Technical Director
Columbia University School of the Arts

Technical Director
Columbia University School of the Arts

  • Project Details
    This is a temporary full-time position from September 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023.

    Basic Function:

    Responsible for leading and completing on time and on budget physical elements for up to 19 student productions each year: direct a team of student fellows who assemble technical elements for individual thesis productions; maintain clear communication with Columbia production personnel, off-site production personnel, and technical shops regarding assembly of the production elements; assure adherence to master production schedules, deadlines, and production goals as established by the Production Manager.
    In collaboration with Production Management, supervise the development of detailed and correct working plans/drawings for the physical productions based on plans submitted by artistic staff; provide creative solutions to production problems that are within the scope of budgetary, labor and schedule parameters.

    Supervise the safe operating procedures of the technical shops in Nash, Lenfest Center, and off-site venues as required by OSHA and other regulatory agencies; assure compliance with AEA policies.

    Attend all production meetings to provide effective communication between artistic, production and shop staffs.
    Implements safe operating procedures for the technical shops and productions; supervises Theses’ technical and dress rehearsals to insure that the Program’s operational policies are being implemented. Supervises the process of prop and costume check-out for Program events, including classroom projects.
  • Production Type
  • Production Type
    General Staff + Crew
  • Production Type
    Student Film
  • Union Status
    Non Union
  • Location
    New York
  • Dates & Location
    New York City
  • Closing Date
    8th Jul 2022