Visiting Lecturer, Lighting & Sound Design

Job description

The University of Kentucky Department of Theatre and Dance seeks applications for a Visiting Lecturer in the area of Lighting and Sound Design beginning August 2018. Our undergraduate program is National Associate of Schools of Theatre (NAST) accredited with a robust production season of five mainstage productions including a musical and annual dance concert, as well as an active student produced studio season.

The successful candidate's responsibilities will include teaching lighting design, sound design, creativity and the art of design and production, as well as other courses in theatre design and technology curriculum, as needed. Additional responsibilities will include: designing lights and/or sound for department productions, mentoring student designers and technicians when appropriate, and serving as Master Electrician and supervise sound set-up when designing. In addition, this position will supervise student workers in the areas of lighting and sound, and the purchase and maintenance of department lighting and sound equipment.

Applications should include the following:

• Letter of introduction
• Curriculum Vitae with links to portfolio

Please also provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Application review will begin March 8th, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Title
Visiting Lecturer, Lighting & Sound Design

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
8X300:Fine Arts - Theatre Arts

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

Master of Fine Arts or Terminal Degree

Required Related Experience

Professional experience in lighting and sound design

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Open Untill Filled

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
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    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Higher Education Resource Consortium (HERC)
    • Insight Into Diversity
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
    • None of the above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





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    Posted: 2/28/2018
    Application Due: 4/25/2018
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