Employment Opportunities

Technical Director – Clarence Brown Theatre

(Full Time, Exempt, Pay Grade 41)

The Clarence Brown Theatre (CBT) seeks a Technical Director to oversee all technical operations and activities associated with the CBT and the University of Tennessee’s Department of Theatre.  The CBT is a LORT D company in residence at the University of Tennessee, with an 8-9 show season and various other events.  Under general supervision of the Production Manager, the Technical Director ensures the successful interpretation, engineering, realization, and safety of all scenic designs.  Work includes collaboration with designers, directors, and other staff, creation and/or supervision of the creation of working drawings, overseeing builds and strikes, budgeting, scheduling, facilitation of technical rehearsals, and the training and supervision of student run crews.  This position is directly responsible for the management and operation of the scene shop and staff, and coordinates installations between various shops.  The TD also serves as Safety Officer and ensures a safe working environment.  Work schedule includes weekend, night, and holiday hours.

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All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.  Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.  In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.  Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498.  Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

The CBT is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. We invite and encourage applications from women and minority candidates.