Multimedia Technologist

Job #1651

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Job Type Full Time
Location College Park, Maryland
Field Education
Post Date Mar 12, 2021
Salary $60000
Summary

Duties will include developing and teaching an array of courses ranging from introductory level courses providing foundational knowledge of arts and technology to upper level and graduate coursework enhancing the connections among theatre, dance, and design. The faculty member will support the creative research in the arts and technology, including devising new works for the stage and digital media. They will foster collaboration between graduate students in the design area and undergrad students, increasing opportunities for production focused students. They will consult with the production manager on School production priorities. They will provide classroom and laboratory support. Oversight, management, and maintenance of theatre technology and software, in consultation with other faculty in the Maya Brin Institute for New Performance and the Director of the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.

See the full position description and details about how to apply: https://tdps.umd.edu/sites/default/files/2021-03/tdps-multimedia-techno…

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
● Fluency with contemporary video, lighting, and/or sound technology
● Significant professional experience with theatre productions and/or technical theatre
● Experience teaching, mentoring, and/or training assistants in theatrical settings
● Demonstrated ability to incorporate diverse perspectives into teaching and creative
research
● Proven collaboration and communication skills with artistic teams
● Bachelor’s degree required

Preferred Qualifications:
● Master’s degree preferred
● Teaching experience at the university level
● Experience with experimental performance, dance, opera, and/or devised work, both in
product and process
● Experience with digital performance
● Preference will be given to applicants with additional expertise in software/programs such
as but limited to Isadora, Max MSP, Watchout, Adobe Suite, Ableton Live, ProTools, Arduino,
Processor, and/or Unity
● Experience in creative ventures for multimedia installation, programming and rigging
● Experience with project management

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