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Assistant Technical Director - The Royal Conservatory of Music

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Production
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Assistant Technical Director
Deadline: October 7, 2010
Posted: September 21, 2010

Job Description / Duties

Position Summary:
A member of the Performing Arts team, the Assistant Technical Director is a service-oriented individual, providing technical and supervisory support in a busy production facility. The Assistant Technical Director reports to the Technical Director and Production Manager.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•Supervises and coordinates stage crew as directed by Technical Director and Production Manager.
•Acts as main technical contact for events in Mazzoleni, Conservatory Theatre and Koerner Hall lobbies.
•Maintains an inventory of technical equipment and supplies necessary to perform functions inherent with events. Notifies Technical Director when supplies need to be re-stocked.
•Performs minor maintenance work, repairs cables, sorts and re-locates equipment after events.
•Occasionally meets with clients to discuss event needs and notates event requirements into the production events files / folders as required.
•Inspects lighting, sound systems, cables, fly system, boards and power sources on a regular basis.
•In conjunction with the Technical Director; performs or schedules necessary maintenance or repairs to ensure safety of both performers and employees.
•Serves as manager on duty in the absence of other employees.
•Adherence to dress code as dictated by events.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•Knowledge of stage management principles and practices.
•Highly skilled in stage production methods and techniques, including lighting, audio reinforcement and recording, video and rigging technique.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Knowledge of requirements / conventions for all musical genres.

•Bachelors' degree or diploma with a major in Technical Theatre Production or related field and or five years of stage management and/or theater production experience, or any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Additional Information

Interested candidates are asked to send a cover letter and current résumé by Friday, October 7th 2010.


Contact Information

Human Resources
The Royal Conservatory
273 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M5S 1W2
Fax: (416) 408-3096
Email: rcmemployment@rcmusic.ca

The RCM thanks all applicants for their interest in this position;
however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Employer Profile

Since 1886, The Royal Conservatory has been committed to developing human potential through leadership in music and arts education. It pursues its mission through a range of world-leading programs designed to meet the creative needs of Canadians at all stages of their lives and learning. For more information about The Royal Conservatory, please visit www.rcmusic.ca

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