Assistant Technical Director

Job #2316

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Job Type Full Time
Location Conway, South Carolina
Field Sound Design & Technology
Post Date Sep 19, 2021
Salary $28,215.00 - $52,203.00
Summary

The Department of Theatre at Coastal Carolina University, accredited by NAST, invites applications for a full-time Assistant Technical Director. The Department offers a B.F.A. degree in Theatre Arts with concentrations in Musical Theatre, Acting, Physical Theatre, and Design & Production, as well as a B.A. degree in Theatre. Located in Conway, South Carolina, just 9 miles from Myrtle Beach, this highly collaborative and rigorous department maintains a 4-5 production mainstage season, in addition to new works and staged readings in our Maymester series to connect students with working professionals.

We seek an ambitious, energetic, and quality driven professional with the ability to communicate with and mentor students. The successful candidate will support the Technical Director (TD) in managing the daily operation of the Theatre Arts Production Studio (TAPS). The Assistant Technical Director (ATD) will work with the TD on pre-production work, assist with the implementation of scenic construction, scenic painting, and prop processes, lead load-in and strikes of all assigned events, assist the TD with the day-to-day operations of the scene shop, and provide carpentry work for all production. The preferred applicant will possess the ability to read theatrical plans, supervise crews of potential professional and student workers, and be familiar and proficient in basic carpentry and welding.

High school diploma or equivalent (GED) and theatre related experience are required. Master Electrician experience; carpentry; welding; theatre automation; pneumatics; props crafts and sound design/technology experience are preferred.

Interested candidates may apply on-line at https://jobs.coastal.edu/postings/13710. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Production Manager I (CG15/149721), full-time position with benefits. SC State Pay Band: 04. Normal work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the university.

Requirements

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent (GED) and theatre related experience are required. Master Electrician experience; carpentry; welding; theatre automation; pneumatics; props crafts and sound design/technology experience are preferred.

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