Technical Director (Audio/Visual) | Playbill

Technical Director (Audio/Visual)

CATEGORY: Technical

Yale Schwarzman Center
New Haven, CT

Job Details


Reporting to the Production Manager, the Technical Director (Audio/Video) will oversee, and provide support for, all technical live-event support elements related to professional, faculty, and student-led events in 5+ multi-purpose venues in the Schwarzman Center. They will ensure smooth and timely operations and safety throughout the process; foster an inclusive and respectful working environment around production activity at the Schwarzman Center; and carry out duties while exercising a high degree of autonomy and discretion. The production team plays an essential role in a start-up culture that necessitates flexibility, enthusiasm for the mission, and a can-do attitude. Frequent night and weekend work will be required.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of and expertise in standard A/V practices and workflows including editing, color correcting, audio mixing, graphic creation, digital distribution; Advanced knowledge of conventional and automated lighting fixtures, DMX signal flow a plus, and ability to setup and operate equipment. This candidate will have advanced expertise with high-level production equipment: SHURE, Yamaha, Barco, Panasonic, ClearCom, and ETC., & high-level production software such as DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Suite, Audinate Dante, QSC Q-SYS, IDK and AVID Pro Tools. Basic computer networking, shared file server management, and knowledge of Mac OSX.

The candidate should also possess knowledge of and expertise in production-related health and safety best practices and ability to identify and correct potential hazards. Knowledge of safe rigging practices is a plus. We are seeking a candidate with demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize complex workload, collaborate effectively and flexibly with a large number of faculty, staff, students, interns, community members, guest artists, and other professionals representing a wide diversity of personalities and cultures. Additionally, this candidate must demonstrate commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.


$85,000.00 – $90,000.00 per year




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