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Cardinal Stritch University Seeks Assistant Professor of Theater/ Technical Director

Cardinal Stritch University Seeks Assistant Professor of Theater/ Technical Director

The College of Arts and Sciences at Cardinal Stritch University is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Assistant Professor of Theater / Technical Director. This is a full time faculty position in theater, teaching a variety of courses including technical theater courses such as ‘Introduction to Backstage’.  In addition, this position includes the title of Technical Director of the theater program.  Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): build and execution of all Theater Program productions, Scene Shop management and supervision of student workers, staffing and mentorship of student technical positions on productions, maintenance and supervision of all theater related areas of the building, and collaboration with Artistic Director, Faculty and Staff on production season planning.
 
Requirements:  A Master’s Degree or beyond in a field related to Theater is required (technical theater preferred).  Additionally, successful teaching experience at the college level is preferred, as well as an understanding of the liberal arts philosophy.
 
Preferred:  Experience in management and execution in a Scene Shop environment.  Experience and expertise in some or all of the following:  Scenic Design, Lighting Design, Sound Design and Stage Management.
 
Application Process:  Qualified candidates are invited to send their curriculum vitae, a letter of interest that expresses their teaching philosophy, two letters of recommendation, non-official transcripts, and evidence of effective teaching and any related portfolio materials.  The satisfactory completion of a criminal background check is required prior to hiring.  Preference will be given to applications received by Monday, October 16, 2017.  Send documents to:
 
Mark Boergers, MFA                      or            Mark Boergers, MFA                     
mtboergers@stritch.edu                              RE:  Technical Theater Faculty Search
                                                                       Cardinal Stritch University
6801 N. Yates Road, Box 101
                                                                       Milwaukee, WI  53217                   
 
Cardinal Stritch University is a Catholic, Franciscan university rooted in four key Franciscan values:  creating a caring community, sharing compassion, reverencing creation and peacemaking.  Our mission is to transform lives through value-centered education. 
 
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