Technical Director/Scenic Director
South Orange County Community College District
Under direction of the Dean of Fine Arts or his/her administrative designee, performs complex technical work in an instructional setting for a highly complex subject area; oversees and coordinates all technical aspects of the staging of college, guest artist, Fine Arts Division, and community theatrical performances and other instructional facilities that utilize the Saddleback College theatre facilities; provides technical guidance and oversight to stage and student lab sessions; provides a high level of instructional assistance and support to the Theatre Arts faculty; ensures proper integration of lighting, sound, staging, set, and any/all technical elements of events in the theatre facilities; works with the Theatre Production Manager to oversee the production schedules, ASG funded student events within the Division of Fine Arts, and budget for Department, Division, and other productions using the theatre facilities; and designs and coordinates scenic elements for theatre productions, as assigned.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Education/Training: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in technical theatre, theatrical design, or related field. and four years of responsible experience in technical theatre, theatre construction, theatre or entertainment production, entertainment construction or its related fields, including one year supervisory or lead responsibility.
Experience: Four years of responsible experience in technical theatre, theatre construction, theatre or entertainment production, entertainment construction or its related fields, including one year supervisory or lead responsibility.
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