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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