Academic Specialist - Technical Director

Position ID: 35302
Savannah State University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Fine Arts, Humanities & Wellness
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Academic Services Specialist
Job Description: 


 Position Information
Working Title Academic Specialist – Technical Director
Job Summary

Savannah State University seeks qualified applicants for Academic Specialist, Technical Director. This is a non-tenure track position on a yearly renewal contract; instructs up to two technical theatre courses each semester and oversees all activities including but not limited to two theatre productions each semester; maintains all theatrical equipment such as lighting, and sound systems. Builds sets for theatre season, creates and maintains scenery build, paint and installation schedules; stage rigging engineering, installation and operations. Oversees safety for shop and productions; supervises student crews. Attends all production and design meetings, design runs and technical rehearsals; trains back stage crew. May be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Qualifications

Master of Fine Arts in Technical Theatre from an accredited university or college; three years technical theatre experience hanging lighting instruments, operating light and sound boards, and set construction. Three to five years technical theatre experience, college level instructor of record; carpenter certification, and inventory organizational skills preferred. Background and/or credit check may be required.

Special Information to Applicants

Savannah State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetics, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records State.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
Your application is not considered complete until all required documents have been uploaded to the appropriate section.

Posting Detail Information
Open Date 03/01/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Complete application online; submit, three current letters of reference, college transcript(s) and resume online or by mail to: Academic Specialist Technical Director Search; Fine Arts, Humanities, & Wellness; Savannah State University; Box 20034, Savannah, GA 31404

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

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
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Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Louis C Castenell, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Sandra Gilbreth, Admin Assistant II