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30 Jul 2018

Full-Time Technical Director – Harris Center

Harris Center  Folsom, California, United States

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Job Description

Harris Center for the Arts

Three Stages at Folsom Lake College

Career Opportunity at Northern California’s Folsom Lake College


Job Posting C00657P

Closing Date: September 4, 2018

Technical Director

Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College


Folsom Lake College is seeking a technical theatre professional to take a leadership role at the Harris Center for the Arts, a Regional Arts Center opened in February 2011.


About the Technical Director position:

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Technical Director is responsible for leading a team of stage technicians providing technical, stage, and backstage support for events and other activities taking place at the new Center. A key member of the Center’s leadership team, the Technical Director plans, organizes and directs the technical aspects of events and activities, including stage set-up, lighting, sound and related production functions for professional, student and community presentations and productions.
The Technical Director oversees the Center’s theatrical equipment sets and their use, including all lighting, sound, projection and mechanical rigging equipment; rents and purchases equipment and stage supplies; recommends capital improvement projects; and recruits, selects, trains, oversees, evaluates, schedules, and coordinates all stage crew and technical personnel.

The position’s annual starting salary is $68,617 ($5,718.11 per month) and includes a competitive benefits package that includes health insurance, CalPERS retirement, 21 days of annual paid vacation, etc.


About the Harris Center for the Arts:

With its millionth audience member attending during its just completed seventh full season, the Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College is a $50 million regional performance arts center that seeks to enrich the lives of people throughout California’s capital region by providing venues and opportunities to experience artistic work, celebrate cultural traditions and participate in the creative process.  The Center features three intimate state-of-the-art performance spaces, an art gallery, recording studio, and spacious educational facilities. Center programs include presentations that bring artists of all disciplines from around the world to perform and share, partnerships that make the Center a home for local artists and arts organizations, and productions of work created and/or developed on site.  The Center is home to Folsom Lake College’s visual and performing arts instructional offerings, as well as other life-long learning programs for the broader community.  Opened in February 2011, the Center hosts upwards of 400 events per year attracting audiences of 150,000 annually.

More information:
18/19 Season Brochure:


About Folsom Lake College:

Located 25 miles northeast of Sacramento in the gold rush foothills of the Sierras below Lake Tahoe, Folsom Lake College was established in 2004 as the fourth and newest college in the Los Rios Community College District. With an enrollment of 8700 students, the college is a dynamic learning community committed to academic excellence and innovation, providing quality educational programs and services to enrich and empower students to reach their full potential as informed and productive members of the community. The college is an educational organization that embraces change, values diversity, and focuses on creativity and personal enrichment. It is committed to an interest-based approach to solving problems and addressing issues.


To Apply:

The Los Rios Community College District is currently accepting applications for this position.

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Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts center, director, performing arts, stage, and technical. States: California.

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