Technical Director

Summary:
Working as part of the Leadership Team of the Burgin Center, the TD will assist in supporting academic, co-curricular, and community-wide programming.
 
Job ID/Number:
A7871
 
Posted Date:
1/9/2019
 
Job Location:
Mercersburg, PA
 
Position Type:
Full-time
 
Division:
Technical Production
 
Description:

Mercersburg_Academy_logoJOBSUSITT_LOGO_WEB

 

 

 

 

technical

 

Technical Director
Mercersburg Academy
Mercersburg, Pennsylvania

 

 

Overview

The Burgin Center for the Arts is a multi functional facility that includes a 600-seat proscenium theatre, a 100-seat studio theatre, and multiple classrooms and rehearsal rooms. It is used throughout the year for school events and meetings as well as 4 theatre productions, 3 dance concerts, and 3 musical concerts. Working as part of the Leadership Team of the Burgin Center, the TD will assist in supporting academic, co-curricular, and community-wide programming.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA or BFA in technical theatre or equivalent professional experience;
  • Basic working knowledge of construction and set design, lighting design, sound equipment, stage rigging, costuming, and stage management.
  • Advanced skills in at least one to two of the above technical theatre disciplines preferred.
  • Working knowledge and clear understanding of professional standards of stage safety

 

About Mercersburg

Founded in 1893, Mercersburg Academy is a dynamic, forward-thinking, independent college-preparatory school in historic south-central Pennsylvania. Mercersburg Academy offers a rigorous academic program to 435 boarding and day students from 29 U.S. states and 40 nations in grades nine through twelve    As found in our mission statement, “Mercersburg Academy prepares young men and women from diverse backgrounds for college and for life in a global community. Students at Mercersburg pursue a rigorous and dynamic curriculum while learning to live together harmoniously in a supportive residential environment.”

 

For full job description and application instructions, visit us at https://www.mercersburg.edu/page/about-us/employment