Employment Opportunities

Assistant Technical Director, Clarence Brown Theatre – UT Theatre 

Regular Full-time, Pay Grade 39, Exempt

The Clarence Brown Theatre (CBT) seeks an Assistant Technical Director. Under direct supervision of the Technical Director, the ATD helps 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. Aids to ensure the successful translation, realization, and safety of all scenic designs. Aids in the management and operation of the scene shop and staff. Provides technology knowledge and computer drafting. Works as shop carpenter and builder. Helps to coordinate installations between various shops: scene, paint, props, lighting, and sound. Provides supervision, training, and mentorship to shop personnel and students (both graduate and undergraduate students). Serves as Scene Shop Manager in absence of Technical Director. Oversees certain technical rehearsals, dress rehearsals, and/or previews. 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.