Technical Director

Job #5952

Job Type Full Time
Location Buffalo, New York
Field Technical Production
Post Date Jan 30, 2024
Salary $62,000 - $70,000

The Center for the Arts is where art is made and experienced at the University at Buffalo. We're hiring a full-time Technical Director to oversee production across our five public venues. You'll collaborate with a diverse range of stakeholders, lead a team of professionals, interact with national touring groups, university departments, and community entities, and ensure top-notch performances. Duties include performance and event facilitation, policy enforcement, equipment oversight, safety compliance, and technical coordination. University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.


* Bachelor’s Degree
* Minimum three years of professional technical direction or equivalent experience in presenting
theatrical, corporate, or music events
* Advanced demonstrated knowledge of technical theater or entertainment production, including
operation, configuration, programming, and troubleshooting of audio, lighting, rigging, staging, and
video projection systems
* Knowledge of the fundamentals of technical theater and live event production, along with current safe
practices in the entertainment field
* Expertise with industry-standard software and equipment
* Demonstrated strength in communication, organization, supervision, interpersonal and project
management skills, and the ability to provide effective situational leadership
* Commitment to fostering a collaborative and inclusive environment, with a dedication to customer