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Instructor or Senior InstructorTheatre Technical Director - Ashland

Instructor or Senior InstructorTheatre Technical Director - Ashland

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Posting NumberF00099Faculty TitleInstructor (or Senior Instructor)/Theatre Technical DirectorOfficial TranscriptsOnce hired for a position the candidate shall have sealed official transcripts for all post-secondary degrees mailed from the granting institution directly to the Provost\'s office. Transcripts should be received by September 1.Special Instructions to ApplicantsEach applicant is encouraged to provide (preferably as attachments to the online application) the following supplemental documents:(1) letter providing some detail of the applicant\'s qualifications and interest in the position.(2) current resume/CV.(3) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least five professional references.(4) teaching philosophy.If you are unable to attach the supplemental materials to the online application please mail to: Southern Oregon University Human Resource Services Churchill Hall, Room 159 1250 Siskiyou Boulevard Ashland, OR 97520This employer will not sponsor applicants for visas. For inquiries and additional information, please contact: Human Resource Services via email at or by phone at (541)552-8553.Appointment Basis9 monthsFTE1.0 FTEDepartmentTheatreJob LocationAshland (15 A)Hiring Pay RateInstructor: $46,042 (Base $46,042 @ 1.0 FTE, CIP $0, YIR 1 Instructor) OR Senior Instructor $52,326 (Base $52,326 @ 1.0 FTE, CIP $0, YIR1 Senior Instructor) Based on APSOU CBA 15-18 Table 12CBenefits EligibleYesPosition SummaryThe Theatre program of the Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University (SOU) is seeking candidates for a full-time, nine-month, renewable, professional track position at the Instructor or Senior Instructor level.The Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University\'s Theatre Program located in Ashland, Oregon is a large and busy program with just under 250 majors. The Program mounts six full productions and many workshop and showcase presentations each year.The faculty Technical Director is responsible for guiding and implementing the technical scenery classes that support the BA and BFA degrees in Technical Direction for the Theatre Program. The position is also the advisor and mentor of undergraduate Technical Directors in the BA/BS/BFA programs of the Oregon Center for the Arts. Typically, the faculty member in this position will serve as technical director for two or three productions per year and supervise student technical director for the remaining productions. As Technical Director, this position produces technical drawings and determines materials for set and prop designs, develops and organizes budget sheets for the builds. The Technical Director will be responsible for the training and supervision of student crews as part of the Theater Practice courses. Works in conjunction with the Scenic Design faculty, Production Faculty and Staff, student crew leaders and student crews to fully realize scenic production elements for department productions. Presence at production technical rehearsals is expected. The position will oversee the maintenance, troubleshooting, and organization of the theaters\' scene shop and two theatres.All faculty will contribute to the administration of the department and production management for relevant areas. These duties will include contribution to departmental committees, curriculum development, student advising, recruitment, budgeting, and participation at production and faculty meetings. As a professional position, the Technical Director will also be expected to maintain their professional development. This can be achieved by occasional outside work, publishing, conference attendance, workshop presentations, or involvement in professional organizations.Areas of Instruction includes: Intro through Advanced Stagecraft Welding/Metalworking Technical Direction Rigging/Counterweight systems Theatre Practice (Practical application in support of Dept. productions)Work Conditions: Ability to work with a flexible schedule. Must be willing to work at heights, around moving machinery, and with exposure to noise, vibration, and dust. Must be willing to travel and work at various sites. Must be willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions while using the appropriate safety procedures. Ability to work safely in an environment containing potentially hazardous electrical equipment, fumes, vapor, gases, and/or materials.Diversity StatementSouthern Oregon University is a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. Without diversity, our educational process is diminished. Working together in support of our commitment to diversity, we strengthen and enrich our role as learners, educators and members of a tightly connected global community. We encourage those who share in our commitment to diversity, to join our community and we expect all our employees to demonstrate an ability and desire to create an inclusive campus community.Minimum Qualifications Master\'s of Art in Theatre or related field -OR- BFA/BA/BS degree in Theatre or related field plus 5 years of experience teaching or as a technical director in a professional or university theatre Demonstration of effective teaching. Demonstration of effective mentoring and supporting of student technicians and designers in the realization of their theatrical production elements as a key element to their training and experience in the educational environment. Ability to work collaboratively and cordially with fellow faculty, student designers, guest artists, and directors. The desire, ability, and patience to effectively teach and train novice students. Working knowledge of techniques, methods and procedures of theatre, including fabrication techniques in wood and metal, automation, theatrical rigging, drafting, proficiency in CADD software, production team management, electrics, and familiarity of appropriate safety precautions and procedures. Must have strong working knowledge of scenic construction techniques, drafting, rigging, CAD drawings, welding, and related technical theatre specialties. Evidence of sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of students and staff. Possess a valid Driver\'s license (if out of state apply for Oregon Driver\'s License within 30 days of appointment) and have access to a vehicle for transportation to and from business related events.For Senior Instructor level: (In addition to the above minimum qualifications)5 years of professional teaching experience.Preferred Qualifications Two or more years of professional experience in a similar position. Proficiency in VectorworksPhysical DemandsMust possess sufficient strength and stamina to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Must be able to perform physical activities such as, but not limited to, lifting, bending, standing, climbing, and/or walking. Must be willing to work at heights, around moving machinery, and with exposure to noise, vibration, and dust.This position is designated as a critical, security-sensitive or safety-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal Background Check.YesPosting Date11/17/2017Application must be received by:for priority consideration01/15/2018Anticipated Appointment Begin Date09/16/2018Contact Name for Applicant QuestionsHuman ResourcesContact Emailhrs@sou.eduJob DutiesDutiesProfessional: Teaching, professional development and service.Percent of total time 100To Apply, visit: (C) 2017 Inc. All rights reserved.Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency Category: Education, Keywords: Theatre - InstructorSource:

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