Assistant Technical Director, Performance Facilities and Events Req. #5248

Assistant Technical Director, Performance Facilities and Events Req. #5248


Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28235
Phone: 704-330-2722

Job Location

Central Campus




State Health Plan

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, February 16, 2023
Closes: Friday, March 31, 2023

Target Start Date

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Friday plus Evening and Weekends

Reports to

Department Head

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree

3-5 years Technical Theater Experience

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Technical Theater, or Theater related studies

Position Description

General Function:

The Assistant Technical Director (ATD) assists and collaborates with the Technical Director (TD) on all elements of the production department, ensuring an on-time and on-budget production, including facilitating the flow of information between artistic, administrative and production personnel. The ATD is the primary person responsible for the onsite supervision of technical crew, setups, events, and strikes.

Characteristics Duties and Responsibilities:%

1. Production – provides assistance and leadership to college departments and external organizations utilizing the performance facilities; including but not limited to lighting, audio/video, carpentry, and rigging for scheduled events and performances. Oversee entire aspect of technical events and setups to conduct events efficiently.

2. Training – trains and supervises part-time and student technicians to adequately service each event, under the supervision of the Technical Director.

3.Maintenance -   performs regular maintenance and recommends service of staging equipment and technical items for both preventative and safety practices. 

4. Provides post-event staffing and service/equipment reports for each event to facilitate billing and budgeting records.

5. Safety – understand and identify possible areas of improvement in safety procedures and protocols within the theaters.

6. Contributes to the overall success of the College and Performance Facilities by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Worker Characteristics:

  • Good general understanding of all technical aspects of theatre and live shows including stage carpentry, sound, lighting, and video
  • Knowledge of safety policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Ability to work with a diverse population

Working Conditions:

☐Office Environment

☐Lab Environment

☒Other: Theaters and Event Spaces

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