Theatre / Technical Director: Artist in Residence

Location
Rock Island, Illinois
Posted
Apr 03, 2018
Ref
116-18
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE: TECHNICAL DIRECTOR -  Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois  invites applications for a two year Artist in Residence appointment in theatre technology beginning in August of 2018.  This position is for 10 months each year with the possibility of employment in our summer theatre program for an additional stipend. Duties include technical direction for three mainstage theatre productions, 1 opera production and 1 children’s theatre production in a new 260 seat thrust theatre. Applicant must have training and experience in carpentry, stage rigging, light and sound technology, welding, video and projected scenery and design implementation. Strong organizational, communication and collaboration skills are a must.  M.F.A. in technical direction is preferred, equivalent professional experience considered. Specific responsibilities include training and supervision of student stage managers and crews, implementation of scenic, lighting, and sound designs for all productions, management of props inventory, maintenance of a safe and clean scene shop, and assistance in the acquisition and maintenance of equipment. Applicant should be prepared to work hours that sometimes include evenings and weekends. Augustana College is a selective liberal arts college of approximately 2,500 students, most of whom live on a wooded 115-acre campus.  Rock Island, Illinois, is part of the Illinois-Iowa Quad Cities along the Mississippi River, a diverse metropolitan area with 400,000 residents, located about three hours west of Chicago and 45 minutes east of Iowa City, home of the University of Iowa.
Augustana College is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds.  We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability or creed.
Details about Augustana College, our expectation of the faculty, the selection process and the Quad Cities all are available at the Faculty Search website: http://www.augustanafaculty.org.
To apply, please email application materials to sherrydocherty@augustana.edu using the subject line: Search #116-18 Technical Director, and directed to Dr. Gail Summer. Alternatively, application materials can be mailed to: Search #116-18 Technical Director, C/O Dr. Gail Summer, Provost and Dean of the College, Augustana College, 639 – 38th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201.  A complete application will include: a letter of application with salary expectations, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation (including contact information).   Questions may be directed to jeffcoussens@augustana.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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