South Bend Civic Theatre
South Bend, IN

Expires: 07/31/17

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$35,000 biweekly

A full time, salaried, 12-month position

Responsibilities: Managing the technical operations of the South Bend Civic Theatre including our historic building and two performance spaces the 207-seat proscenium Wilson Mainstage Theatre and the 80-seat black box Warner Studio Theatre. Excellent organizational, time-management, and interpersonal skills are required. The ideal candidate should have a working knowledge of stage lighting, sound, projection, and set design; carpentry and construction techniques; computerized lighting systems; HVAC maintenance; volunteer mentorship and training; workplace safety; and procedure development.

Duties include but are not limited to:
Oversee set construction for all productions: 2018 features seven (7) on the mainstage, and six (6) in the studio
Build and/or source all production elements including but not limited to scenery, lighting, sound and props
Monitor, maintain, and safeguard all lighting, sound, projection, and HVAC equipment (including the scheduling of repairs)
Supervise and instruct volunteer designers, technicians, carpenters, and backstage volunteers
Develop an apprentice program in stagecraft skills and safety
Manage technical rehearsals for every production and event
Provide general IT support for computers and networks inside the building
Research, recommend, and install new equipment and systems.
Direct all production teams on the technical specifications, costs, and usage of equipment
Insure a culture of safety with all staff and volunteers
Assist with the preparation and control of production budgets
Follow policies and procedures as prescribed
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Maintain irregular and extended working hours
Lift objects up to 50 pounds using appropriate tools
Perform other job-related duties as assigned

If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to SBCT Executive Director Aaron Nichols and include Technical Director' in the subject line. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


Aaron Nichols

Executive Director

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(574) 234-1112

Business Address

403 N. Main St.

South Bend, IN 46601

Posted: 06/12/2017 15:24:00 EST

Last Updated: 12/06/2016 15:01 EST

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