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Technical Director

Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Aug 13, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
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Full Time
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Technical Director

Position Number: S00813P
Position Type: Staff
Position Category: Fulltime Professionals
Search Type: External
Posted Salary Information: 48 (Click here for EKU Salary Grades)
Driver Classification: Driver
City: Richmond
Division: VP for Finance & Administration
Department: Financial & Business Affairs
Unit: EKU Center for the Arts
FLSA: Exempt
Contact Person: Karen Peavler
Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)
Additional Schedule Details:
Funding Source: Auxiliary
Retirement: KTRS

Position Summary:
The Technical Director ensures that the technical equipment is functional, maintained, and safe to ensure the best possible theater experience. The Technical Director is responsible for the overall organization of the technical production process and for construction, mounting, rigging and maintenance of all scenic elements for productions.

Minimum Education:
• Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Technical Theater, Fine Arts, or related field.

Minimum Experience:
• Five years of related road show technical experience is required, preferably including Broadway, Headline concert, major orchestra.
Required Knowledge:
• Rigging experience, oversight of entire production, student labor management, contract labor management, budget management per performance, load in and load out of production, lighting, sound board, high definition and analog production equipment.

Minimum Licensure and Certification:

Qualification Equivalencies:

Desired Qualifications:

Job Functions:
Oversee and supervise overall organization of the technical production process, including labor
Develop, train and maintain assigned personnel including the student technical workforce for the Center
Ensure the effective operation of the center/ projects by performing other duties as required or requested, including;

Posting Number: S00813P
Number of Vacancies: One
Job Open Date: 06/24/2021
Application Review Date:
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary:

AA/EEO Statement:
Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates who support diversity.

Background Check Statement:
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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