Theatre Arts Technical Director

Hendrix College invites applications for a visiting Staff Technical Director in our Department of Theater for 2014-15.  The Technical Director will provide technical support for the department, supervise student crews and work study students for theatre and dance performances. This position could staff a Production I course in scenery and lighting and teach Intro to Theatre with the proper credentials.

Responsibilities and core duties:

  • Provide technical support for the department productions (tech and dress rehearsals and performances) and course needs
  • Supervise the scene, lighting, sound, and properties shops made up of volunteer and work study undergraduate students
  • Work in concert with the department faculty and guest directors and faculty designers to produce quality productions
  • Work in a collaborative, positive fashion with colleagues as is typically expected of a theatre artist.

Additional Requirements:

  • Heavy Lifting (capable of at least 50 lbs)
  • Evening/Weekend Hours
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Long Periods of Walking/Standing

To apply send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to muse@hendrix.edu or by mail to Ann Muse, Theatre Department, 1600 Washington Ave, Conway, AR 72032.

Employment begins August 1, 2014 and ending July 31, 2015.  This is a full time, benefit eligible position with a competitive salary commensurate experience.

Hendrix adheres to the principle of equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin.