Open-Rank Professor of Technical Theatre

Southern Virginia University
Open-Rank Professor of Technical Theatre
Starting date: Fall 2024

Southern Virginia University seeks applications for an open-rank Professor of Technical Theatre starting in the Fall of 2024. Major responsibilities include teaching, development of curriculum, undergraduate advising, and development of theatre productions.

Southern Virginia University is a private, self-reliant, residential university aligned with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its principles and values. Our mission is to gather faithful Latter-day Saints and like-minded students, lift them in intellect, character, and spirituality, and launch them into successful lives and careers.

The ideal candidate will have a proven teaching record including evidence of effective teaching in small classes. Beyond teaching, core responsibilities include overseeing the technical elements of annual productions, managing part-time crew/stagecraft students, student mentorship, and collaboration with supportive faculty and staff. Minimum of an M.A. in Theatre or related field is required, preferred candidates will hold an MFA. Candidates with experience in technical direction, sound design, lighting, or with extensive industry experience are encouraged to apply. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should include a resume/CV, at least three professional references, a portfolio of relevant work, and a letter of interest addressing the desired qualifications, the university’s mission, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Application materials should be sent as a single pdf to

Southern Virginia University is an equal opportunity employer.