Theater Technical Manager
(Two Full-time Positions)
Starting Salary Range:  $40,907 -  $50,000


August 25, 2017


Harford Community College, a mid-size, comprehensive college with a focus on access and excellence, celebrates 60 years in 2017. The College serves as a true anchor institution in the vibrant community of Harford County, Maryland. Our core values are integrity, excellence, lifelong learning, diversity, communication, collaboration, and service. HCC is committed to serving our community with programs, courses, services, and events that provide successful college transfer, career preparation and workforce entry, college readiness through remediation, and personal enrichment and community programming.

The beautiful Bel Air, MD, campus is convenient to Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC; and Wilmington, DE.


The Theater Technical Manager provides technical support for a wide range of events including dance, theater, and music touring groups, lectures, ceremonies, conferences, etc., in the College's Chesapeake Theater, Amoss Center, APGFCU Arena, and other campus venues.  Duties include, but are not limited to, hands-on set construction; event set-up/load-out; rigging, lighting, and sound production; set-up/tear-down of video wall; and video recording. The Theater Technical Manager will assist with recruitment and oversight of technical crew and overhires; train and lead paid and volunteer technical staff; maintain equipment and keep inventories; and provide instruction and technical assistance for student productions. 

This is an exempt, professional staff position.


A bachelor's degree and three to five years of experience are required.  Equivalent professional experience may be considered. 

Applicants will be evaluated on the criteria including, but not limited to:

  • Experience in providing excellent technical production support by leading crew from planning to execution of events;

  • Experience in managing, scheduling, and leading technical crews per event;

  • Experience in instructing/training technical crew and others, enforcing and ensuring compliance with industry standards for safety codes, regulations, and processes/procedures;

  • Experience and demonstration of advanced lighting and audio skills; and recording and playing back video;

  • Demonstrated expertise in designing and constructing theater sets and props;

  • Experience in creating, reading, and adjusting set drawings; setting up and tearing down lighting, audio, projection and LED video wall, rigging, fly and computer equipment;

  • Experience in identifying equipment/supply purchases and rentals as needed; experience communicating with vendors/touring companies; and receiving and delivering equipment and materials;

  • Experience in maintaining equipment and facilities by cleaning, troubleshooting, repairing, and completing preventative maintenance for equipment; cleaning and organizing theater/arena areas; maintaining inventory/equipment lists; and developing and implementing storage improvements;

  • Demonstrated commitment to pursuing professional development and learning new, advanced technical theater skills;

  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to interface professionally with internal and external users of theater, arena, and other HCC venues. 

Any offer of employment at Harford Community College is contingent upon the results of a mandatory background screening.  Employees must submit within 30 days of hire official transcripts of all degrees earned. 


Complete our ONLINE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION and attach a Cover Letter and Resume (Word or PDF format only). 

Incomplete submissions will not be accepted or reviewed.

Any questions or concerns regarding our online application may be sent to or call 443-412-2202.


For best consideration

September 17, 2017


HCC is a smoke/tobacco-free campus. 

HCC is an AA / EEO / ADA employer committed to diversity in the college community.

Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or
interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 443-412-2310.

JOB ID# 37-2018