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Technical Director

CATEGORY: Technical

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts


Kimba King

Job Details


Reporting to the Director, Production, the Technical Directors are responsible for budgeting projects (i.e. live performances events, festivals), advancing upcoming performances and directing the technical staff in activities associated with the execution of performances presented at or by the Center; both on and off site. These include performances in a variety of disciplines and art forms. The Technical Directors also oversee the maintenance of the equipment and facilities within all stages. They are directly responsible for the supervision of union/non-union technical crews while upholding highest production standards for all events at the Center, serving as the liaison between the Centers and visiting companies. Success in this position relies on great organizational skills, the ability to multitask on numerous projects simultaneously, strong leadership qualities and superior grace under pressure. Ability to work as a team with the technical, production and administrative staff is essential.

The Technical Director will be a “hands-on” and deeply involved leader who prides himself/herself/themselves on maintaining the highest quality standards in services and production value for all events. This is a highly collaborative environment that is results driven by strategic thinking, goal-oriented action, follow through and open communication.

Key factors contributing to the success of the Technical Director will be the ability to collaborate with all facets associated with the company’s operations including Programming, Engineering, Security, Housekeeping and Development/Advancement teams. In achieving its objectives the Director will consistently review the current support infrastructure to ensure it has the tools to respond quickly, effectively, creatively and contextually to long term strategic goals, short term operating needs and to key stake holder’s interests and opportunities.

Suggestions for candidates and expressions of interest should be addressed to:

Email:, with Technical Director search in the title line.

Note: The above job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by staff assigned to this job. It isnot intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of staff in this position. Duties, responsibilities, and skills are also subject to change based on the changing needs of the job, department, or organization. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the Adrienne Arsht Center as the requirements of the job change.

The Adrienne Arsht Center is an equal opportunity employer committed to being an inclusive workplace and strongly believes in the importance of having a diverse group of individuals represented both onstage and off.





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