Assistant Technical Director

University of Houston College of Pharmacy
September 24, 2023
Offerd Salary:Salary: 4,463.00 - 5,804
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Job Description - Assistant Technical Director (STA013042)

Job Description

Assistant Technical Director - (STA013042) Assistant Technical Director


: H0594 Deans Office - Arts


Internal Posting Only

Directs an ongoing university program to ensure that prescribed activities are carried out in accordance with its mission and/or specified objectives. Prepares short- and long-term goals and objectives.

  • Plans, develops and administers methods, strategies and procedures for meeting program objectives; directs and oversees the daily activities of staff members.
  • Prepares and monitors the annual budget and ensures that expenditures are within budget allocation.
  • Directs and coordinates personally, or through subordinate personnel, activities concerned with carrying out the objectives of the program.
  • Directs the preparation of and reviews reports and records of activities to ensure progress is being accomplished toward specified program objectives; modifies or changes methodology as required to redirect activities and attains objectives.
  • Analyzes trends within program areas, maintaining expert awareness of program information and change needs.
  • Formulates, implements, and maintains appropriate policies and procedures concerning program administration.
  • Manages and administers grant for program, including meetings, communication coordination, scholarships and other operations.
  • May prepare or participate in the preparation of proposals to obtain grants from state and federal agencies, and private foundation sponsors.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
  • EEO/AA

    Additional Details (Summary): The Assistant Technical Director plays a key role in providing technical expertise and support for the College of the Arts. Working closely with the Technical Director, this position assists in overseeing the technical operations of various productions, events, and activities, ensuring the safe and efficient execution of artistic endeavors within the college.

  • Technical Operations:
  • Collaborate with the Technical Director to plan, coordinate, and execute technical operations for productions, performances, and events.
  • Assist in the supervision and management of technical crews, including stagehands, technicians, and other personnel and students involved in production operations.
  • Ensure adherence to established technical standards, protocols, and safety guidelines.
  • Assist in the implementation and maintenance of effective systems for the operation, maintenance, and repair of technical equipment and facilities.
  • Set Design and Construction:
  • Assist in the design and construction of sets, scenery, and props for productions, ensuring their feasibility, functionality, and safety.
  • Collaborate with designers, directors, and production teams to translate artistic visions into practical and visually appealing set designs.
  • Oversee the construction and installation of sets, ensuring proper techniques, materials, and safety measures are employed.
  • Coordinate with the production team to ensure the availability and readiness of set elements for rehearsals and performances.
  • Lighting and Sound:
  • Assist in the planning, design, implementation, and operation of lighting and sound systems for productions and events.
  • Collaborate with lighting and sound designers to achieve desired effects and atmospheres.
  • Assist in the installation, focusing, and programming of lighting fixtures and sound equipment.
  • Oversee the operation of lighting and sound systems during rehearsals and performances, ensuring quality and consistency.
  • Technical Support:
  • Provide technical support and assistance to faculty, staff, and students in their use of technical equipment and facilities.
  • Assist in training students and production teams in technical operations, safety protocols, and equipment usage.
  • Troubleshoot technical issues, identify solutions, and coordinate repairs or maintenance as needed.
  • Maintain an inventory of technical equipment, supplies, and tools, ensuring their availability and proper storage.
  • Collaboration and Communication:
  • Collaborate with artistic directors, designers, production teams, and other stakeholders to ensure the seamless integration of technical elements into productions.
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues, providing timely and accurate information regarding technical requirements, schedules, and progress.
  • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment, promoting effective communication and teamwork among technical staff and production teams.
  • Qualifications

    Bachelors and 3 years experience

    Education: Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Experience: Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.

    Additional Job Posting Information:

  • Department is willing to accept experience in lieu of education
  • Department is willing to accept education in lieu of experience.
  • Additional Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in technical theater operations, including set design and construction, lighting, and sound.
  • Strong knowledge of technical theater equipment, tools, and techniques.
  • Familiarity with theatrical rigging, safety protocols, and industry standards.
  • Proficiency in computer-aided design (CAD) software and other technical theater software applications.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks, manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, to accommodate production schedules and events.
  • Salary: 4,463.00 - 5,804.50

    Required Attachments by Candidate: Resume, Cover Letter/Letter of Application

    Employee Status

    : Regular/Benefits

    Job Posting

    : Aug 24, 2023, 10:32:08 PM

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