Academic Specialist – Lighting Department Supervisor Academic Specialist – Lighting Department Supervisor
The Department of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance seeks applicants for a Stage Lighting Supervisor. This 12-month position supervises lighting labor, budgets, inventory, maintenance and execution of lighting for 12-15 productions annually.
Position works closely with lighting faculty to mentor graduate and undergraduate students as Master Electricians, and models safe and professional practices in three spaces and a well-equipped lighting shop. Position may also teach one lighting technology course per year. Assists in the planning of student production assignments, and development of a sustainable long-term strategy to keep instruction and inventory current with technological developments in stage lighting and production
Competitive salary and outstanding Indiana University benefits package. Required Qualifications: MFA in lighting design and 3+ years of professional electrics experience.
Fluency with industry standard lighting software, Vectorworks and Lightwright is necessary. Desired skills include: 3D Vectorworks, pre-visualization software. ETCP Entertainment Electrician certification a plus.
As a Research 1 institution, Indiana University, the department, and faculty are committed to marrying contemporary practice and technology with established aesthetic principles. This position will play an important role in that commitment and the department values and supports ongoing professional development of our academic specialists.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.
Questions regarding the application process can be directed to Cindi Severance, email email@example.com. Subject: Academic Specialist – Lighting
Electronic applications including resumes, three letters of recommendation, link to websites or electronic portfolios should be submitted to: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/6588
Qualifications: : MFA and experience in professional production electrics required. Teaching experience desirable. ETCP Entertainment Electrician certification desirable. Applicants should demonstrate expertise in industry-standard best practices in all areas of electricianship; show strong proficiency with Vectorworks, Lightwright, and high-level competency programming ETCEOS family lighting consoles; Strong programming skills on the Grand MA console also highly desirable. Additional expertise in one or more of the following areas is also desirable: 3D Vectorworks, Capture, ESP Vision, or WYSIWYG, Moving Light Assistant software. The successful candidate will be an organized, collaborative technician with excellent communication skills, able to work in a collegial, professional manner alongside students and faculty in a department with high production demands. Indiana University is a Research I Institution, with a thriving arts community and outstanding programs. The Department of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance offers the MFA, BA and BFA degrees in various disciplines and produces in three diverse venues
Department Contact for Questions:
Please submit: Questions regarding the application process can be directed to Cindi Severance, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject: Academic Specialist – Lighting
OAA #: 21809-03
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 6588
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.