Assistant Professor – Technical Director Virginia Commonwealth University

The VCUarts Department of Theatre seeks an Assistant Professor of Technical Direction. This position is a 9-month non-tenure eligible faculty position. The faculty member will be expected to teach undergraduate technical direction courses in the BFA/BA curriculum such as Stagecraft, Structural Design, Rigging and related subjects, and/or other courses in the faculty member’s area of expertise. The faculty member will teach construction techniques to students at all levels and will coach and mobilize student technical directors and student carpentry and props crews, who are essential to the realization of Mainstage productions and performances; oversee the planning, construction, installation and strike of scenery for all department productions; supervise and manage the scene shop and scene shop staff. To see the full job description visit

The faculty member must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

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