Theatre Technical Director - Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Ohio

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Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Campus or Location

Eastern Campus

Job Responsibilities

• Manages the venues’ extensive rental schedule including both internal and external clients
• Assists with the educational programming and management of campus performance facilities
• Develops and manages the production and events services budgets for the Theatre Arts area
• Manages facility schedules, systems and processes for the campus’ performing venues
• Supervises, directs, and evaluates events staff
• Manages the technical aspects of production for the Theatre Department
• Manages the planning, design, specification, purchase, installation, inventory and maintenance of production technical systems of the three performance venues
• Initiates and directs planning, design and actualization of enhancements of the public and operational spaces of the venues
• Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications


• Bachelor’s degree in a related field and a minimum of five years demonstrated professional theatrical production experience including lead responsibilities
• Demonstrated experience planning and monitoring a business area’s budget
• Demonstrated experience effectively making decisions that have major implications on the management and operations within a department
• Demonstrated experience in a role requiring diverse problem solving methods in a variety of situations

• Possess comprehensive knowledge of Technical Theatre theories, concepts, and practices with the ability to use in varied situations as it pertains to the departmental focus
• Excellent organizational and prioritization skills with demonstrated attention to detail
• Ability to be creative and exercise initiative
• Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
• Ability to adjust to changing priorities and respond appropriately to deadlines
• Proven leadership skills and ability to foster a team environment and work collaboratively
• Demonstrated intermediate Project Management skills
• Ability to develop and effectively executive detailed project management work plans
• Intermediate-level proficiency with Microsoft: Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity
• Ability to collaborate, persuade, gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas on significant projects
• Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality
• Possess sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population


• Customer Service
• Results Focus
• Quality of Work

• Communication
• Time Utilization / Organization
• Collaboration / Inclusion

• Servant Leadership
• Flexibility / Adaptability
• Continuous Improvement / Innovation

(The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
• The work is performed in a normal, professional office environment;
• The work area is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated;
• Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the duties of the job and will perform repetitive motions with hands/fingers using a computer mouse and keyboard to type. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items such as papers, files, pamphlets, books, etc.;
• Work may also require walking and standing in conjunction with travel to and attendance at meetings and conferences away from the worksite

Preferred Qualifications

Work Schedule

Standard college hours 8:30 – 5:00. Hours may vary depending on business units needs

Work Schedule

Standard college hours 8:30 – 5:00. Hours may vary depending on business units needs

Target Hiring Rate/Salary

Special Note

Special Note

Posting Open Date 05/03/2016

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Keyword Phrases

  • Theatre
  • Theatre Technical Director
  • Exemplary Learning and Teaching Community
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Promote Individual Development and Quality of Life
  • Student Activities
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter