Assistant Professor of Technical Theatre: Scenic and Lighting Design

Southern Virginia University seeks applications for an Assistant or open-rank Professor to begin as soon as possible. Major responsibilities include scenic and lighting design as well as teaching courses on stagecraft and production design. Other duties may include mentoring student designers, providing technical direction for productions, and overseeing set construction.

An MFA in theatre design or applicable industry experience is preferred. University teaching experience and expertise in Vectorworks and/or CAD are also preferred. Strong organizational abilities, excellent communication skills, and a collaborative outlook are required.

This is a full-time position. Applications should include a letter of interest addressing the desired qualifications and the university’s mission as well as any evidence of teaching effectiveness, a resume/CV, at least two letters of recommendation, and a portfolio.

We are 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. Southern Virginia University is an equal opportunity employer, and applicants should discuss their familiarity with and support for the University’s standards and mission.

Review of applications begins immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send materials to the Office of the Provost, One University Hill Drive, Buena Vista, VA 24416 at