Scene Shop Supervisor

Job #3429

Job Type Part Time
Location La Crosse, Wisconsin
Field Scene Design and Technology
Post Date Jun 15, 2022
Salary 24-31,000

The Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse invites applications for an Associate Lecturer whose primary responsibility will be managing the Theatre Arts Scene Shop. Under the general supervision of the Department Chair and the Faculty Technical Director, a person in this part-time position is responsible for supervising the Theatre scene shop lab students and student employees to ensure the safe, accurate, and timely construction of scenic elements according to drawings produced by the Technical Director. The supervisor will also be expected to organize and maintain the shop tools, equipment, and other materials. Electronic submission of application materials is required. UW-La Crosse is an AA/EEO employer. Employment will require a criminal background check.


• Bachelor’s degree
• Strong scenic construction and experience working in a professional theatre.
• Experience in drafting and preparing budget estimates.
• Ability and willingness to pick up and deliver construction materials and lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
• Experience supervising groups or teams of workers.

• Experience with welding or stage rigging. Management experience as a technical director or assistant technical director.
• Knowledge of Vectorworks, AutoCAD,Excel, and Google Docs.