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Facilities Manager/Technical Director/Assistant Professor of Theatre Open Close

Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s department of Art, Communication and Theatre invites applications for the position of Facilities Manager/Technical Director/Asst. Professor.  Southeastern Oklahoma State University, founded in 1909 as a teacher college, continues the strong tradition of producing outstanding educators for southeast Oklahoma and north Texas.  Student enrollment on the campus(s) is approximately 4,500 and the campus is situated in rural Oklahoma.  The main campus located in Durant, Oklahoma, is 80 miles north of Dallas, Texas, and 150 miles southeast of Oklahoma City.

SUMMARY

The Facilities Manager/Technical Director/Assistant Professor is not on tenure track, 12-month position that includes teaching, technical, design, and research duties with theatre at Southeastern production season and oversight of the University performance venues through the Office of Facility Management.

Facilities Management Operations:

  1. Supervises and executes the building, set-ups, running and strikes of all facility events in the Visual and Performing Arts Center, New Theatre Building, and Montgomery Auditorium.
  2. Manages student staff to coordinate use and upkeep of the Visual and Performing Arts Center, New Theatre Building, and Montgomery Auditorium.
  3. Operator for lighting, sound, etc. for touring, campus, and community users when student staff is unavailable.
  4. Performs maintenance and repairs to theatre facilities and equipment including, but not limited to, rigging systems, scene shop machinery and tools, lighting equipment, projection media, and sound equipment.
  5. Prepares, sets-up, and strikes performance spaces for touring shows, campus, and community productions and events,
  6. Maintains a working inventory of technical theatre equipment and materials.
  7. Provides current information on repair/replacement costs for theatrical equipment.
  8. Other duties as required by the Director of Theatre or the departmental chair.

Theatre at Southeastern

  1. Supervises and executes the building, engineering, and pricing of the theatre at Southeastern productions.
  2. Supervises and executes the building, set-ups, running, and strikes of all theatre at Southeastern events in the Visual and Performing Arts Center, new Theatre Building, and Montgomery Auditorium.
  3. Provides hands-on training in various aspects of technical theatre including rigging, woodworking, shop safety, and other areas of stagecraft as well as demonstrate experience in lighting and theatrical sound production.
  4. Supervises students and junior staff on crew calls for theatre at Southeastern productions.
  5. Supervises/advises theatre technical students in practicum involving stage carpentry, rigging, scenic carpentry, props, etc.
  6. Evaluates performance of technical theatre students.
  7. Organize, inventory, repair, and maintain theatre at Southeastern equipment and facilities.
  8. Supervise or execute scenic, lighting, sound, and properties designs in the academic year.
  9. Teaches 1-2 courses in the Fall and Spring semesters.

ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES (FUNCTIONS, DUTIES)

Attendance and Dependability: The employee can be depended upon to report to the assigned duty station at the scheduled time. Employee can be depended upon to complete work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner and is conscientious, about assignments. Duties will include work, rehearsals, performances, and events in the evenings and on weekends outside of the traditional workweek.

Communication and Contact: The employee communicates effectively and professionally both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside of the University.

Relationships with Others: The employee works effectively and relates well with others including superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the University. The employee exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working environment.

Safety: Employee works safely, attends safety training offered/required, and follows appropriate safety rules and regulations. In relation to level of NIMs training completed, participates in incident management preparation and performs incident duties as assigned. Must be able to lift heavy objects and equipment.

REQUIRED:

  1. MFA in Theatre Design Technology, Production and Design, Properties Technology, Scene Design, or other technical theatre degree.
  2. Advanced knowledge of stage carpentry and lighting.
  3. Organization of human, financial, facility, and material resources.
  4. Demonstrated experience in theatrical design, lighting design, sound operation, facilities operations, and customer service.
  5. Experience in one or more of the following: Adobe CC Design Suite, Vectorworks or other industry standard CAD software, Final Cut Pro, Qlab, Audacity, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  6. Physical Requirements: The physical working environment in a technical theater setting involves all the hazards and dangers relating to the development, building, preparation and set-up of any production. Work requires constant physical effort, including walking extensively, climbing stairs, working in a stooped position over a long period of time, lifting or handling moderately heavy to heavy tools or materials and ability to work in high places. Work involves everyday risks or discomforts that require special safety precautions, e.g., working around moving parts or machines or working in high places.
  7. Work Environment: Work performed in a theater, stage, production or office environment. Hours of work will vary with a combination of day, evening, and weekend according to the needs of the university.

Preferred: College teaching experience, professional design experience, .40 Technical Director.

Academic load: .40 Facilities Management, .20 Teaching

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The preferred start date is August 1, 2019 and may require multiple campus assignments as well as varied time and delivery methods. Review of applications will begin June 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Employment is contingent upon the results of a national criminal and sex offender background check. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. To apply send a completed application for faculty employment, letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts or e-copies from each institution of higher education attended. (If selected, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution will be required upon date of hire) to:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Human Resources, Administration Building 309
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701

Email to hr@se.edu. SE participates in E-Verify.

SE is an AA/EEO employer committed to multicultural diversity.

Associate/Assistant Professor of Occupational Safety and Health (expected tenure track) Open Close

Southeastern Oklahoma State University invites applications for an expected tenure-track associate/assistant position in Occupational Safety & Health. Salary, rank and tenure-track status will be based on the successful candidates’ education and experience. The candidates should have one of the following (in ranked order of preference):

A doctorate in Occupational Safety, Construction Safety, Risk Management/Loss Control, Systems Safety or related occupational safety field.

A MS or MA graduate in Occupational Safety, Construction Safety, Risk Management/Loss Control, Systems Safety, or related occupational safety field with ABD status on an approved doctorate.

A MS or MA graduate in Occupational Safety, Construction Safety, Risk Management/Loss Control, Systems Safety or closely related occupational safety field with willingness to begin or continue pursuit of doctorate.

PREFERRED: Certification, such as CSP, ARM or CIH is highly desirable. The ideal candidate would also have experience in Systems, HazMat or Construction. Evidence of research, peer reviewed publications and presentations is also highly desirable.

Founded in 1909, Southeastern OK State University enrolls approximately 4,500 students in 38 undergraduate and 14 graduate degree programs. The campus is located in Durant, Oklahoma, north of Dallas, Texas and southeast of Oklahoma City. The Department of Occupational Safety and Health is recognized for its quality graduates and is one of the fastest growing departments at the university. Both the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science programs are BSCP “Qualified Academic Programs”.  There are currently six full-time faculty and more than 900 undergraduate and graduate majors in the department.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position begins January 1, 2020 and may require multiple campus assignments as well as varied time and delivery methods. Review of applications will begin in early August 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Employment is contingent upon the results of a national criminal and sex offender background check. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. To apply send a completed application for faculty employment, letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts or e-copies from each institution of higher education attended (If selected, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution will be required upon date of hire) to:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Human Resources, Administration Building 309
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701

Email to hr@se.edu. SE participates in E-Verify. www.se.edu

SE is an AA/EEO employer committed to multicultural diversity.

Flight Instructor Open Close

The Southeastern Oklahoma State University Aviation Sciences Institute invites applications for a Lead Flight Instructor position in the Aviation Department at the Durant, Oklahoma campus.

SUMMARY

To assist the Chief Flight Instructor in all duties. Teach at least one academic class. Maintains a full load of flight students.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Teaching flight students

Supervising Line Crew

Assist in compliance with FAA regulations

Assist the Chief Flight Instructor

Administer 14 CFR Part 141 stage checks and End of Course Exams

Supervising Line Flight Instructor

ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES (FUNCTIONS, DUTIES)

Attendance and Dependability: The employee can be depended upon to report to the assigned duty station at the scheduled time. Employee can be depended upon to complete work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner and is conscientious, about assignments.

Communication and Contact: The employee communicates effectively and professionally both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues and individuals inside and outside of the University.

Relationships with Others: The employee works effectively and relates well with others including superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the University. The employee exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working environment.

Safety: Employee works safely, attends safety training offered/required, and follows appropriate safety rules and regulations. In relation to level of NIMs training completed, participates in incident management preparation and performs incident duties as assigned.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

REQUIRED: Flight Instructor Certificate with experience

PREFERRED: Bachelor’s Degree; FAA Part 61 and 141 experience to teach initial flight instructor applicants

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. Employment is contingent upon the results of a national criminal and sex offender background check. To apply send an Application for Faculty Employment, letter of interest, resume, copy of all applicable certificates/licenses and unofficial transcripts or e-copies from each institution of higher education attended (If selected, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution will be required upon date of hire) to:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Human Resources, Administration Building 309
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701

Email to hr@se.edu. SE participates in E-Verify. www.se.edu

SE is an AA/EEO employer committed to multicultural diversity.