Millikin University
Decatur, IL

Expires: 12/26/20


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The Millikin University School of Theatre and Dance is accepting applications for a Visiting Instructor in Sound and Audio Production to begin in August 2020. Millikin is a small, private, liberal arts institution of approximately 1800 students located in Decatur, Illinois. The nationally recognized School of Theatre and Dance is a vibrant and highly visible component of the campus community serving 260 students in five degree programs including B.F.A.s in Acting, Design and Production, Musical Theatre, and Stage Management, and a B.A. in Theatre and Performance Studies. This position would also teach classes in our growing Arts Technology program, which offers emphases in Audio Engineering and Production, Live Event Technology, Video Production, Visual Media, and Interactive Media.

Responsibilities will include teaching courses in sound design and production, designing sound for two main-stage productions, mentoring student sound designers, assistant designers and engineers, and working with lighting and sound faculty and staff to set up the and maintain audio equipment in the brand new, $29-million Center for Theatre and Dance. Additional courses may include other areas of design and production depending on candidate interest and expertise.

Successful candidates will possess a terminal degree by the start of the contract and be highly collaborative. Preferred qualifications include previous university teaching experience, professional design and/or production experience, and experience serving diverse student populations.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, digital portfolio, and contact information for three professional references at millikin.edu/employment. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Millikin is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer. Millikin offers a competitive salary and full benefit package.


Tammy Maxwell

Assistant Director, Human Resources



(217) 362-6416

Fax: (217) 362-6468

Business Address

1184 West Main Street

Decatur, IL 62522

Posted: 06/26/2020 10:55:43 EST

Last Updated: 06/27/2020 23:25 EST

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