Dordt College is seeking to fill the full-time position of Technical Director/Technical Theatre Instructor. Primary responsibilities include organizing and supervising the construction, mounting and striking of theatre productions and teaching some courses in technical theatre.
More specific duties include lighting, sound and scenic design and constructing props for the theatre department, assisting with lighting, audio, and visual equipment support, campus-wide scheduling, supervising student employees and training students to assist with constructing stage scenery and props, hanging lights, and engineering sound. An important duty includes instructing and mentoring students in their design work on productions.
Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in Theatre or compatible experience. A master’s degree is preferred. Candidates should possess a commitment to a reformed, biblical perspective as displayed in a lifestyle that is compatible with the mission of Dordt College. We are looking for someone with strong organizational skills and the ability to work with multiple demands simultaneously. Since supervising students is a major part of this job, candidates must have strong managerial skills and experience. Good construction skills are required, and the ability to read and generate drawings and blueprints is required. Candidates should have strong communication and computer skills, including knowledge of design software. Candidates should have the ability to work flexible hours during productions, which will include some evenings and weekends. The anticipated start date is July 2013.
Qualified candidates with a desire to work with students and staff at a Christian college should send a resume and letter of interest to the Director of Human Resources. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Please follow the application process indicated for administrative staff positions.