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Interim Technical Director

The College of Civic & Liberal Arts and Theatre-at-Tusculum invites applicants for an Interim Technical Director position for the 2023-2024 academic year, August 1- June 30. The Interim Technical Director is responsible for operating, maintaining, and protecting Tusculum University’s theatres and provides oversight over all technical elements—including load-in; set construction, lighting, and sound construction; and load-out—for all events within those theatres. Depending on experience and educational background, there might be also be opportunities for set, sound, and/or lighting design and teaching.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in theatre and two years’ experience in technical theatre (e.g. set or lighting design, carpentry, etc. at the academic, community, or professional level). Preference will be given to candidates with a graduate degree and/or design experience. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience.

This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. All applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer.


Applications accepted until position is filled
Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, résumé, name and contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (located at the top of the web page electronically to [email protected] Attn: Technical Director.


Working at Tusculum University

At Tennessee’s first college, join students from across the country and across the world who’ve come together  to make a difference in their lives and the lives of others.

Our unique Civic Arts focus takes the liberal arts a step further in a nationally recognized approach to educating individuals of integrity and ideals.

wide range of majors – from museum studies to nursing – are combined with service learning and travel opportunities, an Honors Program and a Bonner Leaders Program.

Plus Tusculum offers scores of student-run clubs and projects to prepare you for anything!

If you’re seeking a smaller college away from urban stress and suburban sameness, Tusculum is the right size and in the right place. A small college like ours encourages you to be who you are and to try new things, knowing you’ll never be lost in the crowd. 

It’s easy to get involved at Tusculum. Organize campus events, become a resident assistant, direct a play, lead Freshman Orientation, hold an office in the Student Government Association, or join one of the many other clubs on campus.

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