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Technical Director of Theatre and AITG Coordinator

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Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Technical Director of Theatre and AITG Coordinator
Job Description

The Technical Director of Theater and Arts in the Gap (AITG) Coordinator is responsible for scenic design and building/construction of sets for the production of at least 2 shows (one musical) within the academic year. The successful applicant will also work closely with the Director of Theatre on supervising lighting design, sound design and hand props for the production of the shows. Responsibilities also include coordinating the efforts of Arts in the Gap (AITG): Events, performances, workshops, plays, newsletter, advisory council, venues, communications, scheduling, and all activities and events that support, monitor, and implement AITG. The Technical Director and AITG coordinator will work with and supervise Work Study students and theatre students during building scenic designs. The candidate will offer input on the selection of plays for production; analysis and preparation of the selected plays; preparing budget for builds and construction; work with the Director of Theatre on ordering of building materials (including paints and props); preparing a detailed building schedule; guiding and coaching student assistance on build and strike of show; and overseeing performances. This position will assist the program director and the LMU Office of Public Relations in the preparation of related promotions and publicity. The successful applicant may be responsible for teaching one class per semester when needed. The Technical Director and AITG coordinator will promote the mission of Lincoln Memorial University to all faculty, staff, students, and to the community at large.

Required Qualifications

MFA in Theatre or closely related field, scenic building and design experience at the collegiate level, exemplary organization skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Terminal degree in Theatre and Technical Direction or Performance.

Physical Demands


An application is not considered complete until official transcripts, from all institutions attended, have been received by or: Lincoln Memorial University, ATTN: Pamela Lester 6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway, Harrogate, TN 37752.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00200P
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents