Lighting Designer/Artist in Residence

Rollins College (Winter Park)
June 13, 2023
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Lighting Designer/Artist in Residence

Apply now Job no: 493482 Work type: Faculty (Non-Tenure Track) Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL Categories: Theatre & Dance Division: Academic Affairs

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Position Summary:

The Rollins College Department of Theatre & Dance seeks candidates for a one- year, full-time, non-tenure track faculty teaching position, beginning fall term 2023. After one year, this position has the possibility for renewal. Extensive experience in theatrical lighting production and teaching experience required; MFA in Lighting Design or commensurate professional experience related field is required. Responsibilities include overseeing all lighting projects for two theatres (including new black box) and a 3/3 teaching load with course releases for mainstage lighting designs and production courses. The successful candidate will be eager to work closely with students and within a collaborative production design team. Artists in Residence receive travel funding and opportunities for professional development; they are welcomed and encouraged to participate fully in Department and College life.

  • Attends all design and production meetings to collaborate with Production Team to design and produce original lighting designs for assigned productions, and oversees the completion of all lighting needs including hang and strike for each production, as well as all Theatre & Dance faculty/staff meetings.
  • Instructs and supervises student lighting crews in pre-production on use and handling of all lighting equipment and safe operation of genie lifts, as well as proper use of all fall arrest and safety equipment in all theatre spaces.
  • Manages all lighting production budgets, purchase and storage of all lighting consumables, hardware and software repairs, maintenance, and replacement, and keeps track of/repairs lighting needs during performance weeks.
  • Maintains equipment, consumables, accessories, dimmers, and control systems for all theatre sand the design classroom's Yeager Lighting Lab.
  • Teaches courses and independent studies as well as mentoring students in Lighting Design, Master Electrician, Technical Theatre production, and in Rollins general education rFLA program as needed.
  • Performs other duties deemed reasonable to the position as assigned by the Director of Theatre, Academic Chair, or Production Manager.
  • Founded in 1885, Rollins is Florida's oldest recognized college. Rollins is an independent, comprehensive, residential liberal arts college. The campus, noted for its lakefront beauty and for its unique location, is set in the residential community of Winter Park, just 15 minutes from one of the nation's most dynamic urban centers, Orlando. For the last 10 years, U.S. News & World Report ranked Rollins No. 1 or No. 2 among southern regional universities. Rollins is one of only 36 Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses in the world. For additional information, please visit the College website at www.

    Minimum Qualifications and Education:

  • Extensive experience in theatrical lighting production and teaching experience
  • MFA in Lighting Design or commensurate professional experience in a related field
  • Instructions to Applicants:

    Interested applicants must apply online via the College's employment website and upload the following materials as follows:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum vita
  • Provide three reference names and email addresses on application
  • Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    About Rollins College:

    Rollins is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community, and the College celebrates the open exchange of ideas within a climate of civility and mutual respect. We view differences—from race and ethnicity to sexual orientation and political perspectives—as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth. To learn more, please click here.

    Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under- represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities.

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    Advertised: 19 Apr 2023 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close:

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