Rubicon Theatre Company
The Technical Director/Facilities Manager (a full-time exempt position) is responsible for the overall operation and progress of the scenery production shop, including season planning, working drawings, budget accounting, and construction of all required scenic elements. This position is also responsible for supervision and implementation of all production elements (lighting, sound, props and costumes for all productions).
The TD will oversee all technical operating systems and will be required to respond in real time to the evolving nature of operation of a historic venue and its secondary spaces. Additionally, the Technical Director/Facilities Manager will be responsible for overseeing all facility operations and maintenance. This includes management of the historic Rubicon Theatre located at 1006 E. Main Street Ventura, Ca; as well as the company’s nearby Artist housing building and the Rehearsal Space/Classroom/Warehouse.
Areas related to facility management include HVAC units, HEPA filtration, restrooms, dressing rooms, performance space, lobby, rehearsal/event rooms and storage areas for instruments, costumes, scenery as well as the lobby and other public amenities.
The Technical Director/Facilities manager will work alongside crew on all productions and special events, will coordinate rentals and purchases of necessary equipment, provide planning for production elements and may do some design work for special events. They are also responsible for coordinating all production elements for the Summer Education Programs. The Technical Director ensures safe-working practices while using and maintaining the theatre and associated spaces. The Technical Director stays abreast of current technical trends in the field and provides input on the most efficient, safe and effective use of equipment and personnel.
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