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Assistant Technical Director


Department(s): Memorial Auditorium Convention Center

Location: Pittsburg, KS

Under the direct supervision of the Technical Director, The Assistant Technical Director is In charge of preparation, setup, and teardown of Auditorium equipment. Insures that all events in the Auditorium are adequately staffed.


Regular attendance is an essential function of this job. Varied hours including evenings and weekends.

Operates computerized lighting and sound systems for events.

Designs and hangs lighting for events as per artist specifications.

Design and setup of sound reinforcement.

Recommends to Technical Director staffing requirements for events in the Auditorium

Ensures the Auditorium and stage are in a constant state of readiness for oncoming stage events and performances.

Assist Auditorium staff and volunteers in placement and operations of lighting and sound equipment.

Coordinates stage volunteers and additional auditorium technical staff.

Oversees performances and rehearsals on stage as assigned.

Ensure safety on the stage during performance.

Prepares advertising materials for incoming shows as assigned.

Performs general maintenance and light repair on equipment. Assist in more complex repairs, maintenance and other related duties as required as assigned by the Technical Director.


Skills in operating and maintaining Sound console and Lighting console.

Solid computer proficiency required to be successful, including Microsoft Office.

Ability to work with the public and artists of diverse backgrounds.

Ability to work with and direct volunteers and part time hires on the technical aspects of theatre productions.

Ability to work in genie lift at heights in excess of 25 feet. Work on catwalks at heights in excess of 40 feet.

Ability to lift and carry weight in excess of 20 pounds regularly and 40 pounds occasionally.




The environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions.



Sound Board               Light Board                 Amplifiers                    Microphones

Sound Processors      Lighting Instruments   Computer and office software

Counterweight system            Computerized Ticketing system


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.