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Technical Director/Theatre Coordinator
McDaniel College

Date Posted Jan. 7, 2020
Title Technical Director/Theatre Coordinator
University McDaniel College
Westminster, MD, United States
Department Theatre
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Design - Product Design
    Drama/Theater/Theater Education

McDaniel College, recognized nationally among "Colleges that Change Lives" and U.S. News and World Report top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences in Westminster, MD offering more than 60 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 20 highly regarded graduate programs.

McDaniel College invites applications for the Technical Director/Theatre Coordinator position. Salary for this full-time, 12-month position is commensurate with qualifications and experience. At McDaniel College we value our employees by offering our full-time employees tuition remission, 403B retirement accounts with employer match, paid time off, medical insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and paid maternity and parental leave. Visit College website for details.

Working closely with professional designers and undergraduate student designers/technicians, the Technical Director is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the technical aspects of the Theatre Arts Department facilities including scene shop, costume shop, stages, green room, lighting lab, props storage, dressing rooms and acting studio. In collaboration with Conference Services and the Arts Manager, the Technical Director/Theatre Coordinator manages, oversees, and provides technical assistance for events in Alumni Hall.


  • B.A. required, M.A. or M.F.A. preferred
  • Experience with shop organization and practice
  • Special skills in carpentry, scene painting, theatrical lighting, sound operation and welding desirable
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Must have a valid U.S. driver’s license with two or less points

To apply
For a complete job description including qualifications and to apply, please visit the college’s employment webpage. Completed applications must include a cover letter addressing position qualifications and related experience, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications begin January 27, 2020.

  • McDaniel College, an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in the recruitment, admission, and employment of students, faculty, and staff in the operation of any of its educational programs and activities. McDaniel College will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment on basis of any protected status including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, genetic information, marital status, veteran’s status or any other legally protected status.

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