17 Mar 2022


Associate Technical Director

California Institute of the Arts  Santa Clarita, California, United States

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Job Description

General Statement of Job Function:
Calarts School of Dance is seeking an Associate Technical Director who will work under the Director of Operations and Productions to oversee all productions and technical needs for the school.
staff position is a full-time ten-month position with the chance of renewal.  

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Schedule / Coordinate Crews for Productions
  • Train  and manage assigned production crews
  • Teaching  sections for Production Technology  and Concepts in Lighting Design
  • Assist in developing comprehensive build calendar for each production
  • Help with purchasing and installation of equipment and technology
  • Help research and install capital improvements to facilities
  • Implementing Lighting and Scenic Designs, Rigging, and Light Construction
  • Stay current with theater technology
  • Supervise production crew
  • Interact with wide range of staff, students, faculty, and administration
  • Help in managing production tour needs and travel to off-campus shows
  • Supervise students in the care, maintenance, of the School of Dance performance space and facilities

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum BA in Technical Theater or Equivalent experience
  • Minimum 4 years experience in technical theater, preferably with experience in Electrics, General Lighting Design, Rigging, Carps, and Multimedia
  • Have working knowledge of all aspects of event production
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to independently lead and supervise crews
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge and experience working with Digital Media
  • Google Docs and Calendar Management via Google Drive

Bonus Skills 

  • Virtual Reality
  • Film Production
  • Video Design

This is a full-time position that begins September 1, 2022, for the 2022-2023 academic year.

If you are interested, please submit a cover letter and resume attn: Dance ATD Search Committee, CalArts, 24700 McBean Parkway, Valencia, CA 91355 or email directly to dance@calarts.edu.

California Institute of the Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Associate Technical Director
California Institute of the Arts
 Santa Clarita, California, United States

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: dance, director, school, technical director, and technical theatre. States: California.
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