The Scene Studio Supervisor is responsible for providing technical assistance to the faculty Technical Director in regard to the construction of scenery for all the production programs supported by the School of Theatre. This will include assisting in the ordering, purchasing, and delivery of all supplies needed for scenery construction; assisting in developing construction schedules and daily work lists; providing expert carpentry and metal working support during construction; and supervision and training of students (undergraduate and graduate) working within the Scenic Studio. In addition, the Scene Studio Supervisor is responsible for maintaining the Scenic Studio in a neat, orderly, and safe manner; maintaining tools and equipment within the Scenic Studio; maintaining scenery storage spaces; maintaining School of Theatre vehicles; assisting with the teaching and enforcing of UNCG and School of Theatre safety policies; and to work with other staff members maintaining performance spaces.

Minimum Qualifications:
– Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre and two years of experience
– Knowledge of the standard practices for theatrical scenery construction
– Experience with supervising students in a theatrical scene studio
– Experience with standard wood shop tools
– Experience with tool maintenance and repair
– Experience with welding (MIG)
– Experience with counterweight stage rigging system
-Computer literacy (Office, Google Suite)

Preferred Qualifications:
– BFA in Design and/or Technical Production
– Experience with ShopBot CNC router table
– Familiar with Vectorworks
– Familiar with Vcarve Pro
– Experience with standard metal shop tools
– Experience with TIG Welding
– Experience with pneumatic and/or hydraulic systems

For full job description and to apply, please go to UNCG Human Resources: https://spartantalent.uncg.edu/ by June 3, 2020.

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In addition, applicants should email six portfolio photos or a web address to cehaas@uncg.edu


About UNCG School of Theatre

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more.

The UNCG School of Theatre educates and trains over 300 students as professional artists in performance, design and technology, theatre for youth, and theatre education. Our rigorous BA, BFA, and MFA programs produce exemplary theatre artists with the knowledge, skills, and vision to work professionally in the performing arts. As a member of numerous national theatre organizations, including USITT, SETC, TCG and AATE, the School of Theatre offers a rigorous theoretical and practical education, along with valuable opportunities to network with theatre professionals and showcase their own work.