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Class Specification Title: Theater Technical Coordinator

Series: Production Theater – Performing Arts

Levels in series: 1 | 2 










The Theater Technical Coordinator is the first level in a three level Production Theater - Performing Arts production series, which includes the Program Coordinator specification from the Program Coordination – Program Coordinator series.  Incumbents are responsible for performing various duties related to facilitating the technical and production aspects in support of the Center for the Arts.  The Theater Technical Coordinator is distinguished from the Program Coordinator, which is responsible for managing all production aspects in assigned area.


These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.

  1. Assists in the coordination of the management and operation of equipment and facilities; assists in facilitating venue occupancies and events.  Daily 30%
  2. Orients faculty, staff and students and community users in safety procedures associated with the use of the facility’s staging equipment and ensuring guidelines are followed. Weekly 30%
  3. Assists in the maintenance, supply, and repair of equipment, parts, and tools necessary for operation. Daily 10%
  4. Serves as site supervisor during events.  Weekly 10%
  5. Confers and consults with facility users to determine technical requirements for events and serves as a liaison between event participants and the college.  Weekly 10%
  6. Coordinates production elements of College events. Weekly 10% 
  7. Performs other related duties as assigned.  


Not applicable.

Training and Experience (positions in this class typically require):

Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Direction, Theater Production, Performing Arts or a related field and two years theater production experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Licensing Requirements (positions in this class typically require):

  • None required.

Knowledge of (position requirements at entry):

  • Theater production technical requirements;
  • Supervisory principles;
  • Training techniques;
  • Safe work practices;
  • Theatre arts equipment and production methods;
  • Applicable Local, State, and Federal laws and regulations;
  • Budget practices.

Skills in (position requirements at entry):

  • Monitoring and evaluating staff;
  • Prioritizing work and performing multiple tasks;
  • Coordinating and overseeing events;
  • Repairing and operating various production equipment;
  • Monitoring budgets;
  • Coordinating production elements;
  • Solving problems;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc.

Physical Requirements:

Positions in this class typically require: talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions and fine finger movements – using the fingers to manipulate/handle objects such as typing, sorting papers, activating buttons, sorting/separating small parts; climbing, reaching, stooping, crouching, walking, pushing, pulling, and lifting.

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, inadequate lighting, workspace restrictions, working on catwalks at heights 20 feet to 60 feet above floor level, ladders 6 feet to 12 feet, and travel.

NOTE: The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

Classification History:
Draft prepared by Fox Lawson & Associates LLC (DJG/LM)
Date: 03/01
Updated by Pima Community College: 06/04, 03/15, 01/18