Number: