Job Announcment Theatre Technical Director - Tulsa, Oklahoma


Jun 27, 2014
Tulsa, Oklahoma
The City of Tulsa has a job opening for a theatre technical director.

The Tulsa Performing Arts Center is a publicly funded and managed facility; houses five performances spaces, a banquet hall, art gallery, and all requisite back stage spaces; presents over 500 publicly attended events per year ranging from Broadway tours, to touring music and dance acts of all sizes, community theatre and cultural events, lectures, opera, ballet and symphonies. This position directly manages four stage technicians, plus IATSE casual labor as well as user group technicians. There will be lots of nights and weekends, and because this is an exempt position, lots of unpaid overtime.

  • Supervises subordinates and coordinates contracted employees in the operation of complex theater lighting, audio, staging and rigging systems
  • Designs and implements facility stage and technical improvements and devices
  • Reviews bids for services and recommends awards
  • Determines manpower needs for scheduled performances and arranges for contracted employees
  • Assigns, coordinates, and reviews the work of subordinate personnel regarding operations, conducting formal performance reviews
  • Schedules work assignments to maintain sufficient stage and technical personnel
  • Analyzes stage and technical records to assure proper operations maintained and all instructions/regulations followed
  • Administers the working agreements and contracts of the contracted employees
  • Coordinates, conducts and participates in employee training programs
  • Develops technical reports and maintains technical and fiscal records
  • Monitors stage and technical safety practices in all PAC theaters
  • Monitors stage and technical support contractors
  • Manages assigned budget regarding stage and technical area.
  • Must report to work on a regular and timely basis
Full disclosure: this position is my direct supervisor, so if you are an @$#&%*!, don't bother applying.
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