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Assistant Professor of Scenic Design

Posted: 03/24/2024

The Millikin University School of Theatre and Dance is accepting applications for a full-time tenure track position in Scenic Design to begin in August 2024.  Millikin is a small, private, comprehensive university of approximately 1800 students located in Decatur, Illinois.  The nationally recognized School of Theatre and Dance is a vibrant and highly visible component of the campus community serving 160 students in five-degree programs including a BA in Theatre and Performance Studies and BFAs in Acting, Design and Production, Musical Theatre, and Stage Management.  The school is housed in a new $29 million facility, the Center for Theatre and Dance, which opened in 2020. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Teach courses in elements of design, drawing/rendering, scenic design, properties design, and scenic painting
  • Design 1-2 mainstage productions per semester
  • Supervise stock and equipment in prop shop
  • Coordinate and supervise paint calls
  • Supervise and mentor student designers and technicians working in scenic and properties design & fabrication
  • Attend School of Theatre & Dance, College of Fine Arts, and full faculty meetings
  • University and School of Theatre & Dance service
To learn more, or to apply, click here