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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Dir,Technical Theatre
Position Classification Code: R5045
Job Family: Instruct/Research/Pub Srvc
Pay Level: 06
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
The Technical Director is responsible for implementing and supervising the execution of the scenic and property designs for all productions, including their creation, transportation, installation and removal.
Standard Duties:
Costs out preliminary set designs and submits budget for approval. Selects construction methods and materials to ensure budget and safety compliance for all scenic designs. Orders materials and shop supplies. Develops technical construction drawings of all scenery to be built for each production, keeping in mind the use of stock scenic elements where possible to save money and materials. Oversees crew calls and student labor. Manages scheduling and budgeting of the scene shop. Oversees maintenance of the scene shop, equipment and inventory. Actively participates in the construction and installation of scenery, rigging, painting, and props. Maintains the cleanliness and order of the scene shop, scenery storage. Maintains a safe working environment at all times. Assists in planning, purchasing and installing facility improvements. May teach courses in scenic construction. Performs other duties as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and understanding of principles, procedures, regulations, and standards applicable to the job. Understanding of the University's mission, vision and goals.
short- and long-term planning; problem analysis and resolution; report preparation and presentation; interpersonal and organizational communication, both oral and written.
Effectively communicate with others in a manner that ensures clear and mutual understanding of information throughout the set construction process. Establish and maintain effective relationships. Present information that is readily accessible and understandable by others. Communicate expectations to staff and effective deliver regular, specific and objective feedback. Solve problems and resolve issues.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Three (3) years of professional experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-