This is a temporary position from April 3, 2018 - April 25, 2018, which pays a $2,300 stipend.
To be responsible for the implementation of scenery and properties and the supervision of production spaces for the St. Olaf College Theater; and to oversee the supervision of student workers in the Scene Shop working on the construction of scenery and properties for Semester II Theater Department productions.
Responsible for the execution of production elements for the St. Olaf Theater productions taking place during Semester II, 2018
Train, teach, and supervise student work staff and practicum students
Ensure safe working practices in production areas
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the elements involved in liberal arts training.
Ability to effectively teach concepts of theater production and design.
Skill in the technical abilities used in planning, construction, materials, and techniques.
Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
Ability to stay organized while changing priorities and remaining busy.
Skill in using standard computer skills, standard office applications, and design & production related software (CADD, networking, Audio, Lighting, video & projections, graphics).
Ability to creatively problem-solve a variety of situations
Ability to maintain records of purchases and skill at budgeting.
Experience with wood and metal working tools and materials.
Experience in managing and guiding technical and final rehearsals for theater productions
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelor''s degree; maintain a valid driver''s license and meet St. Olaf college driver authorization criteria with a satisfactory driving record Experience: 1+ years of experience in theater production
Education: Bachelor's degree; maintain a valid driver's license and meet St. Olaf college driver authorization criteria with a satisfactory driving record
Experience: 1+ years of experience in theater production
Education: MFA in Design/Production preferred. BA in Design/Production aspects of Theater considered.
Internal Number: 100971490
About St. Olaf College
One of the nation?s leading four-year residential colleges, St. Olaf offers an academically rigorous education with a vibrant faith tradition. Founded in 1874, St. Olaf is a liberal arts college of the church in the Lutheran tradition (ELCA). Committed to the liberal arts and incorporating a global perspective, St. Olaf fosters the development of the whole person in mind, body, and spirit.Academic excellence informs St. Olaf College's identity and characterizes its history. Through its curriculum, campus life, and off-campus programs, St. Olaf hones students' critical thinking and nurtures their moral formation. The college encourages and challenges its students to be seekers of truth, to lead lives of unselfish service to others, and to be responsible and knowledgeable citizens of the world.Widely known for its world-class programs in mathematics and music, St. Olaf is also recognized for its innovative approaches to undergraduate science education and its commitment to environmental sustainability as evidenced in such initiatives as the adoption of green chemistry principles across the science curriculum. For nearly half a century, St. Olaf has been at the forefront of global edu...cation and a pioneer in study abroad. Today, with 110 distinct international and off-campus programs in 46 countries, St. Olaf students enjoy a world of opportunities when pursuing their studies.St. Olaf is an inclusive community that welcomes people of differing backgrounds and beliefs, a community that embraces spirituality and cultivates compassion. Conversations about faith are part of campus life and numerous opportunities are provided for students to grow in their faith and discover how they are called upon to serve others. St. Olaf takes pride in its record of academic excellence. A leader among undergraduate colleges in producing prestigious Rhodes Scholars, Fulbright Fellows, and Peace Corps volunteers, St. Olaf ranks 11th overall among the nation's baccalaureate colleges in the number of graduates who go on to earn doctoral degrees, with top ten rankings in the fields of mathematics/statistics, religion/theology, arts and music, medical sciences, education and the social service professions, chemistry and the physical sciences, life sciences, and foreign languages.