California Institute of the Arts
Valencia, CA
EDUCATION | Production House

Expires: 12/27/18


$45,000 - $48,000 (August 15 2018 - June 15 2019) biweekly

What We Offer :

- Insurance benefits including dental

- Development Opportunities

- Building Flexibility into work - so you can take gigs outside of calarts.

- Paid Time Off

-The opportunity to shape/mentor a diverse, intellectual, and creative student body

- A growing and evolving methodology that requires a sense of humor!

Information + Responsibilities


Calarts School of Dance is seeking an Assistant Technical Director who will work under the Technical Director to oversee all productions and technical needs for the school. This faculty position is a temporary full-time ten month position with the chance of renewal.

Schedule / Coordinate Crews for Productions
Train and manage assigned production crews
Teaching sections for Production Technology and Concepts in Lighting Design
Assist in developing comprehensive build calendar for each production
Help with purchasing and installation of equipment and technology
Help research and install capital improvements to facilities
Implementing Lighting and Scenic Designs, Rigging, and Light Construction
Stay current with theater technology
Supervise production crew
Interact with wide range of staff, students, faculty, and administration
Help in managing production tour needs and travel to off-campus shows
Supervise students in the care, maintenance, of the School of Dance performance space and facilities

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to independently lead and supervise crews
Strong organizational skills

Bonus Skills
Virtual Reality
Film Production
Video Design

Minimum BA in Technical Theatre or Equivalent experience
Minimum 4 years experience in technical theatre, preferably with experience in Electrics, Rigging, Carps, and Multimedia
Have working knowledge of all aspects of event production
Knowledge and experience working with Digital Media
Google Docs and Calendar Management via Google Drive

How to Apply

Position is available immediately. If you are interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to dancejobs@calarts.edu. Please indicate in the subject line:Associate Technical Director in order to be considered.

Equity + Diversity

CalArts is proud of its diverse student body and deeply committed to supporting the cultural and artistic aspirations of all its students. A

commitment to increasing opportunities for low-income students and currently disenfranchised groups is necessary, as is the desire to work

to support institutional goals of equity and diversity in an ongoing way. CalArts is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). In our efforts to reach a diverse application pool, please follow the link to fill out an optional survey: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Eq_Div

Further Information

CalArts has a multidisciplinary approach to its studies of the arts

through six schools: Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music and

Theater. CalArts encourages students to explore and recognize the

complexity of the many aspects of the arts. It is supported by a

distinguished faculty of practicing artists and provides its Bachelor

and Master of Fine Arts students with the hands-on training and exposure

necessary for an artist's growth. CalArts was founded in 1961 and

opened in 1969 as the first institution of higher learning in the United

States specifically for students interested in the pursuit of degrees

in all areas of visual and performing arts


Sevim Abaza

Technical Director / Production Manager


(661) 255-1050

Business Address

24700 McBean Pkwy

Valencia, CA 91355

Posted: 06/27/2018 12:07:00 EST

Last Updated: 06/27/2018 15:00 EST

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