Expert-in-Residence in Technical Direction & Design

Position ID: 42330
Georgia State University
College of the Arts
School of Film, Media, & Theatre
Branch Campus: 
Atlanta, Georgia
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Artist in Residence
Job Description: 


The School of Film, Media & Theatre at Georgia State University seeks a guest Expert-in-Residence in Technical Direction and Design for the fall 2019 and spring 2020 semesters. The rapidly expanding Theatre program is undergoing exciting changes and is looking for a team player who will consult, guide, and help implement adjustments to the scene shop and design processes in the Theatre program. Primary duties include: teaching an undergraduate design course in area of specialty in both semesters; overseeing and mentoring students; and consulting about and assistance with the re-structure/organization of the scene shop. Requirements include: bachelor’s degree (or higher) in theatre or a related field; a record of work in theatrical design; an ability to teach undergraduate design (in area of expertise); and experience using Vector works or AutoCAD.

An offer of employment is contingent on background verification. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be addressed to Susan Reid (

Application Procedure:  Submit a cover letter addressing the above qualifications; CV/resume; a statement of teaching philosophy; portfolio link or equivalent design examples; and name, address and phone number of three references. Send materials to:

Georgia State University

College of the Arts-Film, Media & Theatre

Attn: Regina Anderson

P.O. Box 5060

Atlanta, GA 30303

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

CIP Discipline Code: 
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Directing and Theatrical Production
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, other
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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

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


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Tafara Makaya, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Kristopher Bolden, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator