Technical Director

Posted by BlackRock Center for the Arts ; Posted on 
Technical Director


About Us:
BlackRock Center for the Arts, the leading venue for the performing and visual arts in Upper
Montgomery County, MD, provides the community with the highest level of quality performances, free
gallery exhibitions, and arts education classes in a welcoming and intimate setting close to home.
Reaching more than 40,000 people per year, BlackRock presents performances featuring top regional,
national, and international touring talent from the worlds of jazz, blues, Celtic, folk, world, and
bluegrass, as well as a contemporary theater for audiences of all ages.

Job Description:
The Technical Coordinator will work closely with the Artistic Director and Director of Operations to
ensure quality maintenance of the technical aspects of BlackRock’s performance, event, gallery, and
rental spaces including lighting, sound, rigging, and video equipment. In addition, the Technical
Coordinator will work with the Director of Operations to ensure successful technical execution of
performances, special events, and rentals including staffing, equipment rentals, setup, strike, and more.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Oversees prep, staging, execution, and strike of lighting, sound, video, and other equipment for
    performances, events, and rentals alongside the Director of Operations.
  2. Assist in the training of production staff in technical and safety procedures for theater,
    equipment, and personnel.
  3.  Assist in scheduling production staff for maintenance, performances, events, and rentals.
  4. Maintain inventories of relevant materials and equipment; identify and assess inventory
    requirements; recommend service and purchases as needed.
  5. Serve as technical liaison for potential performers, clients, and renters. Reserve house
    equipment and coordinate rental equipment as needed.
  6. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.



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Job Details (for job postings)

Job Category: Technical (Stage)
Position Type: Full Time
Salary Range (annual): $25,000-$50,000
Experience: -
Education Level: -