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Technical Director / Production Manager of Theatre

Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic, Connecticut

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Arts & Museum Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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The Theatre Program at Eastern Connecticut State University seeks applicants for a full-time, year-round staff Technical Director/Production Manager who will be responsible for producing scenery and coordinating all technical and design elements for departmental productions.

Additional responsibilities include: ensuring safety in the Fine Arts Instructional Center performance and construction spaces, supervision of all work conducted in the scene shop, supervision of paid student workers, creation of technical/construction drawings for scenery, organizing work flow in the scene shop and theater spaces, maintaining work spaces, maintaining and purchasing equipment and supplies, and coordinating production budgets and schedules.

Applicants should demonstrate:

  • Experience leading undergraduate student crews of varying skill levels;
  • Proven ability as a carpenter, welder, and theatre technician with experience in rigging and utilizing stage automation equipment;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and guest artists;
  • Experience in budgeting and scheduling for theatre production;
  • Aptitude with Microsoft Office programs, VectorWorks/AutoCAD;
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to multi-task.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or higher in Theatre with focus on Technical Theatre and significant professional experience; possibility of teaching up to two courses per semester with M.F.A. in Theatre.

To apply: submit a cover letter, current resume and contact information of three professional references to:  [email protected]

Eastern Connecticut State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: LaMar Coleman, Vice President for Equity and Diversity, 860-465-5791, [email protected]

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