The Division of Performing Arts at the University of New Haven invites applications for a full-time Lecturer of Technical Theater, whose primary responsibilities will be teaching courses in technical theater and serving as the Technical Director for The Bucknall Theater. We seek an experienced Technical Director who also has college-level teaching experience. The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator with strong organizational skills and a collaborative approach to problem solving. Depending on the candidate’s expertise, this lecturer will have an opportunity to teach courses such as Scenography or Lighting Design as well as develop new courses in areas such as Production Management. In addition to teaching, the Technical Director will provide support for theater productions, concerts, commemorations, panel discussions and other Performing Arts events. We seek someone who is committed to mentoring students with diverse interests in theatrical and musical production. One-year appointment with the possibility of renewal.
MFA or equivalent in Technical Direction, Set Design, Lighting Design, or related field
College teaching experience
A strong background in scenery construction and stagecraft techniques
Demonstrated commitment to mentoring of students
Technical Direction experience
Evidence of ability to teach in a secondary area that may include: Stage Management, Lighting, Sound, and/or Projections
Internal Number: 19-04F
About University of New Haven
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.