Friday, August 9, 2013

Employment Opportunity: Temporary Part-Time Technical Director, Texas Lutheran University, Seguin

Texas Lutheran UniversityTexas Lutheran University seeks a temporary part-time, Technical Director for the Department of Dramatic Media, a unique and growing hybrid program of theatre, film, and new media. 

This position reports to the Chair of the Department of Dramatic Media, collaborating with all departmental faculty members and student artists in support of an annual season of programming-including departmental and student productions.

Key Responsibilities include:

* Collaborate with faculty and student artists in a production team environment.
* Determine and execute construction methods, schedules, purchasing, and mechanical solutions for the scenic, lighting, sound, multimedia, and property elements of production-within budget and on deadline.
* Produce construction drawings and plots, coordinating with designers and directors.
* Assign and supervise crew, including running crew and operators.
* Supervise, coordinate, and assist in:
the construction and finishing treatments of all scenery
the hang, focus, installation and operation of lighting, sound, and multimedia
the use and maintenance of all rigging, mechanical, and electrical devices
the construction or acquisition of properties * Insure proper functioning and safety of all technical elements.
* Maintain and enforce schedules for builds, work-calls, load-ins and strikes.
* Work with the university facilities staff and departmental faculty to:
Organize and maintain all shop spaces, booths, and storage areas
Organize and maintain the stage-house and rigging
Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and codes Inform the necessary authorities of safety issues and assist with resolution
Requirements for the position include:

* B.A./B.F.A. in technical theatre or related field and proven experience in drafting, carpentry, painting, rigging, lighting, sound, and multimedia is required.
* Strong skills in communication, collaboration, problem-solving and organization.
* Proven skills and aptitude in software for office productivity, computer-aided drafting, and multimedia (content creation, editing, etc.).
The ELCA's 26 colleges and universities value and practice academic and religious freedom while preparing women and men for lives of leadership and service in a diverse world. Texas Lutheran University is a Hispanic Serving Institution, has been recognized as a "Great College to Work For" by the Chronicle of Higher Education, and is on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction. For more information, consult our web site at

Please submit a completed TLU application addressing the above criteria, resume, and contact information for three professional references (names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers). All applications will be considered confidential. Electronic submissions are preferred; paper documents will be accepted.

Human Resources,Texas Lutheran University, 1000 West Court Street, Seguin, TX 78155-5999 Ph (830) 372-8017 email: Website :

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). TLU hires only individuals authorized to work in the U.S. As part of a serious commitment to diversity in its faculty, Texas Lutheran University encourages applications from women and minorities.

Location: Jackson Auditorium, 1000 W. Court Street, Seguin, Texas, 78155

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