Theatre Arts, Sound Designer/Engineer, Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track, Lecturer

Edmond, OK
Feb 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

College Information:

The College of Fine Arts and Design is a center of excellence for the arts and design, as well as a center of innovation for improving and promoting arts education. Founded in 2001, the college combines the experience of Oklahoma’s oldest public educational institution with groundbreaking thinking about the role of the arts on the 21st century. The College of Fine Arts and Design nurtures leadership qualities in students, thus expanding the scope and qualities of their career opportunities. The institution’s emphasis is on student-centered education. This commitment to excellence provides students the opportunity to interact and work closely with our more than 100 outstanding full and part-time faculty members who are dedicated to developing the artist, scholar, creative professional, educator, citizen and leader as a whole. With more than 200 performing and visual arts events every year, the college provides students from a variety of academic disciplines and programs to come together to view exhibits, attend special events, experience performances, take classes and discuss their work , and ultimately learn to both specialize and think from a global perspective.The College of Fine Arts and Design currently has six academic units, the Department of Art, Department of Dance, Department of Design, Department of Theatre Arts, School of Music and the Academy of Contemporary Music and specialized accreditations from National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). For further information see our website

Position Summary:

Lecturer provides a quality learning experience for students. Lecturer faculty perform instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college. The relationship of the Lecturer faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning.

Posting Number: F00274
Job Type: Full-Time
Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

The Department of Theatre Arts and the Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) at the University of Central Oklahoma invite applications for a Lecturer of Sound Design and Engineering as a full-time, non-tenure track appointment. The successful candidate will teach coursework in sound design and technology; design and implement sound design for University Productions and the Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM@UCO); and advise and mentor students. Lecturer faculty perform instruction-related duties in accordance with the mission, policies, and procedures of the University of Central Oklahoma.

Duties/Responsibilities include the following:
- Teach introductory and advanced courses in sound design, sound engineering, sound implementation, sound mixing, sound systems, and sound technology.
- Design and implement sound designs, including amplification, mixing, and maintenance for Theatre Arts, Musical Theatre, Dance, Opera and ACM productions and events.
- Manage production budgets, meetings, schedules, and timelines for sound in conjunction with University Productions staff.
- Advise, mentor, and oversee student designers, as they prepare, present, and implement their sound design/engineering production assignments.
- Adhere to the mission, policies, and procedures of the Theatre Arts Department, College of Fine Arts and Design, and the University of Central Oklahoma.
- Work in a collaborative manner with all colleagues, professional staff, and students.

Salary Range: Commensurate with credentials and experience.
Desired Start Date: 08/07/2017
EEO Statement:

The University of Central Oklahoma (University) is committed to an inclusive educational and employment environment that provides equal opportunity and access to all qualified persons. The University will continue its policy of fair and equal employment and educational practices without discrimination harassment because of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, genetic information, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

For complete details on the University’s EEO policy, please visit the Employee Handbook.


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