Assistant Technical Director

Job #6636

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Job Type Full Time
Location Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Field Technical Production
Post Date Jun 24, 2024
Salary $52,000
Summary

Wilkes University invites applicants for an Assistant Technical Director opening. This is a full-time, salaried, 12-month staff position with benefits in the Division of Performing Arts. The ideal candidate will have experience and training in the following skill areas: scenic construction and painting techniques, theatrical lighting design and implementation (including ETC consoles), props design and construction, sound design and implementation, technical software, digital sound boards, and sound reinforcement using wireless microphones. Experience with generation & editing software, projection design and technology, digital sound and video recording, and streaming technology is a plus.

Open until filled; Begins August 1, 2024

Requirements

Candidates must have excellent communication, problem-solving, collaboration, and time-management skills. The position is responsible for: assisting with student crews; support for theatre productions, music concerts, dance concerts and lectures in the Darte Center for the Performing Arts; recruiting students to the Theatre Design and Technology major. The position is also responsible for technical support for two ballet productions annually produced by the Wilkes University Conservatory. Design and teaching opportunities may be available for additional compensation. Weekend and evening hours are required.

Candidates with a BFA/BA in theatre design/technology and significant professional experience are encouraged to apply; an MFA in theatre design and technical theatre is a plus. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience, and compensation includes a competitive benefits package.Please be sure to include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae and three references. The University encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds.

Please be sure to include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae and three references. The University encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds.

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