Overview

Exciting opportunity to join Lehigh University’s Department of Theatre and Zoellner Art Center as a technical director! LEHIGH UNIVERSITY seeks a strong leader to coordinate and supervise the completion of technical and scenic construction needs for the Department of Theatre, including four mainstage productions and several smaller black box performances per academic year. Coordinate departmental use of scene shop, theatres, and other spaces shared with Zoellner Arts Center, and take part in general technical service planning. Work closely with faculty, guests, and arts center staff, provide oversight for calendar, budgets, production meetings, and technical rehearsals. Appointment as an adjunct assistant professor in Lehigh’s NAST-accredited BA theatre program teaching courses in areas of expertise. Supervise the scene shop and build scenery with assistant technical director, student crews, and wage employees. MFA in technical theatre or equivalent for this staff /adjunct faculty position. This is a 12-month exempt staff position, eligible to participate in Lehigh University’s benefits program. Salary in the mid-50,000 range. Lehigh University welcomes candidates from all backgrounds and is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. This is a great place to call home, nestled in the Lehigh Valley a short distance from Philadelphia and NYC. https://lehigh.hiretouch.com/position-details?jobid=54540

About Lehigh University-Department of Theatre

The Department of Theatre engages discerning students interested in all aspects of theatre studies. We are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre and offer a comprehensive curriculum, encouraging a well-rounded foundation in theatre studies in the context of a liberal arts education. Students may concentrate in directing/acting, design/technical production, and theatre history/literature. We offer extensive hands-on experience in high-quality facilities – the vibrant Zoellner Arts Center. We place an emphasis on diversity, inclusion, and opportunities for artistic and pedagogical collaboration between students, faculty, staff, and guest artists.