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Temple Beth Am
5950 N Kendall Drive
Pinecrest, FL, United States

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Technical Director


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Pinecrest, FL, United States


Theater Technician-Backstage Production


60000 - 65000 per year

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Full time



Job Description:

Open to all, TBAM is a nurturing and caring Reform congregation committed to Jewish continuity, life-long education, spiritual renewal, life-cycle transitions, Shabbat and holiday celebrations. Beth Am offers religious, educational, cultural, social and athletic programs that meet the dynamic needs of our community.

With the brand-new addition of The Hub, a 514-seat theatre, TBAM is seeking its first Technical Director to handle aspects of production technical needs for programs and events across campus. 
●      Create and update tech specs for internal and external distribution.
●      Liaise with internal and external parties to advance production aspects of a wide range of performances and events, from school-related events to professional performances.
●      Supervise overall production of shows from load in through load out and set up equipment as needed.
●      Communicate set up needs to internal operations staff.
●      Run sound or lights as needed.
●      Hire and schedule production crew for events and report payroll/request payments as needed.
●      Provide technical expertise for internal and external parties.
●      Maintain equipment through proper use, supervision and maintenance.
●      Train key existing staff on production equipment where appropriate.
●      Program basic lighting cues.
●      Create production estimates and contribute to departmental annual budgeting process.
●      Order production supplies and rental equipment including backline.
●      Provide event settlement documents in a timely manner.
●      Participate in feedback sessions to evaluate and improve event process.
●      Work with a variety of constituents – professional artists, renters, school, staff, clergy and members – and find effective and efficient mays to meet their various production needs.
●      Represent TBAM in a professional manner and provide a great experience to artists, renters, staff and members. 
  • Address other needs as they arise in this newly-created position. 

Job Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
●      Technical Knowledge - They must have a capable command of small-to-mid-sized venue sound and lighting systems (Yamaha sound board, ETC lighting equipment, JBL speakers, etc.). They must be able to adapt knowledge to different spaces on campus. In addition, they must be able and willing to learn any programs used by TBAM to make the office run smoothly and possess full command of the Microsoft office programs - Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.  
●      Problem Solving Skills - Possess problem-solving skills and focus on critical thinking.  They are required to be an issue solver and a decision-maker on their feet. 
●      Time Management Skills -  Have excellent time management and prioritizing skills and be able to work effectively under deadlines. 
●      Teamwork – Place goals of TBAM foremost when interacting with others at all levels. Build an environment that fosters teamwork and enhanced task accomplishment through positive and supportive cooperation.
●      Communication – Demonstrate relevance and clarity of written and oral expression. Express ideas clearly and demonstrate effective listening skills. Effective in exchanging ideas and information. Applies to communications with both co-workers and customers. English fluency isrequired, Spanish speaking is a plus.
●      Job Commitment – Show initiative in willingly accepting responsibility. Perform expected and unexpected tasks, demonstrate tenacity in completing tasks. Willingly exerts extra effort when necessary to get the job done without being directed to do so.
●      Decision Making & Judgment – Gather relevant data, set clear objectives, evaluate alternatives, make timely decisions and commit to courses of action. Use sound judgment: do not act impulsively in reaching decisions and use professional judgment in all work activities.
●      Flexibility- Quickly adapt to new circumstances as they arise, adjust to accommodate unexpected circumstances, and navigate situations that don’t go as planned.
General Job Performance Standards
Employees must meet the following general job performance standards:
●      Action Oriented- enjoys working hard, takes initiative, is action oriented for the things that he sees as challenging, not afraid to take risks and providing his/her supervisor with suggestions and opportunities.
●      Community Focused- Individual is dedicated to meet the expectations of the community, acts with TBAM families in mind, establishes and maintains relationships with TBAM families and gains their trust and respect.
●      Knowledge Of Work – Possess and utilize knowledge of the job which is essential to perform the specific functions and related work.
●      Quantity Of Work – Accomplish an appropriate volume of satisfactory work under normal conditions. Ability to produce results.
●      Quality Of Work – Consistently demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness, neatness and dependability to produce work within acceptable standards.
●      Timeliness – Complete assignments on or ahead of schedule.
●      Ability To Learn New Duties – Interpret, learn and respond to instructions for new situations, procedures or methods.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met (or may be encountered) 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.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, & the ability to adjust focus.  The requirements of this job include extensive use of the computer and telephone.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is rarely exposed to the risk of electrical shock. Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to medium.

To be considered for this position, please email a cover letter and resume of relevant experience to with the subject line "Technical Director."