Under general direction of Production Manager, TD oversees all the technical elements and activities (except costumes) related to department's season of theater and dance productions.
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, California
Department of Theater and Dance Seeks Technical Director (TD) for immediate, full-time position. Under general direction of Production Manager, TD oversees all the technical elements and activities (except costumes) related to department's season of theater and dance productions. Acts as liaison between designers and shops to ensure all designs are translated and executed properly: includes communication with designers, creating working drawings, scheduling all builds, budgeting, facilitating technical rehearsals, and the administration and training of student run crews. Responsible for the use of safe practices in all technical areas. Supervises 3 permanent staff members, including scene shop supervisor, lighting and sound supervisor carpenter/electrician. Reqs: BA in technical theater related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience and a minimum of two years of practical technical theater experience.
Desired Reqs: Supervisory experience and work in an educational environment. Recent MFA graduates in Technical Direction are encouraged to apply. Expertise in scenic, lighting, and sound technical elements; skilled in scenic carpentry, rigging, and welding; fluency in CAD. Strength in communication and enthusiasm in working with students highly desired. Notes: Fingerprint background check required. Maintain a valid CA driver's license. Some evenings, weekends, and holidays are required.
Applicants must submit cover letter, resume and two letters of recommendation as part of online application. Salary Range: $23.95/hr - $27.95/hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply by 12/07/18, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20180625