Full-Time Technical Director and Designer, Performing Arts
Technical Director and Designer
Northfield Mount Hermon, a private co-educational boarding school in western Massachusetts, seeks an energetic individual to teach technical theater and design, and to collaborate with students and fellow teaching artists on producing a full season of dance, music and theater events.
Northfield Mount Hermon has a state-of-the-art facility, which includes a 220-seat End Stage theatre, a 90-seat studio theater, a 250-seat concert hall, as well as large scene and costume shops. The Technical Director and Designer is responsible for scenic and lighting design of all productions, fabrication and installation of those designs and providing expertise and support in technology for all performing arts spaces.
The successful applicant will have a bachelor’s degree or higher in theater or related discipline, with notable experience as a scenic artist. At least two years experience as a theater teacher at a secondary level, is preferred.
Candidates should also be familiar with boarding school life, have a demonstrated interest in making a positive impact on the lives of adolescents, and experience in equity and inclusion work that supports a diverse community in a school environment.
Classroom teaching responsibilities include: scenic design, lighting design, set construction, and an interdisciplinary performing arts foundations course for ninth graders. Additional responsibilities include student advising and resident dormitory supervision.
Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, two (2) letters of reference and design portfolio to:
Office of the Dean of Faculty
Northfield Mount Hermon
One Lamplighter Way, Mount Hermon MA 01354
Phone: (413) 498-3432; Fax: (413) 498-3155
**Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.**
Northfield Mount Hermon is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: design, designer, director, lighting, performing arts, teaching, and theatre. States: Massachusetts.
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