Career Opportunities


Lecturer - Technical Director/Lighting & Sound Designer (1-Year Appointment)


Working Title: Lecturer - Technical Director/Lighting & Sound Designer
UW System Official Title: Lecturer

Posting Date

4/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Essential Job Functions

The Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay invites applications for a one-year lecturer position to teach for the 2017-2017 academic year beginning August 21, 2017.

Candidates with professional experience in Technical Direction, CADD, Lighting and Sound Design and Technology are strongly encouraged to apply.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Teaching two courses per semester selected from Computer Applications for Theatre (CADD/Q-Lab/etc.), Stage Lighting, Stage Management, Sound Design, and Advanced Stage Lighting (Note: Stagecraft is taught by our Assistant Technical Director).

  • Complete all drafting/engineering and technical budgeting for construction of four mainstage productions.

  • Design and facilitate Lighting and Sound for four mainstage productions.

  • Must coordinate/mentor student Stage Managers on mainstage productions.

  • Must mentor Lighting or Sound Designers on some mainstage productions.

  • Hold weekly office hours.

The successful candidate will be expected to have potential for excellence in teaching and commitment to undergraduate education. Additionally, they should possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of students and colleagues



  • Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts in Theatre Design or Technology at time of application
  • Three years of professional experience at time of application
  • Some university teaching experience
  • Knowledge of and experience maintaining safety standards per OSHA
  • Experience with theatrical rigging systems
  • Ability to mentor student stage managers 
  • Master's Degree in Fine Arts in Theatre Design or Technology at time of application
  • Three years of university teaching and mentoring experience
  • Background in developing a viable production calendar

Conditions of Appointment

Position is a full-time, temporary, 9-month instructional Academic Staff appointment. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.


Salary range of $40,000 - $43,000.

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.  

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Application Deadline

Please submit application materials by Wednesday, May 3, 2017.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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