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Job ID: 114562

Instructor-Theatre Technical Director
University of Colorado Boulder

Date Posted Oct. 24, 2018
Title Instructor-Theatre Technical Director
University University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO, United States
Department Theatre & Dance
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2019
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

In addition to teaching four courses per year, responsibilities include mounting departmental theatre productions during the academic year including providing oversight and budgeting of all scenic, lighting, sound, paint, properties and video elements; creating technical drawings; supervising construction; managing production purchases, load-in, and technical rehearsals, maintaining scene shop inventory and equipment; and maintaining department facilities.

This position is also responsible for overseeing the safe and efficient operation of the Scene Shop and affiliated work spaces and performance venues and is responsible for managing the scheduling, training, and supervision of student shop workers and production crews adhering to industry standards. In addition, this position oversees a crew of student practicum volunteers and approximately 25 part-time paid student assistants.

This position supervises and is supported by a full-time Assistant Technical Director, a part-time Master Electrician and a part-time audio technician.

This position shall possess excellent engineering, drafting, scheduling, communication and organizational skills with proficiency in Computer-Aided Design software (Vectorworks and/or AutoCad), spreadsheets, metal working, carpentry and rigging, and knowledge of scenic painting. Familiarity with ETC consoles, moving and conventional light fixtures, digital and analogue sound mixing consoles, Qlab, Lightwright and video projection equipment is also desired.

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  • The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at

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