Associate Dean, Production - WAAPA
$149,267 to $164,111 pa (ALEVD – ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR) OR $124,522 to $143,081 pa (ALEVC – SENIOR LECTURER) PLUS ASSOCIATE DEAN ALLOWANCE
MOUNT LAWLEY CAMPUS
WAAPA is an internationally renowned performing arts training institution within Edith Cowan University. Alumni from all of our courses are found in a multitude of roles within the international arts and cultural industries, from performers to composers, songwriters, producers and artistic curators. The School provides the most comprehensive range of performing arts training in Australia with Dance, Theatre and Music, as well as all of the technical and design disciplines. Our world-class staff provide rigorous and specialised training of the highest order, supporting our students to realise their professional aspirations. Production and Design training at WAAPA is designed to facilitate collaboration across genres and empower students with the range of skills needed to succeed in today’s industry.
The Associate Dean, Production is a member of the School’s executive team managing a discipline cluster within the School and the associated staff. This role reports to the Executive Dean, WAAPA and has responsibility for the delivery and innovation of high-quality production programs both at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
The Production discipline area includes Design, Stage Management, Sound, Lighting, Costume, Props and Scenery and includes delivery at VET (Diploma, Advanced Diploma) and HE provision. The newly appointed Associate Dean will have a strong background in one of these fields, or in a closely related discipline.
Fostering a collaborative, professional and inclusive School culture, this role will work closely with the School’s leadership team to focus on further enhancing WAAPA’s national and international profile.
As the Associate Dean, Production it is an inherent requirement of the role to attend WAAPA related performance/productions at ECU and non-ECU venues. With the current Government Mandates relating to proof of vaccination, the successful applicant for this role will be required to provide the appropriate vaccination status evidence to enter such venues.