Alabama State University
Montgomery, AL

Expires: 08/25/20

Job Dates

Year Round


$50,000 annually

Job Description

Alabama State University, College of Visual and Performing Arts, invites applications to fill the position of Technical Director/Facilities Manager. This is a twelve-month full-time staff position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

*Serve as Technical Director for the department of Theatre Arts

*Supervise and maintain the scene shop

*Function as master carpenter for the construction of scenic elements in department productions

*Maintain shop hours on a daily basis to accommodate Rehearsal + performance scheduling

*Supervise and maintain theater spaces in the Tullibody fine Arts Building

*Serve as Master carpenter/builder and be responsible for construction methods, materials, mechanics, rigging and maintenance of all scenic elements for Theatre + Dance productions

*Supervise safety and maintenance of he scene shop, stage, and all shop equipment through daily/weekly/monthly,, etc. procedures as required

*Attend preparation and technical rehearsals in order to coordinate technical and production details production

*Determine the necessary technical supports, and special needs, necessary for events and performances presented at the facility in advance of productions dates

*Orient facility renters/visiting production to safety, technical characteristics and other areas of facility operations; facilitates the use of the technical facilities by the resident company and other engaged by or renting the facility

*Serve as the in-house staff and on-site contact for all events hosted in the facility

*Maintains inventory lists and submits requests for needed supplies

*Perform preventative maintenance on equipment

*Make recommendations regarding capital purchases for technical equipment

*Organize and maintain organization of the use of shop space, storage areas, and organize and supervise the usage of the stage by Scenery, Props, Electrics and Sound

*Space management for the Leila Barlow Theater and adjacent spaces

*Coordinate closely with facilities management to ensure that the building is maintained on a consistent basis

*Periodically walk through the spaces to check for maintenance issues that need to be addressed

*Submit requests for repairs in a timely manner;oversee the upkeep of equipment and supplies

*Monitor the condition of equipment and arrange for the repair and replacement within budgetary constraints

*Maintain and safeguard he assets of the theater, and the use and maintenance of theater space facilities

*Provide safety and technical support for events held in the Leila Barlow Theater as needed and perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

BA or BFA in Theatre Arts, an equivalent combination of education and experience (2 years) in rough and finished carpentry, experience in stage operations, rigging, use of shop equipment, electrical wiring and scenic construction required.

Supplemental Information

Alabama State University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, we consider applicants equally of race, gender, gender identity, color, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability, political affiliation, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To apply, please visit the following link:



Thomas Rodman

Assistant Professor of Lighting + Sound

Do Not contact directly(dot) All applicants must go through the application portal(dot)


(334) 604-9129

Business Address

Department of Theatre Arts

915 South Jackson Street

Montgomery, AL 36104

Posted: 04/16/2020 00:00:00 EST

Last Updated: 08/05/2020 14:15 EST

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