Theater Technical Specialist/Designer

Website Adlai E. Stevenson High School, District 125

US Department of Education Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

The Theater Technical Specialist/Designer, is a full-time, 10-month, support staff position.

Adlai E Stevenson High School is a public high school located in Lincolnshire, IL that is recognized as a National School of Distinction in Arts Education. We have robust Fine Arts curricular and co-curricular programs with five different theaters and an extensive Theater Production Team. Our Theater Technical Specialist/Designer works collaboratively with our three other Theater Technical staff, faculty, school support staff, and students to ensure our five main stage Theater Department Productions, Theater Class Workshops, and a few other events are successful. The Theater Technical Specialist/Designer provides support to our Theater Design & Stagecraft class and serves as support and leadership to our StageCrafters student crew. Due to the nature of our Theater Production rehearsals and performances the job responsibilities take place during the school day, afternoons, evenings, and weekends.

The Theater Technical Specialist/Designer will serve in various roles as Co-Production Manager, Tech Director, Scenic Designer, and oversee/assist with set construction for the Theater Department: Fall Play (Sept), Children’s Theater (Oct) Musical (Nov), Frosh/Soph Play (Feb), Winter Play (Mar), and Spring Play: One Acts (May).  In addition the Theater Technical Specialist/Designer will:

Provide support and supervision for our Theater Design & StageCraft class
Recruit, train, supervise, and mentor student designers and backstage crew.
Assist with planning production calendar and budget.
Design, purchase, and organize props and special effects.
Assist colleagues with lighting and sound equipment.
Coordinate equipment maintenance, usage, and inventory.
Operate complex theatrical systems.

Instructions to Apply:

Online applications are required at Interested applicants should complete all steps of the electronic application process and upload all requested materials to the application.

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Pay Rate/Range*: Minimum $17.00 per hour
Organization Address: One Stevenson Drive, Lincolnshire, IL