Assistant Technical Director, Performance Facilities and Events - Req 6351

Assistant Technical Director, Performance Facilities and Events - Req 6351


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

Job Location

Central Campus


J - $41,600


State Health Plan

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, May 8, 2023
Closes: Thursday, June 8, 2023

Target Start Date

Monday, May 8, 2023

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Friday, plus evenings and weekends

Reports to

Department Head

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

GED/High School Diploma

3 - 5 years of technical theater experience

Preferred Qualifications

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

Position Description

Central Piedmont is looking for an Assistant Technical Director, Performance Facilities and Events. This position is located on the Central Campus in the Overcash Building. 

Performance Facilities & Events manages and maintains a variety of venues at the college on multiple campuses including Halton Theater, The New Theater, Tate Hall and Georgia Tucker Fine Arts Hall. Our team serves internal faculty, staff and students as well as rental clients in the community for our Services Corporation project.

Anticipated Hiring Date: June 1, 2023

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday plus evenings and weekends 

Work Hours: 40 hours


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.


Characteristic 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 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.



GED/High School Diploma

3 - 5 years of technical theater experience


Preferred Qualifications

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


Working Conditions:
Theaters and Event Spaces



  1. A completed Central Piedmont application must be completed on-line. During the on-line application process, applicants will be prompted to upload or build a cover letter and resume.
  2. College transcripts (if required for the position) must be attached on-line in the "additional documents" section of the application process.
  3. Applicants that do not have an electronic copy of their transcripts, or find the electronic copy is rejected on-line due to the file size, may fax their transcripts to (704) 330-6066 for attachment to the on-line application.
  4. All applications must be received in the Human Resources office by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date posted to be guaranteed for consideration. Applications of qualified candidates received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the hiring manager.



Salary for this position is $41,600. Pay grade for this position is J. Initial placement for new employees is customarily at entry level through 25% percentile. Contract type is Professional. Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include off-shift hours, evening and weekend assignments may be required of any position. All positions are subject to budget approval. Central Piedmont offers an excellent benefits package to full-time employees including Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Education Benefits, Disability and more.

 ABOUT Central Piedmont

Central Piedmont Community College is Mecklenburg County’s resource for academic excellence and cultural enrichment. Central Piedmont is in close proximity to the Queen City’s robust public transportation system, professional sports arenas, and a number of premiere restaurant and shopping outlets that attract visitors from Mecklenburg County and beyond. Today, close to 40,000 students call Central Piedmont home. With eight locations, it is one of the largest community colleges in the Carolinas and serves people of all ages who seek a real-world, affordable, hands-on education that will transform their lives and strengthen the economic, social, and cultural environment of Mecklenburg County.

 Notice of Nondiscrimination
As a recipient of federal funds, Central Piedmont is required to comply with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq. (“Title IX”), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs or activities. Central Piedmont Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs or activities, including in the context of admission or employment. 

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should apply to:

Central Piedmont is an Equal Opportunity Empoyer

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