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Job Status: Exempt, D-2
Job Summary: With oversight from the Technical Director (TD), the Assistant Technical Director (ATD) is responsible for the operation of all backstage functions and activities related to the Clayton Center’s three performance halls. Responsible for providing audio/visual and other technical services for Clayton Center, partner, and rental events taking place throughout the facility.
The ATD is a generalist professional stage technician, and as such, is responsible for operating and maintaining a wide variety of performance systems – including theatrical lighting, sound reinforcement, and projection systems. Regularly runs sound and/or lights for performances taking place at the Center, and is directly responsible for setting up and striking technical equipment used for performances and other events. Should have extensive knowledge of current show control systems, including a working knowledge of digital audio and lighting consoles. In particular, must possess sufficient audio engineering skills to confidently and competently mix large shows with minimal support from other technicians.
As the Center’s lead maintenance technician, (with support from the TD) is directly responsible for ensuring that lighting, sound, and projections equipment is in good working order at all times; repairing and performing preventative maintenance on equipment as needed; and advising the TD on equipment needing upgrade or replacement. Responsible for directing and supervising the work of other stagehands/technicians (including student staff) to ensure that user technical needs are met, high standards of production quality are maintained, and best practices are observed. Regularly serves as either a sound or lighting crew head during large show load-ins/load-outs.
Directly responsible for hanging and circuiting lighting instruments as needed. Additionally, is tasked with maintaining the repertory lighting plot for each of the three performance halls, and ensuring that lighting hangs are returned to the rep plot following each performance. Under supervision of the TD, the ATD is responsible for maintaining clean, safe, and compliant backstage and performance areas. Expected to regularly work nights/weekends in order to run and/or supervise performances and other events.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Requirements: Minimum two-year degree or professional technical certification required; four-year degree in theater, music, or a related discipline preferred. A minimum of 1-3 years of progressive professional experience as a facility or touring technician preferred. Extensive experience in using, troubleshooting and maintaining audio, sound, lighting, multimedia and related computer technology required, including a working knowledge of current digital audio (AES3/50, Cobranet, Dante, etc.) and lighting control (DMX512, ETC Net2/Net3) protocols. Experience with current ETC lighting technologies, and Yamaha and/or Midas digital audio systems a plus. Demonstrated ability to manage stagehands and other technicians, work well with others, and interact with the public.Basic knowledge of computers, including a working of knowledge of current network technologies used by professional sound and lighting systems, required.
To Apply: Send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to email@example.com; complete the online employment application at www.maryvillecollege.edu, and include job requisition number 64 on the application. Maryville College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.