7 Apr 2017

Full-Time Job Assistant Technical Director

Washington College (Job Poster) – Chestertown, Maryland, United States

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Job Description

Washington College seeks an Assistant Technical Director for the Gibson Center for the Arts, beginning July 1, 2017. In consultation with the Gibson Center’s Director, and the chairs in Art, Music, Theatre and Dance, the ATD reports to the Technical Director and will assist in the overall operation of the Center, which includes the 425-seat Decker Theatre, 150-seat Tawes Theatre, 200-seat Hotchkiss Recital Hall, and the Kohl Art Gallery.

GCA is a year–round arts facility that supports both college and community events. The ATD will work closely with the Gibson Center resident academic departments of Music, Theatre and Dance and the Kohl Art Gallery. In co-ordination with the TD, the person will also help support various College offices and departments presenting formal and informal College events and performances, Summer Conference groups renting the facilities for events and performances, and occasional community groups.

We are especially interested in well-rounded, safety-oriented candidates with a desire to supervise and mentor undergraduates in a liberal arts environment.
This is a full-time 12-month staff position offering a competitive salary and benefits package. Teaching and design opportunities with additional remuneration may be possible, depending on credentials and interests.

Preferred Qualifications:
MFA in an appropriate field plus a range of experience and training in theatrical sound, carpentry, lighting, video, and management. Applicants should be fluent in contemporary practice of lighting (conventional and intelligent fixtures, networking, EOS/ION console programming), sound (basic system design, live mixing, QLab), projections (formats and infrastructure for digital playback and live video), and communication (Vectorworks, Lightwright, Dropbox). BA/BFA in appropriate field with professional experience considered.

Washington College is a small private liberal arts college founded in 1782 and located in rural Chestertown, MD, directly across the Chesapeake Bay from Baltimore, about 90 minutes from Baltimore, Washington DC, or Philadelphia. More information at www.washcoll.edu.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our online portal at https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment and encourages applications from women, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans.



• Job Title: Assistant Technical Director
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: Washington College
• website: www.washcoll.edu
• Location: Chestertown, Maryland, United States

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts center, arts education, assistant, assistant director, teaching, and theatre. Location: Maryland.