Employment Description

Assistant Professor of Theatre: Scenic Designer/Technical Director - Tenure Track
Date Posted 04/11/2017
Hiring Status Accepting Applications
Location Winona Campus
Position Responsibilities

The Assistant Professor of Theatre: Scenic Designer and Technical Director is responsible for teaching all scenic and properties design coursework. This role will design scenery and properties for departmental productions and oversee the construction, finishing and rigging of those designs. This position will also advise and mentor tech/design students.

Essential Skills and Abilities
Required skills include carpentry, rigging, scenic painting, properties construction, shop tool maintenance and training. Must be well versed in Vectorworks or other CAD, Word, Excel, and Google Docs. Must be familiar with OSHA regulations as it applies to Theatre practice. Must be familiar with Stage management practice.
 
Additional skills in metal working/welding, familiarity with digital audio and lighting systems and equipment is desirable.
 
The successful candidate will have the technical expertise to complete the stated tasks and must have the interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and collaborate with the Performance Center management team and colleagues in the Department of Theatre & Dance.
  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience
Required: terminal degree. Master of Fine Arts in the area of scenery design preferred. Certification as an ETCP Rigger: Theatre or Arena desirable.
 
All job offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.
 
Additional Required Materials Curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts, professional portfolio, and contact information for three references.
Application Review Date
Starting Date 08/21/2017
Contact Jimmy Bickerstaff
Contact Email jbickers@smumn.edu
Position Full-time
Contract Length 9 Month
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Catholic identity to apply.
EEO M/W/D/V
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