Responsible for overseeing the design, management, and execution of all technical elements of productions for the Jedlicka Performing Arts Center. Maintaining the performance facilities and technical equipment, supervising student personnel for all Theatre productions. Works closely with the Associate Dean, Theatre faculty, and guest professional designers (scenic, lighting, costume, projection, sound) to implement theatrical designs. Responsible for overseeing all theatre productions through production meetings, rehearsals, the run of performances, attendance at tech weekend, opening, closing, and strike as required. Also works closely with Facilities for conference support.
Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree with an emphasis in Technical Theatre, or equivalent professional experience. Candidate should possess a working knowledge of the techniques, methods and procedures of Theatre productions. Demonstrated experience/ working knowledge of set design and construction. A working knowledge of lighting design, stage rigging, audio and sound reinforcement, stage management/or production management, as well as a working knowledge and clear understanding of professional standards of stage safety.
Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.
Morton College, the second oldest community college in Illinois, was founded in 1924 to meet the educational demands in the growing communities of Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other near western suburbs which were a national hub of economic activity. As a comprehensive community college, recognized by the Illinois Community College Board, Morton College's mission is: To enhance the quality of life of our diverse community through exemplary teaching and learning opportunities, community service, and life-long learning.