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Technical Director

Apply now Job no: 496099
Department: Regl Physical Facilities - Middletown Campus
Location: Middletown, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Administration, Camps and Special Events, Custodial, Building Support, Grounds
Status: Part Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Technical Director
Job Summary:

Technical Director of the Dave Finkelman Auditorium. Miami University’s Middletown Campus, Physical Facilities Department is searching for qualified candidates for a Technical Director position.  Part-Time, 10-month appointment.  Minimum starting salary is $24,900.

Work performed in a theater, stage, production or office environment. Hours of work will vary with a combination of day, evening, and weekend according to the needs of the College.

Duties/Physical Demands:

Technical Director directs the planning and execution of lighting, sound, and stage setup for all events in the facility based on advance technical riders, contracts and information from users; hire, schedule, train, and supervise student technician staff to meet the service needs of all the events; provide written and verbal information and recommendations for facility and equipment specifications and use, as well as cost estimates as needed, to campus management and facility users; provide reports and documentation which reflects staffing, materials, equipment and other costs associated with an event’s production and operation of the facility; provide regular maintenance or recommends service of all staging equipment and technical spaces; perform other duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Theater or related field and three years of experience in technical directing or other related professional work, or Master’s Degree in Theater or related field and two years of professional experience; comprehensive knowledge of various lighting, sound and rigging equipment. Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applicants must apply online and submit cover letter and resume. Inquiries may be directed to Kelli D. Bray at

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin October 14, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Benefits Eligible:



A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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