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Technical Director: Stanford University Department of Theater and Performance Studies

Stanford University Department of Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS) is seeking a Technical Director to provide leadership and technical expertise for all department productions. The Technical Director ensures the successful interpretation, engineering, realization, and safety of all scenic, lighting, sound, and video designs, while maintaining a safe working environment for all. Directly responsible for the management of the production stage staff, overhire, and student staff working on scenery, lighting, sound, and video, the Technical Director must be a strong collaborator. This position will assist and mentor both graduate and undergraduate students. The Technical Director will serve as a safety officer and facilities manager within the department, and will work to ensure a safe working environment in both production shop and classroom spaces. Other duties may also be assigned. The work schedule includes evening, weekend, and holiday hours. This is a full time, 12 month, exempt position reporting to the Production Manager.

Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience required. MFA is a plus.

Further details available at https://careersearch.stanford.edu/jobs/technical-director-%E2%80%93-stanford-university-department-of-theater-and-performance-studies-taps-6350 Applications will be reviewed beginning May 15, 2019.

Assistant Technical Director and Instructor

Ohio University Theater Division invites applicants for a full time Assistant Technical Director, beginning fall 2019. Because the university seeks faculty members who bring a critical perspective to issues of diversity and multiculturalism, the College of Fine Arts is invested in hiring faculty and staff members who can contribute to the climate of diversity in the Theater Division.

Eleven-month renewable non-tenure track appointment. Generous benefits: tuition for self/dependents, comprehensive insurance package, excellent retirement plan, parental leave, adoption reimbursement, wellness programs/facilities, and employee assistance program.

Details: https://www.ohio.edu/hr/benefits/.

Minimum Qualifications

• MFA or equivalent professional experience in Technical Direction/Production.

• Teaching ability within the Technical Direction Curriculum.

• Expertise in shop equipment maintenance and scenery construction.

• Working knowledge of all processes in the Technical Direction, Stage Lighting, and design programs. Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in university teaching.

• Experience teaching and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds.

• Connections to professional markets.

Job Description

Teach and mentor project management, structural design, welding and metal fabrication, scenic construction, digital drafting (AutoCAD) and technical design, scenic automation, stage electrics, and other specialized theatrical techniques. Enforce shop standards; shop supervision and maintenance plus theatre and electrics facilities; buy scenic and electrics supplies.

http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/30265

For full consideration, apply by March 31, 2019.

Design and Technical Director

DePauw University seeks a full-time Design and Technical Director, who oversees all scenery, lighting, sound, video, and other technical needs for all performing arts events. Master’s degree or equivalent professional experience required; degree in technical theatre preferred. Experience with AutoCAD and/or Vectorworks, and Pyrotechnics, is desirable.

Some duties will include the following:

• Hiring, training, evaluating, and supervising work-study crew for technical requirements of concerts and productions, as well as the overall support of all performing arts events.

• Competency to design scenery, lighting, sound, and video projections for performing arts events is desired, but may have a concentrated interest in one area.

• Oversee the construction of theatre sets.

• Review technical riders for guest artists as needed by the Director of Productions.

• Assist with the needs of guest artist events.

• Assist in developing a technical plan for space upgrades.

Submit application materials through DePauw Human Resources site: https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1154451&d=ExternalCareerSite. Include: cover letter; resume; three letters of recommendation. Review of applications begins immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

DePauw University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Women, members of underrepresented groups, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Questions may be directed to search committee chair Tim Good at tgood@depauw.edu.