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Technical Director - University of Toronto Scarborough

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Technical Director
Deadline: July 15, 2013
Posted: July 4, 2013

Job Description / Duties

Under general direction of the Chair of the Department of Arts, Culture and Media, the incumbent is responsible for the operation and technical direction of productions and events for the Department of Arts, Culture and Media, including the Leigha Lee Browne Theatre (LLBT), productions mounted by Arts & Events Programming and the Theatre and Performance Studies Programme. He or she provides production support for rental clients; manages the facilities and production equipment for the Department of Arts, Culture and Media and the LLBT; and provides direct supervision of technical crews. In consultation with director(s) may concieve, design or implement technical elements and may offer creative contributions to productions in the LLBT and supervises technical support to all Arts, Culture and Media (ACM) practical courses, the Doris McCarthy gallery and Gallery 1265.

Qualifications / Required Skills


Education: College Diploma in Technical Theatre or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience: Four (4) years theatrical production and technical management experience, including two or more of the following positions: Lighting Designer, Sound Designer, Head of Construction, Stage Manager, Technical Director, Production Manager. Three years technical theatre experience. One year experience in the supervision, training or instruction of students.

Other: Considerable manual skill is required to service and operate equipment. Incumbent should have good supervisory capability, strong oral and written communication skills, well-developed personal organizational skills, creativity, sound judgment based on experience in handling responsibility. Drafting and design ability. Construction ability. Theatre Light and Sound - design and implementation. Knowledge and familiarity with theatrical equipment and tools. Computer knowledge: lighting design, operation and trouble shooting skills on a computer lighting board; basic word processing skills; familiarity with a spreadsheet program and CAD software. High degree of personal initiative, thorough familiarity with all aspects of production for the performing arts; professional attitude; flexibility and imagination to address artistic and technical concerns. Knowledge of First Aid, WHMIS, fall protection, Safety Guidelines for the Live Performance Industry in Ontario, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Ontario Building Code and Fire Code.

Additional Information

Applications will be accepted online at:

Note: This is a term position from August 2013 to August 2014.

Salary: 09 -- $52,112 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $66,642.Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.

Contact Information

Human Resource Services
University of Toronto Scarborough
1265 Military Trail
Toronto, Ontario
M1C 1A4


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The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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