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Theatre Technical Director

Hamilton is one of the nation's top liberal arts colleges. It is independent, highly selective, coeducational and residential. Originally founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy, Hamilton is today composed of 1,850 diverse and talented students from nearly all of the 50 states and approximately 40 countries. More information can be found at www.hamilton.edu/about.

Position Summary:

The Theater Department at Hamilton College seeks an experienced and collaborative individual to fill a position as full-time Technical Director beginning July 2014. The Technical Director will be responsible for supervising and training student workers, managing the scene shop,  creating technical drawings, scenic construction,  rigging, hanging/focusing lights, purchasing/budgeting, maintaining all production equipment, managing prop and scenic inventory, and providing technical support for classes, workshops, departmental productions and lab theater projects. The candidate will be joining the department as it prepares for its inaugural season in a new, state-of-the-art facility (opening Fall 2014).

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BA/BFA in Theater, three years professional experience and CAD proficiency. 

Preferred Qualifications: MFA in Design or Production, professional experience as a Technical Director, metal working, proficiency with sound and projection technology. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, references and portfolio with examples of technical drawings, production photos and budget reports to apply@hamilton.edu.  Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.



Please review Hamilton's Benefits Summary for more information.

Hamilton College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer and encourages diversity in all areas of the campus community.

Posted 05/20/2014
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