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The Clarence Brown Theatre (LORT) in residence at the University of Tennessee (Knoxville) seeks a Sound & Video Manager.  Position is responsible for realization of sound and video designs for 7-8 CBT productions per year.  Oversees all sound, comm, and video equipment, installations, and needs for productions, department events, and academic spaces. Collaborates extensively with sound and media designers, directors, and staff.  Supervises/mentors graduate and undergraduates students, and over-hire (shop hours and crew).  Oversees labor and show budgets.  Reports to Production Manager.  Potential teaching and/or design opportunities exist.    BA/BFA or MFA or equivalent in professional experience preferred. 

Minimum requirements : experience with theatre sound systems, programming, and live mixing, ability to lift up to 50 pounds, climb ladders/stairs, work at heights.

We are an organization that values, and is committed to, ongoing diversity, inclusion, and equity education and practice.  Knoxville is a growing community with a beautiful and walkable downtown, active neighborhoods, and eclectic cultural activities, restaurants, and shopping.  Easy driving distance to the Great Smokey Mountains, Nashville, Asheville, Atlanta.

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  • Provide:
    • Cover letter
    • Resume
    • Three Professional Reference Contacts

Salary Range : $48,000

Work includes some weekend, night, and holiday hours.

Anticipated start date: Sept 1, 2023 (negotiable)

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.