Technical Director - Theatre Arts
The Department of Theatre Arts is looking to fill the position of Technical Director.
The position in the Department of Theatre Arts will serve as the Technical Director for up to five mainstage productions and supervise up to 20 additional events. They will be responsible for facilitating effective, healthy, and productive production environments in collaboration with the artists, faculty, and staff. Supervision is exercised over assigned support staff and student labor force.
The successful candidate will be responsible for facilitating effective, healthy, and productive production environments in collaboration with the directors, artists, and staff. This position will report to the Production Manager and work within the Office of Performing Arts and Engagement ensuring successful execution of each production season. This is a twelve-month full-time position.
Three-year minimum experience in Performing Arts Technical Direction.
Minimum of one year experience in structural engineering with steel and wood or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum of one year of mechanical engineering with electro-mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proficiency in use of AutoCAD and/or Vectorworks.
Valid Driver’s license, plus the ability to meet and maintain The University of Iowa Fleet Safety Program driving standard.
Demonstrates skills in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace, particularly within the fine arts.