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POSITION SUMMARY: The Baldwin School seeks a dynamic and enthusiastic Technical Theater Director to join its Performing Arts Department. This person will work as a part of a team to provide leadership for the technical direction of all of the Performing Arts curricular and extracurricular productions. They will also support the wider school community by supervising the technical operations and resources of the theater, including lighting, sound, and projection support for community events. The ideal candidate is an experienced problem-solver, an enthusiastic collaborator, and a passionate educator who is eager to incorporate their skills into our performing arts program.
This is a part-time position (0.5 FTE) and will be a member of the Performing Arts Department, working closely with our Technology Department.
Duties and Responsibilities: ? Serve as the theater manager for The Simpson Center, our 185-seat performing arts facility. ? Aid in managing lights and sound for day-to-day use of the theater during special school assemblies. ? Manage booth and stage equipment and technology within the capabilities of the Technical Theater Director. ? Manage pre- and post-production services. Work with show directors to create checklists, plans, and timelines for design, build, and strike for all arts productions. ? Co-Manage all stage crews and students assisting in technical theater management during assemblies, school performances and productions, and other large school events that occur in Simpson Center. ? Mentor and instruct students with an interest in technical theater in connection with school performances. ? Maintain clear communication about theater use and scheduled maintenance across departments and appropriate staff. ? Maintain the integrity of policies and procedures for facilities use and resource allocation. ? Maintain safety standards for all community members as it relates to theatrical equipment including, but not limited to, electrical, sound, rigging, and carpentry.
Key Qualifications: ? Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theater, Technical Theater, Theater Design, or a related field of study preferred. Commensurate theatrical experience considered. ? Familiarity with current theater software programs such as EOS and ETC Ion family lighting consoles, Qlab, Isadora, as well as Vectorworks, Google Apps and Mac OS X. ? Experience with set design, set construction, lighting design, sound design, and sound operation. ? Strong written and oral communication skills. ? Able to communicate and coordinate effectively with other departments including IT, Audio Visual, and maintenance teams. ? Experience coordinating multiple ongoing projects with a clear head and grace under pressure. ? Able to manipulate objects and tools and repair pieces of equipment. ? Able to manage and maintain ceiling-mounted and wall-mounted theatrical equipment reachable using ladders and mechanical lifts. ? Able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends, to average 20 hours per week over the course of the school year.
Interested candidates, please send cover letter, resume with 3 references.
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
Founded in 1888, The Baldwin School is an independent college preparatory school, developing talented girls into confident young women with vision, global understanding and the competency to make significant and enduring contributions to the world. The School nurtures our students’ passion for intellectual rigor in academics, creativity in the arts and competition in athletics, forming women capable of leading their generation while living balanced lives. In a nurturing atmosphere that reflects socioeconomic, ethnic and religious diversity, our girls strive to develop scholarship, leadership and citizenship within a community that emphasizes ethical integrity and independence of thought.