Technical Director/Theatre Coordinator

Job #519

Job Type Full Time
Location Westminster, Maryland
Field Technical Production
Post Date Jan 8, 2020

McDaniel College, recognized nationally among “Colleges that Change Lives” and U.S. News and World Report top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences in Westminster, MD offering more than 60 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 20 highly regarded graduate programs.

McDaniel College invites applications for the Technical Director/Theatre Coordinator position. Salary for this full-time, 12-month position is commensurate with qualifications and experience. At McDaniel College we value our employees by offering our full-time employees tuition remission, 403B retirement accounts with employer match, paid time off, medical insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and paid maternity and parental leave. Visit College website for details.

Working closely with professional designers and undergraduate student designers/technicians, the Technical Director is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the technical aspects of the Theatre Arts Department facilities including scene shop, costume shop, stages, green room, lighting lab, props storage, dressing rooms and acting studio. In collaboration with Conference Services and the Arts Manager, the Technical Director/Theatre Coordinator manages, oversees, and provides technical assistance for events in Alumni Hall.


• B.A. required, M.A. or M.F.A. preferred
• Experience with shop organization and practice
• Special skills in carpentry, scene painting, theatrical lighting, sound operation and welding desirable
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Must have a valid U.S. driver’s license with two or less points