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Senior Lecturer in Costume Design

The Department of Theater and Performance Studies at Stanford University is seeking applicants for a full-time Senior Lecturer in Costume Design, with an appointment to begin September 1, 2019. This position involves the following responsibilities:

Teaching

Three undergraduate classes per year in costume design and other related areas as needed, as well as supervision and mentoring of student designers.

Design

Costume design for three main stage productions (dance and theater) over the academic year. Costume designs include research, design presentation, and realization of costume production, in a range of periods and styles. (The ratio between the number of classes and productions may vary).

Service

This position will require service on the Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS) Production Committee. Also, the Senior Lecturer in this position is expected to coordinate design curriculum and work closely with other design faculty, and to collaborate with the costume shop manager on construction and management of the costume shop as needed.

Required Qualifications

MFA in costume design or allied field; professional costume design experience; excellent teaching, mentoring, and communication skills. Experience in shop management, costume construction, draping, pattern making, and millinery.
A successful candidate for this position will have ability to understand and appreciate the mission of a theater department in a liberal arts university and to work closely with faculty, staff, students, and visiting artists. Ideal candidates will have experience in multiple design areas and mediums.

Application Materials

Applicants should send curriculum vitae, cover letter, three letters of reference, a design portfolio for 3 productions, and 3 course syllabi to Beth McKeown, Department Manager, at bmckeown@stanford.edu. For full consideration, materials must be received by October 15, 2018. The term of appointment will begin on September 1, 2019.

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Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.
STAFF POSITIONS
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Stanford University Department of Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS) is seeking a Technical Director to provide leadership and technical expertise for all department productions.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Technical Director ensures the successful interpretation, engineering, realization, and safety of all scenic, lighting, sound, and video designs, while maintaining a safe working environment for all. Directly responsible for the management of the production stage staff, overhire, and student staff working on scenery, lighting, sound, and video, the Technical Director must be a strong collaborator. Working with both professional and student designers, the Technical Director advises the team in regards to how technology will be incorporated into a production to achieve a desired scenic element or effect, safely and within budget. This position will assist and mentor both graduate and undergraduate students. The Technical Director will serve as a safety officer and facilities manager within the department, and will work to ensure a safe working environment in both production shop and classroom spaces. Other duties may also be assigned. The work schedule includes evening, weekend, and holiday hours. This is a full time, 12 month, exempt position reporting to the Production Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience required. MFA is a plus.

APPLY

Once posted, the link to the full description and application page will be available at careersearch.stanford.edu. All applicants must apply through this site to be considered for this position. Please contact Stanford TAPS Production Manager, Jane Casamajor, at janecasa [AT] stanford.edu with questions or to express interest in applying. Applications will be reviewed beginning May 1, 2019.


Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.
STUDENT PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

Responsibilities

Stanford University Department of Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS) is seeking individuals for intermittent work supervising student productions in TAPS venues. This supported position is responsible for supervising student technicians and providing physical support to performance projects including; theater, dance and lectures.

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate would have experience in rigging and carpentry for the theater and be knowledgeable with stage lighting, sound, video, and event management. More important than specific skills the ideal candidate will be able to anticipate problems and troubleshoot solutions on the fly while knowing when to ask for help. This position will work primarily evenings and weekends on Stanford Campus directly supervising undergraduate students ensuring both life and facility safety. Stanford TAPS will provide training on facility specifics and University/Department policies.

APPLY

Please submit a resume and cover letter to janecasa [AT] stanford.edu


Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.