Instructor/Technical Director in Theatre Arts

Summary:
The Technical Director is responsible for all physical aspects of the production and performing arts spaces for the Misciagna Family Center for the Performing Arts, including maintenance of sets, technical direction and design for events and production, purchasing supplies, and supervising crews
 
Job ID/Number:
A7834
 
Posted Date:
11/29/2018
 
Job Location:
Altoona, PA
 
Position Type:
Full-time
 
Division:
Technical Production
 
Description:

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Instructor/Technical Director in Theatre Arts
Penn State - Altoona
Altoona, Pennsylvania

 

 

Penn State Altoona invites applications for a full-time instructor in Theatre Arts and as Technical Director starting July 1, 2019. The Technical Director is responsible for all physical aspects of the production and performing arts spaces for the Misciagna Family Center for the Performing Arts, including maintenance of sets, technical direction and design for events and production, purchasing supplies, and supervising crews. This position is 48-week, three-year contract with the possibility of renewal. Penn State Altoona offers a competitive salary and attractive benefits package. The ideal candidate should possess technical knowledge of all aspects of theatre, including lighting, including electrics; sound; carpentry; welding; properties; rigging; computer drafting; and theatrical production software. They must also be familiar with OSHA regulations and theater safety. The ideal candidate should possess strong organizational, communication, and strategic problem-solving skills; the ability to work as a team member; and an understanding of the academic environment. This position requires extended weekly hours, weekends and evenings. Applicants should possess 5 years related experience and a Master's degree in related discipline. Applicants should submit their CV, 3 letters of reference and sample of their recent work. A preference will be given to applicants with advanced degrees and who possess the ability to teach Survey of Theatre Production Practice and Theatre Production Practicum courses, and act as Production Coordinator for the Integrative Arts major

 

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