21 Mar 2024


Technical Director

University of California, Santa Barbara  →   Santa Barbara, CA


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Job Description

Technical Director
Theater and Dance
University of California, Santa Barbara


Summary of Job Details:

Oversees all technical elements (except costumes) related to department’s season of theater and dance productions. Acts as liaison between designers and  shops to ensure all designs are translated and executed properly. Creates working drawings from designer drawings for use in shops. Facilitates technical set-up, operation, and coordination of personnel. Responsible for student employees, run crews, production supervisors and Technical Teaching Assistants. Oversees technical budgets and schedules. Oversees safety in all technical areas. Assists with the coordination of Theater and Dance facility maintenance.


Required Qualifications:

• BA in technical theater related major or equivalent experience and/or training.

• Two years of practical technical theater experience that demonstrates leadership ability.

• Demonstrated experience with theater operations, including budgeting, scheduling, scenic construction, rigging, lighting and sound.

• Working computer knowledge.

• 1-3 years of experience with producing efficient and precise CAD drawings.


Special Conditions of Employment:

• Ability to work some evenings, weekends, holiday hours.

• Satisfactory criminal history background check.

• UCSB is a Tobacco-Free environment.


Hiring/Budgeted Hourly Range: $29.55 – $32.63/hr.

Full Hourly Range:  $29.55 – $51.77/hr.

Days/Hours: M-F; 8am – 5pm

Benefits Eligibility: Full Benefits


UC Santa Barbara is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

For the University of California’s Affirmative Action Policy, please visit: policy.ucop.edu/doc/4010393/PPSM-20.

For the University of California’s Anti-Discrimination Policy, please visit: policy.ucop.edu/doc/1001004/Anti-Discrimination. 

Application review begins: 4/5/24


Apply online at jobs.ucsb.edu

Job #66350


Full-Time Job in Theatre:
Technical Director
University of California, Santa Barbara
 Santa Barbara, CA

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