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.
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.
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.
An ideal candidate has proficiency and experience in the following:
Traditional Theatre Scenic Construction
Drafting (AutoCAD or Vectorworks)
Project Planning Budget Planning, Tracking, and Estimation
Positive Collaborative Skills
Professional Rank and Salary Range: Visiting Assistant Professor (10 months)
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