HIRING RANGE: $12-20 Hourly Commensurate w/qualifications & experience

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

GENERAL INFORMATION: Tyler Community College is a two-year, public institution of higher education and the fifth largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. John Tyler Community College adds value to the greater Richmond community by offering freshman- and sophomore-level classes that easily transfer to top-notch colleges and universities, more than 60 in-demand career and technical programs, personal enrichment and professional development classes for lifetime learning, professors committed to excellence in teaching, and high-quality, easily accessible, and affordable education for our entire community.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Theatre Technician is responsible for technical aspects of events held in John Tyler Community College’s Lynn Theatre, located on the Midlothian campus. Will assist in booking and scheduling events, and with ensuring a high standard of hospitality in communicating with renters, performers, patrons, and visiting artists. Will assist in overseeing student workers in the areas of: Auditorium, Scene Shop, Lighting, Front of House, Sound, and Props and assign students to work when the theatre is in use for productions and rehearsals. Reports directly to the Department Chair for Performing Arts. Please note that this is a part-time position and will work an up to 29 hours a week that include evenings, and weekends. No state benefits.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required: High school diploma (or equivalent) required. Candidates must have working experience as a Theater Technician. Knowledge of theatre facilities and equipment used for lighting, scenic design, sound design, and costume design is essential. Must have supervisory skills and be able to communicate effectively with leadership, colleagues, internal clients and students. Candidates must be comfortable working under tight deadlines, and the ability to work independently with limited supervision and as a member of a team. Successful completion and passing of a background check is required for employment. Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Technical Theatre in Lighting, Scenic or Costume Design.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Acceptable application packages are those submitted through the state job website located at https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/47590.

John Tyler Community College embraces a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion that empowers anyone from anywhere to be successful in their academic and professional pursuits. We strive to provide an environment that is enriching to all by understanding and appreciating our dimensions of diversity, becoming global citizens, and welcoming new ways of engaging the unique contributions of all people.


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Chester and Midlothian Campuses

Chester Campus


Goyne Hall, Room A101


Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Midlothian Campus

Administration Building, Room B215

Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.