University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL
EDUCATION | Production House

Expires: 02/28/17


Commensurate with experience

The Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, a unit of the College of Fine and Applied Arts at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, is currently seeking an Assistant Technical Director.

Primary duties for this position include overseeing theater operations at the Center by managing technical design, fabrication, and installation of Resident Producer productions in dance, opera and drama. Other duties may include: coordinating space and equipment needs, rigging maintenance, coordination of load-in and strike of theatrical productions, and overseeing graduate and undergraduate scenic technology students working on productions. Academic duties include teaching up to six classroom hours per semester in advanced scenic technology coursework, and may serve as guest instructor in overseeing independent studies and research if time permits.

This position is part of a broader initiative in recruitment and retention activities, and curriculum development in design and technology.

A Masters degree in Theatre Technology is expected with a 1-3 years of experience in automation/motion control, rigging fluid power, special effects rigging, and/or performer flying required. ETCP certification, 2-5 years of leadership and supervisory skills, and experience with health and safety programs preferred. The expected start date will be during the Fall 2017 semester.

For a complete job description and to apply, please visit https://jobs.illinois.edu/.


Shanitera Walker

Human Resources Staff

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Urbana, IL 61801

Posted: 01/10/2017 10:48:00 EST

Last Updated: 12/02/2016 04:01 EST

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