Assistant Technical Director - Drama and Dance, School of Arts and Sciences-18001415

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Assistant Technical Director - Drama and Dance, School of Arts and Sciences-18001415

This is a limited term position ending June 1, 2019. This is an academic year position working 42 weeks per year.

The Department of Drama and Dance offers undergraduate courses, as well as an undergraduate major and minor in Theater. It has an active production program, with 3 faculty directed shows, 4 fully produced student directed shows and many other student shows each year.

This is a 10-month position during the 2018-19 academic year. The Assistant Technical Director/Master Carpenter works in collaboration with the Technical Director to realize the design, construction, and installation of scenery for faculty and student productions. S/he/they manages and maintains the scene shop and supervises student designed and constructed productions. Supervises/mentors students in proper scenic construction, scene painting, prop construction, as well as in the use of lighting and sound equipment. Ensures smooth running of student productions.

Basic Requirements:

  • Applicants must have a BA in Theater and/or experience in theater construction.
  • Extensive knowledge of safe use of equipment, supervision of a crew, and strong organizational skills are essential.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with AutoCAD; Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge of woodworking, flat construction, scenic painting, prop construction, lighting technician skills and operation of sound equipment.
  • Ability to read and interpret drafting.
  • Excellent time management, organizational, communication, time management, and customer service skills.

Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Academic year position.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Other
Organization: Drama and Dance - A&S
Employee Status: Limited Appointment
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jul 6, 2018, 11:10:49 AM





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Posted: 7/7/2018
Application Due: 8/25/2018
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