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Technical Director and Shop Supervisor

Company:
Northern Michigan University
Job Location:
Marquette, Michigan
Category:
Facilities Management
Position Title: Technical Director and Shop Supervisor
Department: Theatre & Dance
Term of Assignment: Continuing
Term End Date, If Applicable:
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt = overtime eligible
Work Schedule: Position is 40 hours per week, schedule to be arranged with supervisor; evening and/or weekend work required based on production schedule
Salary: Targeted salary range: $44,000-$48,000
Travel: No travel

Brief Statement of Duties:
  • Conduct and oversee the engineering, build and load in of all scenery for the Department of Theatre and Dance with student labor, temporary labor and volunteers.
  • Responsible for overseeing the budgets and maintenance in the Scene, Costume, and Sound/Lighting/Media Shops as well as overseeing the performance spaces.
Minimum Qualifications

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Discipline / Degree Area:

Required Specialized Training/Certifications:

Required Minimum Work Experience:
  • Three years of technical theatre work experience.
  • Must possess a valid motor vehicle driver's license.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties:
  • Proficient in shop management as well as computer drafting software.
  • Proficient in scenery construction.
  • Possess a strong work ethic.
  • Possess effective interpersonal and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to create build calendars and production budgets.
Additional Desirable Qualifications:
  • Welding ability (MIG, Stick) and proficient knowledge of scenic drafting.
  • Proficient in G-Suite, AutoCAD and Vectorworks.
  • Bachelors Degree in Technical Theatre, MFA preferred.
  • Ability to supervise students.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Supervisory experience in a scene shop.
  • Ability to manage budgets.
Other

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit application, cover letter, resume and in the additional documents category, attach a sample of build draftings and provide a link to a website or portfolio

Contact Information:
Julane Cappo, Associate Director of Human Resources, 906-227-1493

Equal Employment Opportunity: NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.
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