Faculty, Theater Technical Director

Miami Dade College
Miami, Florida
$49,973 - $61,320
Posted Date
Aug 10, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts, Other Arts, Performing Arts, Communications, Film & Video
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Miami Dade College, New World School of the Arts, Wolfson Campus is now accepting applications for the Faculty, Theater Technical Director position.  This faculty teaches theater courses in a professionally focused curriculum for NWSA High School and Bachelor of Fine Arts college degree programs, teaching stagecraft constructing sets and supervising college and high school construction crews. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach courses in stagecraft at the high school and/or college level
  • Plan the construction of sets, construct sets, purchase necessary materials, maintain projected schedules and budgets for the Main Stage shows and or other productions with respect to scenery, lighting, sound, and properties
  • Maintain the theater, shop, studios and stage spaces, equipment, and tools
  • Maintain inventories of all equipment
  • Supervise student crews in the construction, setup, rehearsal and run of all mainstages shows. Keep attendance, evaluate the performance of those crews
  • Advise the production manager in determining budgets, scheduling, and crews
  • Oversee and promote safety in all activities, including safety with respect to students, faculty, and staff, audiences and patrons and physical plant equipment
  • Participate in production meetings and all other department, division, campus and college committees and assignments

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree of Fine Arts in Theater; or master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Theater Professional theater experience as a technical director
  • Three years minimum teaching experience in a college and or university setting
  • Flexibility to work a flexible schedule to accommodate rehearsals, performances, juries, auditions, including production in-load, build and strike and other departmental and school activities


Miami Dade College is the largest, most diverse, and highly regarded college in the nation. We operate eight campuses with over 6,000 employees who educate over 164,000 students from around the world. The College offers over 300 programs of study and several degree options, including vocational, associate, and baccalaureate degrees. With such a large organization, our employment needs are very diverse. From full-time professional faculty to part-time adjunct faculty and support staff, the people who comprise the MDC workforce are the innovators who help the College maintain our reputation as one of the most highly regarded colleges in the country.


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