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Job ID: 171298

R0002891 Lighting Director
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Date Posted Nov. 5, 2021
Title R0002891 Lighting Director
University University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Little Rock, AR, United States
Department Department of Theatre Arts and Dance
Application Deadline Apr. 1, 2022
Position Start Date Aug. 15, 2023
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

The Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock seeks a twelve-month Research Assistant in the Role of Lighting Director (R0002891) for a one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal. The successful candidate will join an accomplished and collegial team of theatre faculty and staff dedicated to a student-centered model of production. As the department expands production capacity and in-person performance, we seek a candidate committed to collaboration and artistic innovation. In this position, the successful candidate is responsible for implementing the lighting designs for departmental productions, for mentoring students within the area of lighting technology, and for maintaining the departmental lighting inventory. This individual also mentors students involved in the course and laboratory-related curricular initiatives.

Minimum Education and/ or Experience
Candidates with five (5) or more years of professional theatre experience as a master electrician may qualify for consideration, as may candidates with a BA/BFA in Theatre with a lighting design emphasis and at least three (3) years of professional experience.

Preferred Education and/ or Experience
An MFA in Lighting Design with demonstrated experience in university teaching. Theatre Arts is committed to an ethos of equity, diversity, and inclusion in its classes and productions; ideal candidates will demonstrate cultural competence in their professional and interpersonal engagement with students, staff, faculty, and members of the public.

Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources’ website at Incomplete applications will not be considered.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal and financial history background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an application in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

  • The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

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  • HR Recruitment
    Human Resources
    University of Arkansas at Little Rock
    2801 S. University Avenue
    Little Rock, AR 72204
  • 501-916-3180


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