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Technical Director/Lecturer, Theatre and Dance (1946)
Idaho State University

Date Posted Oct. 21, 2022
Title Technical Director/Lecturer, Theatre and Dance (1946)
University Idaho State University
Pocatello, ID, United States
Department Theatre and Dance
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

Technical Director/Lecturer, Theatre and Dance (1946)
Pocatello - Main

Company Description

Idaho State University, established in 1901, is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution, with a culture built on trust, compassion, stability, and hope. ISU serves over 12,000 students in Pocatello, Meridian, Twin Falls, and Idaho Falls. Students and faculty at ISU are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions. We are proud to offer exceptional academics nestled in the grand, natural beauty of the West. We invite you to apply to be a part of our University community!

Job Description

We are seeking to fill a non-tenure track Technical Director position, beginning in January 2022 (possible negotiation for later start date), at the rank of Lecturer, for ISU's Theatre and Dance Department.

In addition to Technical Director responsibilities, as a core member of the program's Artistic and Production Team, this faculty member will teach 2 undergraduate classes a semester, including Stagecraft, Stage Management, and other courses dependent on faculty interest and specialty and department need. Other responsibilities would include mentoring students, collaborating with faculty, supervising the scene shop and departmental productions, with additional design/technical opportunities based on area of interest.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA or BFA with emphasis in Technical Theatre
  • Master carpentry skills
  • Master rigging skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency with AutoCAD or Vectorworks, drafting and/or other design software
  • Basic welding skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • MFA in Technical Theatre
  • Knowledge of projection and/or sound design equipment and installation/setup
  • At least three (3) years of teaching and/or professional experience

Additional Information

You must submit your CV/resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references, including current contact information. This position will remain open until it is filled; however, priority consideration will be given to applications received prior to November 13, 2022. Salary will be between $52,000 and $64,000 per year, commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include comprehensive health, dental, and vision; life insurance; disability plan; employee assistance program (EAP); excellent retirement options and company contribution; and generous paid time off/sick leave accrual. All offers of employment are conditional pending the successful completion of a background investigation, provided by HireRight.

Posting Number: req1773
Type: Working 11 months per year
Position: Faculty Non-Tenure Track
Division: Idaho State University

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