Technical Director (Performance Arts Facilities) Req.#4850

Technical Director (Performance Arts Facilities) Req.#4850


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

Job Location

Central Campus




Full Time - State of NC

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, June 2, 2022
Closes: Thursday, June 30, 2022

Target Start Date

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Days, Nights, Weekends

Reports to

Executive Director Performance Facilities and Events

Employment Type

Full-Time 12 Months

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Theatre or related field; 2 to 4 years of experience in theatre technical operations

Preferred Qualifications

None preferred

Position Description

General Function

Manages and directs the operation of the technical stage facilities and equipment in the CPCC performance spaces. This includes but is not limited to computer lighting systems, sound and amplification systems and stage rigging system. Manages and coordinates, in advance, the setup and equipment needs of show presenters, which includes professional guest companies, college departments, and amateur community groups. Hires, trains, schedules and supervises professional and student staff to operate stage facilities and equipment for all events.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

1.  Directs the planning and execution of lighting, sound, and stage setup for all events in the facility based on advance contacts and information from presenters.

2.  Hires, trains and supervises part-time and student technicians and Assistant Technical Directors to adequately service each event.

3.  Facilitates the audio and lighting design, implements and supports the design and operation for both internal CPCC departments and external presenters.

4.  Communicates with internal and external clients interested in using the facility spaces to determine technical needs. Provides recommendations for facility and equipment to event presenters.

5.  Tracks staffing and service provided for each event to facilitate billing and budgeting records.

6.  Provides regular maintenance and/or recommends contract servicing of all staging equipment and technical spaces.

7.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Characteristics

*  Knowledge and experience with current technology on all theatrical systems which include lighting, sound, rigging, and related electronics

*  Knowledge of safety policies, procedures and guidelines

*  Ability to operate computer and proficiency with Microsoft Office products

*  Excellent verbal and written communication skills

*  Knowledge and understanding of applicable federal and state laws, associated with performing arts

*  Skilled in critical thinking and excellent interpersonal skills

*  Skilled in leading and coordinating work by others, including contractors

*  Valid driver’s license in North Carolina or South Carolina

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should apply to:


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