17 Jul 2021


Assistant Technical Director and Scenic Artist

Baylor University  Waco, Texas, United States

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Job Description

What We Are Looking For

The Department of Theatre Arts seeks a technical theatre professional to join our team in the scene shop.
The Assistant Technical Director and Scenic Artist will support the build and installation of main stage productions and provide finishing work on scenic design, including painting.
Demonstrated skills in theatre carpentry and painting as well as experience in a scene shop required.
The position will also supervise and support student crews.
The ideal candidate will have leadership experience.
Experience with welding, rigging, thermoforming, and CNC a plus.
We are a close-knit community and value self-motivation, a positive attitude, good humor, and courtesy.

A Bachelor’s degree is required.
The salary range for this position is $20.16 to $21.70 and a final determination will be be made based on the final candidate’s qualifications.


To apply please go to: Assistant Technical Director and Scenic Artist


What You Will Do

The majority of the position’s time is spent overseeing the execution of construction of production designs in the scene shop and includes scenic art and painting. Additionally, this position is responsible for supervising student crews and student workers and supporting the shop foreman in organizational and shop maintenance. Specific duties may include:

  • Work alongside the Technical Director to supervise and oversee the creating of sets and properties for theatrical production
  • Perform scenic construction and finish work, including woodworking, metalworking, finish carpentry, rigging, and scenic artistry
  • Analyze and interpret working drawings for construction
  • Assist the Technical Director in logistical and budgetary considerations for productions
  • Assist in supervising student crews
  • Perform all other duties as assigned to support Baylor’s mission
  • Ability to comply with University policies
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance

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Full-Time Job in Theatre:
Assistant Technical Director and Scenic Artist
Baylor University
 Waco, Texas, United States

Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: artist, assistant, director, and theatre. States: Texas.
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