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The department has several work-study positions available such as: scenic construction, lighting, sound, costume construction, box office/publicity and clerical work. The duties vary according to position and skills required are: good communication skills, ability to follow directions, ability to work well with others and independently, reliability and must qualify for work-study through the Office of Financial Aid. For more information or to apply, contact David Wheeler, Technical Director of Radford University's Department of Theatre and Cinema, at dwheeler@radford.edu.


Position: Assistant Technical Director/Scene Shop Foreman, Start Date on or before: 8/1/2014.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have strong leadership, organizational, communication and collaborative skills.  Applicant must have solid knowledge of theatrical construction, tools and techniques, rigging equipment, and safety procedures.  CAD, welding, sound, and lighting experience is preferred.  Master’s Degree required, MFA preferred.

Description: Duties include teaching two technical theatre classes each semester, daily shop planning and shop supervision of student workers; assist with training students in safe theatrical production techniques; organization and maintenance of equipment and supplies; assistance with production planning, budgeting and staff management, technical drawings and instruction in technical theatre classes.

Rank: Commensurate with qualifications.

Application: A cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, sample syllabi. Provide digital portfolio or a link to portfolio website, including drafting samples, examples of budgeting and time management, and phone numbers of three professional references. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until position is filled. Applications are online at: jobs.radford.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=50800

Additional Information: Please address any questions regarding the position to David Wheeler at dwheeler@radford.edu.
Information: The Department of Theatre & Cinema is NAST-accredited and committed to strong academic and production programs in a liberal arts setting.  The Department offers the Bachelor of Science degree, the Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre, and a minor in Theatre or Cinematic Arts.  Students and faculty enjoy a well-equipped facility including two theatre spaces:  a 487-seat proscenium theatre and a flexible 40 X 40 black box.  Radford University is co-educational, state-supported with over 9,000 students.  In addition Radford is a city of 15,000 in the scenic highlands of southwest Virginia, approximately 40 miles southwest of Roanoke.

Organization Description Additional Information:  Radford University is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. All new hires to Radford University will be subject to E-Verify beginning June 1, 2011. E-Verify is administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland security, USCIS Verification Division and the Social Security Administration and allows participating employers to electronically verify employment eligibility.

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We maintain a list of qualified individuals interested in adjunct instructor positions. To be considered, send contact information and curriculum vitae to Carl Lefko, Chair of Radford University's Department of Theatre and Cinema, at clefko@radford.edu.


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