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University at Albany Visiting Assistant Professor, Production Manager in Albany, New York

Location: Albany, NY Category: Faculty Posted On: Wed Aug 10 2022 Job Description:

The University at Albany (SUNY) Theatre Program seeks a Technical Director/Production Manager, to begin in the Fall semester of 2022. This is a one-year appointment, with the possibility of a second-year renewal, contingent on funding.

Responsibilities:

  • To provide Technical Direction and Production Management for the Theatre Program.

  • Teach undergraduate courses in theatre technology, or related areas of expertise.

  • Manage and coordinate all aspects of our production season, including the scope of each production, and organizing production meetings.

  • Coordinate the schedule of all Theatre Program facility use within the Performing Arts Center.

  • Meet the design specifications and construction schedules within budget limits.

  • Provide technical design and working drawings for the Scene Shop.

  • Directly oversee the staff Scene Shop Supervisor and manage student crews.

  • Coordinate with other production departments in scheduling all production activities.

  • Maintain and safeguard shop infrastructure, inventory, and equipment

  • Determine material and equipment purchases for productions and stock

  • Enforce and maintain workplace health and safety practices

  • Plan, coordinate, and direct all Technical Rehearsals.

  • Mentor students in our Design/Tech Minor.

  • Participate in faculty meetings and program-related activities.

    Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MFA in Technical Director required.

  • Positive collaboration skills, in working with faculty members and students.

  • Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with a culturally diverse population.

Preferred Qualifications:

An ideal candidate has proficiency and experience in the following:

  • Traditional Theatre Scenic Construction

  • Welding

  • Drafting (AutoCAD or Vectorworks)

  • Technical Supervision

  • Rigging

  • Fabrication

  • Project Planning Budget Planning, Tracking, and Estimation

  • Positive Collaborative Skills

    Additional Information:

Professional Rank and Salary Range: Visiting Assistant Professor (10 months)

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