Under the direction of the Associate Professor of Theatre, supervises and trains undergraduate and graduate students in shop environment by Designing lighting and scenery for the Theatre Department productions.
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- Researches period styles and architecture for design and scenic art and assists in the planning of shop work flow.
- Advises on technical and procedural solutions to construction problems.
- Teaches Lighting Design, Stagecraft, and Children's Theatre as well as maintains lighting equipment; purchase parts as needed.
- Maintains scenic art inventory, shop supplies, tools, inventory, and workspace.
- Drafts light plots and necessary design drawings; provide sketches and/or scale models of scenery, and provide lighting schedules.
- Supervises students and professional crews in hanging, circuiting, and focusing of lighting equipment, and the programming of lighting computer.
- Trains and directs student crews in a shop environment for all construction, load-ins, and strikes of a 5-7 production season according to plans produced by and within guidelines set by the technical directors.
- Mentors Design/Tech students and assists in improving their portfolio, resume, and interview skills.
- Collaborates, develops and enforces safety and workplace standards, policies, and procedures.
- Reviews, approves, and submits time sheets for hourly student employees.
- Undergraduate and graduate students
- Required to work extremely variable hours including evenings, nights, and weekends depending on the demands of the production.
Graduation from an accredited institution with a master's degree in the subject matter or closely related area and one year of experience related to the summary of duties; or any combination of education and/or experience related to the summary of duties totaling seven years.
- Should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity in all aspects of their work.
- Knowledge and experience in CADD (AutoCAD or Vectorworks).
- Ability to work/collaborate with a wide range of personality types.
- Knowledge of period and contemporary theatre history.
- Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Knowledge of standard materials and techniques used in scenic carpentry and stage lighting, MIG welding, rigging, and sound.