Recruitment/Posting Title Lecturer
Department SASN - Arts Culture & Media
The Theater Program in the Department of Arts, Culture and Media invites
applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, calendar-year Lecturer
(Instructor) beginning January 1, 2022 (negotiable) to serve as technical
director of the program, for an appointment of up to two-and-one half years.
In addition to teaching two technical theater courses in the fall and spring
semesters, general responsibilities will include production support and
technical operation activities, along with other academic and administrative
duties. Additionally, the position will:
· Collaborate with directors, designers, and technical staff to plan and
implement scenic designs of the main stage productions.
· Work hands-on and in partnership to build and install scenic, lighting,
video, sound, and related technical aspects of the main stage productions.
· Manage day-to-day operation of the theater in the 110 Warren building and
spaces related to that theater.
As the position has a critical role in stage productions, responsibilities
will necessitate participation in productions, rehearsals, and other events.
The Theater Program is a joint program between Rutgers University-Newark and
the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).
The successful candidate will have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate
education through advancing and supporting initiatives that deepen pedagogical
knowledge and sustain motivated learning in all students, particularly
students from underrepresented backgrounds. Rutgers non-tenure track positions
have competitive salary and benefits.
Posting Number 21FA1388
Posting Open Date 11/19/2021
Posting Close Date
Minimum Education and Experience
· B.A. or BFA in Technical Theater or Technical Director of Theater.
· Minimum of five years' experience in professional technical theater, with
experience in theatrical construction and stagecraft, rigging systems, shop
supervision and administration.
· Proficiency with CAD packages, Vector works, and other pertinent technology.
· Three to five years of supervisory experience with stage production and
· Extensive experience with stage lighting and stage audio equipment,
including maintenance, operation, programming, and running of the systems.
· Competence in the range of managerial functions required in the technical
operations of a theater.
Advanced degree preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The School of Arts and Sciences-Newark (SASN) is a place where exploration,
discovery, and imagination come together to form the core of a liberal arts
education. We serve all undergraduates at Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N);
and offer a broad selection of more than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate
courses a year in more than 40 subjects. SASN combines the best of a large
research university with a small liberal arts college. RU-N is a remarkably
diverse, urban, public research university that is not just in Newark but of
Newark-an anchor of our home city. RU-N is located in a transportation hub
with easy access to New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. New
Jersey offers vibrant and varied cultural activities, excellent schools, and
opportunities to live in culturally diverse urban, suburban, or small-town
settings within a short distance of campus. RU-N is consistently ranked one of
the most diverse universities in the country by US News & World Report and is
located minutes from New York City. For more information about RU-N:
Special Instructions to Applicants
Application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and
contact information of two references.
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Campus Rutgers University-Newark
Home Location Campus Rutgers University-Newark
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