Technical Director of Theatre

Milligan University
Milligan College, TN 37682

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Technical Director of Theatre

Milligan University invites applications for the position of Technical Director of Theatre.  This is a nine-month position spanning the traditional academic year. The Technical Director will coordinate all activities in the McGlothlin-Street Theatre on Milligan’s campus in beautiful northeast Tennessee.  

Responsibilities include: collaboration with the Directors of Theatre and Musical Theatre in the staging of several productions annually; coordinating the scenic and prop functions of the Theatre; overseeing student workers, the theatre shop, and other working areas; and maintaining the Theatre space in keeping with the mission of Milligan University. 

Qualifications include: theatrical construction experience; significant knowledge of stage lighting, sound, rigging, and design; ability to work evenings and weekends as demanded by production schedules; skill in supervising and mentoring student staff.  MA or MFA in technical theatre or related field desired; BA or BFA plus significant professional experience required. 

Successful candidate must demonstrate a strong Christian faith, commitment to the University Mission, and a lifestyle consistent with the University’s goals. Milligan is an EEO employer, encourages applications from minority candidates, and offers competitive salary and benefits. Visit for information about the University and its mission statement. 

Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae/resume, response to the Milligan mission statement, and supporting materials to [email protected] . Review of applications will begin at once and continue until the position is filled.



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