Greenway Arts Alliance is seeking a skilled ¾ -time Technical Director / Facilities Manager for the Greenway Court Theatre, reporting to the Producing Director. The Theatre, a 99-seat venue, is a program of Greenway Arts Alliance, a 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to unite communities through art, education and social enterprise. This is a hands-on position that will perform carpentry, maintenance, and technical work in addition to supervising crews. Position will also maintain equipment for the Melrose Trading Post and other shared spaces of the organization.
- Work with Producing Director to make all decisions regarding the technical aspects of the Greenway Court Theatre and all events and productions scheduled in the theatre.
- Communicate with designers and review all designs and make recommendations to Producing Director about safety, feasibility and budget needs.
- Act as Technical Director / Master Carpenter for all Greenway Court Theatre productions and residencies, budget, schedule, staff, and supervise set builds, load-ins, and strikes.
- Budget, schedule, staff, and supervise all other technical elements and instruments related to productions, residencies, and usages (electrics, lighting, sound, video, etc), including hangs, focuses, and strikes.
- Coordinate and maintain inventory of all tools, equipment, and materials related to the technical aspects of the theatre and the other programs of Greenway Arts Alliance.
- Recommend and coordinate all maintenance of current technical equipment and future purchases.
- Repair and maintain Melrose Trading Post equipment on a weekly basis.
- Oversee the Greenway Arts facility, repair and or coordinate building and shared space repairs.
- Oversee and schedule the shop for builds.
- Schedule, hire, and supervise technical overhire and contractors with the Producing Director as needed.
- Along with the Producing Director, work with and mentor high school student interns on technical projects; participate in the brainstorming of projects with the Producing Director
- Implement and enforce safety regulations & practices, nurturing a safe work environment.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor Degree in Theatre Technology preferred.
- At least five years experience coordinating technical aspects for theatres of similar or larger size preferred.
- Advanced construction skills, including carpentry, welding, rigging, required.
- Advanced proficiency in electrics, lighting, sound, and video preferred.
- Experience in facility management and maintenance.
- Experience as a teaching artist, teacher and/or working with high school aged students is a bonus.
- Must be highly organized, flexible and able to balance multiple competing demands.
- Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work.
- Ability to work a flexible, non-typical work schedule that may include evenings and weekends. Attendance is required at all technical rehearsals, load-ins, and strikes.
- LiveScan background check
Work will average 30 hours per week year-round, with more hours required around events and during tech periods balanced with less hours during dark periods. Starting compensation is $20/hour. Position is non-exempt and does not include benefits. There is potential for growth for the right candidate.
Please send cover letter, resume, and three references to: tmoon @ greenwayarts.org