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Emery/Weiner School
Houston, TX
EDUCATION | Production House

Expires: 11/15/19

Job Dates

School Year 2019-2020

Pay

$15-$25/hr biweekly

Department: Fine Arts
Reports to: Head of Upper School
Status: Full-Time
Date: August 2019

Job Summary:
The Emery/Weiner School is seeking a full-time Associate Technical Theatre Director for the 2019-20 school year. Under the supervision of and in coordination with the Technical Director, this position will support the technical and production needs, primarily in the area of scenic construction and painting, for the school and associated events. This individual will assist in scenic and prop construction, painting, installations, lighting, sound, video, and rigging needs, supervise student crews, provide venue support for productions and other events, and contribute to general technical support of the theatre venues. Applicants should have a degree in technical theatre or comparable experience working on theatrical productions, with demonstrated proficiency in theatrical scenery construction, painting, rigging, theatrical lighting work including the hang and focus of lighting instruments, and sound and video equipment setup and troubleshooting. Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. Must be comfortable working at heights (ladders, genie lifts, catwalks, and scaffolding), be able to lift 50 lbs, and be able to stand for long periods of time.
Qualified applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest, current resume, and the names and contact information for three references.

The School does not discriminate in employment against any individual on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, religion, or age.
The School offers a wide range of benefits and opportunities to eligible faculty and staff, including:
Competitive salaries based on experience, degree, and performance
Financial assistance with moving expenses
Two health insurance programs
Prescription drug plan
Dental and vision care insurance
Disability and life insurance
A flexible spending plan
A 403(b) retirement annuity plan with School matching
Professional development support
Free Cafeteria Lunch
A computer for each full time faculty member
An average class size of 15 students
Active community service and experiential learning programs
Houstons low cost of living, moderate climate, world-class arts, cuisine, entertainment, openness to families, recreational opportunities, and rich cultural diversity make it an excellent place to work and live.

Contact

Walker Fair

Technical Director

theatre-job(at)emeryweiner(dot)org

Business Address

Emery/Weiner School

9825 Stella Link Road

Houston, TX 77025

Posted: 05/15/2019 17:51:22 EST

Last Updated: 05/15/2019 21:00 EST

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