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Instructor / Assistant Tech Director for Lighting & Sound

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Posting Number FAC00054PO17
Classification Title Instructor
Internal Title Instructor / Assistant Tech Director for Lighting & Sound
Campus Columbia 01
College/Division College of Arts and Sciences
Department Theatre and Dance
Advertised Salary Range $51,333
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per week 37.5
Hours per year 1762.50
Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
Basis 11 months
Work County Richland 40
Tenure Information Non-Tenure-Track
Job Search Category Faculty-Non-Tenured

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for FTE Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Department of Theatre & Dance invites applications for a non-tenure track, Instructor / Assistant Technical Director (ATD) for Lighting and Sound. This is a an eleven (11) month annual appointment with a salary of $51,333. It is reviewed annually for reappointment, contingent upon satisfactory performance, departmental needs, and the availability of funding.
The ATD for Lighting & Sound provides technical technical expertise and daily hands -on production supervision that strengthens student learning through our production program. Production responsibilities include: supervision of graduate and undergraduate students in the implementation of lighting and sound designs for the main stage and non-main stage theatre productions; organization, upkeep and maintenance of equipment and systems; assisting with production budget; and working with outside vendors. Job duties also include teaching two (2) undergraduate technical theatre or design courses per semester.

Required Education and Experience

Candidate should have an MA or MFA in a Design and/or Technical Theatre discipline or a BA / BFA Theatre degree with at least three years relevant professional or university employment experience. The ATD for Lighting and Sound must be hands-on, self-motivated and detail oriented with advanced technical, organizational and leadership skills. The position requires adeptness working with student / nonprofessional design / technical crews, and the ability to work in a collaborative, team-based environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date
Job Open Date 08/18/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/17900
EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Funding Information

Position Attributes

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
  6. Resume
  7. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents